Bing Maps & Local

    • Bing local search update highlights business holiday hours in local listings

      Prior to the Thanksgiving holiday, Bing announced it was helping business owners display the correct hours of operation via their local search listing on Bing. From the Bing Search Blog: “Bing local is collaborating with business owners and trusted partners to get accurate holiday hours in real time. When you search for local businesses, you’ll receive up-to-date changes for holiday hours.

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  • The future of the map

    …, the Maracanã. By zooming in and clicking on it, Google literally blows the roof right off the building by allowing you to toggle through its various floors, making it easy to find things like bathrooms and stairs. Places like shopping malls and sporting venues are the current primary beneficiaries of indoor mapping. While the mapping feature…

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  • Bing Maps Adds Traffic Cameras To Map

    … Game Bing Maps Partners With 20th Century Fox To Promote "The Martian" With Guided Tour Of Mars Mount McKinley Becomes Mt. Denali On Google Maps; Bing Stays With Old Name Cortana For Android Is Officially Available For Download In US Beta Bing Maps & LocalChannel: Local (Some images used under license from Shutterstock.com.)…

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  • Google Maps Hides Search Bar, HERE Struggles To Sell

    … Google Maps has made some minor changes that improve usability, while Nokia appears to be struggling to sell its mapping service HERE. Google Maps now will hide the search bar on the top and explore bar on the bottom of the map screen to create a larger visual field. One tap causes those bars to disappear and another brings them back. It’s…

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