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Google Maps Team to Show Off Map Diving at Google I/O

TweetSomething fun that’s coming at Google I/O 2013 – map diving! Here’s a first look at a fun 3D virtual Google maps realistic fly-through experience that will be shown off at Google I/O. Details from the developers… Join the Instrument … Continue reading

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The Geo for Higher Ed Summit 2013 from Google – Apply Now

TweetSomething quite awesome from Google on the horizon, in particular, a great opportunity for educators and those involved in Geo at the higher education level – enter Geo for Higher Education Summit. Taking place July at the Googleplex in MountainView, … Continue reading

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Live Mapping of San Fran Transit with LiveBus

TweetTransit data is co cool and there’s no doubt that the transit app (on mobile) is now the defacto go-to example for coolness when it comes to mobile app development rather than the previous favorite pizza finder or coffee house … Continue reading

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Locate People in Boston with Google Person Finder Service

TweetAnother tragedy and cowardly act of senseless violence rocking the World today, this time in Boston, MA – our heartfelt wishes go out to the city and all affected. Of note, Google has established a resource that may be of … Continue reading

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Friday Fun – So, that’s what an Internship at Google is Like!

TweetEver wondered what it would be like being an intern at Google? Well, thanks to Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson we’ll all have a chance to see this summer – enter The Internship! In typical Google “wow” fashion, the official … Continue reading

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The Canada Google Kiss Map Lets You Kiss and Tell – and Map it!

TweetAh yes, another Valentine’s Day is here and that can only mean one thing… another great excuse to make cheezy maps and apps – enter the Canada Kiss Map! Well, actually it’s not just for Canada as you can drop … Continue reading

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Uber Weather for Chrome, weather on steroids!

TweetNow available in the Google Chrome store, Uber weather (think weather on steroids). To check it out you can also fire up your Google chrome browser and hit http://uberweather.com/ for an awesome experience and be sure to hit the snow … Continue reading

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Google Rolls Out Android Maps API v2 – including 3D Maps

TweetToday via their maps dev blog, Google announced details of the new Google Maps Android API v2 – some noteworthy customers using the API include Trulia, Expedia, and FlightTrack.  A number of new features and functionality are included: Maps API … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Google Crisis Map Updates

TweetThe Google Hurricane Sandy Crisis Map http://google.org/crisismap/2012-sandy has evolved nicely over the week with a number of additional data layers being included in the map. Some of the data layers available for users include: Shelter locations power outage regions/status pharmacies, … Continue reading

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PBS Video Looks at Apple Maps v Google Maps and Crowdsourcing

TweetIndeed an interesting quote from an analyst in the video… Apple needs to own maps… they need to own location. It seems David Rumsey enjoys the 3D capabilities of Apple Maps and seems to indicate that the user experience is … Continue reading

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Take a Field Trip With Google Field Trip for Android

TweetA new mobile app from Google – Field Trip. Field Trip can help you learn about everything from local history to the latest and best places to shop, eat, and have fun. You select the local feeds you like and … Continue reading

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Google Supporting startups and Entrepreneurs

TweetGoogle supporting Start ups… in partnership with startup week-end and others. An innovative program to help start ups and others to get their products, services, and companies launched and off the ground. Find info about hackathons, EDU opportunities, startup resources, … Continue reading

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