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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...

2013-05-29 08:36:48

LOS ANGELES, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SADA Systems, a global leader in cloud computing solutions and IT consulting, recently announced its latest service offerings around Google Maps for Business solutions. Google Maps for Business products include Google Maps API for Business, Google Maps Engine, Google Maps Coordinate, Google Earth Pro and Google Earth Enterprise, and are part of SADA's geospatial service offerings. SADA Systems services with Google Maps for Business solutions help...

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...

2013-05-16 23:02:30

skobbler Introduces Hybrid Turn-by-Turn Navigation to Android Version of Popular Mapping Service ForeverMap 2; Unique New Product Setup Makes it a True Alternative to Google Maps NEW YORK, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today announced the debut of an updated Android version of its hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, adding online-offline capable turn-by-turn...

2013-05-13 16:29:25

LOUISBOURG, NS, May 13, 2013 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Peter Kent, Canada's Environment Minister and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Canadian Minister of Labour, is pleased to announce that Parks Canada has officially launched a partnership with Google Maps to bring Street View to Canada's treasured natural and cultural places. The launch of this nationwide project coincides with the start of celebrations marking the 300(th) anniversary of...

2013-05-02 23:04:16

Powered by skobbler´s Advanced NGx Technology, ForeverMap 2 is the last word in mobile maps New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2013 skobbler (http://www.skobbler.com), the premier provider and leading innovator of mobile map-based solutions using OpenStreetMap data, today announced the release of their hit mapping solution, ForeverMap 2, on iOS for iPhone and iPad. Powered by skobbler´s one-of-a-kind NGx map engine, arguably the most advanced mapping technology on the planet,...

Breach Of Privacy Nets Google Stiff Fine In Germany
2013-04-22 12:37:33

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google was fined over $180,000 by a Germany privacy regulator due to how the company collected data while it created the Street View mapping service more than three years ago. In 2010, Google acknowledged it collected personal data sent over unsecured Wi-Fi signals while it was creating the controversial mapping program. Street View was meant to give users a first-person perspective of the world, showing shops, sidewalks,...

Hyperlapse Video Treatment Turns Google Street View Into Something More
2013-04-10 14:36:51

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google Street View has become a fascination for some and a convenience for others. For creative firm Teehan+Lax Labs it may have become both. The firm has strung miles of Street Views together to create Google Street View Hyperlapse. Hyperlapse puts Street View images together so it appears to be a time-lapse video driving down a road. The company wrote about it on its blog. The Hyperlapse version of Street View is a two-minute...