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Google Maps Expands From The Roads Into Local Parking Areas

Google Maps has been gradually adding features to make driving easier over the years, from directions, to traffic, and now by directing drivers to the best places to park. This newest parking feature isn’t yet available for all users, but […]

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Google Maps Teaches Algorithm To Identify City Trees

Google Maps Teaches Algorithm To Identify City Trees by Robert Perkins-USC – Futurity A new method uses data from satellite and street-level images, such as the ones you can see in Google Maps, to automatically create an inventory of street […]

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South Korea Still Reluctant To Share Mapping Data With Google

South Korea has again delayed its final decision on granting approval for sharing mapping data with Google, which would be used in its global database for Google Maps. Success of Google Maps These days, you rarely see tourists, huddled on a […]

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Google Maps Now Has WiFi Mode, SD Card Storage

For many people Google Maps is the go to mapping solution for mobile devices thanks to its accuracy and wealth of features. These already impressive features have got another boost thanks to an upcoming update. The app is set to […]

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Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-era Place Names In Russia-Annexed Crimea

Google Maps Reverts To Soviet-era Place Names In Russia-Annexed Crimea by EurasiaNet A EurasiaNet Partner Post from: RFE/RL U.S. tech giant Google has reinstated existing Soviet-era place names on online maps of Russia-annexed Crimea after it angered Moscow by changing […]