Google maps news stories
AR 'Live View' navigation is coming to Google Maps
Live View will allow those travelling on foot around cities to navigate streets a little easier with turn-by-turn navigation.
Startup’s ‘super-map’ takes on Google Earth
The startup company is attempting to create a map that will rival Google Earth by providing near real-time global imagery from commercial satellites, aerial cameras and drones.
Digital detox akin to smoking and drinking withdrawal
"The findings show many of the travellers initially experienced symptoms of anxiety and frustration."
Google Street View cars about to hit NZ roads again
If you’ve ever used Google Streetview and been frustrated that the imagery is so outdated by years, Google brings good news.
You can now wander down NZ’s longest river with Google
The Google Street View Trekker has now mapped the length of New Zealand’s longest river - all 425 kilometres of it.
Google puts Mario on the map
Mario will start rolling out on Maps globally today and will join users on their road trips for a week.
Vodafone & Temuera Morrison help Google with te reo Maori pronunciation
"To improve pronunciation in Aotearoa is an important way we can play a part in preserving the taonga. It’s up to all of us now to put the mahi in."
Internet of Things
Exclusive interview: Nearmap on competing with Google Maps
Cloud technology has the ability to break down borders, whether that be the four walls of an office, or geographical borders separating countries.