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This article was published on May 3, 2011


Microsoft’s Bing now default for maps and search on all Blackberry devices

Microsoft’s Bing now default for maps and search on all Blackberry devices
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Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups gr Courtney Boyd Myers is the founder of audience.io, a transatlantic company designed to help New York and London based technology startups grow internationally. Previously, she was the Features Editor and East Coast Editor of TNW covering New York City startups and digital innovation. She loves magnets + reading on a Kindle. You can follow her on Facebook, Twitter @CBM and .

Today, at BlackBerry World 2011, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer took the stage to announce that all default maps and search apps on future BlackBerry devices will be powered by Bing.

Going forward, Bing’s search and mapping technologies will be integrated with RIM operating systems on BlackBerry devices. According to MobileBurn, Bing will provide a social network-based link rating system as well.

One Tweet just sums it up so nicely…

Update: video of Bing on Blackberry in action:

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