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2010-03-10 08:03:00

BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- LTech, (www.ltech.com), a leader in enterprise cloud computing products and services, today announced it has added the LTech Power Panel for Google Apps and LTech Google Docs Backup to the Google Apps Marketplace(TM), Google's recently launched online storefront for Google Apps(TM) products and services. Power Panel provides advanced IT management and end-user capabilities for Google Apps, and LTech Google Docs Backup is a downloadable tool for...

2010-03-10 07:50:00

WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is proud to announce its partnership with Google(TM) as an official content provider for Google Map's brand-new biking directions functionality. The release of this long-awaited feature allows Google Maps users to type in their destination and receive directions for the best bicycling route. Previously, Google was able to provide walking, driving or transit directions. Now, RTC is providing its extensive...

2010-03-03 07:00:00

SAO PAULO, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Tourist Board, EMBRATUR, announced today along with Google Brazil, the world's first Google/YouTube brand channel uniquely combining videos and Google maps to provide an interactive online Brazilian tourism experience. Now accessible at www.youtube.com/visitbrasil, the site currently features more than 85 videos from Brazil. This is the first convergence of its kind involving Google Maps into YouTube to date. "While other destinations...

2010-02-17 09:15:00

GLENVIEW, Ill.,, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Navman Wireless today announced the addition of live traffic and 360 degree photographic street views to its OnlineAVL2 real-time fleet tracking and management system with an upgrade of the system's mapping software to Google Maps, using the Google Maps API Premier. The new features advance OnlineAVL2's ability to improve fleet productivity and customer service while reducing fuel, labor and vehicle operating costs. OnlineAVL2's new integration...

2010-02-04 05:01:00

Official website of Greater Phoenix CVB adds custom itinerary builder, Google maps, user-generated reviews, social-media content and new mobile site PHOENIX, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Phoenix is not a travel destination known for its surfing. But that might change with the launch of the completely redesigned website visitphoenix.com. The official website of the Greater Phoenix Convention & Visitors Bureau has long catered to the needs of visitors planning or considering a trip...

2009-12-21 07:00:00

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citysearch, a leading online local guide and an operating business of IAC (Nasdaq: IACI), today announced its new Mobile by Citysearch application for the Google Android platform. Android device users can browse, search and share local information for over 15M local business listings, and post reviews to Citysearch directly from their devices. Mobile by Citysearch for Android joins the family of Citysearch applications for multiple mobile...

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2009-11-13 14:04:09

Privacy concerns over Google's "Street View" have prompted Switzerland's data protection commissioner to announce on Friday that he was taking Google to court over the matter, AFP reported. Hanspeter Thuer, Switzerland's Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner, said he was taking the case to the Federal Administrative Tribunal after the U.S. Internet giant had refused to apply the majority of measures he had recommended. Google Street View lets users see a ground level panoramic...

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2009-10-28 15:40:00

Google unveiled the next evolution of its Google Maps feature for its Android 2.0 mobile operating system on Wednesday. The new Google Maps Navigation Beta aims to provide users with turn-by-turn GPS navigation with 3D views, voice guidance and automatic rerouting features. The new mobile service was developed "from the ground up to take advantage of your phone's Internet connection," the company said in a post on its official blog. The company's new service poses a direct threat to makers of...

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2009-09-30 14:55:00

The new Google Wave tool, which merges e-mail, instant messaging and wiki-style editing, was made available to the publicly today. Describing it as "how e-mail would look if it were invented today", Google said the service will transform the way people communicate online. The trial will be open to 100,000 invitees, each of whom can nominate an additional five people to "join the Wave." A full consumer launch is expected early next year. The open source tool will allow third party developers...

2009-09-22 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TravelTrac will launch its services and premiere the first in its line of Multimedia Travel Sharing Apps designed for the iPhone at the DEMOfall 09 technology launch event on September 22nd at 9:14 a.m. TravelTrac provides a "touch simple" process for creating and sharing your trips and travel adventures as dynamic multimedia web presentations. More robust than any travel blog, TravelTrac Apps allow you to share and pinpoint your locations, travel...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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