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Garmin Viago: Feature-rich iOS navigation (with a few potholes)

Jul 14 2014 11:47am CDT | Source: ZDNet: The Apple Core

Most people use the include Maps app or Google Maps for navigation on the iPhone, here's why Garmin's new of ...
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Apple Ditching Google Maps

Source: Apple Balla | Jul 10 2014, 12:44am CDT | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

Apple Ditching Google Maps
iPhones will no longer use Google Maps for “Find My iPhone”
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Google Maps iOS app gets on-map displays of search, Gmail content

Jul 11 2014 12:14pm CDT | Source: MacNN

Google has released an update of its Google Maps client for iOS, adding several significant features. When searching for places, for instance, results will now appear directly on a map. Users can switch bet ...
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Apple acquires Spotsetter, a social search engine that delivers personalized recommendations for places

Jun 6 2014 2:58pm CDT | Source: Mac Daily News

google_ad_client = "ca-pub-9654279268749293"; /* Article Body, 336x280, Above the fold */ google_ad_slot = "0670981169"; google_ad_width = 336; google_ad_height = 280; “Spotsetter, a social search engine using big data to offer personalized recommendations as to places to go, has been quietly snapped up by Apple, TechCrunch has learned,” Sarah Perez reports for TechCurnch. “The technology, w ...
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Methane created mysterious Siberian crater: Study
London, Aug 1 (IANS) The mysterious crater spotted in the frozen Yamal peninsula in Siberia earlier this month was probably caused by methane released as permafrost thawed, Russian researchers say. | by IANS
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New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Most people require seven to nine hours of sleep to have proper daytime functioning, but some people can function normally on less than six hours of sleep per night owing to a gene mutation, says a study. | by IANS
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New York, Aug 1 (IANS) There is good news for patients suffering from type-one diabetes as they may soon be able to do away with their daily insulin dose to manage their blood-sugar levels. | by IANS

Apple acquires mapping-based social recommendation service Spotsetter

Jun 6 2014 2:14pm CDT | Source: 9to5Mac

Just a little more than a week after acquiring Beats, Apple has now reportedly acquired Spotsetter. According to a report out of TechCrunch, Apple quietly snatched up the company mainly for the technology and two founders behind the service. Spotsetter was founded in 2012 by ex-Google Maps engineer Stephen Tse and Jonny Lee. Both Lee and Tse’s LinkedIn profiles now say they’re employed by Apple, as well. Spotsetter was a soc ...
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Apple Users Prefer Apple Maps than Google 3 Maps

Source: Apple Balla | Nov 12 2013, 3:46am CST | by Bijon Kumar Pramanik

Apple Users Prefer Apple Maps than Google 3 Maps
Google Maps lost 2.3 million iPhone users in the US who switched to Apple Maps
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Blocked: Apple is Denied Access to Mapping Oslo, Norway In 3D Maps Application [Update: Oslo Law against Apple’s 3D Maps expired in 2005, but police computer systems have yet to update to match the law’s expiration]

Source: Apple Balla | Aug 14 2013, 8:00am CDT | by Deidre Richardson

Norwegian Government Denies Apple Right to Map Oslo City
Norwegian government opposes Apple 3D maps, says it has hidden intelligence buildings in Oslo
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Apple Acquires Companies HopStop and Locationary, Looks to Improve Its 3D Mapping Experience

Source: Apple Balla | Jul 22 2013, 11:24am CDT | by Deidre Richardson

Apple Adds HopStop, Locationary to Its Maps Arsenal
Apple adds HopStop and Locationary to Its Acquisitions List
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Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore

Source: Apple Balla | Feb 19 2013, 12:53am CST | by Luigi Lugmayr

Google launches indoor maps feature in Singapore
Singapore, Feb 19 (IANS) Google launched its indoor maps feature in Singapore Tuesday, making the city state the second country in Asia to have it.
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