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Google Adds Options To Maps Ad Units Google Adds Options To Maps Ad Units
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Google announced the launch of two new extensions for the Maps Ad Unit, which developers using the Google Maps API can take advantage of tom monetize their sites. One of the new extensions adds six new ad formats that request …

Wajam Hits iPhone, Adds Friends To Search On Google Maps, Safari Wajam Hits iPhone, Adds Friends To Search On Google Maps, Safari
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Social search provider Wajam has launched on the iPhone with a new feature, which adds recommendations from your friends directly in Google Maps and Safari on the iPhone. “The breakthrough is that we can insert social content in third-party apps …

You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful You Never Knew Google’s Street View Was This Beautiful

Aaron Hobson is an artist, and one of his favorite sources of inspiration is Google. More specifically, Google Maps Street View. Google regularly updates its Street View imagery, often with some very impressive shots. For example, in recent months, we’ve …

Check Out This Plane Google Caught On Google Maps Check Out This Plane Google Caught On Google Maps
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Google shared a photo on Google+ of a plane it caught in mid-flight on Google Maps: Google Maps11 hours ago With the amount of imagery made available in Google Maps, it's no surprise that we come across some pretty cool …

Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme Google Takes Street View To New Northern Extreme

Google announced that it is setting out on a new mapping mission, sending its Street View team up the furthest north in Canada it has ever gone, in order to map out Cambridge Bay in the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut …

Google Maps For Android Update Makes Public Transit Data More Useful Google Maps For Android Update Makes Public Transit Data More Useful

Google announced the launch of a new update for Google Maps For Android, which makes transit information more useful. For one, the Transit Lines layer now lets you select a specific mode of public transportation to display on the map, …

Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding Google Gets Inspiring Street View Imagery Of New Orleans’ Rebuilding

Google has new Street View imagery for New Orleans, and Mayor Mitch Landrieu is so proud of the post-Katrina rebuilding of the city, he blogged about the imagery for Google, wanting to show off the hard work to the rest …

Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities Google Releases Marvelous 3D Imagery For More Cities
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Google has expanded its coverage of 3D Google Earth imagery to include Denver and Seattle. Google announced the imagery, to make its maps more appealing, back in June. The imagery, first available on Android, made its way to iOS a …

Australian Government: Google Must Destroy Street View Data, Commit To Third-Party Audit Australian Government: Google Must Destroy Street View Data, Commit To Third-Party Audit
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In 2010, it was revealed that Google had collected personal information of users with its Street View vehicles. The controversy that went along with that continues, even now in to mid-2012. The company recently revealed that it found more related …

Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities Google Maps Gives Live Traffic Updates To A Lot More Cities
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Google is beefing up its live traffic feature of Google Maps. The company initially launched it in 2008, but the list of cities that actually could take advantage of the feature left a bit to be desired. For many, that …

Google Street View Goes To “The Doorway To Outer Space” Google Street View Goes To “The Doorway To Outer Space”

Google has partnered with NASA to give web users a closer look at Kennedy Space Center from their computers and mobile devices. Google says it will give people around the world a chance to take a trip to the “doorway …

Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery Google Maps Gets Beautiful New High-Resolution Imagery
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Google announced some new updates for Google Earth and Google Maps, including a new catalog of high-resolution and satellite imagery, as well as 45° imagery. Google has published high-res aerial and satellite imagery for 25 cities and 72 countries/regions. New …

Google’s 3D Maps Imagery Hits iOS Before Apple’s Google’s 3D Maps Imagery Hits iOS Before Apple’s

In early June, Google announced that it would be releasing a fully explorable, 3D version of Google Earth. Today, Google announced that the imagery is now available for iOS devices. In case you missed it, here’s the entire presentation from …

Google Updates Maps In Countries Across Europe, Asia, and Africa Google Updates Maps In Countries Across Europe, Asia, and Africa
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Today, Google has announced updates to maps in nearly a dozen countries in three continents. The updates provide more overall detail, new additions like 3D buildings, and updates to existing features like ferry routes. Here are the countries that received …

Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To
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I absolutely love cold weather with winter being my favorite season. You may find me crazy, but I do have my limits – Antarctica being one of them. While I love the idea of a snowy wonderland, the South Pole …

Google Updates My Tracks App With New UI & Features Google Updates My Tracks App With New UI & Features

A few years ago, Google released the My Tracks app that allowed Android users to keep tabs on their outdoor travels using GPS. Users can not only keep detailed records of their travels, but they can create visualizations of their …

MapQuest Goes With TomTom On Mobile Apps MapQuest Goes With TomTom On Mobile Apps

It looks like TomTom is having a pretty good year. First, Apple dropped Google as its primary Maps provider, only to switch to TomTom (along with some other sources). Now, MapQuest announced that it has selected TomTom Maps to power …

Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery
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Google has added new Street View, 360-degree panoramic imagery for five state Parks in California, and refreshed Street View imagery for most of the state. Here are some particularly scenic areas, where Google is now providing some amazing imagery. I …

Now You Can Walk Through Museums Just By Using Google Maps Now You Can Walk Through Museums Just By Using Google Maps

Google announced that it has added indoor maps and walking directions for 20 museums in the U.S. to Google Maps for Android on phones and tablets. “In the past, navigating through museums could be an art form in and of …

Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans Google Maps Indoors of UK, Plus a Treat for Harry Potter Fans

Whether it’s been a torrentially stormy summer for you or a tumbleweed-dry fire-storming summer for you, you more likely than not want to stay indoors. For those of you lucky enough to be enjoying benign, temperate, and agreeable weather, good …

MapQuest Offering Free & Unlimited APIs to Lure Developers from Google Maps MapQuest Offering Free & Unlimited APIs to Lure Developers from Google Maps

Now that MapQuest is stepping out with some sharp new threads thanks to the release of 3.0 for iPhone last month, it really wants developers to try their hand at building maps with its API. To entice developers, MapQuest is …