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New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World New Bing Takes Aim At Google’s Search Plus Your World
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Yesterday, in what can only be described as a huge shot across Google’s bow, Microsoft unveiled “The New Bing,” a completely redesigned search interface designed to shorten the distance between searching and doing. Built on the premise that more and …

Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings? Will the New Bing Improve Social Media Authority Rankings?
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When Microsoft unveiled the new Bing format yesterday, it became clear that the company is banking heavily on social search. The entire right column of Bing’s new three-column search results formant will be given up to social results. The column …

Mark Zuckerberg: The Unlikely Zen Guide to Bing’s Social Design Mark Zuckerberg: The Unlikely Zen Guide to Bing’s Social Design

Bing’s new design for search that incorporates a Facebook-driven social sidebar came by way of some pretty sagacious guidance from a man who’s made a career out of turning the internet into a more personal experience: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. …

New Bing Is More Than Just A Pretty Face New Bing Is More Than Just A Pretty Face

Have you seen the new Bing yet? We reported yesterday that Microsoft pretty much recreated Bing with the launch of its new format. The new format features three columns that display traditional search results, snapshot which provides the most relevant …

Bing Unveils New Three-Column Bing Format Bing Unveils New Three-Column Bing Format

Bing has unveiled a new redesigned interface for search results. The new interface is designed to be “natural, coherent, and useful,” according to Microsoft officials. The update uses a three-column format to provide users with more immediate access to necessary …

Bing Maps Preps for London Summer Olympics with Streetside, Bird’s Eye Updates Bing Maps Preps for London Summer Olympics with Streetside, Bird’s Eye Updates

Bing Maps has announced a host of image updates to both the Bird’s Eye feature and Streetside imagery that offer up some stunning resolution to the included locations. Bird’s Eye offers a fully rotating view of select places giving not …

Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology Bing’s Putting the Human Touch Back in Technology

Here’s a problem that’s totally born of our modern age: at work I use Macs and at home I use a Windows-powered laptop. Every single day when I go home, I have to re-adjust my motions on the scroll pad …

Who Likes Wikipedia More – Bing Or Google? Who Likes Wikipedia More – Bing Or Google?
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Wikipedia, the juggernaut of the online information world. The site which spawned the idea of allowing internet users to update information regarding any topic has grown in such a way that only a handful of sites can be considered larger …

Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France Microsoft, Yahoo Search Alliance Transition Complete in UK, Ireland, France

In mid-April, Microsoft announced that the Microsoft-Yahoo Search Alliance was nearly final in the UK, Ireland and France, after announcing the expansion into these countries in February. The ad transition began on April 18. Today, Microsoft announced that the transition …

Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior Bing Details How To Control BingBot Crawling Behavior
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BingBot is the cute name that Microsoft gives the bot that crawls the Web indexing the content is returned to users who use its search function. BingBot might start to index unwarranted content or it might index enough content sometimes. …

Microsoft Rebrands Ads To SMBs As “Bing, powered by Bing and Yahoo! Search” Microsoft Rebrands Ads To SMBs As “Bing, powered by Bing and Yahoo! Search”

Microsoft announced that it is rebranding its advertising product for SMBs as “Bing, powered by Bing and Yahoo! Search”. The company says that this is to simplify the way small business search advertisers do business with Microsoft. “By aligning with …

Bing Details URL Normalization In Webmaster Tools Bing Details URL Normalization In Webmaster Tools
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Even though Google is arguably on top in terms of Webmaster tools, you can’t discount Bing. It’s the second most popular search engine now and plenty of people use it. The good thing is that you can apply tips from …

Bing Maps Moves To WPF Control Integration Bing Maps Moves To WPF Control Integration

Bing maps used to be integrated with AJAX and Silverlight. Those are in all the past now though since Bing Maps now has native WPF control. Some of you may be thinking that AJAX and Silverlight were just fine. Well, …

Microsoft Tried To Sell Bing To Facebook Microsoft Tried To Sell Bing To Facebook
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Late last month we brought you news that Facebook was working on its own search engine. The project reportedly has 24 Facebook engineers working on it, and is headed by none other than Lars Rasmussen, a former Google employee. Now, …

Bing Desktop Brings Bing Search and Images to Your Desktop Bing Desktop Brings Bing Search and Images to Your Desktop
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The same day that Google is releasing its new cloud storage service, complete with a search function, Bing is releasing its new Bing Desktop. The Bing Team at the Bing Community blog announced that the new service will put the …

A Different Take On Google Social Search (Coming to Yahoo And Bing Too) A Different Take On Google Social Search (Coming to Yahoo And Bing Too)

If you don’t like Google’s approach to social search with Search Plus Your World, you may or may not like Wajam and its newly redesigned Google search experience. Wajam has been available as a browser add on for quite some …

Bing Maps Gets Easier Shape Rendering Bing Maps Gets Easier Shape Rendering

Chris Pendleton of the Bing Maps team deals with a lot of complaints that Bing Maps doesn’t make it easy to render “GIS stuff” via the Bing Maps API. Your calls have not gone unheeded as the team has made …

Bing Releases Bar Version 7.1 Bing Releases Bar Version 7.1

Web search engine Bing released an update for its Bing Bar today, offering enhancements that can be downloaded manually at its Discover Bing page. Users who are already running the Bar 7.0 version will be automatically upgraded to version 7.1 …

Bing Maps Adds Venue Maps, Neighborhood Maps, & More [UPDATED] Bing Maps Adds Venue Maps, Neighborhood Maps, & More [UPDATED]

The Bing Maps Blog has announced a series of new updates, most notably the great feature that now offers maps of almost 900 indoor venues. Covering all sorts of facilities from malls to museums, casinos to football stadiums, the maps …

Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade Bing Translator App For Windows Phone Gets Big Upgrade
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Microsoft announced a new Translator App for Windows Phone, powered by Bing. “The world is a melting pot of culture and languages,” a spokesperson for Microsoft tells WebProNews. “And now with your trusted Windows Phone, you can face new countries …

Bing Details Paginated And Sequenced Content Implementation Bing Details Paginated And Sequenced Content Implementation

For the sake of conversation, let’s say you are the admin of a Web site. If you are already, that’s even better. You prioritize how your Web site pages are linked to be picked up more easily by search engines. …