Taste of Chicago is just around the corner, July 8-12 in Grant Park. The food... The post Taste of Chicago map, guide to restaurants, to help you plan visit appeared first on Chicago Entertainment - Chicago Sun-Times.
My “start off your 4 day weekend” morning reads: • Major Asset Classes Performance for 1st half of 2015 (Capital Spectator) • 12 charts and maps that explain the Greek crisis (Vox) see also A Bankrupt Greece Is Struggling to Stay Afloat...Show More Summary
The alpha client for Star Wars Battlefront has leaked, revealing a tonne of information about weapons, vehicles, maps, and more. The Star Wars Battlefront closed alpha, which is due to begin later today for a selected few on Origin, has had its client leak online. Now that these files are in the wild, players have […]
One for you New Yorkers: extraordinary collection of footage of NYC taken between 1896 and 1905, with maps. The First Car Accident. Communist Dollhouses : Stasi Chic in Miniature. Winner of The 2015 World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, plus...Show More Summary
image credit Our world is a complex network of people, places and things. Maps are a great tool and can help us understand how we are all connected. Here is a collection of informative maps that will hopefully teach you something new and give you a fresh perspective of our amazing planet and those that inhabit it. The Presurfer
Looks like every company is now trying its best to capture the maximum market share in its niche in India. Google Maps is already one of the most-widely used navigating app in the country but it doesn’t want to take anything for granted,...Show More Summary
If you live in certain counties in Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota or Wyoming, you may come across various camera vans that Apple is using to gather data for its Maps app. Show More Summary
Stay calm, citizens: Apple Maps’ sensor-laden minivans, which have been on the road for months in some regions, are expanding to 15 new states. The full list of locations is available in some detail on Apple’s blog. I’m not saying you should start planning your elaborate prank right now, but it’s certainly a possibility. Read more...
Apple has updated its Apple Maps vehicles page with some new locations that it will be mapping later in July. Starting in the second half of the month, Apple's mapping vehicles will be cruising the streets of several new cities and counties in 13 more U.S. Show More Summary
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Apple on Wednesday announced upcoming survey areas for its Apple Maps vehicle initiative, revealing its sensor-laden vans will be tooling around a total of 27 new U.S. locales come mid-July, including an expansion into 13 states.
Apple today has updated its Apple Maps vehicles webpage with a list of new cities it will begin surveying later this month. Earlier this year we reported that Apple was using its camera-equipped vans to collect next-gen Maps data, including Street View storefronts and 3D images. Apple now has revealed 13 new U.S. that it […]
Apple's fleet of vehicles collecting street-level mapping data in the United States will begin surveying 13 more U.S. states between July 15 and July 31, including Colorado, Idaho, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, New Mexico, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Wyoming. Show More Summary
Google updated its Maps app so users can now access and manage it through Google Drive, opening up options for sharing and further customizing information on your custom maps.
Whenever a PSA cuts to dreary music and a morose-looking child, viewers can be sure they’ll be directed to helping underserved kids in a country that they may or may not be able to identify on a map. Not so fast. In an effort to underscore...Show More Summary
Google Drive is getting a little more powerful today by integrating custom Maps. Now Drive users can create, share and manage Google’s custom My Maps right from Drive. You can even import data from your Drive documents, such as addresses from a spreadsheet or form, to pinpoint them on the map. Show More Summary
To make things easily accessible, Google is nesting its My Maps feature in Drive. This means that in addition to creating custom maps for whatever need may arise, you can also nestle them alongside documents or forms created with the productivity suite's other apps. Show More Summary
Explore the many trivia, hidden object, shooting and driving games created around Google Maps, from Streetview Zombie Apocalypse to Google Sheep View. Read the rest
To try to cut down on accidents, the Federal Railroad Administration is sharing data on all the country's grade crossings with Google Maps. The post Google Maps Could Make Train Crossings Less Deadly appeared first on WIRED.
I just got a very interesting letter from the Central Intelligence Agency. It had to do with a FOIA request I put in regarding a decade-old business transaction between the CIA and Google. Not only did the CIA deny my request, but it refused to admit or not admit that records pertaining to this transaction even existed — all in the name of national security. Let me explain…