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Google Maps for Android updates to give real-time traffic updates

Google Maps traffic
Google Maps for Android has been updated with a handy shortcut to the Traffic Nearby screen. According to reports coming in, Google has just released a new update with Version 9.39 for the Google Maps to enable you to quickly view real-time traffic information...

Stanford scientists use Artificial intelligence to map poverty

Scientist use Artificial Intelligence to redice poverty
Stanford scientists have taken the artificial intelligence route to map poverty in areas which were previously devoid of data. The researchers will combine satellite images and machine learning to help organizations and policymakers to distribute funds and evaluate policies more efficiently. The low-cost method...

How to save Google Maps offline on Android and iOS devices

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Google Maps is the app which we rely on while travelling. Well now we have Pokemon GO, but it's dangerous because it can take you in front of a truck to catch "Charizard". And Pokemon GO needs a 3G connection and drains the battery fast....

Google Maps adds Street View of Rio Olympics 2016 venue: Here’s how to use it

Google Maps Rio Olympic
Not all of us can make it to Brazil this summer for Rio Olympics 2016. Though worry not as Google has you covered, and wants to make you feel a part of the extravaganza. The search engine giant is giving users virtual tours for...

Uber to pour half Billion dollars in its in-house mapping project

Uber mapping project
Well known public taxi hailing service Uber uses Google Maps application extensively. However, it seems that it is trying to create an in-house mapping service. According to Financial Times, it is investing $500 million in creating its very own worldwide map which will be...

Google Maps for Android includes ‘Wi-Fi only’ mode

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Google has been quietly rolling out an update for its Maps application that will provide users the option to run the app in 'Wi-Fi only' mode. This makes for a welcome development as it will help saving on data costs. Google though has stated some...

Google Maps for Android now supports multiple destinations feature

The latest Google Maps Update will now allow Android users to add multiple stops in their journey. Now, with Google Maps, you can plan your road trip with multi-stop directions. The feature will soon be available for the iOS users as well. How to add...

Google Maps to offer cab booking and aggregating service soon

16th March, 2016 - Google has announced that users of Google Maps will be able to view and compare cab options within the app. The service has been rolled out for all devices running on Android platforms and and the same is expected to...