Microsoft has quietly pushed a new "Microsoft Bing Service 2.0" update via Windows Update on both 10 and 11 devices. Right now, without official release notes it isn't fully confirmed what it does.
Windows 11 in Release Preview adds urgent notifications bypass and more
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Windows 11 released to Dev Channel and ISO comes with File Explorer tabs
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Microsoft Whiteboard will get a Bing online image search tool this month. The ability to search images online through Bing will be available on various Whiteboard clients, and it can be turned off.
According to developer Peabee, an entire loaf of bread is too much. He says, “I love bread, but I don't want to be eating 20 slices in 3 days. It shouldn't be so hard to find half-loaves of bread.
Microsoft's Bing will now serve you some ads for its Bing Wallpaper App when you use the search engine on the company's Edge browser. The ad can be a banner or a pop-up that asks you to try the app.
Join us as we recap an exciting week in the Microsoft-verse full of Windows Easter eggs, news about cybersecurity incidents involving Lapsus$ and others, and gaming news including DirectStorage.
Microsoft has officially confirmed that it was indeed compromised by Lapsus group. It has outlined a series of steps that organizations can take to protect themselves and identify malicious activity.
Hacking collective LAPSUS$ has reportedly leaked the source code for multiple Microsoft projects including Cortana, Bing, and Bing Maps. The 37GB dump contains data for over 250 projects.
A Chinese government agency has temporarily suspended Microsoft Bing's auto-suggestions in the region for reasons currently unknown. Exactly the same thing happened back in December 2021 too.
Microsoft has announced a series of steps that it is taking to aid Ukrainian authorities and civilians. It has also detailed how it is dismantling Russian state-sponsored propaganda on its platforms.
The latest features for the search engine include some new capabilities that offer value for those who want more from their travel experience, including suggested itinerary, flight booking, and more.
In this week's recap, we take a look at Microsoft's continued efforts to make Edge your default browser, significant changes to Windows, and a new Dev Channel build, among many other things.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a new translation feature for Bing search queries according to a new report. The feature seems to ask users if they want a search result based on local languages.
According to its September SUMO announcement post, Mozilla has started testing Microsoft's Bing as the default search engine for Firefox on a very small number of installations on desktops.
Maintainers of Notepad++ have decided to remove Bing as an option from the "Search on Internet" command following the company's alleged censorship of the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests.
Last week Microsoft updated Edge. after which users started seeing pop-ups asking them to switch to Bing. If you don't want to see the prompts then you can follow this guide to disable them.
In what appears to be a controlled rollout, Microsoft is testing reverse image search capabilities in Bing sidebar on Edge. It also has the ability to extract text from the image directly.
Microsoft today announced a bunch of features coming to Edge with version 89, including sleeping tabs, startup boost, and vertical tabs. Bing search is also gaining significant improvements.
Last week, Google threatened to leave Australia if it is forced to pay media outlets. Following this, Microsoft had a meeting with the PM where it expressed the desire to fill the void left by Google.
Microsoft has posted the list of new features being added to Edge this month, including a host of shopping features for the holidays, PDF improvements, a new Web Capture tool, and more.
Microsoft has released a Bing app for Xbox consoles, offering web searches, image search with the ability to set wallpapers, and popular games. It also integrates with Microsoft Rewards.
October's first full week brought with it a Bing rebrand, an announcement about Gears Tactics, new Windows 10 vNext builds, and much more. Be sure to catch up via our handy overview.
Microsoft announced a whole bunch of new features coming to its Chromium-based Edge browser this month, including price comparisons, which arrive just in time for the holiday season.
Microsoft announced that it is officially rebranding Bing to Microsoft Bing, bringing it in line with the firm's other offerings. It is also expanding the Give with Bing program to seven more markets.
Microsoft published its quarterly earnings report today, and for once, it shows big growth in the More Personal Computing department, with increases in Windows, Surface, and gaming.
Microsoft has quietly sneaked in Bing search integration into the long-press menu of Android with the latest update of Outlook. The feature is still being tested and has not been rolled out widely.
The report claims that Google's deal with Apple to make it the default search engine on Safari creates a barrier for expansion for competing offerings; suggests mitigating this 'monopoly' in two ways.
Today's Edge Canary update brings the sidebar search feature to the browser. The feature lets users search for context about any text in a webpage from right within a tab, similar to legacy Edge.
Today at its Build 2020 developer conference, Microsoft announced a bunch of new features that are coming to its Edge browser, and it also confirmed that the browser is rolling out soon.
Microsoft and Newsguard have announced a new partnership that will provide Newsguard service to Microsoft Edge users for free. In return, Microsoft will sponsor NewsGuard's news literacy program.
Microsoft's Bing Wallpapers app is now also available for Android users on the Play Store. The app brings much more functionality like image category search in comparison to its desktop counterpart.
Microsoft's search engine is adding a few new tools to help people and businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Website owners can now add a widget showing the number of cases by region.
Microsoft has launched a new Bing Wallpaper app on Windows that sets the daily Bing image as the desktop wallpaper. The app sits in the system tray and also lets users cycle through images.
Some users have reportedly spotted a new icon for Microsoft's search engine, and it aligns with the company's Fluent Design language. It does away with the sharp edges in favor of a rounder look.
After a controversial announcement last month that it would make Bing the default search engine for Office 365 ProPlus users, Microsoft has announced that it's backtracking on those plans.
Microsoft has published a support document outlining its plans to install a Google Chrome extension that will change your default search engine to Bing, if you use Office 365 ProPlus.
Bing introduced a new elections experience today to provide voters a single place where they can find comprehensive information about a candidate for the U.S. presidential elections next year.
Outings, a Microsoft Garage project, is being retired at the end of this month. Much of the insights provided by the app over its run of almost two years will be used to improved the Bing experience.
Microsoft has introduced a new feature for Bing Maps today that lets users click on a traffic camera icon on a planned route on the mapping app in order to view images showing current road conditions.
Microsoft has introduced new features to Bing Maps that make it easier for travelers to see road traffic conditions ahead with the different route colors and view route labels on the mapping tool.
Microsoft has quietly added an option to set Google as the default search engine for the SwiftKey Keyboard app for Android, in addition to Bing. However, its availability seems limited for now.