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Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation

Google has been adding plenty of new features to Google Maps over the year, most of them meant to improve navigation and commute experiences. The latest feature, however, is a lot more helpful than just providing directi...

Google Maps just got a brand new feature that goes way beyond navigation

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Google is testing a new Maps feature that has nothing to do with navigation Google Maps is without a doubt one of the best navigation apps out there and a must-have on mobile devices. Google keeps adding new features to Maps, making it even more useful than before. In the past few months, Google launched a bunch of Maps features that make the app look a lot like Waze. On to...
23:32, 05/03/2019

Google Maps AR Navigation comes to iPhones and Android devices Google Maps AR, in action. [credit: The Wall Street Journal ] Google Maps is finally rolling out its augmented reality walking navigation to a wider audience. The feature was announced at ...
21:48, 08/08/2019

Google Maps adds augmented reality navigation – and you can try it now Google has launched a new augmented reality (AR) navigation tool for Google Maps, which will guide you to your destination by superimposing arrows over real-world footage from your phone's camera.Last week, it was discovered that Apple has applied for a patent for AR directions that would overl...
18:16, 08/08/2019

The most exciting Google Maps feature ever is about to get even better About a month ago, Google released the most exciting Google Maps feature ever to more Android and iPhone devices that support augmented reality (AR) features. That’s the Live View mode that places virtual directions right on top of an actual view of your surroundings with the help of the phone...
18:16, 09/20/2019

Google Maps is about to receive a feature we’ve all been waiting for It took a significant location tracking scandal for Google to actually do something about the user’s privacy when it comes to location tracking. After a report called Google out for misleading users who thought their location data wouldn’t be collected because of the way they set up loca...
14:01, 09/19/2019

Google Maps just got a great new feature – but only on iPhone, not Android A few days ago, Google brought one of the features that was missing from the desktop Google Maps experience to the mobile versions of the app. That’s Street View support, which can now easily be enabled from the layers button. The feature is only available on Android for the time being though,...
21:00, 09/04/2019

Google Maps finally received the one feature that was missing from the mobile app Google released a couple of amazing Google Maps features in the past few weeks alone, including AR navigation support that rolled out to Android and iPhone, as well as asmarter way to plan your commute. And Google isn’t done fine-tuning its navigation app, as the company has finally brought to...
19:48, 09/02/2019

Google Maps is getting an awesome feature borrowed straight from Yelp Over the past couple of years, Google Maps has transformed from a simple navigation app to one of the most powerful information data bases for travelers and commuters around the world. Booking a hotel room, reserving a table at a restaurant, or simply checking working hours are all things made incre...
13:32, 05/06/2019

Google testing new Maps feature that can save you money or even your life Imagine that you're out of town and need to take a taxi back to the hotel. While you're looking forward to quickly getting back to the room and taking a nap, the cab driver might want to take the long way back so that he can charge you more; since you're not familiar with the area, you might not not...
20:32, 06/10/2019

Another Waze feature added to Google Maps can save you from getting pulled over Back in the olden days of 2016 when bezels were bigger, screens didn't have notches and foldable phones were the stuff of science fiction (uh, they still might be), we told you how easily a speedometer could be added to Google Maps. All it required was the installation of a third party app called th...
01:16, 06/06/2019

New Google Maps feature alerts you if your taxi or rideshare driver strays off course Google is testing a new feature on its map app which could make rideshare or taxi trips safer. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the details.       ...
19:00, 06/12/2019

Google Maps just got an excellent new feature: Real-time bikesharing info Google on Tuesday unveiled an absolutely cool new Google Maps feature that will immediately appeal to users who rely on bikesharing services to get around town. Thanks to a new partnership with Ito World, the new Google Maps functionality will let you quickly discover bikesharing stations around you...
14:48, 07/17/2019

New Google Maps feature demoed last year rolls out to Pixel phones Owners of Pixel phones rejoice, as Google has just announced an important new feature that's been in testing for about a year, AR navigation is now rolling out to these specific devices. Earlier this week at Google I/O, the Mountain View company confirmed that it's pushing out Google Maps AR to Pixe...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Google Maps Now Offer 'Stay Safer' Feature On Android Phones In India The latest update for Google Maps for Android devices offers a new 'Stay Safer' feature which can be used to share your live trip status with family & friends and also sends an alert should a cab go......
11:16, 07/01/2019

A fun new Google Maps feature shows walking directions on top of real-world images Google Maps has a new augmented reality feature rolling out in beta on iPhones and Androids. It shows directions with digital overlays on top of the real world....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Google Maps rolls out new bike-sharing feature in major cities worldwide Google Maps' new real-time bike-sharing availability feature comes after Apple announced major changes to its competing app last month.       ...
19:00, 07/17/2019

Google Maps Adds Mumbai Floods Feature To Alert Waterlogged Roads & Road Closures An annual event now, the city of Mumbai finds itself coming to a halt every time the rain gods are a little more generous than usual. The city's crumbling infrastructure can barely handle its......
11:48, 07/03/2019

