Google Loses Santa To Bing

Tagged: Bing, Business, google, NORAD, Off Topic, Santa Claus, Entertainment, Technology
Source: Slashdot - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 45 weeks ago

"Unlike previous years, NORAD (the North American Aerospace Defense Command) has decided to use Bing maps to track Santa's journey as he goes around the world delivering presents. Starting Christmas eve, one will be able to go to the official NORAD Santa tracking site ( and use Bing maps to see where Santa is delivering presents at that time. In previous years, NORAD has always gone for Google maps to track Saint Nick. The reason for this switch were not disclosed, but since nearly 25 million people are expected to use this tool come this Christmas, this will definitely benefit Bing in the ongoing competition for online map applications."



3dGameMan's picture
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Santa is gonna get lost this year ;)

Rodney Reynolds,

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At least jolly ol' Saint Nick isn't using Apple Maps - he may not deliver all the presents on time. ;)