Maps

Location, Windows Phone 8 and Nokia’s plan to be the ultimate “where” platform

Location, Windows Phone 8 and Nokia’s plan to be the ultimate “where” platform

robert brand 38

We had a chance to sit down and chat with Thom Brenner, Vice President of Location and Commerce for Nokia and Pino Bonetti who writes about location on the Nokia Conversations blog. We wanted to hear what Nokia are planning for the future with its location services, which the company has touted as its main focus and differentiator for Windows Phone. Being number one in location and...

Bing Venue Maps gets updated with thousands of shopping malls for around the world

Bing Venue Maps gets updated with thousands of shopping malls for around the world

James Richardson 24

The chaps at Microsoft dropped us an email this morning to let us know that an international update of Bing Venue Maps is rolling out. The update brings us over 2700 venue maps across 30 countries which predominantly are shopping malls. While the update may not be a huge benefit to us daily it may well come in handy for planning visits to new shopping centers. Google rolled a similar...