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2013-08-23 23:03:18

Zenergy Works, A Santa Rosa Internet Marketing Company, Gets Google’s Stamp of Approval for Newest Business Offering Santa Rosa, CA. (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 Everyone knows about Google Maps and its Street View feature that enables anyone around the world to explore 360-degree imagery of more than five million miles of roads in 50 countries; however, many business owners are still unaware of one of Google’s interior panoramic imagery, powered by the company’s Business Photos...

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...

Bing’s Bird’s Eye Gains 270TB Of Image Data
2013-06-12 16:10:07

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In the map arms race, Microsoft looks to close the gap by adding close to 270 terabytes of data to Bird's Eye imagery, as well as other updates to Bing Maps. The update was introduced on Bing Blogs on Tuesday. Beefing up Bird's Eye data might be the biggest in the Bing Maps nest. The post states that 270 terabytes of data is the equivalent of 100,000 DVDs. Microsoft offered a few examples of new images, with high-resolution...

2013-06-02 23:14:25

My Local Leads, a Maine marketing firm, provides tips on how local businesses can benefit from the Google+ network. Kennebunk, Maine (PRWEB) June 01, 2013 Small and medium sized businesses are often perplexed at how to get ahead with local search marketing. Today, Google has indexed more than 30 trillion pages. More are added daily. There is a rumor that the only way to achieve high ranking in a competitive market is by spending lots of money on advertising. The reality is that there are...

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...

2013-05-03 23:20:49

Google Business Photos come to Canada with Wisdek being the first Canadian company to be certified by Google to offer their hottest new service. (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 Wisdek Google Advertising Experts have just become the first agency in Canada to be certified as a Google Business Photos Trusted Agency. They have joined a small handful of elite agencies across the globe to offer Google´s hottest new service to North America. “The benefits of working with a certified trusted...

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...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'