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It"s the Real World---With Google Maps Layered on Top

The coming Google Maps augmented-reality navigation feature will look through your phone’s camera to figure out where you are and show you where you are going......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 11th, 2019

Google Maps Adds Lime Scooters and Bikes to its Transportation Suggestions

The feature is being rolled out in 13 cities around the world, to start. The bright green electric scooters that have popped up in cities around the U.S. are about to become even.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneDec 13th, 2018

7 places you can"t find on Google Maps

RAW Embed Google Maps is one of the most amazing pieces of technology to come out of Silicon Valley. You can explore the entire world without ever leaving the comfort of your living room. However, there are a few places on Earth that Google won't let you.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderOct 26th, 2018

Google Maps for iOS will now allow you to share real-time updates with friends

Already available on Android since 2017, the feature is a welcome update to the navigation app that brings it in line with Waze, and even Uber a.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayOct 19th, 2018

State of the Art: Here’s the Conversation We Really Need to Have About Bias at Google

President Trump’s charges that Google shows anti-conservative search bias is wrong. But Google may well be biased against minorities and others who lack real-world power......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 30th, 2018

Google Maps Says ‘the East Cut’ Is a Real Place. Locals Aren’t So Sure.

Google’s digital maps have become the world’s default atlas and the arbiter of what neighborhoods are called, even when many residents disagree......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytAug 2nd, 2018

Google’s human-like Duplex AI is coming to the real world

Google is getting closer to introducing.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJun 27th, 2018

Google"s eerily human phone bot is ready for the real world

After Google Duplex's impressive and controversial debut in May, the company is ready to test it in the wild......»»

Category: topSource: cnnJun 27th, 2018

Now Use Google Lens To Copy And Paste Real World Text

Goo.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalkMay 9th, 2018

Take a tour of the closest Chinese city to North Korea — the nearest thing to the outside world most North Koreans will ever see

Google Maps/Business Insider The Chinese city of Dandong is located less than a mile away from the North Korean.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 6th, 2018

Google Maps offers new location-based features to app devs

Updates tailored to help ride-sharing companies and other businesses track vehicles in real time......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 3rd, 2018

Google Maps is using fast-food chains in giving directions

Google Maps is now giving real.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 20th, 2018

China Introduces Disturbingly Real Female AI News Anchor

Three months after China unveiled its first disturbingly realistic AI male anchor, state-run news agency, Xinhua, unveiled "the world's first female AI news anchor" to compliment her male predecessor, according t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge7 hr. 21 min. ago

Google combats opioid epidemic through providing disposal locations on Google Maps

By entering searches like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me," Google Maps users will be able to find permanent disposal spots. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday11 hr. 36 min. ago

Prescription Drug Disposal Locations Are Now on Google Maps

53% of prescription drug abuse starts with drugs obtained from family or friends, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the opioid crisis has continued to roil the U.S., Google searches have spiked for terms such as .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune14 hr. 37 min. ago

Google combats opioid epidemic through providing disposable locations on Google Maps

By entering searches like “drug drop off near me” or “medication disposal near me," Google Maps users will be able to find permanent disposal spots. .....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday15 hr. 36 min. ago

Prescription Drug Disposal Locations Are Now Viewable on Google Maps

53% of prescription drug abuse starts with drugs obtained from family or friends, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As the opioid crisis has continued to roil the U.S., Google searches have spiked for terms such as .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortune17 hr. 7 min. ago

World"s Largest Shipping Company Warns 2019 Global Economic Outlook Is Worse Than 2018

Denmark's shipping Maersk is the world's largest shipping company, and it is thus safe to say that what it sees in terms of global trade is indicative of real trade conditio.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedge20 hr. 36 min. ago

Here"s what the cast of "How to Train Your Dragon: Hidden World" looks like in real life

DreamWorks/Universal/Getty Images The "How to Train Your Dragon" movie trilogy stars Jay Baruchel, America Ferrera, Cate Blanchett, Kristen Wiig, and Kit Harington — just to name a few. Warning: Spoilers ahead for the first two "How to Train.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 20th, 2019

Google reaped millions in tax breaks as it secretly expanded its real estate footprint across the U.S.

Last May, officials in Midlothian, Texas,.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesFeb 19th, 2019

Google building solar project above fishing ponds in Taiwan

Google is the biggest corporate buyer of renewable energy in the world, and now the technology giant is building its first solar power project in Asia, directly above fishing ponds in Taiwan. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralFeb 17th, 2019