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Map Services Comparison

The various mapping services available on the Web have different capabilities. This post explores some of the differences in what each of the three best-known services can – and cannot – do. 129 more words

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Microsoft has been changing. What has happened?

Last week, Satya Nadella wrote an email to Microsoft’s employees covering many of their businesses. He covered Windows Phone, Bing Maps, and Bing Ads. The email also entitled an “impairment charge” of $7.6B and 7,800 layoffs globally as well as a restructuring charge of $750M to $850M. 280 more words

Microsoft Previews New Bing Maps, Puts Focus On Travel Planning

Microsoft may have sold off some of its mapping assets to Uber last week, but almost as if to show that it’s still taking Bing Maps seriously, the company today… 377 more words

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Uber acquires Bing Maps technology from Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO – Microsoft is handing off some its digital advertising business to AOL and selling its street-image mapping operation to Uber, as the giant software company tries to focus on activities more relevant to its core business. 387 more words

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Microsoft Stops Collecting Own Map Data, Sells Part of Business to Uber

Microsoft confirmed on Monday that it will stop collecting its own map data, though it plans to continue to offer Bing Maps using data licensed from partners. 427 more words

General

Creating and publishing simple web maps using Microsoft Bing maps

Things to note

– To have access to Microsoft Bing maps, user should have a Microsoft user account or Hotmail account.

–  Bing maps is the Microsoft equivalent of Google maps engine. 347 more words

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