News tagged ‘bing’
Thursday, 10 Jul 2014
Cortana kept her World Cup streak alive last night, after correctly predicting that Argentina would beat the Netherlands. The AI has now successfully picked the winners of all 14 World Cup knockout stage games. As for the third place match and Sunday's final, you can see her predictions here.
Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014
Forget Paul the Octopus, the star clairvoyant of this year's World Cup is Microsoft's Windows Phone 8.1 virtual assistant, Cortana, who has so far correctly predicted the winners of all thirteen World Cup knockout stage games.
Tuesday, 1 Oct 2013
In Windows 8.1, you'll be able to search from the desktop for the content of camera roll photos that have had text extracted from them.
Wednesday, 7 Aug 2013
Microsoft has announced that Bing on Windows Phone 8 is getting a new look and some new features. First up, the number of Bing search result categories will be reduced to three: Web, Images, and Videos.
Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012
A study conducted by security software company Sophos has shown that Microsoft's search engine Bing is more likely to show results related to spam or malware infected websites than any other search engine.
Friday, 15 Oct 2010
Microsoft Bing's search results will now include data pulled from Facebook. No release date has been given for the product outside the US.
Monday, 29 Mar 2010
Microsoft says ignoring the long tail of search results has not done them any good.
Friday, 26 Mar 2010
Microsoft has introduced new features to its Bing search engine, including Quick Tabs, an Answer box, and new mapping tools powered by Foursquare to deliver real-time data embedded in maps.