Bing new feature brings screen contextual search before Google's Now on Tap

 Microsoft has released an update of Bing Android app with a new feature that analyzes what is on the users screen to bring them useful, relevant information without the need to switch apps.

EU watchdogs to apply ''right to be forgotten'' rule on Web worldwide
EU watchdogs to apply ''right to be forgotten'' rule on Web worldwide

European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google and Microsoft`s Bing to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court.

Apple may replace Google by Bing, Yahoo as default search provider
Apple may replace Google by Bing, Yahoo as default search provider

Google faces the risk of losing its spot as the default search provider for Apple's Safari browser next year, a report said.

Microsoft denies global censorship of China-related searches

Microsoft Corp denied on Wednesday it was omitting websites from its Bing search engine results for users outside China after a Chinese rights group said the U.S. firm was censoring material the government deems politically sensitive.

Bing releases top 10 most-searched entertainment electronics of 2013

Microsoft`s Bing has released the top ten most-searched entertainment electronics of 2013 for consumers to stay up-to-date with the best products and make informed purchasing decisions.

Google still top US search engine by a mile

Google reportedly continues to be the leader in the US search market by maintaining 66.9% of it and handling 12.9 bn searches out of 19.3 bn made in October.

Microsoft`s next potential CEO Stephen Elop could kill Bing, sell Xbox

As Microsoft is looking for a potential successor to outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer, one of the candidates for the coveted position; Nokia`s chief Stephen Elop is reportedly considering big plans for the software giant, which could include ending the Bing segment and selling Xbox business.

Most annoying habits for Brits revealed

A new survey has revealed that updating status on Facebook and posting `selfies` are the most annoying habits in Britain.

Microsoft gives facelift to Bing to compete with Google

Microsoft has revamped its search engine Bing by incorporating a new look and features, such as social search options, and adaptability across devices.

Microsoft offers ad-free Bing for the classroom to battle Google

The long-running rivalry between Microsoft Corp and Google Inc is turning into a schoolyard brawl.

Bing introduces child abuse pop-up warnings

Microsoft search engine Bing has initiated a new `pop-up` warning which will prompt UK users when they search for illegal child abuse images.

Now, web searches reveal what we have in our minds

Search engines like Google and Bing, which have long provided answers to the topics people prefer not to ask fellow humans, are now showing the precise questions that are most frequently asked.

Microsoft to revamp Bing search engines

Microsoft is revamping its Bing search engine to allow it to use advice from Facebook and other media platforms.

Google, Bing, Yahoo partner for better search results

Google has joined hands with rivals Microsoft and Yahoo for a project called

Microsoft adds local bargains to Bing results

Microsoft added local bargains to results served up with mobile and desktop versions of its Bing Internet search engine in US.

Microsoft, Facebook team up on search

Microsoft Corp is starting to incorporate what your friends do on Facebook right into Bing.

Google chief sees Bing as main threat

Eric Schmidt says Microsoft`s Bing search engine is company`s main threat, not Facebook or Apple.

For Google, Bing is the main threat

Google`s Eric Schmidt said Microsoft`s Bing search engine was the
company`s main threat.

Google, Bing sidelining Yahoo in search market

Once the world`s online search leader, Yahoo`s share has sharply declined, putting it in danger of losing its relevance in a market increasingly dominated by Google.

Microsoft revamps Bing online maps

Microsoft has released a revamped version of Bing Maps with street views and other features already offered by rival Google`s free online mapping service.