Shopping Searches are Now Smarter on Microsoft Bing

Shopping Searches are Now Smarter on Microsoft Bing

The Microsoft Bing team is excited to announce the addition of time- and money-saving annotations to shopping search results. Ever wondered if you were overlooking coupons or special promotions when you shop online? Or perhaps you didn’t even consider that a discount might be available, and you missed out! Bing now provides you with this information within shopping searches – annotations neatly nested within your search results...
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Expansion of Microsoft Rewards to 40+ new countries

Expansion of Microsoft Rewards to 40+ new countries

We are excited to announce the expansion of Microsoft Rewards! We believe that you can and should get more value out of the searches you perform every day, and we want to bring this value to as many of our users around the world as possible.
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Accessing the Bing Maps REST services from various JavaScript frameworks

Accessing the Bing Maps REST services from various JavaScript frameworks

On the Bing Maps forums we often come across developers who have difficulty accessing the Bing Maps REST services using different JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery, Angular, React, or Blazor. One common point of confusion is that passing in a REST service request URL into the address bar of a browser works, but passing that same URL into a method in JavaScript doesn’t. 
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New Bing Maps Experiences: Distance Calculator, Gas Prices and Parking Finder

New Bing Maps Experiences: Distance Calculator, Gas Prices and Parking Finder

Let’s take a little trip. It’s raining this weekend in Seattle (surprise, surprise), so we’ve decided to head to San Diego for the sun — the weather should be better there. The first thing we want to do is figure out how far it is from Seattle to San Diego, as well as find nearby gas stations with an easy map app. We’ve heard the drive is beautiful, especially along the Oregon coast, so let’s calculate the...
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Fun Map API projects to build using Bing Maps API

Fun Map API projects to build using Bing Maps API

Bing Maps API offers both beginners and experienced developers a wide scope for experimentation with mapping and data visualization.  Build your own treasure map for geocaching or guess "Where in the world?" with loaction aware APIs and colorful maps.
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MS Build 2022 Bing Maps in Microsoft Power Pages

MS Build 2022 Bing Maps in Microsoft Power Pages

Edgar Simões, an Economist, was inspired to help Ukrainian refugees resettling in Portugal and knew he needed a live interactive map. Despite not having a developer background, Edgar leveraged power pages within Microsoft’s Power Platform, including Bing Maps, to build Ukraine Live Aid, a website with an interactive map showing donation sites around the country.
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Get Ready for the Big Race with Bing Maps

Get Ready for the Big Race with Bing Maps

Memorial Day weekend, and the unofficial beginning of summer, is right around the corner. In addition to picnics and hanging out by the pool, a lot of people will be tuning in to watch their favorite motorsports on television. NASCAR held its longest race, the Coca-Cola 600, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in North Carolina and perhaps one of racing’s most prestigious races, the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco, has been running since 1929. If you...
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Introducing Turing Image Super Resolution: AI powered image enhancements for Microsoft Edge and Bing Maps

Introducing Turing Image Super Resolution: AI powered image enhancements for Microsoft Edge and Bing Maps

The Microsoft Turing team has a new addition to its family of image and language models. The Turing Image Super Resolution model (T-ISR) uses deep learning to deliver the magical “enhance” to any image in the world. It is already being used today to improve the quality of the aerial view in Bing Maps around the globe and is also rolling out in Microsoft Edge to bring its powers to the entire web. See examples of the model in action...
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