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DuckDuckGo will now be displaying location information from Apple Maps on its search results as part of a new partnership with Apple. The new capability is available both on mobile and desktop.
While Apple's mapping app has been on a cold developmental pace since its launch in 2012, a new patent indicates the company may be planning to add smart features to Apple Maps for improved accuracy.
MIT has developed an automated approach to mapping called RoadTracer, which promises 45 percent more accuracy than existing methods such as those used by Google and other mapping companies.
Citymapper and Gett have teamed up to bring customers Black Bus 1 or BB1. The fixed route black cab service will cost £3 and you can get on or off anywhere along the route during commute hours.
Uber has started mapping Asia's roads to collect data on customer's travel routes, traffic patterns and pickup & drop off locations. Singapore is the first country to begin the mapping process today.
Microsoft has signed a multi-year agreement to use HERE location data and services in products such as Cortana and Bing, including access to real-time traffic information and live public transit data.
The latest update to Google's Earth Timelapse brings petabytes of new imagery data from more than 5 million satellite images. The update is now live on Earth Engine website and on desktop.
A new update is rolling out for Google Maps users on Android and iOS. This improves upon previously launched features and now allows you to save offline areas on your device's external storage.
Reuters is reporting that Microsoft and Amazon are vying for HERE's cloud business and continued access to map data, with the retail giant considering an equity stake in the former Nokia unit.
After months of rumors and speculation, Nokia has finally revealed that it has sold its mapping and location service, HERE, to a consortium of German auto-makers including BMW and Audi.
After announcing the sale of some of its mapping technology to Uber earlier today, Microsoft has now said in a statement that it will no longer collect any of its own mapping data for Bing Maps.
A minivan, reportedly leased to Apple, has been making the rounds in a small town in California spurring speculation that the company might be looking into developing self-driving cars.
A Nokia executive has said that the company is scaling back - but not completely ending - its development work on HERE Maps for Windows Phone, as it now plans to focus its efforts on Android and iOS.
Nokia's HERE maps division has announced plans to acquire Medio, a Seattle-based company, to improve its location services with real-time search suggestions and provide personalized results .
Yesterday Nokia launched HERE, their new mapping and location platform. It brings together all of Nokia's location technology and services and will be available across most platforms.
It looks as though mapping services provided in China by both Microsoft and Google are no longer under threat of being shut down, according to the State Bureau of Surveying and Mapping. The State Bureau...
These days finding a spare car park can be tough at the best of times, but Google has today revealed a mediocre solution which may help ease the pain. Google just released its latest Android...
Google has acquired ImageAmerica, a company that builds high-resolution cameras and uses them to take aerial photographs. The search engine giant announced the move Friday on its LatLong blog about Google Earth and its other...
Denver-based online mapping vendor MapQuest Incorporated has released a new beta API that allows software developers to use Adobe Systems Incorporated's ActionScript 3.0 programming language to create richer online applications and capabilities for MapQuest users....
Microsoft's Live Search offering just got a lot more sophisticated with the addition of Virtual Earth 3-D, a new online mapping interface currently available in the United States. The mapping interface provides consumers with a...
Google plans to use trucks equipped with lasers and digital photographic equipment to create a realistic 3D online version of San Francisco, and eventually other major US cities. The move would trump Amazon's A9 service,...
As predicted just a few days ago, Google has this morning launched UK versions of its local and mapping services. Yes, you can now find Pizzas in Plymouth with the aid of everybody's favourite search...
Overview The tool converts between traditional, home theater, and widescreen mapping in 4.0, 5.1 and 7.1 audio configurations. Download: Microsoft Windows Media Audio 9 Professional Channel Mask Mapping Tool...
This is a neat idea- what microsoft will say in response is anyones guess. "When MSN Messenger is down, you cant chat, your social life is ruined. In order to make a...