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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'.

An assault on the map: why the dispute between India and China in Ladakh may continue to escalate
India

An assault on the map: why the dispute between India and China in Ladakh may continue to escalate

The logic of proud nationalism dictates that maps may become larger, but they certainly cannot be allowed to shrink. This requirement to defend the map at any cost is part of the essential character of the nation-state.

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 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 introduces new privacy-focused tools for YouTube, Maps and Assistant
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Google introduces new privacy-focused tools for YouTube, Maps and Assistant

Google and other tech giants have been facing scrutiny globally about the way user data is handled.

India to survey the entire country with drones, artificial intelligence and big data
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India to survey the entire country with drones, artificial intelligence and big data

Karnataka, Haryana, Maharashtra and the Ganga basin is being surveyed and will take 2 years to finish.

Google reportedly testing new alert on Maps that warns you when your cab is going off route
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Google reportedly testing new alert on Maps that warns you when your cab is going off route

This feature will avoid you being tricked by a cab driver when you are travelling on unfamiliar roads.

Google Maps now implementing a speedometer feature for users in a few countries
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Google Maps now implementing a speedometer feature for users in a few countries

This feature sends an alert to your phone wherever you look to be exceeding the speed limit.

Mumbai's traffic is the worst in the world, Delhi comes in at fourth spot: TomTom
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Mumbai's traffic is the worst in the world, Delhi comes in at fourth spot: TomTom

Navigation company claim that the traffic flow in both cities has decreased slightly in 2018.

iOS 13 to bring Screen Time improvements, Dark Mode, new Reminders app and more
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iOS 13 to bring Screen Time improvements, Dark Mode, new Reminders app and more

iOS 12's Screen Time feature will now be getting the parental control feature in iOS 13 .

In or out? Map-makers in a quandary over shifting Brexit date, say they are waiting for 'certainty'
World

In or out? Map-makers in a quandary over shifting Brexit date, say they are waiting for 'certainty'

The repeated delays to Brexit are a nightmare for map makers and guidebook printers who have to decide how to depict Britain's relationship with the European Union.

China to destroy three lakh 'incorrect' world maps which don't show Arunachal Pradesh, Taiwan as part of its territory
World

China to destroy three lakh 'incorrect' world maps which don't show Arunachal Pradesh, Taiwan as part of its territory

Last month, officials in China have destroyed 30,000 world maps printed in the country for incorrectly showing the borders with India and depicting Taiwan as a separate country

Google Assistant gets improved UI for Google Maps, here's how it works
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Google Assistant gets improved UI for Google Maps, here's how it works

The new UI is currently only rolling out to Android users, who will receive the update gradually.

Google Maps now gets a feature which lets users message businesses within the app
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Google Maps now gets a feature which lets users message businesses within the app

For this feature to work local businesses could install Google's "My Business App" and enable messages.

Madras Atomic Power Station in Kalpakkam conducts surprise site emergency exercise
science

Madras Atomic Power Station in Kalpakkam conducts surprise site emergency exercise

The exercise is conducted to test the preparedness of the units during remote emergency situations.

Facebook's 'Talk the Walk' AI guide can help you navigate without access to GPS
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Facebook's 'Talk the Walk' AI guide can help you navigate without access to GPS

The AI, which is currently being tested in New York, will help you navigate without GPS.

Apple rebuilding its Maps platform using data collected by iPhones, cars
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Apple rebuilding its Maps platform using data collected by iPhones, cars

The new Maps will launch in San Francisco and the Bay Area with the next iOS 12 beta.

Samsung might bring Android Go based smartphone with 5-inch AMOLED display
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Samsung might bring Android Go based smartphone with 5-inch AMOLED display

Samsung is expected to bring Galaxy J series of smartphones with Android Go.

Google removes Uber booking feature from Maps without providing any reason
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Google removes Uber booking feature from Maps without providing any reason

Uber integration was pulled from Google Maps on iOS earlier then on Android.

Google Doodle celebrates Abraham Ortelius, who created world's first modern atlas 400 years ago
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Google Doodle celebrates Abraham Ortelius, who created world's first modern atlas 400 years ago

On 20 May, 1570, Abraham Ortelius published the first modern atlas named Theatrum Orbis Terrarum (Theatre of the World).