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Bing Ads Improves Speed, Bidding, and Targeting

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A marketing toolkit for Small Business Saturday is the most recent in a series of upgrades Microsoft made within its search engine's advertising platform. A marketing toolkit for Small Business Saturday is the most recent in a series of upgrades Microsoft made within its search engine's advertising platform. 0 Comments

Cortana Makes Her Way to Windows 9

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Microsoft will bring the digital assistant to desktop users in an effort to provide a more "mobile"-like experience on all platforms. Microsoft will bring the digital assistant to desktop users in an effort to provide a more "mobile"-like experience on all platforms. 0 Comments

Bing Ads Reveals Dynamic Sitelinks

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Bing Ads has revealed a new feature dubbed "dynamic sitelinks" which creates annotations for ads that haven't specifically set up sitelink extensions. Bing Ads has revealed a new feature dubbed "dynamic sitelinks" which creates annotations for ads that haven't specifically set up sitelink extensions. 0 Comments

Dare to Hack Data With Bing at SES Denver

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At SES Denver on October 16, Bing's John Gagnon will discuss the importance of using the right data as opposed to just big data. At SES Denver on October 16, Bing's John Gagnon will discuss the importance of using the right data as opposed to just big data. 0 Comments

Bing Temporarily Removes New Image Widget

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After Getty Images filed a lawsuit citing "massive infringement," Bing has temporarily removed the new tool it said would make it easier to display images and slideshows on websites. After Getty Images filed a lawsuit citing "massive infringement," Bing has temporarily removed the new tool it said would make it easier to display images and slideshows on websites. 0 Comments

Bing Ads Launches Close Variants for Broad Match Modifiers

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Broad match modifiers help advertisers control the intent of users seeing ads, but Bing says advertisers may have been missing out because of grammatical errors in queries. Broad match modifiers help advertisers control the intent of users seeing ads, but Bing says advertisers may have been missing out because of grammatical errors in queries. 0 Comments

Yahoo, Bing Flirt With New Search Interfaces

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Yahoo and Bing are reportedly testing out changes to search functionality that make results more "card-like" and move top navigation below the search results box. Yahoo and Bing are reportedly testing out changes to search functionality that make results more "card-like" and move top navigation below the search results box. 0 Comments

Bing Makes Technical Searches Easier

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Bing says it has streamlined technical searches, including easier API and code search reference queries, as well as simpler access to information about software and Microsoft products. Bing says it has streamlined technical searches, including easier API and code search reference queries, as well as simpler access to information about software and Microsoft products. 0 Comments

Bing Ads 2014 Recap

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In the past year, Bing has added features like product ads, auto-tagging and online insertion orders to make it easier to advertise on the network. In the past year, Bing has added features like product ads, auto-tagging and online insertion orders to make it easier to advertise on the network. 0 Comments

Google Has Removed 100,000 Links, Approved More Than Half of 'Right to be Forgotten' Requests

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Google has removed "the majority" of "right to be forgotten" requests, a number that could exceed the 100,000 mark. It has rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. Google has reportedly rejected just over 30 percent of the requests it has received and approved "more than 50 percent" of the requests. 0 Comments

Bing Launches Search Removal Request Form in Europe

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Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling. Bing has created a form for people to use who want embarrassing things written about them to be removed from search results. Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice (ECJ) "right to be forgotten" ruling. 0 Comments

Microsoft Kills Sponsored Post Program After Attracting Matt Cutts' Attention

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When your social media campaign attracts the attention of Google's chief spam fighter Matt Cutts, it usually isn't a good sign. That's what happened after a company sought sponsored posts from bloggers to promote Internet Explorer for Microsoft. A company soliciting sponsored posts from bloggers to promote Internet Explorer for Microsoft quickly found itself outed by Michael Arrington. 0 Comments

Bing Catapult: New Technology Delivers Faster, More Relevant Search Results

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Bing has put significant resources behind a new datacenter project at Microsoft designed to give searchers faster and more relevant results. The Catapult project is a redesign of the data centers and machines that power Bing search. Bing Catapult is a full redesign of the data centers and machines that power Bing search, and designed to give searchers faster and more relevant results. 0 Comments

Bing in the Classroom Now Open to All U.S. Schools

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Bing for Schools search, which incorporates both safe search and an ad-free search environment, has been tested in a pilot project since the start of the school year, with more than 5,000 schools and 4.5 million children. Bing for Schools search, which incorporates both safe search and an ad-free search environment, has been tested in a pilot project since the start of the school year, with more than 5,000 schools and 4.5 million children. 0 Comments

Schema.org Introduces New Elements for Actions

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Schema is expanding its markup to include Actions, Potential Actions, and Entry Points. According to schema.org, the new schema is for helping websites "to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked." Schema is expanding its markup to include Actions, Potential Actions, and Entry Points. According to schema.org, the new schema is for helping websites "to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked." 0 Comments

Microsoft's Scroogled Campaign: Dead...Again?

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Scroogled, Microsoft's anti-Google campaign, has met with mixed results. Derrock Connell, Microsoft corporate president of the Bing Experiences team, recently indicated that Microsoft might be shutting the door on future Scroogled campaigns. Scroogled, Microsoft's anti-Google campaign, has met with mixed results. Derrock Connell, Microsoft corporate president of the Bing Experiences team, recently indicated that Microsoft might be shutting the door on future Scroogled campaigns. 0 Comments