How to Access Google Maps New AR Walking Directions in Google Maps Earlier this year Google announced Live View, an augmented reality version of walking directions for Google Maps that allows you to see directions overlayed the world around you. So rather than trying to decide “Is it asking me to go down this street or the other one?” you’ll see an arrow literally ...
23:00, 08/10/2019

Waze has a new crowdsourced feature that will make navigation even better Google Maps might be the most popular navigation app in the world, but Google has another gem in its backyard, Waze, which can deliver an even better navigation experience than Google’s main maps app. If you need any proof, all you have to do is look at all the Waze features that Google Maps g...
00:16, 07/16/2019

2019 iPhones to feature new antenna structure that improves indoor navigation (L-R) Apple iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, and iPhone XWith just over four months to go until Apple’s next-gen iPhones are officially introduced, renowned analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back today with his latest research note which focuses on the antenna technology Apple will use.Improved indoor navigation, fe...
02:48, 05/06/2019

How to download maps on the Google Maps app for offline use Devon Delfino/Business Insider Downloading Google Maps directions can be quite useful if you're going somewhere that doesn't have a stable internet connection, or if you're trying to curb your data usage. You'll need foresight to get it done: You need an internet connection to download the map, bu...
23:32, 05/09/2019

iOS 13: Apple Maps gets a brand new look this fall Apple Maps is getting new features including a Google Street View-style tool called Look Around that lets you explore cities in 3D.        ...
15:32, 06/04/2019

Google Assistant now offers navigation help in Waze You might not have to touch your screen much at all the next time you navigate with Waze. Google is starting to roll out Assistant support in Waze for Android users, making some of its features available through (relatively) distraction-free voice c......
15:48, 06/10/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:00, 06/20/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
11:32, 07/10/2019

Google Says Android Users Prefer Three-Button Navigation Over Gestures Google details in its post that 'users viewed the Android Q model as more one-handed and reachable, although buttons were still viewed as more ergonomic for more users.'...
11:48, 08/09/2019

Google launches Android Q Beta 5 with gestural navigation updates Google today launched Android Q Beta 5 for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL, the official Android Emulator, and more.Read More...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Google is about to make Google Maps more like Waze A couple of days ago, Google added some handy new features to its Google Maps apps for Android and iPhone, including Street View support (Android) and weather information (iPhone). But the company is looking to add a bunch of other tricks to Google Maps that should further improve your commuting exp...
20:16, 09/06/2019

Google redesigns Android Auto with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme Google has redesigned Android Auto for all 500 supported car models from 50 different brands with a new navigation bar, notification center, and dark theme.Read More...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Going To Make This Brand Tie-In Work As Best We Can: 5 Dark And Spooky Horror Stories That Feature Claritin-D Claritin-D gave us a bunch of money to write a sponsored post, but didn’t really specify what they wanted. We thought it might be fun to do some scary stories that involved allergy medicine somehow, so that’s what we went with. It ended up being much harder than we thought, but we tried our best to ...
02:48, 06/06/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Google Maps can now tell you how bad your commute will be Three weeks after Google announced Google Maps updates to help you stay safe in the event of a natural disaster, the company detailed a solution for a different kind of calamity: your commute....
19:48, 06/28/2019

Google’s AI maps fruit fly brains With Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Cambridge University, Google published research detailing the use of AI in mapping a fruit fly brain.Read More...
20:16, 08/05/2019

How to have Google Maps remember where you parked your car Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As of March 2019, there were over 38 million cars on the roads of Great Britain, according to transport and policy organization the RAC Foundation. With more cars...
17:00, 07/19/2019

Google Maps will navigate you away from crises Google's SOS alerts already give you vital information when you're in a crisis zone, and now that includes driving directions. As part of a broader expansion of SOS alerts to Google Maps, the company has introduced navigation features that will not o......
13:32, 06/06/2019

Wallpaper ideas: from signed Damien Hirst panels to Kate Moss's favourite brand these are the best feature walls available now From contemporary stained-glass pieces to large reproductions of famous paintings, take inspiration from this selection of distinctive wall art for the home....
02:16, 08/28/2019

Here's a good example why you can't blindly follow Google Maps Many of us rely on Google Maps every day to help us get safely from point "A" to point "B." But sometimes putting blind faith in technology can backfire. Take the ordeal that nearly 100 Colorado drivers found themselves living through this past Sunday when they tried to drive around a traffic jam. A...
20:32, 06/27/2019

How to Report Fake Listings on Google Maps Does your neighborhood have strange joke listings on Google Maps? Are you living next to a Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry? Fake Google Maps locations are surprisingly common, and these fictional locations and pop-cultural references can even come with highly detailed (false) information,...
00:16, 08/27/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions comes to many more phones One of Google's coolest apps, by far, has yet to see the light of day for most users. I'm talking about Maps' live AR walking directions -- now known as Live View -- that shows you via a Pokémon-like visual overlay how to get to your destinati......
18:16, 08/08/2019

Your Google Maps Is About to Get an AR-Directions Upgrade—Here's What to Expect GPS has done wonders for the directionally challenged, but there’s still a few quirks. Every time I emerge from the stinky depths of the New York City subway, for instance, my phone’s compass takes forever to figure out which direction I’m pointed in. Half the time I end up walking a few blocks in t...
10:48, 08/09/2019

