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Google Maps brings back 'compass' feature on Android along with more features
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Google Maps brings back 'compass' feature on Android along with more features

The Android users need to download the latest version of Maps, 10.62 to use the feature.

Google Maps will soon allow users to draw, rename and delete roads: How it will work
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Google Maps will soon allow users to draw, rename and delete roads: How it will work

Google is updating its map editing feature and will allow users to add new or missing roads, realign if need be, and even rename and delete the incorrect ones.

Apple Maps might soon allow users to report accidents and speed checks: Report
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Apple Maps might soon allow users to report accidents and speed checks: Report

Users will now have to press the new ‘Report’ button and then can select what sort of incident or hazard they want to report.

Google Maps improves discoverability by rolling out automatic transliteration for Indian languages
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Google Maps improves discoverability by rolling out automatic transliteration for Indian languages

The transliteration will be carried out in Indian languages including Hindi, Bangla, Marathi, Telugu and more.

Google Maps gets COVID-19 features, updates: Users to receive live crowdedness info globally
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Google Maps gets COVID-19 features, updates: Users to receive live crowdedness info globally

Maps has supposedly got 200 new features from the onset of the pandemic to help users better adjust to the new normal.

Google Maps gets a new 'Trips' tab that will show details of your past vacations
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Google Maps gets a new 'Trips' tab that will show details of your past vacations

Information from your previous trips can be shared with your friends and acquaintances.

US Department of Justice crackdown is reminder that this is Google's world, we just live in it
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US Department of Justice crackdown is reminder that this is Google's world, we just live in it

On Tuesday, the Department of Justice sued Google for anticompetitive practices, in the most significant antitrust action by the US government against a technology company in decades

Google to stop supporting Trusted Contacts app from 1 December, app officially pulled from Play store
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Google to stop supporting Trusted Contacts app from 1 December, app officially pulled from Play store

Google has announced that the Trusted Contacts app will not be supported starting 1 December 2020.

Google Maps to get a COVID-19 layer that will show virus affected areas using colour codes
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Google Maps to get a COVID-19 layer that will show virus affected areas using colour codes

Google is getting the data about COVID cases from 'multiple authoritative sources, including Johns Hopkins, the New York Times, and Wikipedia'.

Google Maps app on Android to get a dark theme that will be found under a new 'Appearance' menu: Report
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Google Maps app on Android to get a dark theme that will be found under a new 'Appearance' menu: Report

A user can turn it on by going to the ‘Navigation settings’, then selecting the ‘Colour scheme’ present under the ‘Map display’ tab.

Google Maps updates 'Saved tab' to make saved locations easier to access
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Google Maps updates 'Saved tab' to make saved locations easier to access

Google mentions that 'Nearby saved' option will only work if you have allowed Maps to know about your location.

Google Maps' new update brings visual improvements to help users understand location, surroundings better
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Google Maps' new update brings visual improvements to help users understand location, surroundings better

With the new update, users will be able to correctly distinguish beaches and deserts from lakes, rivers, oceans and ravines.

Google Maps returns to Apple Watch; will be compatible with Apple CarPlay dashboard
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Google Maps returns to Apple Watch; will be compatible with Apple CarPlay dashboard

The Google Maps app for the Apple Watch will start rolling out worldwide in the coming weeks.

Google Maps rolls out local guides feature where you can follow users just like on Facebook and Instagram
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Google Maps rolls out local guides feature where you can follow users just like on Facebook and Instagram

Several topical filters like recommendations about pizza or coffee and so on have been introduced to compartmentalize a guide's contribution.

Google Maps to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions
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Google Maps to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions

The transit alerts would be rolled out in Argentina, France, India, Netherlands, the United States, and the United Kingdom among other countries.

Google Maps rolls out easier access to Plus Code feature for Android users to quickly share location during emergency
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Google Maps rolls out easier access to Plus Code feature for Android users to quickly share location during emergency

Plus Codes are simple, easy to use digital addresses derived from latitude and longitude coordinates.

COVID-19 lockdown mobility data in graphics: Maharashtrians spending 34% more time at home, J&K residents making 27% more visits to parks
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COVID-19 lockdown mobility data in graphics: Maharashtrians spending 34% more time at home, J&K residents making 27% more visits to parks

During the COVID-19 lockdown, India by-and-large recorded a drop in percentage of visits to places of retail and recreation, grocery and pharmacy, parks, transit stations and workplaces

Coronavirus Lockdown: 'No dignity in living like this, it is humiliating', migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh on why they want to leave Mumbai
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Coronavirus Lockdown: 'No dignity in living like this, it is humiliating', migrant workers from Uttar Pradesh on why they want to leave Mumbai

Hundreds of migrant workers in Mumbai walked in the blistering heat along the eastern express highway with their belongings on their head to go back to UP.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Google India launches feature to help people find food, night shelter during lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Google India launches feature to help people find food, night shelter during lockdown

The feature is accessible via Assistant, Google Maps, and on KaiOS. Users can also dial a hotline for assistance.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Google to increase visibility of virtual healthcare options on its platforms to aid users in time of pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Google to increase visibility of virtual healthcare options on its platforms to aid users in time of pandemic

Tech giant Google has decided to provide greater visibility to virtual health care options by introducing new features on Google Search and Google Maps.