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Bing Says Most People Prefer Bing To Google Bing Says Most People Prefer Bing To Google
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Bing has launched a new campaign to try and steal away some of Google’s users, by offering a “blind comparison test,” for users to pick the results they like better – those from Bing or those from Google. You can …

Bing UK Adds “Popular Now” Feature to Homepage Bing UK Adds “Popular Now” Feature to Homepage

Bing has just announced that users in the UK will now be able to see which searches are trending, right on the homepage. Today, they’ve launched the “Popular Now” section on their homepage. “Each day the Bing UK editorial team …

Bing Now Has Pretty High-Res Aerial Imagery For The Entire U.S. Bing Now Has Pretty High-Res Aerial Imagery For The Entire U.S.
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Today, Bing announced the completion of the U.S. portion of what it says is its largest aerial imagery endeavor, and its most ambitious mapping effort to date – the Global Ortho Project. “In two years, the Bing Maps Imagery team …

Bing Makes Searching, Browsing Facebook Photos Much Easier Bing Makes Searching, Browsing Facebook Photos Much Easier
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Bing is expanding its Facebook integration to hopefully help users have a better photo experience across the site. Today, they are launching a new feature that allows Facebook users to browse and perform specific searches for all of their friends’ …

Bing Webmaster Tools Changes Site Activity Calculations Bing Webmaster Tools Changes Site Activity Calculations
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Bing announced a new change to its Webmaster Tools, related to how it calculates Change in the Site Activity widget. Vincent Wehren explains on Bing’s Webmaster Center blog, “For the metrics Clicks from search, Appeared in search, Pages crawled, and …

Bing Has A Special Place For Quora In Search Results Bing Has A Special Place For Quora In Search Results
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Bing announced today that it is adding Quora content to the social sidebar, which it introduced earlier this year. Users will see top Quora contributors related to query topics in the “People Who Know” section. Users can hover over the …

Microsoft Shows Off Bing Windows 8 App Microsoft Shows Off Bing Windows 8 App

Microsoft has unveiled the Bing app for Windows 8, touting speed as one of its strong points. “Based on the modern design principles of Windows 8, Bing provides elements like autosuggest, search results, and fluid navigation using tap and swipe,” …

Bing Now Powers 25.6% Of U.S. Searches Bing Now Powers 25.6% Of U.S. Searches
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comScore released its monthly U.S. search engine rankings report for July, which sees Google leading the market at 66.8%, flat from June’s report. Microsoft sites were slightly up (0.1%) at 15.7%, followed by Yahoo sites (flat) at 13%. The Ask …

Bing Reveals First Bing Fund Startups Bing Reveals First Bing Fund Startups
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Bing unveiled the Bing Fund last month, describing it as an angel investor with an incubator, “working with hot startups to innovate online.” Bing announced today the first two startups it has been working with: Buddy and Pinion. The former, …

Bing Gets Facebook Friend Tagging Bing Gets Facebook Friend Tagging
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Bing has announced a new social feature, which allows you to tag your Facebook friends when you share a search you’ve performed. As you may recall, Bing launched a new design a couple months back, complete with some new social …

Bing Just Released This Video Of A Dog Surfing Bing Just Released This Video Of A Dog Surfing
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Bing has been hanging out with the champion of the Loews Surf Dog competition in Imperial Beach, California. It’s part of this whole “Bing Summer of Doing” campaign the company has been promoting. Today, Microsoft’s search division uploaded the following …

Bing Integrates Foursquare Tips Into Social Sidebar Bing Integrates Foursquare Tips Into Social Sidebar
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Back in May, Bing unveiled a pretty significant redesign of their search results pages. The new design, which launched in the U.S. on May 16th, features a three-column format. On the left, you have your traditional search results. In the …

Bing Fund Gets A Proper Unveiling: Here’s What It Has To Offer Bing Fund Gets A Proper Unveiling: Here’s What It Has To Offer

Earlier this week, we reported on The Bing Fund, which was basically in the “coming soon” stage. Now, it’s here. On the BingFund homepage, it says, “Hi, we’re an angel investor with an incubator, working with hot startups to innovate …

Google Search Market Share Better Than Ever In The U.S. Google Search Market Share Better Than Ever In The U.S.

comScore has put out its monthly analysis of the United States search market. Google led the charge significantly, which should come as no surprise, but it just so happens that Google achieved its highest number yet at 66.8%. Luckily for …

Bing Says It’s More Relevant Now In The UK Bing Says It’s More Relevant Now In The UK

Bing announced that it’s rolling out some updates to its UK site, including some design tweaks, speed adjustments, and some changes that have improved relevance. The design adjustments allow for the homepage image to be displayed larger (as seen above). …

Soon, Bing Is Going To Have Something Fun Soon, Bing Is Going To Have Something Fun
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Bing is working on something called Bing Fund, but not any details are available yet. Apparently it will be fun though. If you visit BingFund.com, all you’ll get is the image/message above. ITProPortal reports that Bing Fund will launch in …

Have You Seen This TED Talk From Bing’s Stefan Weitz? Have You Seen This TED Talk From Bing’s Stefan Weitz?
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Stefan Weitz, Microsoft’s Director of Search, gave a TED Talk, which TED recently uploaded. The topic of his talk is “how you can win when you’re not supposed to”. “You need some kind of argument you can use to justify …

Bing Social Search Doesn’t Want to Assume That Your Friends Are Experts Bing Social Search Doesn’t Want to Assume That Your Friends Are Experts
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Bing’s new three-column search interface has been kicking around the innernets for about a month now, integrating people’s Facebook and Twitter networks into queries so as to provide a social feature to search results. While it’s been interesting seeing what …

Bing Search Climbs 5% Year-Over-Year, Google Slips Bing Search Climbs 5% Year-Over-Year, Google Slips
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The Bing-Yahoo tag-team continues to chip away at Google’s dominance in search, according to the latest report from Experian Hitwise, while Google has slipped a little yet still maintains a commanding grip on its overal dominance among search engines. Combined, …

Go Ahead, You Can Now Tell Bing to Ignore Links Go Ahead, You Can Now Tell Bing to Ignore Links
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While the SEO brethren have been waiting for Google to provide a tool that will allow webmasters to disavow specific links, Bing went ahead and punched that ticket first by launching the Disavow Links feature in Bing Webmaster Tools. The …

Bing Maps Spent a Lot of Miles Mall Walking for These New Venue Maps Bing Maps Spent a Lot of Miles Mall Walking for These New Venue Maps

Malls are terrifying places. Malls are either so crowded that you can barely wade through the legions of shoppers feverish with the bloodlust of commerce or they are so devoid of both stores and shoppers that they represent a chilling …