Uber Technologies Inc. announced that it has signed a global multi-year deal with the Dutch company TomTom to provide maps and traffic data to Uber for use in its navigation for Uber drivers.
Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) said on Monday it will hand over its display advertising business to AOL Inc and AppNexus Inc, and sell some map-generating technology to ride-hailing app company Uber, as it slims down its money-losing online operations.
Yahoo Inc and Microsoft Corp search engines temporarily went dark on Friday after Microsoft pushed out a bad code update and then struggled to roll it back, a person briefed on the outages told Reuters.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) has stopped including results from Microsoft Corp's (MSFT.O) Bing search engine on its social networking site.
European privacy regulators want Internet search engines such as Google (GOOGL.O) and Microsoft's Bing (MSFT.O) to scrub results globally, not just in Europe, when people invoke their "right to be forgotten" as ruled by an EU court.
Microsoft has big ambitions for Bing, including making a part of its entity engine available for third party sites allowing them to showcase the important features on the search engine, TechCrunch reported.
Microsoft is definitely not a startup but one team inside the technology giant is striving to encourage the promotion of new ideas through its "bing Incubation Project," VentureBeat reported.
Redmond, US-based tech giant Microsoft is mulling over launching a free version of the Windows 8.1 OS (operating system) or selling it for a very low price, according to a report by The Verge.
San Francisco, US-based advertising technology startup AdStage bagged $1 million in funding from existing investor Digital Garage to increase its workforce and launch a new app partnership program.
In a bid to close the market share gap with Google Inc, Microsoft Corp's search engine Bing released its updated logo and homepage on Monday.
Microsoft Corp currently offers free Surface RT tablets to schools where students utilize the Bing search engine.
Microsoft launched "Bing for Schools" project to aggressively promote own products.
Google's mess in China should concern the company as it brings risks of being used as a blueprint in the US.