Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

Bing Maps is updating its base map data source

The partnership with TomTom enhances our mapping portfolio, helping us deliver the best mapping experience across multiple platforms. As a result, Bing Maps is switching to TomTom for base map data for regions outside of China, Japan, and South Korea. In March we began gradually rolling out the new TomTom base map data to Bing.com users and Microsoft first party products. Today, we are starting the migration period for the Bing Maps Platform.
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Bing Shopping: 4 ways to save money while shopping at home

Bing Shopping: 4 ways to save money while shopping at home

With more of us confined to our homes, we are increasingly using online shopping both for home delivery and curbside pickups. In fact, Bing Shopping has seen more than a 40% increase in its shopping volume in last two months. In light of these changing times we’d like to share a few tips on how to save money while shopping online.
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AI at Scale in Bing

AI at Scale in Bing

Every day, users from all over the world perform hundreds of millions of search queries with Bing in more than 100 languages. Whether this is the first or the millionth time we see a query, whether the best results for a query change every hour or barely change at all, our users expect an immediate answer that serves their needs. Bing web search is truly an example of AI at Scale at Microsoft, showcasing the next generation of AI capabilities and...
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Did somebody say more Bird's Eye imagery?

Did somebody say more Bird's Eye imagery?

The Bing Maps team continues to release more stunning high-resolution oblique (45-degree angle) aerial Bird's Eye imagery. This most recent wave released over the last several months represents over 80,000 square kilometers of new imagery spanning 100+ cities in the United States.
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Bing delivers new COVID-19 experiences including partnership with GoFundMe to help affected businesses

Bing delivers new COVID-19 experiences including partnership with GoFundMe to help affected businesses

Bing recently announced our work to help the world stay up to date on the latest with COVID-19. Today we’re announcing an expansion of this work in two areas that will allow organizations to leverage Bing data and search. First, we’re releasing our aggregated data to those in academia and research, and releasing a Bing-powered COVID-19 tracker widget for developers that is easy to embed on their sites. Second, we’re partnering...
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Enhanced Features Support Fleets as Delivery Demand Surges Amid COVID-19

Enhanced Features Support Fleets as Delivery Demand Surges Amid COVID-19

The demand for deliveries has surged because of the COVID-19 pandemic. People are staying home and getting their groceries and other essentials delivered to their doorsteps. Since launching in May 2019, we have listened to customer feedback and made a series of enhancements to meet the growing need with the Bing Maps Multi-Itinerary Optimization API.
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Join the Bing Maps Team at Microsoft’s ISV Partner Day

Join the Bing Maps Team at Microsoft’s ISV Partner Day

Bing Maps EMEA Distributor, Grey Matter, is holding a live online event for ISVs and developers on April 21 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm (UK BST). The event will include a keynote from leaders of Microsoft UK and Grey Matter plus six sessions, covering Bing Maps, Azure DevOps, Visual Studio Online, Azure tools and more. Register for the session of your choice and be sure not to miss out on our session led by Justine Coates with the Bing Maps team.
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