Bing Maps Offers A Taxi Fare Calculator

Microsoft has come up with a rather smart way to try and compete with Google Maps, as the company launched a contest dubbed the “King of Bing Maps” which saw many folks come up with some cool ideas to improve the service. One of the more useful suggestions is the Taxi Fare Calculator, which does exactly as its name implies. Users will be able to calculate the cost of taking a cab from A to B with just a few clicks, a feature that Google Maps doesn’t currently offer. External services do offer such calculations, but nothing has officially showed up on Google Labs, which is Google’s testing ground, just yet, so it’s an additional benefit for the end user.

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