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Wednesday, 26 Aug 2015

Your food photos aren't just for Instagram and Twitter anymore

Your food photos aren't just for Instagram and Twitter anymore

If you just can't resist taking photos of your food and sharing them with the world, Google has heard you, and is here to help with a new Google Maps feature that will let you easily attach food photos to a restaurant's Maps location "in just two taps".

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber sidelined by German automakers in bid for Nokia Here mapping service

Uber has lost a bid, thought to be around US$3 billion, for mapping service Nokia Here. The Finnish company is said to be in talks with BMW, Audi, and Mercedes-Benz on a potential deal instead.

Thursday, 2 Jul 2015

Now you can create and manage custom Google Maps from Drive

Now you can create and manage custom Google Maps from Drive

Google has added a new feature to Google Drive, which now allows you to create, share and manage custom maps with useful data overlays.

Wednesday, 11 Jun 2014

Google Acquires Skybox Imaging for US$500 Million

Google Acquires Skybox Imaging for US$500 Million

Google has just agreed to a deal to purchase imaging satellite maker Skybox Imaging for US$500 million in cash.

Wednesday, 8 May 2013

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

New Google Maps Interface Revealed Ahead of Google I/O

Ahead of Google's I/O event next week, an updated interface for Google Maps has surfaced which removes the sidebar and focuses on the map itself rather than its various navigational components.

Thursday, 3 Jan 2013

Apple Rumored to be Acquiring Waze

Apple Rumored to be Acquiring Waze

According to rumors, Apple is said to be interested in acquiring Waze and that negotiations are now in the advanced stages.

Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian Police Warns Against Relying on Apple's iOS 6 Maps

Australian police have warned against using Apple's iOS 6 Maps, after having to rescue six people within a spate of two months who became lost while attempting to locate Mildura in Victoria.

Wednesday, 28 Nov 2012

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

Manager of Apple Maps Team Gets Axed

After the debacle that was Apple Maps for iOS 6, it was inevitable that someone had to pay the price for the blunders. According to Bloomberg, the manager of the team which developed Apple Maps has been fired.

Tuesday, 13 Nov 2012

Google Maps Navigation (Beta) Launches in Singapore

Google Maps Navigation (Beta) Launches in Singapore

Google is launching the Google Maps Navigation (Beta) for phones running Android 2.2 and above. Built from the ground up as an Internet-connected GPS system, read on to find out what Google Maps Navigation (Beta) has to offer.

Wednesday, 26 Sep 2012

Google Maps Brings

Google Maps Brings "Sea" View to You

Google Maps is arguably one of the most sought-after digital maps on the planet. To demonstrate just how dedicated they are, Google has unveiled their first underwater Street View collection.

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