Microsoft Unveils Bing AI Search Engine for Mobile Devices and Skype

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After the successful release of Bing AI earlier this year, Microsoft has now released a powerful AI-enabled Bing search engine and Edge web browser for mobile devices. Yusuf Mehdi, Corporate Vice President & Consumer Chief Marketing Officer revealed that the new Bing mobile app enables users to ask simple and complex questions. The output will be provided in the form of answers and citations. You can also choose how the answers should be displayed.

As an added bonus, Microsoft also introduced Bing AI for Skype, which is indeed a landmark initiative when it comes to personal messaging. You simply need to add Bing to the group and ask the search engine to provide answers to questions. The results will be visible to the entire group.

The recently launched Bing AI and improved Microsoft Edge has attracted over one million people from 169 countries. The AI smartly provided answers to questions including possible query suggestions. The Redmond-based software giant claims that users have rated the all-new Bing AI search engine as positive with 71% of testers giving a big thumbs up.

The capabilities of the new search and the quality of the provided answers were welcomed by many users. Microsoft is excited with the feedback and the product teams are working hard to improve the AI system with regular updates.

The new Bing mobile app facilitates users to ask simple or complex questions including receiving answers and citations. You will be able to choose the way answers should be displayed such as bullet points, text, or simplified responses. The new Bing AI is currently available for Android and iOS in addition to the web with an improved look and feel. The voice search functionality can also be used to ask questions naturally.

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In addition to Android and iOS versions, the new Bing AI is also made available on Skype with useful scenarios and capabilities. You can just add Bing to a group just like any other Skype contact. You can then ask questions and the answers will be visible to the entire group. The people added by you will be able to access the results. This feature will be useful for people who work in teams and indulge in regular tours. The results will be displayed in bullet points, text, or a simplified response.

Going forward, Microsoft is seriously working to integrate Bing AI with Teams. The future looks amazing for AI and there will be new enhancements to the search engine. This includes rendering quality content with an integrated content-spinning tool. Google has already announced Bard AI to compete with ChatGPT and Bing AI.

Anand Narayanaswamy is the editor-in-chief of Netans. He was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 9 years (2002 to 2011) and again as a Microsoft MVP in Surface under Windows and Devices in January 2024. He worked as a Chief Technical Editor with ASPAlliance and was part of ASPInsider program. Anand has published several articles and reviews related to various software and hardware products for various software and technology related websites. He is also active on social media and also participates as an Influencer for various brands. Anand can be reached at admin@netans.com