Latest Google Maps Stories

Google Maps Vows To Remove Image Of Murdered Boy
2013-11-19 13:59:17

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A San Francisco Bay Area father discovered the scene of the police investigation of his murdered son had been captured in the satellite imagery on Google Maps. After requesting the image be removed, the search giant responded, saying it will replace the Google Maps image. The image appears to show the scene of a police investigation, USA Today reports. "The image shows what appears to be a body on the ground near the rail line with...

Google Looks To Map Its Way Into The Business World
2013-10-22 13:01:20

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Monday, search giant Google announced it is looking to expand its popular Google Maps platform beyond the consumer-user base and plans to begin targeting businesses via the Maps Engine Pro. Unlike the consumer version of Google Maps, the company is also looking to monetize this new business version with a monthly subscription. The new platform will allow businesses to update data into its Google Maps, where it can be visualized...

2013-08-12 23:00:05

Xili Mobile announced today it has chosen the Google Maps for Business’ API to provide the property location data and display technology for its upcoming mobile real estate software. XiLi Mobile, http://www.MyXiLiMobile.com, is a Real Estate software as a service provider with plans to release a new mobile text marketing tool for real estate agencies and agents later this month. Wilmington, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 XiLi Mobile, http://www.MyXiLiMobile.com , disclosed...

2013-07-12 23:26:42

Next-generation digital worldwide hybrid mapping app supplemented by a global travel guide; App available for free for a limited time only. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today launched an updated version of its hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, for iOS, adding an extensive, international, online and offline-capable travel guide for no additional...

Google Looks To Seal Deal On Waze, Beating Out Apple And Facebook
2013-06-10 08:38:30

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Several news sources are reporting that Google is almost ready to seal the deal with Waze, purchasing the Israeli mapping app for just over $1 billion. This isn´t the first time such news has hit the headlines, however. Earlier this year (as recently as last month) rumors began to fly that both Google and Facebook were angling to pick up the app, seemingly to keep the other from buying it. One inside source told the...

2013-05-31 23:18:04

Maps Pro — Google Maps Edition version 1.1 from WildPalm Ltd is the first iPad app of its kind to feature place searching, detailed place information with reviews, integrated Skype calling, full screen panoramic photos, local public transit system information, current traffic information, and more. The iPad app requires iOS 6.1 or later. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Version 1.1 of WildPalm Ltd.´s Maps Pro — Google Maps Edition, which is the #1 selling Navigation...

Google Street View Explores Galapagos Islands
2013-05-24 08:43:02

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Galapagos Islands played a pivotal role in the development of Charles Darwin´s theory of natural selection because they are some of the most biologically unique ecosystems in the world, drawing the attention of explorers and scientists alike. Local conservation groups, scientists and the Ecuadorean Government are working to protect the Galapagos from the threats posed by invasive species, climate change, and other human...

2013-05-21 23:00:39

Maine marketing firm, My Local Leads, provides suggestions for dealing with recent changes to Google Maps for local businesses. Kennebunk, Maine (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 Businesses making use of Google Maps for local search marketing should have noticed some changes to both the end user view and administrative control panel of Google Maps over the past week. The most recent updates launched today, although more are on the way over the coming months. Local business owners who have not yet signed...

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