Get ready for the biggest night in Hollywood

Get ready for the biggest night in Hollywood

This Sunday, the biggest names in Hollywood hit the red carpet for the 89th Academy Awards. Head to Bing to prep for the show, or catch up on all the buzz after the event, including nominees, predictions, and our new red carpet shopping experience.
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Quickly Find Businesses Along a Route

Quickly Find Businesses Along a Route

Searching for businesses along a route, like gas stations and coffee shops, is one of the many useful features provided by Bing Maps. See how Bing quickly compares thousands of business points along a route using the deviation in trip time, with help from pre-processing huge amounts of geospatial data.
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Bing Predicts the GRAMMY Awards

Bing Predicts the GRAMMY Awards

This Sunday, February 12, music fans will huddle around their TVs and phones to see who will take home a coveted GRAMMY® Award. To see the full list of this year’s nominees, along with Bing’s predictions for who will win in each category, go to Bing and search for GRAMMYs. 
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Using US Census data with Bing Maps

While creating the code samples for the Bing Maps V8 web control, we wanted to make the samples more realistic and use real data. As such, many of the Bing Maps V8 interactive code samples use data from a number of sources such as earthquake data from the USGS, satellite imagery of hurricanes from NASA, weather radar data from Iowa State University, and 2010 US Census data from the US Census Bureau.
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Introducing Visually Rich and Highly Informative Weather Answers

Introducing Visually Rich and Highly Informative Weather Answers

Winter is an especially critical time for checking weather reports, and even more important if you’re the type that likes to hit the slopes. That’s why Bing has just released two new experiences designed to help you navigate every day weather, as well as check the latest snowfall on your favorite ski resort.
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55 countries with Real Time Traffic in Bing Maps

55 countries with Real Time Traffic in Bing Maps

The Bing Maps team is happy to announce the real-time traffic flow data is now available in 55 countries. Bing Maps uses traffic flow data in two ways. The first is to provide real-time and predictive route calculations. The second method is a traffic overlay of color coded roads on the map to indicate the real-time flow of traffic.
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New Imagery Released Covering All of Australia and India

New Imagery Released Covering All of Australia and India

We are pleased to announce the release of fresh imagery in Australia and India for Bing Maps. This latest imagery release includes 7,685,768 square kilometers in Australia, which covers the entire country with all of the major cities and areas outside of those cities. Also, the entire country of India is covered with the total square area of imagery being 3,119,733 square kilometers.
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Over 8.5M Square Kilometers of Imagery for Brazil Released

Over 8.5M Square Kilometers of Imagery for Brazil Released

We are excited to announce that we have launched over 8.5 million square kilometers of fresh imagery for Brazil on Bing Maps. This imagery release covers the total area of Brazil, including land and water. With stunning imagery of shores like those in Copacabana, you can just feel the ocean breeze on your face. Below is an aerial image of the Copacabana that has one of the most iconic beaches in the world. All year round people relax along the 4...
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Bing Maps V8 SDK Fall Update

Bing Maps V8 SDK Fall Update

The main release branch of the Bing Maps Version 8 web control (V8) has been in a code freeze over the last two months for the holiday season. Over this time the Bing Maps team focused primarily on bug fixes and performance improvements in Bing Maps V8. Here are some of the more notable new features added in this release.
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