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Amazon UK will let you track Prime parcels on map -  within 15 minutes of delivery

Amazon UK will let you track Prime parcels on map - within 15 minutes of delivery

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UK courier DPD and service carrier Interlink Express jointly introduced on Friday a new delivery service, called Follow My Parcel, which provides real-time, live-tracking of parcels and a 15-minute delivery slot window. Starting 5 August, Amazon UK, fashion... >>

Google launches Map Maker in the UK, allowing Brits to contribute to Google Maps

Google launches Map Maker in the UK, allowing Brits to contribute to Google Maps

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Launched in the US in 2011, and in India before that in 2008, Google Map Maker support is finally being brought to users in the UK. Map Maker brings out your inner cartographer, allowing you to create and edit maps to your heart's content. The idea of... >>

Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition may lead to indoor mapping

Apple's WifiSLAM acquisition may lead to indoor mapping

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Apple has acquired indoor location - WifiSLAM for roughly $20 million, reports The Wall Street Journal. The acquisition comes at a time when the folks in Cupertino are working to improve their own mapping solution available on iOS. Apple has confirmed... >>

Google Maps improves European presence, Street View hits Bulgaria and UK refreshed

Google Maps improves European presence, Street View hits Bulgaria and UK refreshed

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Google has improved the Street View presence on its Google Maps service for several European countries. The UK has benefited with more up-to-date imagery, while many more Russian cities and villages have been added. Regions in Bulgaria are now represented... >>

Google Maps for iPhone updated with faster search and contact access

Google Maps for iPhone updated with faster search and contact access

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Google has released an update for its popular Google Maps for iPhone app with improvements for location searching and contact access for faster travel.  Version 1.1, available from the App Store, now allows users to find restaurants, coffee shops, gas... >>

Bing Maps improved with high-resolution satellite imagery and ocean typography

Bing Maps improved with high-resolution satellite imagery and ocean typography

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Microsoft has released an improvement to its Bing Maps service with 13 million square kilometers of higher-resolution satellite imagery and the addition of better ocean typography.  In a post on the Bing Maps Blog, the company explained it had begun... >>

Tim Cook promises 'continued improvements' for Apple Maps

Tim Cook promises 'continued improvements' for Apple Maps

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After months of customers reporting issues with Apple Maps, CEO Tim Cook has once again commented on fixing the service. According to Cook, the company has rolled out several improvements to Apple Maps in recent months and will keep going until customer... >>

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

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Google Street View has been upgraded, updating 250,000 miles of roads across the globe and doubling its number of special collections enabling users virtually to step inside more specific points of interest.  The update increases the number of places... >>

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

CoPilot delivers mapping solutions to over 250 different Android devices

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ALK Technologies, the team behind the CoPilot apps, claims its navigation software now supports more than 250 different Android devices, making it one of the most wide-ranging mapping solutions available to download. One of the reasons CoPilot has been... >>

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

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It’s now possible to explore the bottom of the ocean without so much as getting your big toe wet. Google has teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to create a Street View experience for six prominent sea spots.  Sites in Hawaii, the Philippines... >>