Google first introduced the image match feature on its search service some three years back, and now Microsoft has finally unleashed this important and highly usable feature on Bing. Bing Image Search has just received a new update, and it now allows users the ability to look for similar images with just a...

Microsoft sure is putting everything it has behind Bing to make its search engine a bona fide threat to Google. But while this much is clear that Bing is doing a lot better than before, it still has a long distance to travel to dent Google Search. The latest search engine numbers for the month of July are in...

The United Kingdom has recently unveiled a brand new policy for online adult content in the country, with Prime Minister David Cameron outlining plans to set up family friendly filters to protect children that browse the web. And even though the British Premier has made it clear that British homes will be...

Bing, the direct competitor it is to Google’s undisputed search engine dominance, is increasingly staking its claim as a very viable alternative with regular roll outs of several innovative new features. The search service already includes a People Autosuggest feature to help users quickly find information...

Microsoft is said to be on the verge of major restructuring, with CEO Steve Ballmer widely expected by many to announce a brand new reorganization plan on Thursday. This new restructuring plan would integrate Bing and a few other products into a larger unit that is simply being called “Services”. The idea is...

Bing and Xbox are two of the most popular products from Microsoft, but an analyst has said in a new report that the technology titan would actually be better off without them. Talking to GeekWire, Rick Sherlund a key analyst at Nomura Equity Research said that by getting rid of Bing, Microsoft could reduce...

Sure Redmond did not use the word outright, but what a senior executive said in a recent blog post is close enough to suggest that Microsoft thinks that the search engine giant stinks. This probably is one of the most aggressive attacks from Microsoft ever. And what this also means is that the fight between...

Oh no, the dreaded security certificate issue popped up its ugly head once again! This time the victim is the Bing search engine that got blocked by web browsers over the weekend that essentially prevents users from accessing the website through the HTTPS protocol. As of this writing, users that want to...

I just wrote an article on Seeking Alpha that I think you might want to read. It basically talks about why it would be a bad idea disaster for Microsoft to release a full version of Office for the iPad. It’s called “If Microsoft Brings Office To The iPad, Sell Immediately” Here’s an excerpt: In a recent article...

Can’t argue with 121 terabytes of data! Bing Maps along with the Windows 8 Map app both just received a major update that saw over 121 TB of satellite and Global Ortho imagery added to it, which is obviously available for free to users of the two services. Usual imagery updates entail around 10 TB of data, so...