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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...

Flickr Bug Makes Private Pics Public
2013-02-13 14:51:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online One could perhaps make the argument any picture a photographer or subject doesn´t want to be made public shouldn´t be put anywhere on the Internet. Yet for a variety of reasons, people do want to share their photos online without fear of them becoming visible to the outside world. Yesterday, a number Flickr users saw their worst fears become reality when they received an email from the photo-sharing website´s...

Google Earth Mars
2013-02-12 16:23:27

Rayshell Clapper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Did you know now anyone with Google Earth access — either via smartphone app or the website — can now check out Mars as well? That´s right: Google Earth has gone interplanetary. It now has an even better Google Earth Mars option. According to Daily Mail Online, users can view the planet´s surface in greater detail than ever before because of the high resolution images from NASA that are now being used by...

Word of the Day
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.