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Google Maps is a web mapping service developed by Google. It offers satellite imagery, aerial photography, street maps, 360° interactive panoramic views of streets, real-time traffic conditions, and route planning for traveling by foot, car, bicycle, air and public transportation. In 2020, Google Maps was used by over 1 billion people every month.

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Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations [Video]

Google Maps introduces 'Trips' tab to remind of previous vacations

Google Maps will soon roll out a new Trips tab in timeline on Android that can present customers an abstract of previous holidays and complete kilometres travelled. According to Mashable, Google Photos..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:09Published
Google Maps to Roll out Feature Indicating COVID-19 Infection Rates in Local Areas [Video]

Google Maps to Roll out Feature Indicating COVID-19 Infection Rates in Local Areas

The new update will make users aware of how the virus is progressing in different locations so they can plan ahead before travelling.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

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Google Maps updates help you cope with the pandemic

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Google kills off app that let you check in on loved ones during an emergency

google kills off app that let you check in on loved ones during an emergency
Google Google will discontinue its emergency location sharing app Trusted Contacts in December, and has already yanked it from the Google Play Store. Instead, it’s directing existing users to try..
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Google Assistant Driving Mode appears to be coming to Android at last

google assistant driving mode appears to be coming to android at last
Image: Google The Google Assistant Driving mode that the company first announced in 2019 has started appearing on some Android devices, XDA-Developers reported. The UI looks somewhat different from..
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Google is making US voting locations easier to find via search and its Assistant

google is making us voting locations easier to find via search and its assistant
Google is providing information about voting locations as part of the measures. | Image: Google Google is adding new election features to its voice assistant, Google Search, and Google Maps, to make..
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Gmail has a new logo that’s a lot more Google

Google is replacing its iconic Gmail envelope logo with a design that’s a lot more in keeping with other Google products. The new Gmail logo is now an M made out of Google’s core blue, red, yellow,..
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Google Maps adds an overlay of COVID-19 case trends

google maps adds an overlay of covid-19 case trends
Google Google Maps will soon include information on COVID-19 spread in states, counties, and some cities. Toggling on the “COVID” layer in the app will show the seven-day average number of..
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Google Maps is back on the Apple Watch after abandoning it three years ago

google maps is back on the apple watch after abandoning it three years ago
Photo by Vjeran Pavic / The Verge Google is making good on its promise from August to bring Google Maps back to the Apple Watch after yanking it back in 2017. It’s available now, and as we wrote..
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Waze now lets you send directions from your computer to your phone

waze now lets you send directions from your computer to your phone
Photo by Amelia Holowaty Krales / The Verge Google-owned mapping app Waze will now let you send directions from your computer to your phone. The process to do so was pretty straightforward in my..
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How Google Maps uses DeepMind’s AI tools to predict your arrival time

how google maps uses deepmind’s ai tools to predict your arrival time
Photo by Thomas Trutschel/Photothek via Getty Images Google Maps is one of the company’s most widely-used products, and its ability to predict upcoming traffic jams makes it indispensable for many..
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Google makes the saved places tab in Maps more useful

google makes the saved places tab in maps more useful
The update makes it easier to find saved places in Google Maps. You can sort by “recently saved,” “nearby saved,” and places you’ve visited but not saved. | Image: Google Google is rolling..
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Google Maps will show wildfire boundaries in near real time

google maps will show wildfire boundaries in near real time
Google’s new wildfire-mapping feature includes wildfire boundaries, top news stories, and official updates. | Image: Google Type in the name of an ongoing wildfire into Google search, and the site..
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Google Maps is getting a lot more detail

google maps is getting a lot more detail
The new map design (right) does a better job at distinguishing between Iceland’s ice caps and greenery. | Image: Google Google Maps is being redesigned to make it easier to distinguish between..
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Driving, transit alerts arrive on Google Maps to ease your travel

driving, transit alerts arrive on google maps to ease your travel
San Francisco, June 9 (IANS) Google has introduced new Covid-19 safety features in its Maps like transit alerts and driving...
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Delhi govt teams up with Google Maps to list food, night shelters in capital

