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Thursday, 10 Jul 2014

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

Cortana Maintains Perfect World Cup Record; Predicts World Cup Winner

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

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

Microsoft's Cortana Has Correctly Predicted Every World Cup Knockout Stage Game

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

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

Windows 8.1 Will Let You Search for Text Inside SkyDrive Photos

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

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

Windows Phone 8 Getting Bing Updates

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

Study Shows Bing More Likely to Show Spam and Malware

Study Shows Bing More Likely to Show Spam and Malware

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

Bing Befriends Facebook

Bing Befriends Facebook

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 Reveals Reason for Failure with Bing

Microsoft Reveals Reason for Failure with Bing

Microsoft says ignoring the long tail of search results has not done them any good.

Friday, 26 Mar 2010

Microsoft Rolls out New Bing Features

Microsoft Rolls out New Bing Features

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.

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