Windows & Interoperability: Microsoft Bing Now Features Facebook, Twitter, Wolfram Alpha Access

 
 
By Nicholas Kolakowski  |  Posted 2009-11-13 Email Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Microsoft announced a broad range of new functionality for Bing, its search engine, on Nov. 11. In addition to incorporating results from Wolfram Alpha, a self-described computational engine that provides a definitive numerical answer to a search query, the revamped Bing offers a more robust video page, with feeds from MSN Video, Hulu and ABC, and more intensive search in categories such as local events and cities. In a sign of the increased importance of social networking to corporations such as Microsoft and Google, Bing has also incorporated Facebook and Twitter into its search features. The following product gallery demonstrates the various tweaks that constitute Bing's unofficial Version 2.0.
 
 
 

Microsoft Bing Now Features Facebook, Twitter, Wolfram Alpha Access

by Nicholas Kolakowski
Microsoft Bing Now Features Facebook, Twitter, Wolfram Alpha Access
 
 
 
 
 
Nicholas Kolakowski is a staff editor at eWEEK, covering Microsoft and other companies in the enterprise space, as well as evolving technology such as tablet PCs. His work has appeared in The Washington Post, Playboy, WebMD, AARP the Magazine, AutoWeek, Washington City Paper, Trader Monthly, and Private Air. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
 
 
 
 
 
 

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