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  • Introducing the Bing Maps Preview App for Windows 8.1 - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/maps/archive/2013/12/05/bing-maps-preview-arrives-on-windows-8-1.aspx

    Today we announced the release of the Bing Maps Preview app built for Windows 8.1. As a first look at the next generation of the Bing Maps app, it offers a beautiful 3D experience designed for touch that brings the best of Bing and Windows together. Get all the details in the official announcement on...
  • Bing Maps Preview Arrives on Windows 8.1 - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2013/12/05/maps3d.aspx

    A first step in introducing a new way to explore the world, the Bing Maps Preview app hits the Windows Store today . Built from the ground up for clarity, detail and scale, the app provides a seamless and dynamic way to experience mapping. To ensure we have the highest quality imagery possible, we’re...
  • Windows 8 App Refresh - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/search/archive/2013/04/15/appex.aspx

    Back in October we launched six Bing Apps for Windows 8 including News, Finance, Weather, Sports, Maps and Travel to help you explore your world with a set of immersive vertical experiences. The apps were designed from the ground up to embrace speed and touch providing you with a fast, fluid and consistent...
  • 【開発チームより】Facebook地図刷新のお知らせ - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/ja-jp/b/jp/archive/2012/10/05/facebook.aspx

    おはようございます、日本でBingの開発を行っているサーチテクノロジーセンタージャパンです。 最近は寒くなってきましたね。窓を開けっぱなしで寝たらあっさり風邪をひいてしまいました。 みなさんも体調管理に気をつけてください! 本日はFacebook上の地図についてご紹介させていただきます。 Facebook上で場所をチェックインした時に表示される地図や、Facebook中のコミュニティページなどに使われている地図は、 実はBingのものだってご存知でしたか? PCのブラウザから表示されるFacebook地図は8月に、そしてiPhone/iPad向けの地図は9月に一新し、 より皆さんのなじみやすい...
  • Bing Maps bindet Verkehrsinformationen von Nokia ein - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/de-de/b/de/archive/2012/05/25/9681189.aspx

    Auf Bing Maps können ab sofort Verkehrsinformationen für Deutschland sowie für viele weitere europäische und internationale Länder abgerufen werden. Die dahinter liegende Technologie stellt das Unternehmen Nokia , mit dem Microsoft seit dem vergangenen Jahr eine strategische...
  • National Geographic Map Brings Social Studies to Life - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/06/01/national-geographic-map-brings-social-studies-to-life.aspx

    Getting kids interested in social studies can be a project. As I remember it, in grade school, social studies came right after lunch, which meant that I was more interested in putting my head on my desk than in learning what the indigenous peoples of remote Fiji liked to eat. Followed by a film strip...
  • Tuesday morning field trip to Vietnam - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/01/04/tuesday-morning-field-trip-to-vietnam.aspx

    I'm planning to take a trip to Vietnam this spring. I've never been to Asia, and everyone always has glowing things to say about Vietnam. Great food, diverse culture, friendly people, natural beauty...Vietnam has it all. But I don't know very much about the country beyond what others have told me. That...
  • Bing Maps helping solve the world’s toughest problems – seriously! - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/education/archive/2011/04/25/bing-maps-helping-solve-the-world-s-toughest-problems-seriously.aspx

    Whether it’s tracking the location of a bus so that, especially if you’re visually impaired, you know when your bus is coming; helping friends and family know where you are so that you can be rescued in the event of a disaster or even providing insight into potential malaria hotspots, this...
  • Bing Maps welcomes Multimap to the family - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/uk/archive/2010/09/29/bing-maps-welcomes-multimap-to-the-family.aspx

    The Multimap team have been hard at work building a new version of Bing Maps for the UK, and are now ready to share the experience with Multimap users. Recently Multimap users have been invited to try the Bing Maps experience and tell us what they think. Using their feedback the most popular features...
  • Bing Maps Gets Transit Directions - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/maps/archive/2010/09/16/bing-maps-gets-transit-directions.aspx

    Commuters rejoice! Today Bing Maps added transit routing to its directions options. So, for those of you who like to take the bus, subway, or local rail you now can turn to Bing Maps. This is a very important feature for us as public transit grows in popularity and coverage. There are more than 10.7...
  • A new user interface for Bing Maps - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/maps/archive/2011/07/11/a-new-user-interface-for-bing-maps.aspx

    Over the past few months, we’ve been testing some enhancements to the Bing Maps interface that we’re excited to now make available for everyone. The most apparent changes are to our task and navigation controls, where—based on your feedback—we’ve made it easier to find the...
  • Webcast: See What's New with Bing Maps - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/developer/archive/2009/12/03/webcast-see-what-s-new-with-bing-maps.aspx

