Bing Maps Autosuggest API GA Release

Bing Maps Autosuggest API GA Release

Introducing the Bing Maps Autosuggest API, the newest addition to the Bing Maps REST services. The Autosuggest API is used to return a ranked list of suggested entities based on a user's partial query. The service can return three possible entity types: Addresses (including roads), points of interest, and businesses (currently available in the US only with new markets coming soon).
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CAMS Software Reduces Costs and Increases Efficiency By Using the Bing Maps Distance Matrix API

CAMS Software Reduces Costs and Increases Efficiency By Using the Bing Maps Distance Matrix API

Based in British Columbia, CAMS Software is a small transportation management software company with big customers. The company’s flagship transportation management solution, Prospero, is used by the majority of major grocery chains in North America, including industry giants. CAMS Software switched from its old maps provider to Bing Maps to simplify customer interactions, reduce operating costs, and gain efficiency and a competitive edge.
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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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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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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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