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Microsoft announces multiple location-based services deals

Microsoft announced a series of partnerships with location-based services in the hopes of creating what it calls a “world graph,” covering all kinds of locations and objects and how they work together. The first was a multi-year deal to use HERE mapping data across a number of its own services, such as Cortana and Bing […]

Microsoft announced a series of partnerships with location-based services in the hopes of creating what it calls a “world graph,” covering all kinds of locations and objects and how they work together.

The first was a multi-year deal to use HERE mapping data across a number of its own services, such as Cortana and Bing Maps. Audi, BMW and Daimler purchased HERE from Nokia last year for €2.8 billion and use it in their GPS systems.

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