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Microsoft Slides of Bing Demo: Mapping and Mash-Ins

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This morning, Microsoft (MSFT) showed off some new features of Bing and reviewed how the search service has been doing since its launch.

Here are the slides that the company’s top search execs used in the presentation, which included not much new stuff, except for a cool update to its mapping and getting third-party developers to do “mash-ins.”

Unfortunately, the demos were live, but enjoy the PowerPoint, which shows Bing’s roadmap so far (click on the link to launch):


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik