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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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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Bing Maps United Kingdom Quality Update 2018

Bing Maps United Kingdom Quality Update 2018

The Bing Maps team has been continuously improving its services with new data, quality updates and bug fixes. The March update added support of rooftop address geocoding with high precision post codes in the United Kingdom.
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Announcing Improvements to Maps Related Searches for the UK

Announcing Improvements to Maps Related Searches for the UK

The Bing Maps team is happy to announce several improvements we have made to maps related searches on Bing.com for the UK market. We have been hard at work lighting up features to improve our users' experience when searching for addresses, places, maps, directions, etc.  
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Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing improvements added to Bing Maps

Geocoding and Routing are core services in mapping platforms. Today, the Bing Maps team is happy to announce improved algorithms and increased coverage support for these services, which also directly improve the coverage of many of the new Bing Maps Fleet Management APIs, such as the Isochrone and Distance Matrix APIs which rely on routing data.
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