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Bing Code Search Comes To Visual Studio

When writing code in Visual Studio, you may find that you have to pull code samples from StackOverflow or MSDN. You would normally just have to copy and paste the code over and then make some modifications so it fits in with your previously written code. Now Microsoft is making it easier to do through Bing. The Bing team announced …

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Bing: Atlanta Is The Nation’s Leader In Romantic Searches

What’s a romantic search? Is it a Web search for a dating site? Or perhaps tips on how to set up the perfect date? Whatever they are, Bing is tracking them. Bing revealed on Wednesday that it has tracked romantic searches across the nation and compiled a list of the cities that search for romance the most. Atlanta, Georgia came …

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Bing Says It’s Not Censoring Chinese Search Results In The U.S.

If you know anything about the Internet, you’re well aware of the Great Firewall of China. The country polices what its citizens can and can not see on the Internet which means search engines wanting to operate in the country must censor their own results. Bing, being a search engine that operates in China, must censor its results like everybody …

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Bing Can Now Tell You How Much Your Bitcoins Are Worth

2013 was the year of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, dogecoin and others attempted to decentralize the currency system by creating a method of payment that was anonymous and mostly untraceable. As you can imagine, it became very popular. Now, you may be sitting on a pile of bitcoins, but you have no idea how much they’re worth. Sure, you could use any …

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See Who Wins The Gold Medal In Curling With Bing

The Winter Olympics are quickly approaching and those who understand what’s good in life are excited to see curling make its triumphant return to television after a four year hiatus. Your life is busy though and you just can’t keep track of all the curling goodness like you used to. That’s where Bing comes in. Bing announced this afternoon that …

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Microsoft Invests $15M in Foursquare, Acquires Location Data for Bing, Windows

Foursquare has just received a cash injection from Microsoft, and Microsoft products will soon sport billions of Foursquare data points. The two companies have just announced a strategic partnership that will see Windows OS, as well as Bing, receive location information from the popular check-in app. “So, in the near future, when you use Microsoft devices powered by the Windows …

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Yahoo Reportedly Plotting Exit From Microsoft Search Deal

Apparently Marissa Mayer and Yahoo are fast-tracking a way out of the company’s “Search Alliance” with Microsoft, which currently sees Bing powering the technology behind Yahoo searches. This is according to Kara Swisher, who is probably more familiar with the internal workings of Yahoo than a significant portion of Yahoo’s own staff. Swisher frequently obtains and reports on internal memo …

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Bing Rewards Now Supports Mobile Browsers

Bing Rewards began as a program to entice users to use Bing over the competition for their daily search needs. As a user searches every day on Bing, they accrue credits that can then be spent on gift cards and physical items or they can even donate their credits to a charity. Now the same program is making its way …

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Seahawks Dominate Bing Search In 33 States

On February 2, the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos are going to duke it out in Super Bowl XLVIII. Madden NFL 25 tells us that Broncos are going to win, but Bing tells us a different story. Bing revealed today that the Seahawks are dominating search in a majority of U.S. states before the big game. More than 50 percent …

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Bing Translator App Updated With Speech Input

Here’s a scenario – you find yourself in Rome after a week long party across Europe that has left you lost and alone. You can book a room for the night, but you don’t know any Italian. Good thing you have your Windows Phone on your person with an updated Bing Translator app. Bing announced on Wednesday that it has …

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Secure Search Is Now On Bing, But It’s Completely Optional For Now

In September of last year, Google began to enable secure search for those who weren’t signed into a Google account. It was seemingly part of an effort to encrypt more of its traffic from the prying eyes of the NSA, but some felt that Google was only doing it to bring more people into its AdWords platform. At least you …

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Microsoft Scroogles Danny Sullivan Out Of A Scroogled Mug

It looks like Microsoft is “scroogling” the people that are actually buying into its “Scroogled” campaign. Back in November, the company added a Scroogled product page to its online store, where it started selling Scroogled mugs, a Scroogled hat and some Scroogled shirts. You know, so people can pay money for this stuff. Danny Sullivan (of Search Engine Land and …

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