Enhanced Security Update for Bing Maps API Keys

Enhanced Security Update for Bing Maps API Keys

As announced on May 24, the Bing Maps Developer portal shipped a new feature allowing you to restrict access on your Bing Maps API keys to a set of domains that you specify. Starting today, wildcard is now supported for referrer security whitelist setting
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Join the Bing APIs team at Microsoft Inspire 2018 in Las Vegas

Join the Bing APIs team at Microsoft Inspire 2018 in Las Vegas

The Bing APIs team will be at Microsoft Inspire 2018, in Las Vegas, Nevada, July 15 through the 18th. If you are registered for the event, stop by the Cognitive Services - Bing Search APIs booth in the Data & AI area to learn more about the new features and enhancements we’ve made to our Bing Search APIs platform:
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Bing Maps Location Recognition API Now Generally Available

Bing Maps Location Recognition API Now Generally Available

Today, we are pleased to announce the general availability release of the Bing Maps Location Recognition API that we previewed in last month’s blog post. Supercharge your applications to provide users with more context about what is nearby. Given a location (latitude, longitude) the Bing Maps Location Recognition API returns a list of entities at the location.
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Artificial intelligence + human intelligence: Training data breakthrough

Artificial intelligence + human intelligence: Training data breakthrough

At Bing, AI is the foundation of our services and experiences. If you have ever been involved in any machine learning or AI project you know that frequently the key to success is good training data (a set of labeled examples that helps train the algorithm). Getting enough high-quality training data is often the most challenging piece of building an AI-based service. Typically, data labeled by humans is of high quality (has relatively few mistakes)...
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LinkedIn Announces New Commute Feature Powered by Bing Maps

LinkedIn Announces New Commute Feature Powered by Bing Maps

Today, LinkedIn introduced a new, helpful feature to their many users – “Your Commute.” LinkedIn has been working with the Bing Maps Platform team to add this valuable new feature to their mobile experience– see what the commute time is for a selected job posting.   
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Case Study: How to use Distance Matrix API for Commute Analysis and Office Site Planning

Case Study: How to use Distance Matrix API for Commute Analysis and Office Site Planning

Earlier this year, a Real Estate and Facilities (RE&F) team with a Microsoft subsidiary used Bing Maps Distance Matrix API, as the specialty tool to perform a quick commute analysis, to help determine the single best location for collocating all of their operations from multiple offices in a metro area to one office location. See how Bing Maps Distance Matrix API helps a customer solve a business problem related to real estate site planning.
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