This is a mirror of the Bing Maps iOS SDK. The SDK offers Objective C classes to develop with Xcode, documentation, and sample projects. Possibilities to start with project creation include road, aerial, and hybrid map views. One of the new features is the pushpin that access users' location via GPS in order to discover the position on the map.
Why is it that the most common questions people have about providing open APIs are often about monetization? While there are many possible answers, two reasons that stand out are: a) the API is a distribution channel, and when you think new distribution channel there is an expectation around revenue opportunities; and b) if you are the person in your company trying to define the business case for an API to the executive team, there is a big hurdle to overcome, because business executives tend to see an API as a cost center and want to know how to measure the pay-off.