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Bing Maps for Mobile Goes Indoors With Mall and Airport Maps

Bing Maps, Microsoft’s often underrated mapping product added yet another feature to its line-up today: indoor maps for Bing Maps for Mobile on iOS, Android and Blackberry devices. Bing Maps for the desktop already included this feature since December and the “Mango” update for Windows Phone also includes this functionality in its native maps app. Now, however, even more users will be able to use this feature, which also gives Bing another feature that Google Maps doesn’t yet offer.

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Jimmy Wales: Wikipedia is Losing Contributors

Few websites have changed the way we access knowledge as much as Wikipedia. Now, however, it looks like the online encyclopedia is hitting some snags, as the number of volunteers who write and edit its articles is getting smaller. Talking to the Associated Press during Wikipedia’s annual Wikimania conference in Haifa, Israel, the site’s founder Jimmy Wales told journalists that his organizations is ”scrambling to simplify what he called ‘convoluted’ editing templates that may be discouraging people from writing and editing Wikipedia’s entries.”

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The Best Tech Stories of the Day (8/3)

The tech news world today was dominated by a few major stories. Google’s assertion that Microsoft, Oracle, Apple and other companies are waging “hostile, organized campaign against Android”  through bogus patent claims garnered the most attention. Then, there was the revelation that last week’s story about the low IQ of Internet Explorer users was a hoax…