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Apple Redraws Australian Maps
2012-12-11 08:33:35

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online In truth, there are worse situations than having the words “Life Threatening” associated with your company´s product...but not many. Yesterday, Apple´s Maps (already a bruise on Apple´s reputation) was called out for threatening the lives of Australian motorists who make the trek to Mildura. Ever since iOS 6 and Apple´s new Maps were released, local police officials noticed a trend in...

Australian Scientists Un-Discover Small Island In South Pacific Ocean
2012-11-23 08:48:13

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When it comes to uncharted territory, discovering a new island would seem pretty exciting. But, when you make an un-discovery, you got yourself a whole new ballgame. That´s what happened in the South Pacific Ocean just recently. A small strip of land, showing up on Google Earth and Google Maps, does not exist, say leading scientists from Australia. The supposedly sizeable land form, called Sable Island by the Times Atlas of...

2012-05-07 13:39:24

Microsoft, Carnegie Mellon researchers explore distributed sensemaking People who have already sifted through online information to make sense of a subject can help strangers facing similar tasks without ever directly communicating with them, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Microsoft Research have demonstrated. This process of distributed sensemaking, they say, could save time and result in a better understanding of the information needed for whatever goal users might...

2012-01-18 21:39:36

You´re driving from work to pick up your kids at school. The drive is familiar; you´ve done it almost every day for years. But how do you know in which direction the school is from your home? Landmarks? The sun? Animal instinct?  Now, a new study published in Psychological Science, a journal published by the Association for Psychological Science, yields an alternative answer that surprised even its authors, Julia Frankenstein, Betty J. Mohler, Heinrich H....

2011-10-13 16:00:00

MindMaple Inc. has introduced a new mind mapping software with a special interface which gives convenience in mind mapping ideas. San Francisco, California (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 Mind mapping is an effective method for brainstorming, note taking, organizing, and managing projects by stimulating both sides of the brain through use of visual contents and maps. Mind map has been proven to give significant improvements on logical and creative thinking. A new mind mapping software, MindMaple,...

2011-06-26 00:02:03

Butler Motorcycle maps http://www.butlermaps.com integrates QR codes on paper maps to link riders to the best places eat, sleep and explore. Eagle, CO (PRWEB) June 25, 2011 GPS lovers, don't give up on print quite yet! Within a year of establishing themselves as the authorities on motorcycle roads in the US, Butler Motorcycle Maps has again changed the way we use paper maps. Along with displaying the best motorcycling roads in each state, the newest generation of Butler Maps uses QR...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

nuCloud, LLC and mapformation, LLC have come together to form a strategic partnership that allows the two companies to offer a complete web map solution. Boston, MA (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 nuCloud, LLC and mapformation, LLC have come together to form a strategic partnership that allows the two companies to offer a complete web map solution. mapformation is one of North America's largest custom cartography firms with particular expertise in serving higher education, while nuCloud specializes...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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