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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Bing Maps APIs help find you at a crossroads!

Bing Maps APIs help find you at a crossroads!

Frequently we refer to locations based on the intersection of two or more roads. It’s an easy way to pinpoint a specific location. Common scenarios include sharing a meetup spot and finding other nearby locations as a point in relation. Well now, Locations by Point (REST Locations API) and Autosuggest APIs both support intersections as part of their responses.
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Intelligent Product Search and Recommendations for Fashion Retail

Intelligent Product Search and Recommendations for Fashion Retail

The ranking techniques used in Bing Ads can help fashion retailers display beautiful product ads in a cost-effective way which may also be more relevant for shoppers. By working with a prominent fashion retail partner to apply these techniques, these techniques provided a 5.9% increase in the partner's click through rates (number of times a product is clicked over the number of times it is shown) These techniques can be extended beyond basic...
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Bing Maps Local Insights API Now Available

Bing Maps Local Insights API Now Available

The Bing Maps team is happy to announce Bing Maps Local Insights API.  With the release of Bing Maps Local Search API earlier this month, we are excited to include another API to the collection.
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Know what businesses are nearby - Bing Maps Local Search API

Know what businesses are nearby - Bing Maps Local Search API

The Bing Maps Locations REST APIs help developers build rich location aware applications. Today we are pleased to announce a new addition to our Locations API – the Bing Maps Local Search API. Bing Local Search API is a simple-to-use REST API that allows you to query for businesses by name, category or free text.
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