Draggable Pushpins in Bing Maps (.NET)

When building a Bing Maps application, you may want to give the user the ability to drag a pushpin. In the JavaScript version of Bing Maps this can be done by setting the draggable property of a pushpin to true, but the Pushpin class in the .NET version does not have this property, so what
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Updated Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store Apps, for Windows 8.0 and 8.1

Today we are announcing the availability of updated Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store apps for both Microsoft Windows 8.0 and 8.1 in the Visual Studio Gallery. The Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps update for Microsoft Windows 8.1, which consists of the Bing Maps SDK for JavaScript (for JavaScript Developers) and Bing Maps SDK
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Localizing Custom Mapping Data with Bing Translator

The Bing Maps for Enterprise platform offers extensive localization capabilities for map navigation, map labels, directions, and geocoding results in the AJAX v7 map control, Windows Store map control, and REST Services. Typically, you will also have your own custom data that you will be displaying within your mapping application. In this post, we will
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Interested in speech on Windows Phone 8? MVVM and Bing

For the last decade, Rob Chambers, Program Management Lead in Bing, has been working on speech technology. He recently wrote a helpful article on the MVVM (Model, View, View Model) pattern and speech for Windows Phone 8 that features his app, Go Search On.   While the app is targeted at understanding the MVVM paradigm, there is a lot of logic and implementation
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Bing at //build 2013 In Review

On June 26th we announced Bing as a platform, uniting the intelligent services that power Bing.com and making these capabilities available to 3rd party developers via new APIs and controls.  Several talks and educational sessions were given during BUILD that highlighted Bing’s new developer services, including the Optical Character Recognition (OCR) control for Windows 8
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Introducing The New Bing Developer Center and Services

Today at Build 2013 we announced a new set of developer services and the new Bing Developer Center.  This effort is part of our larger goal of empowering developers to take advantage of the enormous investments that we’ve made in search technologies.  Together, these comprise an ‘Intelligent Fabric’ that we use across Microsoft products to
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