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Google Maps and Google Earth are very different applications. As the names suggest, both the applications are owned by Google. While they look similar in many aspects, the two programs have different features and are designed for different tasks. Show More Summary
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First, there was the Google Maps glitch that led people to the White House after searching for the "ngga house." Now, Google is apologizing again for another horrible glitch that identified pictures of black people as "gorillas." Who alerted Google to this? A black programmer. Who found pictures of himself.
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
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.
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…
Google’s My Maps tool has long allowed anybody to create custom maps, but unless you knew it existed, chances are you wouldn’t randomly stumble upon it. Starting today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will sit right besides products like Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, as well as lesser-known tools like Google Forms and Drawings. Read More
This handy map/directions app will streamline your trip — alerting you to traffic, state troopers, and even hazards like debris on the road. Waze is an improvement on Google Maps and other GPS devices I’ve tried because it integrates user reported data in real-time to help you see problems in advance. They also offer gas price reporting […]
Whether you travel the world to look at famous paintings, or merely Google them from the comfort of your office chair, art from different countries around the world provides a window into that country's history and soul. Picasso's "Guernica" is a famous record of the suffering of the Spanish Civil War, while the pop art […]
Google has added real-time traffic information to its maps for a dozen Indian cities, as well as all national highways and expressways in the country. Users can now fire up Google Maps to view traffic conditions in Kolkata, Coimbatore, Lucknow, Surat, Thiruvananthapuram, Indore, Ludhiana, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Kochi, Madurai and Bhopal. Show More Summary
Google Maps has been one of the best GPS navigation systems on the market since its inception, but according to The New York Times, it’s about to get even better. A recent report states that Google is partnering with the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) in order to provide the location of every rail crossing in the country on its popular app. Show More Summary
To beat traffic woes in India, Google Maps has introduced new traffic information for 12 cities in India – Kolkata, Coimbatore, Lucknow,
What better place to venture this summer than sunny California? Starting today, you’ll be able to explore hundreds of new locations across the Golden State with Street View in Google Maps. So whether you’re sipping cabernet sauvignon...Show More Summary
Uber buying data from Microsoft to be less reliant on Google Maps