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2014-08-28 04:21:04

LONDON, August 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new, low-cost translation service, launched in August 2013, is aiming to revolutionise the way professional translation projects are handled by emphasising factors so often lacking in other providers: round-the-clock availability and an approachable human consultative element. London-based Translate by Humans [http://www.translatebyhumans.com ] has swiftly established itself as a respected entity, trusted by over 1000 companies...

2013-11-07 23:04:03

New NaviCard app from NAVEX Europe Kft. lets users quickly and easily program noteworthy destinations into their iPad and iPhone’s navigation system. The app is available in both a no-cost and full version, and compatible with Maps (Apple), Google Maps, Google Map, iGO, Waze, and NAVIGON (depending on the version). Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Explorers, adventurers and everyone else who wants to visit a wide range of notable locations at home and abroad, can now download the...

Apple Buys Locationary
2013-07-19 12:57:41

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Apple is apparently hoping to find its way back to consumer trust in the world of maps by acquiring the crowdsourced location data company Locationary. This could be a turn in the right direction for Apple, following last fall's mapping debacle. Last September, Apple CEO Tim Cook went so far as to apologize for the latest version of Maps in iOS6 after millions of users found errors in the software. "With the launch of...

FTC Looking Into Google’s Acquisition Of Waze
2013-06-23 05:21:55

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Google has confirmed that it has been contacted by US regulators regarding its acquisition of social mapping application Waze, suggesting the billion-dollar purchase will be the target of an antitrust investigation. In confirming the Mountain View, California-based tech giant had been contacted by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), company spokeswoman Niki Fenwick would not discuss the possibility of such a probe, Bloomberg’s...

2013-06-20 23:14:46

Last week it was announced that Google bought Waze for an estimated $1B*. MediaJobs.com is happy about this because as a digital news platform that reports on up-and-coming companies for the benefit of jobseekers, the acquisition validates their value in the media landscape. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Waze is a company that leverages a community of drivers to find the best routes through traffic, and last week it was announced* that they were acquired by Google to improve...

2013-06-15 23:00:39

Maine marketing firm, My Local Leads, provides information on what the latest acquisition by Google could mean for local online marketing efforts. Kennebunk, Maine (PRWEB) June 15, 2013 Google´s recent acquisition of Waze will help improve mapping which will improve the experience for consumers in local markets. The features provided by the Waze platform will enhance the capabilities of Google Local and Google Maps. This provides a boon for local search marketing efforts in a few...

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'