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Microsoft will no longer offer Bing to Windows users in Europe

Microsoft will allow Windows users in Europe to disable Bing and uninstall the Edge browser. Such changes in the company’s policy are related to the European Commission’s law on digital markets. According to The Verge, the changes will come into effect in March 2024. In addition, Microsoft will allow you ... Read more

Microsoft will pay you $15 thousand if you can hack Bing artificial intelligence

Microsoft is ready to pay users up to $15 thousand if they can find malfunctions or errors in Bing’s artificial intelligence, reports Bleeping Computer. Rewards will be given to those who can find important or critical errors or bugs in which Bing manipulates findings and data, or discloses confidential information. ... Read more

Bing users created an image of the 9/11 attack – but the plane is piloted by cartoon characters

Microsoft’s Bing Image Creator has been testing the service since its launch. It has a strict filter: topics of violence, terrorism, and hate speech are prohibited. In general, it is a long list, but it turned out that even such a control system is imperfect, writes 404 Media. Users were ... Read more

Microsoft integrates DALL-E 3 AI image generator from OpenAI into Bing

Microsoft has integrated OpenAI’s latest DALL-E 3 text-to-picture model into Bing Image Creator and Bing Chat, reports The Register. “The DALL-E 3 model from OpenAI delivers enhancements that improve the overall quality and detail of images, along with greater accuracy for human hands, faces, and text in images,” the company ... Read more

Microsoft CEO believes Google used unfair tactics to hurt Bing

Google used unfair tactics to harm Microsoft’s Bing search engine. This was stated by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, speaking as a witness in an antitrust case against Google, writes The Wall Street Journal. During his testimony in Washington, he supported the U.S. Department of Justice‘s view that Google has consolidated ... Read more

Microsoft discussed selling Bing to Apple as a replacement for Google

Microsoft has been discussing the possibility of selling its Bing search engine to Apple around 2020. The deal would replace Google as the default search engine on the iPhone manufacturer’s devices. This is reported by Bloomberg, citing knowledgeable sources. According to them, the talks were of an exploratory nature. They ... Read more

OpenAI has warned Microsoft about rushing GPT-4 integration into Bing

OpenAI earlier this year warned tech giant Microsoft against hastily integrating GPT-4 into the Bing search engine without further training. This is reported by Engadget with reference to The Wall Street Journal. Despite this, Microsoft pressed on, but OpenAI’s warning proved prescient. Early users noticed the tool’s somewhat erratic behavior, ... Read more

Bing has become the most popular desktop search engine in China

As noted by Gizmochina, according to recently published by StatCounter statistics, Microsoft’s Bing search engine overtook Baidu in China to become the most popular desktop search engine in the country with a market share of 37.4% in April this year. Baidu’s share on desktops has halved over the year: from ... Read more

Samsung will not give up the Google search engine yet, but it is not closing the door to Bing

Samsung Electronics has no plans to change the default search engine on its smartphones from Google to Bing anytime soon. This is reported by The Wall Street Journal, citing people familiar with the matter. Samsung suspended an internal review that suggested the possibility of such a replacement on mobile devices. ... Read more

The US government has warned that AI can be used to undermine democracy

Private firms have an ethical, moral, and legal responsibility to ensure that their AI products are safe and secure. At the same time, they must comply with current laws. This is stated by US Vice President Kamala Harris, reports Engadget. In order to achieve greater guarantees regarding AI, the stateswoman ... Read more

Microsoft’s Bing chatbot can now search for images and videos, make restaurant reservations, and finally get plugins

Microsoft has announced a major update to its Bing chatbot, which includes new features such as image and video search, restaurant reservations, chat history, and smarter integration with Microsoft Edge. The update follows Microsoft making the Bing chatbot publicly available to all users. The most important addition to Bing Chat ... Read more

Google shocked by Samsung’s plans to switch to Bing, now the company is in a hurry to create a search engine with artificial intelligence

Googlers were shocked to learn in March that South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung was considering replacing Google with Microsoft’s Bing as the default search engine on its devices, reports The New York Times. Google’s reaction to the threat from Samsung was “panic,” according to internal reports seen by the ... Read more

The Bing chatbot is now in the beta version of the SwiftKey keyboard for Android

Microsoft has released a beta version of its SwiftKey keyboard for Android that adds the Bing chatbot, reports ZDnet. This integration aims to provide Android users with some AI features while typing on their phone. The latest version of the SwiftKey Beta keyboard was released on April 4 and is ... Read more

Microsoft’s Bing chatbot now lets you create images using OpenAI’s DALL-E

Microsoft is adding an AI-powered image creation tool to its Bing search engine, reports The Verge. Bing Image Creator will be based on an enhanced version of OpenAI’s DALL-E model and will allow users to create images by simply writing what they want to generate. “For those in the Bing ... Read more

Microsoft makes Bing with ChatGPT available to everyone

Last month, Microsoft launched a limited beta version of Bing with ChatGPT support, and it quickly generated many new users and some interest in the search engine. Now it appears that Microsoft has opened up the new Bing to almost anyone who wants to use it, as spotted by Windows ... Read more

What Bing and Edge learned in the last week – Microsoft blog about ChatGPT trials

A week ago, Microsoft showed an ambitious plan to improve its own Bing search engine, which was combined with a new version of ChatGPT. Despite the fact that the capabilities of the new chatbot are really impressive, it also has its own shortcomings and peculiarities. The company has begun limited ... Read more

Not only Google Bard: the chatbot of the Microsoft Bing search engine also made small mistakes during the presentation

A later analysis found that Microsoft’s Bing search engine chatbot also made mistakes during a presentation last week, writes PCMag. A similar inaccuracy made by the Google chatbot Bard together with its weak presentation cost the company a fall in capitalization. But for Microsoft’s Bing business, which accounted for just ... Read more

Microsoft integrates ChatGPT technology into Bing search and Edge browser

Microsoft has announced a new version of the Bing search engine, which is based on an updated version of the same artificial intelligence technology that underlies the ChatGPT chatbot, reports The Verge. The updated search engine will be launched together with the new functions of the Edge browser, which will ... Read more

Microsoft is considering adding a ChatGPT bot to its Bing search engine

ChatGPT сhatbot gained such popularity that even made Google itself nervous – the company fears that it will pose a threat to its search business in the future. However, it seems that not everyone shares these fears. So, it became known that Microsoft, in an effort to make its Bing ... Read more

China Tops Google, Bing and YouTube Results on topics, sensitive for the country

China seeks to expand its influence in the world and strengthen its political position. Including it takes up more and more online space on the front page of Google and other major Western portalіs. This is reported by The Wall Street Journal.  Media refers to a new report by the Brookings Institution ... Read more

Censorship of Bing and Start Menu. Microsoft hides Chinese politicians and dissidents names.

Microsoft’s Bing search engine hides search results with the names of Chinese political leaders and dissidents. The restriction even applies to searches from the United States. These results were published by the research laboratory Citizen Lab from the University of Toronto, reports The Wall Street Journal. The names of politically ... Read more