Google Maps Gets An Update: Five Fun New Features To Try As of today, the desktop website for Google Maps is getting a pretty decent overhaul. While casual users are unlikely to notice much of a difference, a bit of digging unearths a few fun new features. After playing...
Feb 19 2014, 3:11pm CST
Nokia's Mapping Patents Predate The Existence Of Google Itself This could be a rather difficult fight for Google. Nokia is starting to flex its patent muscles in the mapping arena. And at least some of its patents predate the existence of Google itself, meaning that Google is going...
Dec 20 2013, 11:06am CST
MapQuest Updates iOS and Android Apps with Revamped Mapping Features While Apple Maps and Google Maps may have been hogging the limelight, MapQuest’s time has come. It has just updated its iPhone and Android apps with revamped mapping and a ton of new features including beautiful new UI, improved cartography, traffic routing status bar and more.
Nov 14 2013, 4:54am CST
Foursquare Links to OpenStreetMap with Editing Tools Foursquare has shifted from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap. It now contributes to the new venue by means of its map editing tools which make the bond between the two services a strong one.
Aug 1 2013, 5:55am CDT
New Google Maps now available to all Google has been brewing an entirely different Google Maps app. Previously available on an invite-only basis, the new Google Maps is now available for everyone. Read more to try it out.
Jul 17 2013, 3:43am CDT
Google previews new personalized Google Maps Google spoke about a new Google Maps at Google I/O earlier today, one that would offer a different mapping experience to its users. The company took to the stage to preview the new Google Maps that has the capability to...
May 16 2013, 4:57am CDT
Apple Cooking Up Google Maps Replacement? Eric Schmidt, Google's CEO, recently had to leave his position on the Apple board of directors because both companies had become too competitive. Once, both tech giants got along well. They were both "the little guy"...
Oct 1 2009, 10:18am CDT
Google signs 5 Year Map Agreement with Tele Atlas Tele Atlas today announced that Google has signed a long term license agreement with the company that gives Google access to Tele Atlas maps and dynamic content in more than 200 countries around the world.
Jun 30 2008, 6:05am CDT
Google I/O Developer Event Google announced the new Two-Day Google I/O Event for Developers.
Google I/O, a two-day, in-depth gathering for developers to share knowledge about Google's own developer products and web application development in...
Mar 11 2008, 1:56am CDT
Amazon A9 Launches Virtual Photo Maps Amazon launched their own map service with an edge on their A9.com search engine.
The A9 map has currently 35 million photos of city streets available. The photos enable users to explore virtually streets and places...
Aug 16 2005, 8:06am EST
Google Maps Beta Gear Live reports about the new Google map service.
I did a few searches on Google Maps where I knew the fastest route like the back of my hand. Most sites like Mapquest and Yahoo Maps would take me a round...
Feb 9 2005, 11:52am EST
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