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Mikhail Parakhin, Former Microsoft Bing Head, Joins Perplexity Advisor Board

Published on 2024/05/17 By admin

Mikhail Parakhin, the former head of Bing Search and Microsoft Advertising at Microsoft, has announced he is now on the advisory board for Perplexity. Perplexity is a new AI search start up, which technically would be in competition with Microsoft’s Bing Search and Copilot.

Mikhail Parakhin No Longer Working On Copilot At Microsoft

Published on 2024/05/10 By admin

Mikhail Parakhin, the former head of Bing Search and Microsoft Advertising at Microsoft, confirmed he is no longer working on the Copilot project. He stepped down as the head of Bing Search and Microsoft Advertising weeks ago after Microsoft hired Mustafa Suleyman as the CEO of AI at Microsoft.

Bing Tests Lock Icon In New Search Snippet Location

Published on 2024/04/24 By admin

Microsoft is testing moving the lock icon in the Bing Search results snippets from the left of the URL to the right of the URL. Well, most of the time you don’t even see a lock but when Bing is testing it, Bing has been testing different lock locations.

Mikhail Parakhin Breaks Silence On Mustafa Suleyman Of Microsoft (Kinda…)

Published on 2024/04/23 By admin

As you may remember, Mustafa Suleyman became the CEO of AI at Microsoft and then shortly after we heard that Mikhail Parakhin stepped down as the head of Bing Search and Microsoft Advertising. Since then, Mikhail Parakhin has been very quiet on X, but he did post one response this week on Mustafa Suleyman.

Bingbot To Test Zstd Compression After Fully Gaining Full Brotli Compression

Published on 2024/04/19 By admin

Fabrice Canel from Microsoft announced that BingBot now fully supports Brotli compression and will soon be testing zstd Zstandard compression, a lossless data compression, for its crawler.

Bing Search Tests Removing Estimated Number Of Results

Published on 2024/04/10 By admin

Microsoft is testing removing the estimated number of search results count in the Bing Search results interface. This comes after Bing began testing removing the cache link from the search result snippets.

Bing Tests Removing Cache Link From Search Results

Published on 2024/04/08 By admin

Bing is testing removing the cache link from its search results.

Bing Search Tests From Sources Across The Web

Published on 2024/04/08 By admin

Bing is testing showing what Google calls from sources across the web in its Bing Search results.

Bing Tests Groups Cards In Knowledge Panel Design

Published on 2024/04/05 By admin

Microsoft is testing showing more grouped cards in the Bing Search knowledge panel design that it launched earlier this year. Bing is showing four more cards, by splitting some of the cards in half, to make room for these knowledge bits.

Microsoft’s Fabrice Canel: SEOs Don’t Realize Bing Search Usage

Published on 2024/04/03 By admin

Fabrice Canel, the Principal Product Manager at Microsoft Bing, said, “Bing usage extends beyond what many search engine optimizers (SEOs) may realize.” He is basically saying that Bing Search is more important than most of us are giving them and maybe we should consider Bing more when it comes to investing in our efforts