Bing and React on Amazon Tablets

Bing and React on Amazon Tablets

Tablets are an important part of the Bing success story, with many users looking for the latest news, checking out sport scores and searching for entertainment. To better optimize for such user intent across devices of varying screens sizes and aspect ratios while providing fluid and aesthetically pleasing experience we at Microsoft completely redesigned the Bing homepage on Amazon Fire tablets using React + Redux.
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Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest is part of the Bing Maps API offering both as part of the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and a standalone REST API service. Autosuggest provides suggestions for roads, addresses, intersections, places, and businesses. This is very useful for companies who have customers typing in addresses/locations where we will suggest and auto complete a business name or address which assists user input and increases accuracy.
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Add Custom Styling and Sparkle with Map Style Sheet Editor

Add Custom Styling and Sparkle with Map Style Sheet Editor

Maps can be beautiful. The standard colors are nice, but sometimes you want to add your own flare or customize a map to match existing styles on your website or in your app. To do that, you can use Map Style Sheet Editor with the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and the Bing Maps REST services.
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Bing caps off an exciting football season with helpful features 

Bing caps off an exciting football season with helpful features 

The 2018 NFL season started in September with 32 teams and now it’s down to just two: The Los Angeles Rams and the New England Patriots will face off in the Super Bowl on Sunday, Feb. 3. This year, Bing treated football fans who followed their favorite teams to some improvements to the Bing sports answer, making it easier than...
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Location, location, location!

Location, location, location!

When it comes to building contextually relevant applications, it’s all about location. By enabling functionality tied to location, an application can move from being just a convenience to a necessity! The Bing Maps team has been hard at work releasing three new REST APIs that bring the power of location-based search to maps scenarios. 
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Do good and get mapping with Missing Maps

Do good and get mapping with Missing Maps

When disaster hits, be it a natural disaster, epidemic, poverty or other crisis, first responders rely on GIS data to access the areas impacted. Missing Maps is an open-source collaborative effort founded by the American Red Cross, British Red Cross, Medicine Sans Frontiers, and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap team where volunteers help map areas in an effort to ensure that many of the places previously missing from maps can be located and reached.
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