Tag Archives: Microsoft: Outside US

Bing UK now displaying National Health Service data for GP & hospital search queries

Searching for nearby GPs and hospitals on Bing UK will surface information pulled from the country's publicly-funded national healthcare system. The post Bing UK now displaying National Health Service data for GP & hospital search queries appeared first on Search Engine Land.

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Microsoft Pulls Funding For Anti-Google Lobbying Group FairSearch

According to a report in Re/Code appearing last week, Microsoft has pulled financial support from FairSearch, an anti-Google “watchdog” or lobbying group that has been at the forefront of advancing European antitrust moves against the company. We sought comment from Microsoft when the...

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Bing Launches Xiaolce Chinese Chatbot With Cortana Smarts For Windows Phone

After taking its Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana to China last month, Bing announced today the launch of XiaoIce (“little ice”), a Chinese-speaking social assistant chatbot for Windows Phone users. According to the announcement on Bing’s search blog, XiaoIce’s technology is...

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