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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

Tech

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

Geography

Filter Visio External Data to Drop Shapes

I have recently been demonstrating how to automatically drop data point shapes into the correct latitude \ longitude position over a map image in Visio, and in this instalment I show how to automatically filter the dropped data points by a rectangular area. 1,214 more words

Visio

Distributing Data Points Automatically on Maps in Visio

In my last article, I described how to calibrate a map in Visio ( see http://blog.bvisual.net/2015/05/26/calibrating-a-map-in-visio/ ), and in this article I use a calibrated map to distribute data points from a linked data source automatically. 505 more words

Visio 2013

Calibrating a Map in Visio

Many years ago, I wrote a blog article about calibrating a map in Visio ( see http://blog.bvisual.net/2008/09/30/moving-between-visio-and-kml/ ), but I used VBA and a shape from my friend Chris Roth / VisGuy. 587 more words

Visio 2010

GIS For Biologists: Tip #9 - How To Add A Google Earth Or Bing Maps Image To A GIS Project

This video is the ninth in a series of helpful hints and handy tips for biologists who want to use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in their research. 348 more words

GIS