Google Maps is a very popular and useful web application that gives street views, satellite imagery, locations of business and locations. It also offers available routes to reach certain destinations as well as real-time traffic information to ensure the user gets to their desired destination in no time. Show More Summary
Spammers are using Google Maps to promote pirated content. Thousands of links to pirate sites have appeared on the platform in recent months. Copyright holders are not happy with this unintended use and are targeting the pages with various takedown notices. Show More Summary
“It is like getting your identity stolen."
The evolution of internet and technology has indeed made life easier for most of us. Today, getting directions, finding locations of businesses and viewing maps are possible even if you are on the road, with the use of Google Maps. Developed by two brothers and bought by Google, Inc, Google Maps was launched in 2005. Show More Summary
Google has released a new update for its Maps app available for devices running on iOS. The update comes with a new strange feature, which some of you might enjoy using. The new feature is called “Your Timeline” and it is allowing you to tool at all the places that you’ve visited in the last few days, weeks or even months. Show More Summary
Thanks to an error on Google Maps, a home in Darwin, Australia was labeled as a pizza joint, and sure enough, the people came out. The home belonged to 69-year-old Michael McElwee, who became aware of the mistake after people began showing up on his doorstep, according to the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Show More Summary
The recent Google Maps update has made it easier for everyone to find everyone else. With the new location-monitoring feature, people can now broadcast their movements through their Google Maps mobile app and on personal computers. At any time, you can share your real-time location with friends and family. Show More Summary
People will do almost anything for a slice of pizza -- even knock on a random stranger's door. Read more...
On Wednesday, Verily, the health tech division that Google’s parent company Alphabet established in 2015 announced the launch of research project to create a map of human health. The project known as Project Baseline will work with Duke and Stanford Universities to study 10,000 paid volunteers for four years using sensors, wearables, physical checkups, genetic... Read More
Jenny Odell collects and organizes all kinds of things, from meticulously sorting digital finds on Google Maps to tracing the origins of everything she used, wore, ate or bought on one particular day in 2013. Her work often pulls objects out of context, aggregating and arranging something like a set of pools against a neutral backdrop (as seen …
Google on Tuesday launched a re-imagined version of its free Earth mapping service, weaving in storytelling and artificial intelligence and freeing it from apps. "This is our gift to the world," Google Earth director Rebecca Moore said...Show More Summary
Google Maps announced a new feature on Wednesday that could make traveling with and meeting up with friends or family much easier.
Google Maps is undoubtedly the best mapping app on the software market nowadays, and it’s free too. Sorry Apple Maps, but Google has been in the mapping game long before your suspicious app suggested that people drive straight through airport runways. Show More Summary
Everyone loves pizza, but no one loves strangers coming to one's home and demanding it. So spare a thought for Michael McElwee from Darwin, Australia, whose house keeps being visited by randoms looking for pizza. It's all thanks to an...Show More Summary
Google is bringing ‘Your Timeline’ to Google Maps on iOS for the first time, a feature that was previously exclusive to Android. The post Google Brings ‘Your Timeline’ to iOS: A Searchable History of Your Life by @MattGSouthern appeared first on Search Engine Journal.
“Google Maps is for finding your way. Google Earth is about getting lost.” Nat & Friends spoke with the Google Earth team to find out how they get images, how they process those into 3D imagery, and what insights one can glean from continuously taking pictures of our planet.
Timeline has been live for Android users, and on the desktop, for a little while now, but iOS users get the chance to join in today, and Google’s iterating on the feature a bit to welcome the iPhone faithful. Read More
Depending on where you live, if you open up Google Maps and search for "restaurant" you could have any number of red pins pop up on screen. But how many of these are actual business locations? What's more, how many of them are even businesses at all? It may be fewer than you think. Show More Summary
Earth is getting its first major update since 2012 with staggeringly cool 3D maps, guided tours, and a whole lot more. The post New version of Google Earth goes live with guided tours and 3D maps appeared first on ExtremeTech.