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Google Has To Answer More Uncomfortable Questions
2012-04-18 04:31:06

On its surface, the idea of Google Street View seemed like a good one. Users could see their directions rather than read them from a list. However, the methods used to capture this data are inciting questions once more from privacy watchdogs and federal agencies, questions Google isn´t too keen on answering. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has censured Google for obstructing an inquiry into the Street View project. As the specially equipped and Google-branded cars drove...

2012-04-14 23:03:07

Live Maps - Identify and Prioritize IT Problems Based on Business Impact. (PRWEB) April 13, 2012 Savision, the market leader in solutions for Microsoft's System Center, has enhanced their Live Maps product to be fully integrated with Microsoft Service Manager and Bing Maps. “These enhancements are designed to make sure that companies identify and prioritize IT problems as quickly as possible,” Stefanie Richheimer, CEO of Savision said. “You'll understand which problems...

Google's "Project Glass" – Augmented Reality For Your Face
2012-04-05 10:00:37

Brett Smith for Redorbit.com Just as you were starting to get used to seeing people on the street talking to someone who isn´t there and not thinking they´re crazy-- Google unveils Project Glass. If Google´s augmented-reality eyewear makes its way onto the heads of everyday folk, we might be seeing people react to things on the street that aren´t there. This week, Google posted a video and images on their Google+ site that shows a how lens-less set of frames fitted...

Google's April Fools Prank Features 8-bit Version Of Maps
2012-04-01 05:49:45

Google got April Fool's Day festivities off to an early start on Saturday, unveiling the new and improved 8-bit version of Google Maps as well as a promotional video announcing that the service would be coming to what Product Management Director Ken Tokusei calls "one of the most popular computer systems ever sold" -- the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). To try out this new-and-improved old-school style version of the web application, look for the "Quest" feature on the right side of...

Google Takes Users On A Virtual Trip Down The Amazon River
2012-03-23 04:30:40

Google announced Street View Amazon on Wednesday, a project that allows users to take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Rio Negro reserve portion of the Amazon River. A spin on their popular online map service, Street View Amazon was stitched together with pictures taken along to the Rio Negro. Google used cameras mounted to three wheeled bicycles and traveled along the river and adjoining jungles and villages to capture the images used for the project. “Take a virtual boat ride...

eStorys A visual storyboard system supporting back-channel commu
2012-03-14 10:44:22

Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III of Madrid (UC3M) have developed a computer application that allows georeferenced images that have been uploaded to social networks on the Internet to be recovered, located on maps and organized like a comic to create a visual perspective of a specific story, such as a crisis situation or an emergency. The system the UC3M researchers have created, with the collaboration of La Sapienze University of Rome (Italy), facilitates the search for...

2012-03-05 12:52:00

TORONTO, March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ring of Fire Resources Inc. (the "Company") (TSX-V: ROF, FRANKFURT: RG5, OTC.PK: HWKPF) is pleased to announce additional results from its current drilling program have confirmed that the width in the western part of the Kingsmill Nickel Body is approximately 400m. Investors are reminded that effective Wednesday, March 7, 2012, the Company's name and trading symbol on the TSX Venture Exchange will change to "Noble Mineral Exploration Inc. (TSX.V:...

Google Teaming Up With Scientific Survey To Show Off Great Barrier Reef
2012-02-23 14:10:01

Researchers have partnered with Google in an effort to allow anyone with Internet access to take a virtual tour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The Catlin Seaview Survey announced that it will carry out the first comprehensive study of the composition and health of reef coral to an unprecedented depth range. The project's chief scientists, Ove Hoegh Guldberg, a professor at the University of Queensland, said scientific data gathered would help strengthen the understanding about how...

2012-02-21 05:30:00

QUEBEC CITY, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - KOREM, a leader in the development and integration of geospatial technologies, today announced that it is expanding its existing Google Enterprise partnership to Europe. KOREM'S Google Enterprise(TM) partnership covers the Google Maps(TM )and Google Earth(TM) (Enterprise, Professional and Builder) products. With this extended territory, KOREM will be able to provide the European market with the same high quality enterprise solutions it has been...

2012-02-14 12:37:59

An interactive web tool has been developed to improve the accuracy and extent of global land use and forest cover information. The new ℠Geo-Wiki´ uses Google Earth and  information provided by a global network of volunteers to fill in ℠data gaps´ and to verify existing land cover information. Developers this week have launched a Geo-Wiki competition to raise awareness of the tool and to encourage community involvement in environmental monitoring. Access to...