Bing Intelligent Search brings improvements to hotel booking, home services price range and more

Microsoft’s Bing search is getting new features including improvements to hotel booking experience, home services pricing and schedules, coupons, deals and more. However, all of these features are available in the US.  Continue reading “Bing Intelligent Search brings improvements to hotel booking, home services price range and more”

Microsoft introduces Google Lens like AI-powered Visual Search for Bing

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Microsoft today has unveiled a new Visual Search tool that is built upon the visual technology already available in Bing. This feature lets you search the web using your camera. Much like Google Lens, you can learn more about the world through the photos you take. Continue reading “Microsoft introduces Google Lens like AI-powered Visual Search for Bing”

Bing will ban Cryptocurrency Ads globally from June

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Microsoft’s Bing search engine today has announced that it is jumping into the anti-bitcoin bandwagon and has banned Cryptocurrency Ads. Since cryptocurrency and related products are not regulated, it sees them as a possible risk to Bing users with potential for bad actors,  scam consumers. Continue reading “Bing will ban Cryptocurrency Ads globally from June”

Microsoft uses Intel FPGA technology to accelerate Bing’s AI and deep learning

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Back in December, Microsoft introduced a set of new A.I based abilities to Bing browser for better information in search results. Today, Microsoft is rolling out more refined enhancements and several more features. Continue reading “Microsoft uses Intel FPGA technology to accelerate Bing’s AI and deep learning”

Microsoft’s Bing announces partnership with Reddit, launches intelligent AI-powered search features

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Microsoft Bing today has got major upgrades to the search as the company has announced new Intelligent Search features for Bing-powered by AI and has also partnered with Reddit to enhance better search results on Reddit.  Continue reading “Microsoft’s Bing announces partnership with Reddit, launches intelligent AI-powered search features”

Apple replaces Bing search for Google on Siri and Spotlight

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Apple has switched default provider of its Web searches for Siri on iOS and Spotlight on the Mac to Google from Microsoft’s Bing. Now, when you ask Siri to search the web, it will return Google results instead of Bing. Users are already seeing search results from Google on iPhone and Mac users.

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Bing teams up with Zomato to offer restaurant search

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Bing has teamed up with Zomato to provide easy restaurant search and reviews. The search engine from Microsoft will offer features like real time reviews, ratings, directions, travel time and other details on the right side of the the search results. Users can now see 3 latest ratings and reviews from the food providers directly on Bing with a link to quickly access all reviews.

The result will also provide images of dishes in the menu along with restaurant ambiance/indoor images Users can order their food order online on Zomato from Bing. The search engine will now also show phone number, hours the restaurant is open, address and even directions from their place.

Bing pumps up search feature for the ICC T20 World Cup 2016

Bing is blending into the current fervor of the ongoing ICC T20 World Cup 2016. The Microsoft owned search engine is offering all cricket oriented search features such as Bing predictions, polls and quizzes for all the die-hard cricket fans.

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Bing v6.0 for iOS brings a new homepage and one tap feature

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Microsoft has just released v6.0 of Bing for iOS, and it brings around a new homepage layout as well as a one tap search features.

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Cyanogen OS 12.1 update for the OnePlus One now available

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The latest update to Cyanogen OS 12.1 for the OnePlus One is now available to download. The update brings the Android version of the device up to 5.1.1 Lollipop.

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Bing for Android improves contextual search with Bing Snapshots

Microsoft has updated Bing app for Android that allows users to access its search and data information inside other apps. The company has taken a cue from Google Now on Tap feature for the latest update.

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Uber acquires mapping assets from Bing, hires 100 engineers in a new deal

In a bid to build its own mapping technology, Uber is acquiring part of mapping assets from Microsoft’s Bing, as per a latest report from Tech Crunch. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Microsoft to encrypt Bing search by default

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Search encryption has been available as an option for Bing users and has been the default standard for Google and Yahoo users for quite some time now. Starting this summer, all your search queries through Bing will be encrypted by default and will bring increased security. Continue reading “Microsoft to encrypt Bing search by default”

Bing redesigns algorithm to offer mobile friendly sites

Bing is following Google’s footsteps and changing its search algorithm. The Microsoft owned search engine is tweaking Bing’s algorithm to favor mobile sites higher than desktop-only counterparts when searching on a phone.

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