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Bing follows Google in offering Europeans the 'right to be forgotten'

Europe's top court gave people the right to have links to personal information removed from search listings in Europe

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Cortana puts its perfect World Cup record on the line, as Google chimes in

The Microsoft digital assistant's pick to win the World Cup may not surprise you, but its prediction for the winner of the third-place game is a far gutsier call. And Google backs it up.

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Bing positions itself as go-to destination for Twitter search

Microsoft's Bing search engine says it will deliver quick links to Twitter topics, usernames and other information.

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US government OKs sharper satellite images

A long-standing restriction has been lifted to usher in better quality online mapping.

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Bing, algorithms claim United States is doomed in World Cup

The collective wisdom of Microsoft's Bing and other predictive algorithms say that the United States will be an early exit from the World Cup soccer tournament, which kicks off this week.

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Bing Maps adds better Cortana integration, recommendations

Microsoft weaves its Maps app more tightly into its Cortana digital assistant, although it will also require a forthcoming Windows Phone update. Personalized recommendations have also been added from Yelp and TripAdvisor.

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Windows Phone 8.1 users can now rack up Bing Rewards

Microsoft finally brings the gift card program to its own mobile platform.

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Microsoft's Bing now searches, finds Xbox Music

Microsoft has connected its Bing search engine to Xbox Music, allowing a quick and easy way to find your favorite tunes.

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Windows 8 gains natural-language Smart Search, with hints that Cortana could follow

If you can ask Windows a question as a real sentence, speaking that sentence seems the next logical step. But Microsoft would neither confirm nor deny that Cortana could be coming to Windows.

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Microsoft opens ad-free Bing for Schools search engine to all U.S. schools

Microsoft launched the pilot earlier this year in five of the largest U.S. public school districts