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LOOK: Google Unveils Detailed Maps Of North Korea

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 01.29.2013 | Technology

Google is giving the world a never-before-seen, detailed look at one of the most secretive countries in the world: North Korea. On Monday, Google ...

Bianca Bosker

Life As A Google Maps Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.26.2013 | Technology

When users report a problem with Google Maps -- a missing roundabout, a road closure, a one-way street that's marked incorrectly -- it's Nick Volmar w...

Google Admits To A Maps Power Play With Microsoft

Business Insider | Posted 01.06.2013 | Technology

Google has backtracked. It now admits it's been blocking Windows Phone 8 users from accessing Google Maps....

Google Maps Wants To Get A Whole Lot More Personal

The Atlantic | Posted 03.06.2013 | Technology

In the past few years, the map has transformed from a static, stylized portrait of the Earth to a dynamic, interactive conversation....

Jason Gilbert

7 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Maps For iPhone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.25.2012 | Technology

Google's newly released Maps app for the iPhone has already enjoyed a phenomenal initial reception. After over 10 million iPhone owners gobbled it up ...

Predicting the Future of Google

Jayson DeMers | Posted 12.18.2012 | Denver
Jayson DeMers

Where is Google headed? How inclusive can Google make its technologies, and what will its competitors develop to rival Google's products and push innovation even further?

WATCH: Force Siri To Skip Apple Maps With One Simple Command

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology

If you're sick of Siri's love affair with Apple Maps, you can tell her to just move on. And she'll listen. Now that Google Maps is available on iOS...

Jason Gilbert

Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: Is It Worth The Switch?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.13.2012 | Technology

The year’s at the spring, And day’s at the morn; Morning’s at seven; The hill-side’s dew-pearled; The lark’s on the wing; The snail’s...

Is There Anything Apple Maps Does Better Than Google Maps?

Posted 12.13.2012 | Technology

With Google Maps back on the iPhone following its two-month hiatus, we have to wonder: Is there any reason at all for iPhone owners to keep using Appl...

Betsy Isaacson

Google's Mapmaker: Meet The Man Behind Google Earth

HuffingtonPost.com | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

Ed Parsons is Google’s chief geospatial technologist, responsible for evangelizing the “what," “how” and “why” of Google's mapping activit...

Paradise Lost: Island On Google Maps Isn't Really There

Posted 01.24.2013 | Weird News

A sizable, uninhabited island shown in the South Pacific on Google Maps and other charts does not exist, according to Australian scientists. Scien...

Paradise Lost: Island On Google Maps Isn't Really There

Posted 11.26.2012 | Weird News

A sizable, uninhabited island shown in the South Pacific on Google Maps and other charts does not exist, according to Australian scientists. Scien...

Google Just Started Mapping The Galaxy

The Huffington Post | Dino Grandoni | Posted 11.15.2012 | Technology

After updating Google Mars last week, Google wasted no time staying ahead of Apple in the "maps wars" and unveiled a new 3D rendering of the stars in ...

Hacking Chicago

Derek Eder | Posted 01.12.2013 | Chicago
Derek Eder

On August 17, 2012, Chicago Public Schools launched a new version of their School Locator. Unlike the map that came before it, this one is intuitive, easy to use, and took half the time to build. How was CPS able to accomplish this?

Little Map App Is Going Toe-To-Toe With Big Google Rival

Reuters | Tarmo Virki | Posted 01.07.2013 | Technology

By Tarmo Virki (Reuters) - Mobile satellite navigation startup Waze launched a global advertising platform on Wednesday, targeting its ...

How Google Maps Can Help Victims Of Hurricane Sandy

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 11.05.2012 | Technology

Google Maps is most often used to show us how to get from point A to point B. But over the years, this service has evolved into a much greater piece o...

'What Apple Has Learned Is That Maps Are Really Hard'

Reuters | Alexei Oreskovic | Posted 12.10.2012 | Technology

By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt expects more than a billion mobile devices aro...

PHOTO: You've Just Seen A Ghost

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Paolo Cirio has a problem with Google. Specifically, Cirio's beef is with Google Street View, the web giant's mammoth project providing 360-degree...

The Successful Executive Apology: Learning From Apple CEO Tim Cook

Connie Dieken | Posted 12.03.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

We're all prone to messing up from time to time. Hopefully your transgression won't be as public as Apple's. But if it is, you'll tackle it head-on with honesty and grace.

Lee Speigel

UFOs Invade Earth, Courtesy Of Google Maps

HuffingtonPost.com | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.03.2012 | Weird News

Just a few days ago, a couple of Google Maps images surfaced, showing what appeared to be reddish-pink UFOs in the skies above Texas and New Mexico. ...

Castles in the Cloud

David Sable | Posted 12.01.2012 | Media
David Sable

We have become so used to decimal-notated releases that we blindly accept whatever we are told and put up with inferior products and services that we would never accept in our off-line real world.

iPhone 5: It's Morning in Technology Land

John Pavley | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology
John Pavley

While the iPhone 5 release is a devastating flub for Apple it's a fantastic opportunity for the rest of us.

5 Reasons Apple Broke Up With Google Over Maps

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 09.28.2012 | Technology

Recent reports claim that Apple ended its iOS mobile maps contract with Google a year early. But the result, Apple's home-brewed Maps app, has left ma...

Is Google Working On A New Maps App For The iPhone?

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec and Catharine Smith | Posted 09.27.2012 | Technology

There may be light at the end of the tunnel for iPhone users yearning for the return of Google Maps. Google is developing a version of its popular ...

LOOK: Google Maps Breathtaking New Locations

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.27.2012 | Technology

While Apple can't seem to map the world correctly, Google has once again upped its global cartography collection -- this time by plunging into the dee...