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2011-01-20 06:45:00

DAYTON, Ohio, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Google is at it again. A recent change in how Google displays local search results has created a competitive advantage for some local businesses while others remain in the dark about the major competitive shift that just occurred. If you've done a Google search for a local business or local service provider recently (for example, "Chicago accountant" or "chiropractor Sacramento"), you may have already noticed a brand new look at the top of Page 1...

2011-01-18 00:00:41

Over 35 major and independent Energy sector companies using Bing Maps for their global basemap through integration with Spatial on Demandâ“ž¢ Boulder, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Spatial Energy, the leading source for digital imagery and services for the energy industry, today announced that as of December 31, 2010, over 35 major and independent Oil and Gas industry companies are using Microsoft Corp.'s Bing Maps Map Control through Spatial on...

2010-12-21 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearStay.com, a subsidiary of HomeAway, the world´s leading vacation rental marketplace, which features properties managed by professional vacation rental managers, today announced the release of the first vacation rental search application on Microsoft's Bing Maps. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101221/LA20167LOGO) This new initiative allows users to search through more than 21,000 vacation rental homes from...

2010-10-30 00:00:45

Google rolled out radical changes to the popular Google Maps program late Wednesday afternoon. ListedFirst.com has taken equally radical steps to ensure client listing viability within the new program. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) October 28, 2010 Google rolled out radical changes to the popular Google Maps program late Wednesday afternoon. ListedFirst.com has taken equally radical steps to ensure client listing viability within the new program. As of October 27th, Google has completely...

2010-10-26 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America, the airline that is reinventing travel, today announces it has teamed up with fellow California company Google to move its operating systems into the cloud with Google Apps(TM) as its webmail provider. The move to Google Mail will improve productivity and efficiency for the airline's more than 1700 employees. The shift into the "cloud" will also help Virgin America streamline its IT infrastructure as the Company continues to rapidly...

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2010-10-26 09:26:14

The controversy surrounding Google's Street View mapping program continued on Monday, as privacy officials in Italy announced that they would enforce restrictions on the service. "There has been strong alarm and also hostility in a lot of European countries against Google taking photos. We have received protests even from local administrations," Privacy Authority President Francesco Pizzetti told Italian newspaper La Stampa, according to Reuters. In response to those privacy concerns, Pizetti...

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2010-10-22 11:41:59

China has unveiled its own version of an online mapping service to compete with Google Earth's popular satellite mapping service. "Map World" was unveiled by the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping on Thursday.  Google and China have been battling since last year, when a serious hacking attack prompted Google to ultimately withdraw its search service from the mainland. Google has not yet applied for a Web mapping license in China, but its mapping service is accessible from computers...

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2010-10-21 10:40:27

With the German debut of Google's Street View service drawing nearer, the California-based technologies company reported on Thursday that less than 3% of households in the European country have asked that their homes not be visible on the mapping program. Street View, which is currently available for users in nearly two dozen countries worldwide, is "close to launching" in the 20 biggest cities in Germany, national product manager Andreas Tuerk wrote in an October 21 post on Google's European...

2010-10-17 23:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- In his first book, "DECODED," pop culture icon JAY-Z describes the hidden meanings behind some of his most provocative songs and provides a highly personal narrative of the culture that so powerfully shaped his life and art. But some stories are bigger than the printed page. Bing, the decision engine from Microsoft Corp., is launching a multiplatform search experience and interactive game to help people decode JAY-Z's life and lyrics. JAY-Z's words...

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2010-09-15 07:51:28

Google Inc has been barred from collecting new images in the Czech Republic to update its Street View feature, a spokesperson said Tuesday, becoming the latest setback in the search giant's mapping service. Google has sent its Street View cars around the world capturing images to be used with the search company's maps to give panoramic views of streets, but the service is facing sharp scrutiny from a number of US states and several other countries. The Czech Office for Personal Data...