back to article Redmond Uber-alles: 100 Bing staffers driven to dial-a-car developer

Microsoft has agreed to sell off part of its Bing search operation to Uber. Redmond said on Monday that it would be moving its Bing mapping division to Uber, along with approximately 100 MS employees. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. For Microsoft, the agreement represents part of an effort within the software …

  1. Planetary Paul

    Core?

    What is Redmond's core thingy nowadays? It used to be Windows Über Alles, is that still the case?

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    M$ Selling out to Uber?

    So much for sensible Marketing.

  3. h4rm0ny

    Nooo!

    Stay good, Microsoft!

  4. Dan 55 Silver badge

    For which we should be thankful

    I couldn't think of a worse new owner for Here than Uber. Now Uber won't be buying Here.

    1. Lyndon Hills 1

      Re: For which we should be thankful

      Agreed on Here.

      I'm a little curious about the Uber statement that Mapping is at the heart of what makes Uber great. It seems to me that mapping is far from being a core process, although maybe this should be taken as a warning that they're going to put even more effort into tracking their users?

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