Microsoft Rolls out New Bing Features

Microsoft Rolls out New Bing Features

Do you Bing? Well, Microsoft is continuing to improve its search engine in its bid to compete against market leader Google. The latest improvements include a tie-up with location service Foursquare in the form of an app. Other changes appear to related to Bing's navigation and interface, rather than a major tweak of the core engine.

PCWorld - Microsoft introduced new features to its Bing search engine Thursday including Quick Tabs, an Answer box, and new mapping tools powered by Foursquare to deliver real-time data embedded in maps. Bing says the move represents a further departure from Google-style listing of search results and one toward what it calls a "decision engine" where Bing can intuitively deliver exactly the price, link, score, or weather forecast you are looking for.

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