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Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor] Microsoft to Make Bing Announcement at Today’s Conference [Rumor]

With so much drama in the LBC circulating Microsoft’s rumored announcement this afternoon of an Xbox-ish tablet, Microsoft may not be limiting the conference fun to its new line of hardware. Over on Bing’s Facebook page, a photo was uploaded …

Bing, Lenovo, DoSomething.org Really Want Teens to Not Be Lazy This Summer Bing, Lenovo, DoSomething.org Really Want Teens to Not Be Lazy This Summer

Bing continues its mission to get people #doing more as it has teamed up with Lenovo and DoSomething.org to launch “The Hunt: 11 Days of Doing,” a call to action for youngsters to get up off of their keisters and …

Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content Bing Gets Yelp’s Help to Provide Better Local Search Content
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Bing’s stepping up its search game today by adding some heavy artillery thanks to Yelp. The two companies have announced an agreement in which Yelp’s archives of reviews, photos, and other details will be used to surface content to Bing …

Matt Cutts & Duane Forrester’s Lulz Over Bing’s Penguin “Update” Matt Cutts & Duane Forrester’s Lulz Over Bing’s Penguin “Update”

If you stopped by Bing’s homepage today, you probably noticed that their image changed from yesterday. That’s not really a significant change because Bing changes their image every day. However, one particular visitor to Bing’s homepage today couldn’t help but …

comScore Search Rankings: Yahoo Stops the Downward Spiral in May comScore Search Rankings: Yahoo Stops the Downward Spiral in May

comScore released its search engine rankings for the United States for May 2012 today and, as far as month-to-month changes go, very little has in fact changed among the market shares claimed by the top search sites. For once, that’s …

Bing Improves Search Quality, Cleans Up Your Sloppy Search Terms Bing Improves Search Quality, Cleans Up Your Sloppy Search Terms

Maybe your fingers aren’t so graceful above a keyboard. Maybe you have trouble seeing the letters on the keys of the keyboard. Maybe you’re typing on a touchscreen. Maybe you have gigantism of the digits (which touchscreens can make anybody …

Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results Bing UK Testing New Homepage Design, Cleaner Search Results

Bing’s been pushing a lot of changes recently to its U.S. users, and now it seems that the search engine is beginning to share some of those changes with other parts of the world, beginning with its service in the …

Bing’s Manuel Lima on Visualizing Information Networks Bing’s Manuel Lima on Visualizing Information Networks

Bing’s Senior UX Design Lead Manuel Lima gave a lecture towards the end of last year at the the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts about our need to reconsider the process of network visualization. In this age of …

Bing Adding Qwiki Presentations Among Blue Links Bing Adding Qwiki Presentations Among Blue Links

Before you go off clicking on any of the blue links listed in a page of search results, Bing really wants you to have a chance to know a little something about your topic of search before you go diving …

Duane Forrester’s How-To for New Bing Webmaster Tools Duane Forrester’s How-To for New Bing Webmaster Tools
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Last week, Bing announced its Phoenix update that includes an armada of new and updated utilities for Bing Webmaster Tools that should give webmasters whole new dimensions of search data to tinker around with and evaluate. While the Bing Team …

Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results Bing Adds MLB Instant Answers to Search Results

On the heels of last week’s announcement that it would begin including answers from Encyclopedia Britannica among search results, Bing announced today that it’s got another timely offering of answers for this summer season. Now, when you search for a …

Bing Adding Info from Encyclopedia Britannica Among Search Results Bing Adding Info from Encyclopedia Britannica Among Search Results

Are you one of the many bibliophilic polymaths overcome with lament since the Encyclopedia Britannica announced it will no longer produce print editions and instead go the way the rest of the print industry appears to be going and focus …

Bing Unleashes a Ton of New Webmaster Tools for SEO, Links Stats Bing Unleashes a Ton of New Webmaster Tools for SEO, Links Stats
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As Vice President of Bing Program Management Derrick Connell mentioned at the Search Engine Land roundtable talk earlier today, Bing has launched a bevy of new webmaster tools to better inform the understanding of your site’s data and statistics. The …

Derrick Connell: Bing Results as Good if Not Better Than Google Derrick Connell: Bing Results as Good if Not Better Than Google
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Vice President of Bing Program Management Derrick Connell visited SMX Advanced 2012 today to talk about some of Bing’s recent changes as well as a sit-down Danny Sullivan and Michelle Robbins of Search Engine Land for a Q&A session about …

Google’s Matt Cutts Jokes About Bing At SMX Advanced Google’s Matt Cutts Jokes About Bing At SMX Advanced
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Remember the good ol’ days when Google was accusing Bing of stealing their results, and Bing was accusing Google of click fraud, and whenever representatives from the two search giants were in a room together things got awkward? Well, it’s …

Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google Now Microsoft Can Launch Its True Bing Assault Against Google
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At E3, Microsoft announced, among other things, that Internet Explorer is coming to the Xbox 360 this fall. That means that tons of Xbox users will have easy access to browsing the entire web right from their favorite gaming console. …

Bing’s on{X} Will Put Your Smartphone on Future-y Autopilot Bing’s on{X} Will Put Your Smartphone on Future-y Autopilot

Science fiction is full of worlds that have artificially intelligent devices that serve as sidekicks to heroes (and villains!) for performing the tasks they need to check off by the end of the day. These characters and their electronic counterparts …

Bing Targets Chinese Market with Hudong.com Partnership Bing Targets Chinese Market with Hudong.com Partnership

Bing has officially staked out its online search territory in the Chinese market by striking an agreement with Hudong, which is regarded as the Wikipedia of China. The new partnership looks to give Bing, which is owned by Microsoft, a …

New Bing Is Now the Only Bing for U.S. Users New Bing Is Now the Only Bing for U.S. Users
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It’s the first day of June today, summer is officially huffing above us, and there’s no going back to that brief flowering moment of May. Another thing you can’t go back to: the old, non-social Bing. Prior to today, Bingers …

Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany Bing Maps Nixes Streetside Feature in Germany

Due to some concerns regarding how Bing Maps deals with requests to blur images on its Streetside feature in Germany, the company has decided to disable the street-level image feature in order to assess some of the complaints. Blurring out …

Bing Gives Some Lessons On Bing Maps Bing Gives Some Lessons On Bing Maps

Google and Bing do things differently. I think we all understand that by now. Their differences apparently extend to how they teach. Google teaches people through their weekly Office Hours Hangouts which gives developers to talk to the people behind …