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Bing Search comes to Firefox

Bing and Firefox today announced that Bing will be included as one of the search engine choices within Firefox on both the Mac and PC.

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Bing launches Bing Rewards

Bing has launched a new program called as Bing Rewards.  Bing Rewards is a new program that gives you opportunities to earn credits—redeemable for great rewards—for searching and exploring online.

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Bing launches REDU website to meet education challenges in US

There is an increasingly critical national conversation developing around the state of education in the United States. This conversation is happening at all levels of American life, from the White House to the local school district.

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Facebook Places launched using Bing Maps

Facebook has launched their location-based check-in service dubbed Facebook Places, using Bing Maps to pinpoint everyone’s location-based experiences on Facebook.com.

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Yahoo! Search … Now Powered by Bing!

Last month Yahoo Search had shared that they had begun limited testing of displaying organic search listings from Microsoft on Yahoo! Search result pages. This week they began transitioning the back-end technology for Yahoo! Search in the U.S. and Canada […]

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Yahoo Japan to use Google, and not Bing Search

Yahoo Japan has announced that it will adopt Google’s search engine technology, rather than Microsoft’s which is used by its strategic partner Yahoo Inc.

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Choose Bing and Microsoft will donate $3 to charity

Microsoft has teamed up with with DonorsChoose.org. If you choose Bing as your default search engine, Microsoft will donate $3 to this organization to fund a classroom project of your choice.

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Bing officially launched in Japan today!

Bing has launched  the localized Japanese version of Bing homepage. Along with the Japanese Bing, it appears that the localised Australian version too has been launched.

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Bing share of searches increases 7 percent

Experian Hitwise announced today that Google accounted for 71.65 percent of all U.S. searches conducted in the four weeks ending June 26, 2010.

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Follow Tour de France via Bing Maps application

Bing Maps has produced a map application that will  bring to you the Tour de France. The new application is designed to help users visualize the overall race, the stages and how variables such as weather and elevation will impact […]

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msnbot beta will now be called bingbot!

Bing today announced that they will now drop the beta tag from the Bing crawler known as msnbot and change its name to bingbot.

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Be a King of Bing Maps!

Microsoft Bing is looking for a King of Bing Maps! Someone to lead the way in Bing Map App development. Someone who will set the bar for what a Bing Map App should be.

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The new Bing Webmaster Tools to debut soon!

The Bing Webmaster team held a session showed a preview of the next version of Bing Webmaster Tools, Microsoft’s no-cost toolset for webmasters and search engine optimizers (SEOs). Bing Webmaster Tools were rebuilt from the ground up to offer more […]

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Microsoft to shut down Bing CashBack

Microsoft plans to shut down Bing Cashback, a service that offered online shoppers cash rebates for buying products, after searching for them on Bing.

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Bing homepage to go dark in support of Earth Hour

On Saturday, March 27th from 8:30pm Eastern Daylight Time to 9:30pm Pacific Daylight Time, the  Bing homepage will be dark in support of Earth Hour. Created by World Wildlife Fund, Earth Hour asks people to participate and demonstrate their concern […]

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Get set for Bing’s Earth Day Photo Contest!

The Bing homepage helps people explore and learn about the world every day. Microsoft is giving students across the country the opportunity to win great prizes for themselves and their school, and help educate others too.

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Give with Bing : Search & Raise money for Sport Relief

Search with Bing, the new search engine from Microsoft, and for every 10 qualifying searches you do, Microsoft will donate 5p to Sport Relief, a registered charity and an initiative of Comic Relief.

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‘Home Sweet Homepage’ Photo Contest from Bing.

One of the most popular features of Bing’s home page, launched in May, has been its use of stunning photographs taken from around the world. Embedded within each photo are mouse-able “hot spots” that offer more information about what’s in […]