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2011-08-13 00:00:32

CyberCity 3D, Inc.â“ž¢ is now featuring its models on the new Google Mapsâ“ž¢ for mobile with 3D buildings. Currently published cities contributed by CyberCity 3D include Paris, France and Pasadena, CA -- with more coming. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 11, 2011 CyberCity 3D, Inc.â“ž¢, one of the largest 3D building partner contributors to Google Earthâ“ž¢, is now featuring...

2011-06-27 05:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With summer vacation season upon us, many Americans are searching for vacations that will excite the imagination but won't max out the credit card. Answer? Road trip! Microsoft Streets & Trips and Jamie Jensen, author of "Road Trip USA," are encouraging everyone to hop on board, turn the key and visit some of the country's great national parks. Yellowstone, Yosemite and Glacier are some of the names that come to mind when people think about...

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2011-04-19 13:15:00

On Tuesday, Google started to allow users to add more details to its U.S. maps through an editing tool that already has been used to create and refine maps in other countries. Google did not rush to introduce the map-making service in the U.S. because it already had a good lay of the land in its home country.  The Internet giant decided to concentrate on filling in the gaps in other parts of the world where digital maps were far more primitive or completely unavailable. Google said it...

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2011-04-01 07:00:00

Google Inc. announced Thursday that volunteers from around the globe are using the search giant's mapping service to help it map out the world, which includes previously inaccessible areas. The citizen cartographers from various areas around the world travel to remote places to map out the areas before uploading their work to Google Map Maker, the Internet search company said at a conference in Singapore. Google Map Maker allows users to add or edit features, such as roads, businesses,...

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2011-03-08 11:24:30

Google announced on Monday the beta release of Google Maps Navigation, an upgrade to the company's popular mobile mapping software, Google Maps. The upgrades will suggest quicker, more realistic routes to drivers based on real-time traffic conditions showing various routes along with estimated travel times. The software uses red, green and yellow color-coding to show how traffic is moving at any given time, AFP reports. Roy Williams, a software engineer with the Google Maps team, said in a...

2011-02-24 15:59:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Worldhotels is the first hotel group to enable independent hotels to display their real time rates and availability in relevant search listings on Google Maps and on related Google Place pages. The revolutionary new feature is available as a pay-per-click advertising module connected with the group's booking engine Resmaster, which is powered by Trust International, the leading global CRS for hotel chains and representation companies. The first...

2011-02-15 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- As technology changes nearly every aspect of our world around us, it's also changing the way we travel. These days, laptops are becoming an essential travel accessory. Whether they're used to check work or personal e-mail, work with photos, update a travel blog or provide entertainment to the kids, many people won't leave home without their handy laptops. Beyond that, laptops make a great travel companion that can help guide travelers to their...

2011-02-14 08:28:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta, Inc., a leading global provider of location based services (LBS) technology, today announced its next generation mapping Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) that provide a free service for web and mobile developers who want to offer maps and local search under their own brand. Many developers today use maps from Google, which constrain those developers to Google's business model. deCarta's new APIs provide a comprehensive set...

2010-12-16 05:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- When travelers are trying to reunite with loved ones for the holidays, the hustle and bustle of travel can become a nuisance. Congested airports, overbooked flights, weather delays, steep ticket prices and baggage fees, and now the Transportation Security Administration's enhanced screening measures -- all are making road trips a more attractive option for many travelers. AAA predicts that 85.7 million Americans will take a trip of at least 50...

2009-09-02 08:00:00

REDMOND, Wash., Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Fall is just around the corner and so is the stress of holiday travel. As airlines continue to reduce flight schedules and increase baggage fees, taking to the road is becoming an attractive choice for many families. But before planning to hit the roads this fall and winter, travelers should schedule time to plan their trips in advance and equip their vehicles for the cold weather ahead to avoid potentially costly repairs and delays....


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.