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If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps If You Miss Google Maps On iOS, Bing Thinks You Should Use Bing Maps

Google Maps and its disappearance from iOS have been in the news a lot over the past week or so, and lots of other companies are stepping up pointing to their own maps offerings. Microsoft is the latest, and is …

Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED] Bing Beats Google, If You’re Looking to Kill Yourself [UPDATED]
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UPDATE: I’ve received the following statement from Bing: “In some cases we do prioritize the hotline and we’re reviewing the guidelines for instant answers related to this type of query,” says Stefan Weitz, Senior Director, Bing. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Earlier this …

Million Short Launches Its Version Of “Bing It On” Challenge (Million Short It On) Million Short Launches Its Version Of “Bing It On” Challenge (Million Short It On)
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Did you have fun with the Bing’s Bing It On Challenge? Well, welcome to the arena MillionShort It On, a similar offering from alternative search engine Million Short. We reported on Million Short a while back. It’s an experimental search …

Bing Ads Launches Keyword Suggestions Bing Ads Launches Keyword Suggestions
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Bing announced the launch of a new keyword suggestions feature for Bing Ads (formerly adCenter). Advertisers can now apply suggested keywords customized, based on the ads and keywords they’re already using. “On the Bing Ads Opportunities page, we now provide …

Bing Maps Can Pinpoint Your House In High Resolution, But Still Can’t Show You Area 51 Bing Maps Can Pinpoint Your House In High Resolution, But Still Can’t Show You Area 51
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Bing Maps are by far the best thing to come out of Microsoft’s insistence to take on Google in search. The maps and aerial imagery is on par with a lot of the work that Google does in the field. …

Bing Launches Bing News App For Facebook Bing Launches Bing News App For Facebook
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Bing announced the launch of a new Facebook app called My Bing News. The app lets you browse top stories and subscribe to categories you’re interested in. You can select from selected topics (Entertainment, Business, Health, Politics, Sports, etc.) or …

Bing Up, Google Down In Latest Search Market Report Bing Up, Google Down In Latest Search Market Report
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comScore released its reports for the top 50 web properties in the U.S. and U.S. search market share today. The two reports may have a direct relationship in terms of the market share fluctuation between Google and Microsoft. In the …

Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads Yahoo And Microsoft Introduce The Yahoo Bing Network, adCenter Becomes Bing Ads
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Microsoft and Yahoo have announced the Yahoo Bing Network as the official name for their combined search marketplace, which came about as the result of the companies’ “Search Alliance” partnership. Likewise, Microsoft adCenter has become simply Bing Ads. “Bing Ads …

Are Bing’s Results Better Than Google’s? Are Bing’s Results Better Than Google’s?
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Does Bing deliver better search results than Google? Bing thinks so, and has launched a campaign trying to convince people that it’s right. It’s called “Bing It On,” and in addition to television ads, it includes the site BingItOn.com, where …

Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD Is Set By Default To Bing It Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD Is Set By Default To Bing It
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The Kindle Fire comes equipped with Amazon’s own Silk Web browser. By all accounts, it’s a decent Web browser that’s fast and fluid. In short, it’s the Web browser that most Kindle owners are going to stick with. Google used …

Cutts: Last Time I Checked, Bing Was Still Using Google As A Signal Cutts: Last Time I Checked, Bing Was Still Using Google As A Signal
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Microsoft unveiled its big “Bing It On” campaign this week. Part of that is a site, which allows users to perform a search query, and choose which results they prefer. After five rounds, the tool reveals whether your picked Bing …

Bing’s Tool For Showing How Much Better Bing Is Than Google Struggles With A Search For Itself Bing’s Tool For Showing How Much Better Bing Is Than Google Struggles With A Search For Itself
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Bing launched Bing It On today. It’s a big campaign Microsoft is running, trying to show people that they will prefer Bing results in a blind comparison with Google results. It’s live at BingItOn.com. As I pointed out in a …

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, …