The Bing Maps rival to Google Street View has arrived in London, where Navteq cars have started collecting street-level photos as well as location and landmark data.
Bing Streetside View now lets you pan up and down streets more seamlessly to help you find specific stores and other locales.
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New 2.0 version released this week sports a redesigned home page, better voice search, and an auto-suggest feature to help you tweak your searches on the fly.
CNET's Josh Lowensohn chats with Bing's architect, Blaise Aguera y Arcas, about three of Bing mobile's new features, including one that helps users create immersive, 360-degree panoramas.
It takes a long time to drive every street in the world to supply your online map service with 3D data. Navteq is giving Microsoft some help for its new Bing maps.
As part of a wave of updates, Microsoft's Bing has gotten a handful of modest features that aim to improve the look, feel, and functionality of the Web search tool.
High-res imagery and a slick user interface make the Bing Maps Beta one of the best new Bing features, but it still has a long way to go to match Google's breadth.
Bing Maps now lets you see all the businesses that are inside of large malls. So far, it is available only at a handful of locations--and on computers rather than mobile devices.
A new mapping technology from Microsoft's Research team takes the idea of a panoramic street view and stitches it together into one long stream of map tiles.