The Microsoft Azure Bing Entity Search API returns information about entities that Bing determines are relevant to a user's query. It allows you to send a search query to Bing, for search results that include entities and places, restaurants, hotel, or other local businesses, persons, places, and more. The API identifies an entity based on your searched term, and query for relevant entity information to integrate search data into existing content. Microsoft Azure provides tools and solutions for developers using a trusted cloud platform.
This segment of the Most Interesting APIs in 2018 includes all APIs encompassing Business and Productivity that made our list. We focus on APIs that streamline and improve business processes, and new technology that can be integrated that may transform how a company or organization does business.
Nineteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Search, and Screenshots. Featured today is an API for adding personal safety features to applications and an API that provides data from the Mars Curiosity rover. Here's a look at what is new.
Microsoft has announced that the Bing Entity Search API is now generally available in eleven markets including the United States and Canada. The Bing Entity Search API provides contextual information about real-world entities such as people, places, things, and local businesses.