Bing gets ready for the Academy Awards

Arif Bacchus

Bing is a great search engine to use for simple things like searching for recipes online, but its Prediction Engine is also used to predict famous events. The Microsoft search engine was recently used to predict the Super Bowl (although it got that one wrong), The BAFTA Awards, and was even used in the U.S. primary elections. Today, the Bing team is at it again, and has unveiled a new experience to prepare you for another big event, the 2016 Academy Awards.

Bing has created Bing’s Guide to the Academy Awards, and it can be used to prepare you for the big show. The guide, which can be accessed here, features everything from nominees, predictions, red carpet fashion, highlights from past Oscars, and even quizzes and printable ballots.  So, thanks to this guide, you most definitely will be able to see what your favorite celebrities have been up to before, during, and after the Academy Awards.

Cortana is also part of Bing’s Academy Awards plans, and you can use Cortana for show insights. Questions that you can ask her include, ‘Who will win the Oscar for best picture?’ ‘Give me an Oscar fact’ and ‘What is your favorite movie?’

Using Cortana for the Academy Awards

The guide will be updated as soon as the Academy Awards begin at the red carpet, and will even feature highlights from the night. A complete list of winners, news updates, and the new fashion will all be seen on Bing’s guide after the Academy Awards come to a close.

The 2016 Academy Awards can be seen February 28, 2016 on ABC.