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That was fast! Microsoft slips ads into AI-powered Bing Chat

Microsoft is “exploring” putting ads in the responses given by Bing Chat, its new search agent powered by OpenAI’s GPT-4. While these sponsored responses are clearly labeled as such,

Microsoft’s new Bing was using GPT-4 all along

When Microsoft announced the new AI-enabled Bing, which it built on top of OpenAI’s GPT models, neither company would confirm which version of GPT was being used beyond saying it was a next-gen

Amazon’s Alexa app feature lets customers option to scan their shopping receipts for cashback rewards

It’s been said that no one uses Alexa for voice-based shopping. But retail giant still sees the potential for Alexa as a shopping companion — just in a different way. That’s why this

The long haul of Microsoft’s China localization

In 2019, when LinkedIn began asking for Chinese users’ phone numbers, it was clear that the professional social network would have to follow a different set of rules in the country. But it reali

Amazon brings Alexa to hospitals and senior living centers

After already targeting verticals like hotels and apartment complexes, Amazon announced today it’s now rolling out new solutions for healthcare providers and senior living centers. The solutions

Brave’s nontracking search engine is now in beta

Pro-privacy browser Brave, which has been testing its own brand search engine for several months — operating a waitlist where brave (ha!) early adopters could kick the tyres of an upstart altern

Microsoft Edge now starts up faster and gets vertical tabs

A year ago, Microsoft announced that its Edge browser would get vertical tabs and here we are: Microsoft today announced that vertical tabs in Edge are now generally available. In addition, the Edge t

Microsoft brings new shopping tools to its Edge browser

Microsoft announced a few updates to its Edge browser today that are all about shopping. In addition to expanding the price comparison feature the team announced last month, Edge can now also automati

Apple search crawler activity could signal a Google competitor, or a bid to make Siri a one-stop shop

Encouraged by the spate of antitrust activity brewing in both the Justice Department and on Capitol Hill, Apple may be developing a search competitor to Google, according to a report in the Financial

TechCrunch’s Top 10 investigative reports from 2019

Facebook spying on teens, Twitter accounts hijacked by terrorists, and sexual abuse imagery found on Bing and Giphy were amongst the ugly truths revealed by TechCrunch’s investigating reporting

Microsoft Bing not only shows child sexual abuse, it suggests it

Illegal child exploitation imagery is easy to find on Microsoft’s Bing search engine. But even more alarming is that Bing will suggest related keywords and images that provide pedophiles with

Uber Acquires Part Of Bing’s Mapping Assets, Will Absorb Around 100 Microsoft Employees

Uber will acquire assets from Microsoft Bing, including roughly 100 employees focused on the product's image collection activities. In short, Uber is absorbing data-collection engineers from Microsoft

The New Bing Box, A Foursquare Map App, And Other Search Goodies

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Bing, Google, And The Enigmatic T2: The Race For A Complete Semantic Search Engine

<img src="" width="215" height="156" /> Yesterday, Bing released a surprisingly useful new feature <a href="https://techcrunc

Bing Tries To Buy The News

<img src="" width="214" height="187" /> Rupert Murdoch is <a href="

The Latest News From Bing

<img src="" width="214" height="113" /> Remember the flurry of new features Bing rolled out last week? Bing announced <a hre

MSN Video Is Now Bing Videos

<img src="" width="214" height="173" /> Capitalizing on the Bing brand, Microsoft is consolidating MSN Video into <a href="http://

Bing Keeps Pecking Away At Search Share And Making Gains

<img src="" width="215" height="57" /> Every month since its <a href="

Bing Pops With Visual Search

<img src="" width="215" height="134" /> Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand keywords. Today at TechCrunch50, Microsoft

Microsoft Mulls Making Search Results Shareable With "Bing & Ping"

<img src="" width="215" height="113" /> Websites large and small are quickly learning that a sure way to make something
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