Microsoft has sold a part of its Bing Maps technology to online cab hailing service Uber for an as yet undisclosed amount, reports TechCrunch. About 100 Microsoft engineers are also expected to join Uber, following this deal. The report also mentions that Microsoft will stop collecting map data and instead depend on data licensed from partners like Nokia to continue offering its Bing Maps service. The company will instead focus on the user experience of Bing Maps. A Uber spokesperson told MediNama that: We’re excited about the talent and technology this acquisition brings. Mapping is at the heart of what makes Uber great. So we’ll continue to work with partners, as well as invest in our own technology, to build the best possible experience for riders and drivers. Given that Uber's app is essentially a map with other features built…
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