|Forum: Bing Search Engine News|
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|1:|| "Local PC File Search" to Challenge Puffin|
Microsoft challenges Google again and intros new hard drive search.
|July 30, 2004|
|2:|| "Bing It On" Blind Comparison Test|
Bing launches 'Bing It On" blind comparison test.
|Sept 6, 2012|
|3:|| 3 out of 4 Google Blogger URLS Are Spam - So Says Microsoft|
"Three out of every four unique Blogspot.com URLs that appeared in the top 50 results for commercial queries were spam..."
|Mar 19, 2007|
|4:|| 5-25 MSN Search Update|
"I am seeing major movement in the serps."
|May 25, 2006|
|5:|| A Week With Bing|
"I have decided to spend a week using Bing and reporting here on how things go."
|Mar 30, 2010|
|6:|| Add Search To Your Site With Microsoft's Live Search Box|
"Search boxes powered by Windows Live are designed for website owners and bloggers who want to quickly add customized search capability to their site. The search box enables visitors to search your site, the Web, or any other locations you define. "
|Nov 1, 2006|
|7:|| Alliance including Microsoft & Yahoo to Digitize Books|
"An alliance including Microsoft and Yahoo says it is fast gaining backers to challenge Google in digitizing many of the world's great books."
|Oct 26, 2005|
|8:|| Apple in Talks to Make Bing Primary Search on iPhone|
Eric Shmidit was recently shown the door from the Apple board. Now it appears Apple is showing Google the door from the iPhone as well. Is it possible that Apple hates Google even more than it hates Microsoft? ... I have now seen everything!
|Jan 20, 2010|
|9:|| Attaining Quality Ranks on MSN Search|
"We are about 1.5 months old, a store, selling something very common."
|Apr 6, 2005|
|10:|| Ballmer to Google: 'We Will Compete'|
"There's a lot of Google fascination out there and we share it, and we're going to compete," Ballmer said with characteristic bluster. "We're going to compete very, very hard."
|July 30, 2004|
|11:|| Ballmer: "MSN Search - Coming Next Year"|
"...hopes to have some of its own search technology development done in the next 12 months..."
|Mar 30, 2004|
|12:|| Balmer Calls Google's Decision to Leave China - Irrational|
"Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, in a speech to oil company executives in Houston on Thursday, criticized Google for its threats to leave China after cyberattacks allegedly launched by Chinese hackers."
|Jan 27, 2010|
|13:|| Basis Technology Enhances Multilingual Search in MSN Search Engine|
"Rosette performs linguistic analysis that helps information retrieval applications understand search queries."
|Nov 26, 2004|
|14:|| Bill Gates Big Buck Microsoft SE Contest - Finally True!|
"Remember the long-running e-mail hoax from the early days of the Web, the one that had Bill Gates testing an "e-mail tracing program" and offering to pay recipients big bucks if they passed his test e-mail along to all their friends? Well, the offer is true, sort of. Microsoft Corp. "
|Feb 15, 2006|
|15:|| Bill Gates Retiring from Microsoft|
"Microsoft Corp. said its founder and longtime leader Bill Gates will step down from his day-to-day duties at the software giant in July 2008 to focus full-time on his nonprofit foundation."
|June 15, 2006|
|16:|| Bill Gates says: "Today's Search is Nothing"|
Gates goes on to say, "...our research agenda will allow us to take today's search from ourselves and Google and make what we have today look like a joke."
|Jan 11, 2005|
|17:|| Bill and Melinda Gates are The Time Magazine Persons of the Year|
"We're grateful that Time recognizes the importance of the world's inequities, whether they are in the United States or thousands of miles away. We are also pleased by Time's recognition that we can solve these problems and that many people must play a part in doing so."
|Dec 19, 2005|
|18:|| Bing 2.0 in the Wings?|
"According to tweets coming from employees attending Thursday's Microsoft annual employee meeting at Safeco Field in Seattle, an update to the search engine called "Bing 2.0" is scheduled to be announced possibly as early as next Monday, September 14."
|Sept 11, 2009|
|19:|| Bing Adds Facebook 'Friend Effect' With Collective IQ To Search|
Today, Bing is bringing the collective IQ of the Web together with the opinions of the people you trust most, to bring the 'Friend Effect' to search. Starting today, you can receive personalized search results based on the opinions of your friends by simply signing into Facebook.
