Bing Venue Maps gets global-sized update, makes Euros’ shopping trips easier

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Bing Venue Maps gets global-sized update, makes Euros' shopping trips easier

In case you thought all those 165TB of satellite shots would slow down the Bing Maps updates — think again. And while this one might not be as loaded as the aforementioned goods, the latest refresh to Redmond’s mapping service is likely to make at least a few shopaholic Europeans very happy. To make things short, Microsoft — in partnership with Nokia — is taking Bing Venue Maps over to the Vieux Continent, boosting the total number of mall-friendly maps to over 2,700, and making it more than 30 countries in which the offering’s now live. For those unfamiliar with Venue Maps, the service allows you to find stores, bathrooms and even ATMs located within a good amount of shopping malls across North America, Europe and Asia. Even better, you can see if your favorite spot is one of them at the source link below, where you’ll find the full list of venues supported.

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