    Join Bing Maps technical evangelist Chris Pendleton to learn about the latest innovations in the Bing Maps Platform that can help you take your Web mapping solution to the next level. Hear about Deep Zoom and multimedia integration possible in the new Silverlight Control and see how the latest release...
  • New tools, guidelines for Bing Maps - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/developer/archive/2009/11/10/new-tools-guidelines-for-bing-maps.aspx

    The newly-released Bing Maps Silverlight Control (Version 1.0) provides some great new feaures, and the Terms of Use has been updated: Bing Maps Silverlight Control 1.0 Released Watch a 4-minute video introduction to the Silverlight Control Bing Maps Terms of Use Changes; Benefit Educators...
  • Writing Your First Bing Map App - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/developer/archive/2010/06/07/writing-your-first-bing-map-app.aspx

    With the Bing Maps Apps SDK just released, it’s time to get started writing apps using the Bing Maps platform. The first thing you need is something to map. I wanted to do something a little more interesting than your typical “Hello World!” app, so I chose to map the locations of the...
  • please someone direct me - Forum Thread

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/bingsearch/f/12244/t/652436.aspx

    Hi people,I want to utilize bing maps, I just have no idea where to start. I have absolutely no background in this. I dont even know what language you use to program these maps. Can someone please direct me where I need to start. I would like to create a map that updates based on live information inputed...
  • More great talent joining Bing: Steve Coast - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/bingjobs/archive/2011/02/10/steve-coast-more-great-talent-joining-our-team.aspx

    Steve Coast joined Microsoft in November 2010 as a Principal Architect. Steve founded OpenStreetMap in 2004 which is a free and open map of the world. He also co-founded CloudMade in 2008 that monetizes the map as values moves upstream. Take a look at Steve’s OpenStreetMap talk at Location...
  • "Impacting The Next Bing" by Jamie - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/bingjobs/archive/2009/12/02/quot-impacting-the-next-bing-quot.aspx

    Today we launched the Fall Release of Bing. We have some exciting new mapping features and are further enabling users to make decisions about things in everyday life with Bing. As a user of Bing, this is of course, great news. But think about it from this perspective – imagine being a member of...
  • Meet Blaise, Architect of Bing Maps - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/bingjobs/archive/2010/10/05/meet-blaise-bing-maps.aspx

    Yvonne Johnson, lead recruiter at Microsoft has had the pleasure of working with Blaise over the last couple of years. His innovative thinking has driven Bing Maps into what it has become today and what we will see in the future. In his 2010 presentation at Ted, Blaise demonstrates how Microsoft is bringing...
  • Boulder: Bird’s Eye Imagery & New State-of-the-Art Facility (by Nathan) - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/bingjobs/archive/2011/02/16/boulder-bird-s-eye-imagery-amp-new-state-of-the-art-facility-by-nathan.aspx

    The Bing Mobile group in Boulder, Colorado is constantly developing new areas to bring relevance to search through processing and interpreting imagery. When we last met, I had outlined the structure of our team and operations in Boulder, CO. This time around, I’d like to take some time to...
  • Microsoft SharePoint Conference - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/events/archive/2009/09/23/microsoft-sharepoint-conference.aspx

    Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2009 October 19 -22, 2009 Las Vega, NV Make sure you check out Chris Pendleton & Eric Waldman and their session on Bing Maps
  • Momentum Webcast: Use Bing Maps with SharePoint Server for a Better View of Your Business - Blog Post

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/site_blogs/b/events/archive/2009/09/23/momentum-webcast-use-bing-maps-with-sharepoint-server-for-a-better-view-of-your-business.aspx

    Viewing your business data in an efficient, intuitive way is key to your organization's success. When you use Bing Maps with SharePoint, the mapping platform can be a powerful tool for visualizing content. Bing Maps incorporates rich imagery and cutting-edge technology to provide unique views of data...
  • Street Numbers - Forum Thread

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/maps/f/12264/t/650014.aspx

    Hi all, I work for an Australian company that provides as part of it's service a software package that utilises Bing mapping. We have an increased demand for visible street numbering to be included as part of the package, and as I understand it, the Microsoft license restricts the developers...
  • Unable to send bing maps vis MSN Direct to my Garmin - Forum Thread

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/maps/f/12264/t/649627.aspx

    Worked like a charm until last week. now NADA! I really need this feature.Any ideas why it stopped working?
  • Bing Maps and Garmin GPS - Forum Thread

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/maps/f/12264/t/650433.aspx

    I have previously been able to send to my GPS from Bing maps, but no more. I no longer get the page to select "USB or MSN Direct" and, after I submit the Send button, it gets stuck trying to load msndirect.aspx. I have searched for some place to reset so that I can select USB, but no joy...
  • Re: Sitemaps - Forum Reply

    http://www.bing.com/blogs/maps/f/12264/p/660088/9606544.aspx#9606544

    Apart from a sitemap, be sure your internal linking reaches all pages.