Virtual Earth & MapPoint B2B

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I should've wrote this a year ago, but I was too lazy to find my credentials, login and actually do...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/11/2008

Come see me @ MIX

I'll be @ MIX working the midnight mashup camp. If you're going to be around and plan on hitting the...

Author: cpendle Date: 04/27/2007

Rooftop Geocoding Now Available!

The era of rooftop geocoding is upon us. Rooftop geocoding is now available in MapPoint Web Service....

Author: cpendle Date: 04/17/2007

Illustrating Signal Strength on Virtual Earth

Ironically, I was sent 2 applications using Microsoft mapping today both of which are illustrating...

Author: cpendle Date: 04/13/2007

Virtual Earth Version 3 & 4 Map Controls Compressed

Versions 3 & 4 of our API were compressed yesterday - they went out with the release of the new...

Author: cpendle Date: 04/04/2007

Evidence of Virtual Earth's Power in the Enterprise

We've recently published a case study and video highlighting British Petroleum's use of Virtual...

Author: cpendle Date: 04/03/2007

MWS 5.2 is now Live!

I mentioned this a few weeks ago, but for those customer who use Microsoft's MapPoint Web Service,...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/29/2007

InfoNow parts ways with MapQuest for Microsoft

It's official - InfoNow is now a Microsoft partner and will be pushing the Virtual Earth and...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/28/2007

Farallon Geographics Builds Web Based GIS Redevelopment Project Tracking Portal for Boston Redevelopment Authority

Check the press release here: http://www.fargeo.com/company/press/2007/03/farallon_geogra_2.html....

Author: cpendle Date: 03/26/2007

Plan out your Trips with TripHub.com and Virtual Earth

http://www.prnewswire.com/news/index_mail.shtml?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/03-26-2007/0004552820&...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/26/2007

Going to ETech 2007?

ETech (Emerging Technology Conference) is in San Diego which is reason enough, but now you have...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/17/2007

SuperPages.com - Maps Powered by Virtual Earth

Superpages.com recently launched their new "map-based searching" using Virtual Earth. The site...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/13/2007

SMS and WAP to Find Nearest Starbucks

This week Starbucks rolled out a new SMS service which has gotten quite a bit of press. The process...

Author: cpendle Date: 03/02/2007

Virtual Earth - A Great Waste of Time...

Or, so says PC Magazine. Apparently, our browser-based 3D environement is so addicting (and...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/28/2007

Hotels.com International Launches on Virtual Earth

If you're traveling to Ireland or Germany, you can now use Hotels.com's localized sites with Virtual...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/27/2007

InfoSpace.com Launches on MapPoint Web Service

Infospace.com and local.infospace.com is now live on MapPoint Web Service. This has been a long...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/27/2007

Virtual Earth in the Public Sector

Check out the RecruitMAP video used for recruiting people into military branches. The video shows...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/27/2007

Inside Virtual Earth 3D

Duncan Lawler, Principle Development Lead for Virtual Earth 3D, (also has the glorious esteem of...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/23/2007

SAP and Virtual Earth

How about some SAP and Virtual Earth integration? Check out this video explaining how mapping...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/23/2007

Harley-Davidson Great Roads Now Live with Virtual Earth

http://www.harley-davidson.com/wcm/Content/Pages/Great_Roads/hdEarth.jsp?locale=en_US Harley-Davison...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/23/2007

Weather.com now using Virtual Earth

The biggest weather site on the web just lauched with Virtual Earth as their mapping platform of...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/22/2007

Upgrade from MWS to VE

Did you know upgrading from MWS to VE from a contract perspective is SOOOOO easy? It has recently...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/21/2007

eCityGov.net Maps our Parks and Recreation

The cCityGov.net alliance is a group of cities with in Washington State that have committed to...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/08/2007

New Case Study Featuring BridgeStreet & Virtual Earth

Bridgestreet.com recently integrated Virtual Earth into their site for locating corporate housing....

Author: cpendle Date: 02/08/2007

Target Corp. Live on MWS & Virtual Earth

Target Corporation launched their new store locator with MapPoint Web Service and Virtual Earth....

Author: cpendle Date: 02/08/2007

Avis and MapPoint Web Service

Avis Europe just rolled out their new site using MapPoint Web Service. You can read the Microsoft...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/07/2007

CSR 5.1 is Now Live

The official version of MWS is now 4.5.1, for the record. We upgraded many of the backend...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/07/2007

Where to eat with Molly Sims . . .

The branded entertainment team has lined up custom live.com pages featuring Molly Sims, Hilary Duff...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/07/2007

Financial Services Integration with Virtual Earth

Jackson Hewitt got the memo and during tax season, no less - http://www.jacksonhewitt.com/Locator/ -...

Author: cpendle Date: 02/01/2007

Japan Mashup

Check out this mashup using our Japan Maps (Thanks Y)!...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/30/2007

New Bird's Eye Imagery - 1/24/2007

I'm a bit slow to post this, but the following imagery is now available in Bird's Eye view:...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/24/2007

Miami in 3D

We just published Miami and Miami Beach in 3D. You can check out the building models along the coast...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/24/2007

Look Local by Idelix

Someone forwarded me a great site comparing Virtual Earth, Google Maps and Yahoo Maps. You can see...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/24/2007

Come see us at Inman - NYC

I'll be working the Microsoft Virtual Earth booth at the Inman Real Estate Connect Conference next...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/04/2007

Want The New Bird's Eye Navigation?

A release to the consumer site has exposed some new capabilities to the maps.live.com site which...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/03/2007

Animated Icons on SportsDo

Check out this app which shows how SportsDo is working with the BBC for their cult Ski Sunday show...

Author: cpendle Date: 01/02/2007

Fixing Black Shadows on Transparent Tile Overlays

Lewis Harvey posted a great fix for the "black shadow" issue in transparent tile overlays on Virtual...

Author: cpendle Date: 12/20/2006

Local Search Japan Promotion

So weird: http://promotion.live.jp/searchmap/.

Author: cpendle Date: 12/18/2006

Starwood Hotels Uses Virtual Earth

Check out this beautiful design and integration of Virtual Earth to highlight some of Starwood's...

Author: cpendle Date: 12/01/2006

Map Cruncher 3.0 Released

Need to crunch more tiles? Need to crunch them faster? Now you can! Download the latest version of...

Author: cpendle Date: 11/20/2006

Spaceland Launch Video

We had a huge shindig in San Francisco last Monday when we launched Spaceland (aka Virtual Earth...

Author: cpendle Date: 11/17/2006

Home Builders Take Note!

Virtual Earth and Map Cruncher prove useful for home builders by allowing you to overlay planned...

Author: cpendle Date: 11/16/2006

Home Services Adopts Virtual Earth

Many, many real estate companies are seeing the power and flexibility of the Virtual Earth platform....

Author: cpendle Date: 11/15/2006

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