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FTC advises Google, Yahoo, others to be clearer in labeling paid search results

Searching online for something like "diet plans," or "Caribbean vacation," or of course "iPhone," is bound to present a slew of results, including ads. Now, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission wants search engines to display those ads more clearly.

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Microsoft to sanitize Bing for schools

Microsoft announced plans to launch Bing for Schools, which will optimize results for K-12 students.

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Microsoft's 'Bing Boards' allows users to curate search results

Over the next few weeks, Microsoft's Bing search engine will experiment with allowing a select group of users to curate search results, called Bing Boards.

Microsoft's Bing searches for pizza

Bing voice search improves accuracy, speed

In 2012, Microsoft's Rick Rashid blew an Asian audience away with a live translation of his speech, into Mandarin. On Monday, Bing added some of that technology to Bing Voice Search.

Bing increases bird's-eye data significantly in update to Bing Maps

Microsoft's Bing increased the amount of "bird's-eye" imagery to Bing Maps by nearly half, but you still can't use it within the Windows 8 app.

Bing-powered Siri joins Microsoft's anti-Google allies

Apple joins Facebook and Yahoo on Microsoft's side of the search-engine wars, but Bing's role as a backstop might still work to its disadvantage.

Bing translation app projects real-world translations over text, awkwardly

Microsoft ports the Windows Phone version of Bing Translator to Windows devices, complete with camera translation.

Microsoft should sell Bing, Xbox divisions, says analyst

Cash out Xbox? Give away Bing? That’s one analyst’s recommendation if Microsoft wants to maximize shareholder value.

It is a good day to Bing: Microsoft adds Klingon support

As part of a marketing partnership with Paramount Pictures to promote the latest Star Trek movie, Microsoft will add Klingon to the languages available at Bing Translator on the Web and in a Windows Phone 8 app.

Bing brings integrated Facebook comments and Likes to searches

Bing is adding some new social features to its search engine, by letting users comment and Like their Facebook friends' posts directly on the site.

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