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Google Maps to show locations of COVID-19 food and night shelters in India

Google on Monday said it will now show the locations of food shelters and night shelters on Google Maps in cities across India to help people find these essential services during the ongoing lockdown...
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German man shocked to see marriage proposal on Google Maps

An aerial picture shows the words "will you marry me?" spelled out in German in a corn field.
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Move aside, Google Maps, Apple Maps and GPS: Why people still love their paper maps

Google Maps just turned 15 and Apple Maps got a makeover; but some people would rather stick with paper maps for emergencies and planning purposes
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Google Maps turns 15: Here are 15 tips to get the most out of the app

Google Maps turns 15 this week, and many of the 1 billion-plus people who turn to Google's navigation app do so for more than turn-by-turn directions.
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Google Maps lets you explore the cosmos like Star Trek — complete with a warp drive ‘whoosh’

google maps lets you explore the cosmos like star trek — complete with a warp drive ‘whoosh’
Google Maps lets you explore space without having to step out of the house. It has added a new animation to their interplanetary exploration tool. The new animation feels a lot like the warp drive on..
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How to use Google Maps offline and save mobile data

how to use google maps offline and save mobile data
Google Maps allows you to download maps for offline use, helping you save on mobile data when you’re out and about. The option to save maps for later is especially helpful when network coverage is..
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Google Maps Finally Lets Users Edit Their Public Profiles via the App

google maps finally lets users edit their public profiles via the app
Google Maps has rolled out an update that lets you take control over your profile picture and your bio. ......
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The art of making globes

In the era of Google Maps, who makes a living out of creating globes - by hand? Peter Bellerby, of Bellerby & Co. Globemakers, for one. Headquartered in London, he talks with Martha Teichner about how..
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How do you navigate: Google Maps or Waze?

New Google Maps crowd-sourced features include the ability to report crashes, speed traps and traffic slowdowns from iPhones. Sound familiar?
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Google offers tool for cities to measure emissions

Data from Google Maps could help cities plan to lower emissions.
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Apple Maps is improved, but still is no Google Maps

App rebuilt from ground up with improved photos, privacy and spoken directions. Siri will tell you to "turn left" at next light instead of 1000 feet.
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Google goes Nigerian with local accent, ‘informal’ transit routes

google goes nigerian with local accent, ‘informal’ transit routes
Commuters making their way through Nigeria can now hear travel advice in a local voice on Google Maps under new features aimed at attracting more users in Africa that were unveiled by the company on..
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Google Maps outage sparks mass disorientation

google maps outage sparks mass disorientation
The Google Maps server has gone offline in some parts of the world, and users are finding themselves utterly disoriented – or not finding themselves at all. Instead, they are reportedly shown “no..
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Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are

Google is updating its Maps app so you can see how full you local bus or train is when you're planning your commute.
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Google Maps launches 'Stay Safer' that alerts when driver deviates from route

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Mother ‘smothered baby with pillows while screaming “Why don’t you die?”‘

mother ‘smothered baby with pillows while screaming “why don’t you die?”‘
Meredith Nicole Dean is currently receiving a mental health evaluation at Houston’s Ben Taub Hospital over claims she tried to murder her four month-old baby (Picture: Google Maps) A mother tried to..
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Do these Arizona office buildings resemble swastikas or pinwheels?

From the bird's-eye view of Google Maps, a medical complex in Glendale and office complex in Scottsdale resemble swastikas.
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Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis

Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.
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Google Map introduces features to improve public travel


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April Fools' Day on the Web 2019: A Round-Up of the Biggest Tricks

april fools' day on the web 2019: a round-up of the biggest tricks
by Alice Monroe - April Fools’ Day, which takes place on April 1st each year, is often a great excuse for people to play pranks on one another. Big websites and online brands are no different,..
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