|May 17, 2011|
|20:|| Bing Adds Features To Its Webmaster Tools|
Through the Honey Badger update, as we're calling it, you'll see noticeable investments in both areas as we launch a revised webmaster experience here at Bing. In fact, you can count on more monthly content being added in the near future as we work through a list of topics we'll be covering.[br][br]Crawl delay configurable by the hour[br][br]Index Explorer[br][br]User and role management
|June 9, 2011|
|21:|| Bing Adds Foursquare Feed In Sidebar|
For users in the US, the first phase of the rollout starts today,
|July 18, 2012|
|22:|| Bing Adds Instant Translation Capability To The Search Box||June 12, 2009|
|23:|| Bing Adds News and Current Trends to Auto-Suggest|
"...recently incorporated breaking news and hot trending queries within autosuggest. Updated every 15 minutes, trending queries balance timeliness and relevance to connect you with the most prominent or topical events happening now."
|Jan 21, 2010|
|24:|| Bing Adds an Organic Keyword Research Tool and Access To Tools Via an API|
Bing announces organic keyword research tool and API.
|Mar 1, 2012|
|25:|| Bing Connects With Facebook For A More Social SERPs Experience|
"Today we are announcing these two new exciting features with Facebook, Liked Results and Facebook Profile Search."
|Oct 14, 2010|
|26:|| Bing Dropping Some Pages?|
WebmasterWorld Members are reporting drops of indexed urls in Bing.
|May 16, 2012|
|27:|| Bing Enhances Video Search |
Bing has announced some enhancements to its video search.
|Apr 3, 2012|
|28:|| Bing Entertainment: Search and View Movies, Music, TV, etc|
"...the company unveiled Bing Entertainment, which provides the ability to search, view and - depending on the medium - purchase films, TV, music and games."
|June 23, 2010|
|29:|| Bing Experiments with More than 10 Results on SERPs.|
Members notice Bing increasing the number of results on SERP's.
|Sept 1, 2012|
|30:|| Bing Gets Mapping Enhancements, Local Tweets, and 'Entity Cards'||Dec 2, 2009|
|31:|| Bing Goes More Social and Extends Facebook "Liked" Results|
"A few months ago, we announced an exciting partnership with Facebook to make search more social. As part of that work, we introduced Liked Results, which promotes links your friends have publicly liked or shared via Facebook. Today we are extending Liked Results to annotate any of the URLs returned by our algorithmic search results to all users in the US."
|Feb 25, 2011|
|32:|| Bing Improves Its Mobile Browse Experience|
...we launched updates to the Bing for Mobile browse (m.bing.com) making it easier for you to get and view information while on the go.[br][br]New features in this update include better and faster image search, real-time transit and directions, app search for the iPhone, and more.[br][br] Utilizing HTML5, the new features are offered on Smartphone browsers for the iPhone and Android.[br][br]If you have a Windows Phone 7 device, don't worry, Windows Phone 7 just announced that it will support HTML5 later this year so these updates will work great at that time.
|Mar 23, 2011|
|33:|| Bing Integrates Facebook Into SERPs in a New Column|
Microsoft attempts to deeply integrate Facebook into Bing search to gain some ground on arch-rival Google.
|May 10, 2012|
|34:|| Bing Integrates Quora to Social Sidebar|
Microsoft has just announced that the Bing website is now integrating Quora in the social side bar.
|Aug 22, 2012|
|35:|| Bing Launches Rewards (Preview)|
"We're launching a preview of Bing Rewards in the US and look forward to collecting user feedback to help shape and improve the program."
|Sept 22, 2010|
|36:|| Bing Local Business Listings, US Only||June 3, 2009|
|37:|| Bing Maps Adds Telescope Lens|
"Microsoft is adding a star-gazing feature to its Bing Maps service."
|Mar 18, 2010|
|38:|| Bing Maps Adds Transit Routing Directions|
"So, for those of you who like to take the bus, subway, or local rail you now can turn to Bing Maps."
|Sept 17, 2010|
|39:|| Bing Now Correcting and Offering Alternative Search Query|
By way of comparison-checking, I stopped by bing and searched for the single word "swagrat". First 10 results:[br][br]Jimmy Swaggart (accompanied by list of related searces, all involving "swaggart")[br]swagat restaurant[br]swagrat[br]swagrat[br]suhagraat[br][br]... and so on. Bottom of page says "Some results have been removed". Those were probably the correctly spelled ones.
|Dec 30, 2011|
|40:|| Bing Publishes Webmaster Guidelines|
Bing publishes a set of webmaster guidelines.
|Nov 19, 2012|