Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest API Now Supports Business Suggestions in 8 New Countries

Bing Maps Autosuggest is part of the Bing Maps API offering both as part of the Bing Maps V8 Web Control and a standalone REST API service. Autosuggest provides suggestions for roads, addresses, intersections, places, and businesses. This is very useful for companies who have customers typing in addresses/locations where we will suggest and auto complete a business name or address which assists user input and increases accuracy.
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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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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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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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Bing Maps goes Digital Hollywood University with MVP Daisuke Yamazaki

Bing Maps goes Digital Hollywood University with MVP Daisuke Yamazaki

Microsoft MVP, Daisuke Yamazaki specializes in Bing Maps and evangelizes mapping inside and outside of the classroom. As Associate Professor teaching web technologies at Digital Hollywood Graduate School, Yamazaki has built a website for students that publicly offers anyone the resources and tools to easily get started with Bing Maps – BingMaps Go!
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