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Yahoo Launches Indoor Maps In Latest Search Effort

Yahoo announced that it is now offering indoor maps for some places. The feature comes as the result of a partnership with Nokia, utilizing its Here service. Yahoo has released maps for various shopping malls, train stations and airports, not unlike efforts we’ve seen from Google in the past. “The maps are currently available from your computer and include the …

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Checking Maps While Driving Not Part of Cellphone Ban, Rules California Court

A California appeals court has ruled that consulting Google Maps on your cellphone is not the same thing as talking or texting on said phone, and therefore does not fall under the handheld ban the state issued back in 2008. Effectively, that means you can use your device to look up directions without the fear of an eagle-eyed cop handing …

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Google Showcases Government, Nonprofit & Business Maps With New Gallery

Google has launched a new Google Maps Gallery aimed at making mapping data from governments, nonprofits and businesses more accessible to the public. Organizations can share and publish their maps online via Google Maps Engine, and have them appear in the gallery. A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “Maps included in the Gallery make it it seamless for citizens and stakeholders …

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‘New’ Google Maps Is Rolling Out

The new Google Maps has been around since May in preview mode. It feels so long ago that it’s hard to even think of it as a new product at this point, but the company just announced that it is finally leaving preview, and is about to be available to everyone around the world. Here’s a refresher on what’s new: …

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Google Maps Renames Street After Adolf Hitler

Google Maps reportedly renamed Berlin street Theodor Heuss Platz “Adolf Hitler Platz” in an apparently brief blunder, which wasn’t brief enough to escape the public eye. Nico Hagenburger tweeted a screenshot: I was at Adolf Hitler Square today—as of GoogleMaps. I thought sb. renamed it before the WWW https://t.co/mT5dal25zz pic.twitter.com/HSxUHZIEEC — Nico Hagenburger (@Hagenburger) January 9, 2014 NBC News picked up …

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Google Maps Gets New ‘Embed Map’ Feature, Embeds To Include Ads

Google Maps will now let you embed a map by copying and pasting an HTML snippet. You have to be opted into the new Google Maps. From there, just go to the gear icon in the lower right corner, and you’ll see the “embed map” option. You’ll be presented with something that looks like this: You can choose from small, …

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Man Asks Google To Remove Image Of Son’s Dead Body From Google Maps (So Far, Google Hasn’t Done So)

Update: Google says it will take eight days, but it will replace the image. Another dead body has been spotted on Google Maps, and this time, the victim’s family is not happy. The image is shown for 901 Sanford Avenue, Richmond, California. The body is that of the murdered fourteen-year-old Kevin Barrera. He was reportedly shot to death along the …

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Here’s What’s New With Google Maps

Google announced the launch of a new round of features for the new Google Maps. Now, when you click on “Pegman,” which appears in the lower right corner, roads with Street View imagery will light up in blue, and when you zoom in, you’ll be able to see indoor business photos and user-uploaded pics. These are indicated by orange and …

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Here’s What Texting While Driving Will Cost You in the US

If you’re caught texting while driving, the fine you could be forced to pay varies wildly depending on which US state you’re in when you’re caught in the act. According to a handy map compiled by Mother Jones, the lowest maximum fine for a first-time offender resides in California at just $20. And according to the map, you really don’t …

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Google Maps for iOS Updated with Faster Navigation, More Languages

Google has just launched an update to their Google Maps for iOS, one that brings faster navigation with the help of a new route mini-map and a “tricks and tips” guide that helps users make the best of the app. First up, you now have a mini-map when selecting your routes: Google has also added a “tips and tricks” guide …

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Google Maps Gets Directions For Multiple Destinations, Reservations, Upcoming Events

Google announced today that it is adding directions for multiple destinations to the new Google Maps preview, which has been available for the past three months. The feature is rolling out today. Apparently this has been one of the most requested features since Google launched the preview, when the previously available feature went away. “Whether you’re running weekend errands or …

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Yahoo Continues Product Refreshes With New Yahoo Maps

Yahoo continues to launch redesigns for many of its products. Today it’s Yahoo Maps. The company announced that it is launching a refreshed Yahoo Maps experience for desktop users in the U.S. “The new Yahoo Maps makes it easier to explore and experience where you are, see where you’re headed and figure out the best route to get there,” says …

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