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Project Adam's visual search could make Bing and Cortana smarter

Project Adam's visual search could make Bing and Cortana even smarter

Microsoft Research showed off Project Adam, a project that could deliver more accurate visual searches and give Cortana and Bing huge potential in the future. Utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence, Project Adam mimics the brain's neural connections to visually recognize objects...
Bing Rewars for Mobile on Windows Phone 8.1

Bing Rewards for Mobile gets official on Windows Phone 8.1

A few weeks ago we reported that users were receiving mobile credits for Bing searches on their Windows Phone 8.1 devices. At the time, Bing Rewards still had Windows Phone listed as “coming soon” on their site, but starting a few days ago that has lifted as Windows Phone 8.1 is now listed on...
Bing adds download file details, makes searching for technical information better

Bing adds download file details, makes searching for technical information better

Bing, Microsoft's search engine, has made it easier and better to search for technical information like code and application programming interface (API) references. Basically, they're unburying it and making the details more glance-able, so you'll have a greater chance of figuring out whether a...
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Bing lesson plans help students more effectively search online and practice critical thinking

Microsoft has published around 800 lesson plans on Bing since the fall of 2013. These resources enable teachers to provide tailored content to three different age groups, be it elementary, middle and high school. Four teachers worked on these lesson plans, now available for free everyday, helping...
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Bing now has over 100 cities with Streetside imagery and 3D maps

Bing has just updated their Streetside and 3D city database. You'll now find over 100 new cities with new Streetside images and 3D map support. Fire up either the Bing Maps app or the Bing Maps Preview app on Windows 8.1 to see the new Streetside imagery. Over 100 cities now offer close-up...
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Bing to offer more Cortana-like conversation features on desktop searches

Microsoft is rolling out a new feature for desktop users of its Bing search website that will offer a way for users to continue searching for related topics with questions, similar to what the company is offering Windows Phone 8.1 users with Cortana. Bing is already offering direct answers to...
Bing adds download file details, makes searching for technical information better

Bing adds download file details, makes searching for technical information better

Bing, Microsoft's search engine, has made it easier and better to search for technical information like code and application programming interface (API) references. Basically, they're unburying it and making the details more glance-able, so you'll have a greater chance of figuring out whether a...
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Bing Vision lost all features but QR scanning in Windows Phone 8.1

Bing Vision was at one time a very interesting and innovative feature on Windows Phone 7.5 in 2011. The camera tool lets users scan QR codes, barcodes, books, CDs, DVDs, and even the (now) deprecated MS Tags. As creative as it is though, it never seemed to make waves in the tech world. Ironically...
Search for the perfect US school for your children with Bing

Search for the perfect US school for your children with Bing

Microsoft has made it so parents can search through national ranking and academic ratings for schools on Bing, from elementary all the way up to higher education. There's also a rating for the immediate area, which is an important factor when considering placements, especially if it means the...
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Microsoft now offers 'right to be forgotten' form for removal from Bing

Microsoft has today announced that Bing is now accepting requests from the general public in Europe to remove search links under a "right-to-be-forgotten" ruling. The company is urging consumers to get started with filling in an online form to ensure links they wish to have removed are no longer...
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Microsoft preventing new Lumia owners from changing the default search engine to Google [update]

Microsoft has disabled the option to change the default search engine on new Lumia Windows Phones. Previously, consumers were able to switch between Bing and Google depending on personal preference, which would alter which service the Windows Phone would utilize when searching the internet using...
Project Adam's visual search could make Bing and Cortana smarter

Project Adam's visual search could make Bing and Cortana even smarter

Microsoft Research showed off Project Adam, a project that could deliver more accurate visual searches and give Cortana and Bing huge potential in the future. Utilizing machine learning and artificial intelligence, Project Adam mimics the brain's neural connections to visually recognize objects...
Microsoft takes Cortana to college to help with academic research

Microsoft takes Cortana to college to help with academic research

Cortana may or may not hold a college degree, but that's not stopping it from aiding in the research of academics who rely on the smarts of Windows Phone's digital assistant. Thanks to its reliance on Bing's search engine, Cortana will be able to integrate academic data more tightly into her...

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