Bing in the UK: Search Out of Beta, Maps Launches

Bing is officially lifting the beta label from their search offering in the UK. Searchers will experience features that US searchers get including homepage hotspots, visual search, and Twitter integration. The Bing UK shopping search will be integrated with Ciao UK.

Meanwhile, Bing Maps is launching in the UK. Previously, UK internet users were redirected to Multimap.com. Bing Maps UK includes a variety of features such as Tube Maps as well as London Congestion Charge Warnings.