Microsoft made a significant announcement on Wednesday by releasing its new Bing and Edge mobile apps. The app has new capabilities like voice search and chatbots with artificial intelligence.
Both Android and iOS devices support the apps. Additionally, Microsoft unveiled Bing, an AI-driven search engine for the Skype communications platform.
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Announcing the arrival of new Microsoft Bing and Edge powered by AI at Microsoft in Redmond, Washington, Yusuf Mehdi, corporate vice president of modern life, search, and devices, made the announcement at an event.
Microsoft released a preview version of its Edge and Bing apps for iPhone and Android users on Wednesday. Users of iPhone and Android devices can now benefit from fantastic new features like voice search and access to its AI chatbots.
The application is simple to use. A chat session can be started by simply tapping the Bing icon. The platform allows users to voice or text-chat their questions.
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Answers will also be provided in traditional text format, bullet points, or shortened responses.
Microsoft claims that users can access Bing updates via the Edge mobile app’s home page.
Microsoft also revealed an AI-powered Bing for Skype. Users can gain access by including Microsoft’s AI in group chats and posing various queries.
For the entire group, the knowledgeable chatbot will offer solutions. People can also gain from using Bing to inquire about the weather, any media-related news, award shows, or travel advice.
Similar to the Bing mobile app, answers will also be presented as bullet points, shortened responses, or text. A global preview of Bing in Skype is easily accessible.
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Microsoft, a well-known tech behemoth, hosted a gathering on February 7 at its Redmond, Washington, headquarters. The company recently revealed AI-powered updates to its Edge browser and Bing search engine.
For customers to understand how it functions, the company first provided a preview. As a result, the updates were initially made available as a limited preview on the desktop. Users can obtain a limited number of queries in this way to use for their initial searches.
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For the first time in his nine years of employment, according to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, search engines powered by artificial intelligence are a crucial tool.
According to Nadella, “I had not seen something like this since, I would say, 2007-2008 when the cloud was just beginning to emerge.”