Google Maps can warn you if your ride goes off-route Many ride-hailing passengers are understandably anxious about their vehicles going off-route due to the potential for sexual assault. However, Google hopes it can set minds at ease until there really is cause for worry. It just introduced optional o......
19:00, 06/26/2019

Google Maps can predict how crowded your train or bus will be Public transit is vital for countless people, but no one wants to be stuck on a subway train or bus that's jam-packed. To help you figure out how busy your ride is going to be, you'll soon see predictions to that end in Google Maps. Google is tapping......
08:48, 06/28/2019

Google Maps now predicts how crowded your bus or train will be Google is introducing a new predictive feature to Google Maps, one that tells travelers how busy their bus, train, or subway ride will likely be.Read More...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Huawei could be about to reveal its own rival to Google Maps Not only is Huawei busy developing its own operating system to potentially replace Android, it's also got an in-house mapping service in the pipeline as well, according to reports.Based on reporting by China Daily, the mapping service is aimed at software developers more than end users: apps of...
19:00, 08/17/2019

Google Maps can now predict how crowded your bus or train will be Living in New York, there are times when I plan my entire day around whether or not public transportation is going to be a pain to deal with. Unfortunately, online notifications and social media posts don’t always tell the full story, which means I often have to take a chance and hope for the ...
09:48, 06/29/2019

Google Maps incognito mode is currently in testing Announced at the Google IO 2019 keynote back in May, an incognito mode for Google Maps is reportedly now in testing, as discovered by XDA Developers.Available from today for members of the Google Maps preview group as part of a closed beta, the incognito mode test is included in Preview Maps' l...
11:48, 09/19/2019

Google Maps shows your speed while you're driving Google isn't just counting on speed limits in Maps to encourage safe driving -- it's now showing your actual speed. Android Police has learned that Google Maps is rolling out an optional speedometer that kicks in while you're using driving navigatio......
20:16, 06/06/2019

Waze just inherited one of the best features of Google Maps Over the past few years, Google has been adding a ton of features to Google Maps that make its other navigation app, Waze, so popular. But that doesn’t mean Waze is getting overlooked, as the company just announced a brand new feature for Waze, one that could further improve your navigation ex...
10:32, 06/11/2019

Google Maps can help you with the last mile of your daily commute If your daily commute involves more than just a subway ride from one station to another, Google Maps is about to become a lot more helpful to you. Starting today, Google is rolling out a new feature to the Maps Android and iOS apps that highlights ne......
12:00, 08/28/2019

Google Maps using AI to highlight restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with helping direct you from Point A to Point B. In this case, Google has added a new feature to Maps......
20:32, 05/31/2019

Google is testing Incognito Mode for Maps Google has rolled out Incognito Mode to Maps' preview group for testing, so you may not have to wait that long to be able to use it. The feature was one of the privacy-focused tools Google promised at I/O earlier this year along with Incognito Mode f......
18:18, 09/19/2019

Google Maps SOS Alerts Will Soon Try to Navigate You Away From Disasters Google Maps will soon roll out a new feature that will help users navigate effectively during crises and disasters, as well as get relevant visual information....
11:32, 06/07/2019

Google announces incognito mode for Maps At I/O 2019, Google announced an incognito mode for Google Maps. When it's enabled, places you search for and navigate to won't be linked to your account. Read More...
21:00, 05/07/2019

How Fake Business Listings End Up on Google Maps Have a burst pipe or a broken-down car? That plumber or mechanic you found on Google Maps might not be where they say they are. Or they might not be anywhere at all. Reporters Rob Copeland and Katie Bindley have found that hundreds of thousands of the listings on Google Maps aren’t what they claim t...
11:16, 07/04/2019

Google Maps Will Now Warn You About Natural Disasters in Your Area Google Maps can already route you around traffic and road closures, but now it will also be able to help you steer clear of areas affected by natural disasters....
23:16, 06/06/2019

Google Maps Will Now Predict How Crowded Buses And Trains Are Google Maps may still lead drivers into mud pits in empty fields, but the service is making changes to maps that will hopefully improve the transit commuter experience. Read more......
01:16, 06/28/2019

Uber and Lyft Are Trying to Compete with Google Maps For Some Reason When you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, the odds are pretty good your first move is opening Google Maps. But Uber and Lyft each want to change that. To them I say: good luck....
00:16, 07/20/2019

Google Maps can now warn you about how crowded buses and trains are Google is updating its Maps app so you can see how full you local bus or train is when you're planning your commute.       ...
16:32, 06/28/2019

This subreddit documents the most delightful fuckups on Google Maps What do a couple of kids pointing guns at an adult, a man about to fall off stairs, a group of people wearing pigeon masks, and a taxi driver pissing himself have in common? These are the type of unusual moments curated by a small Reddit community known as Google Maps Shenanigans. The subreddit, whi...
21:16, 08/13/2019

Google Maps will now help you avoid bumping into sweaty strangers on the bus Google Maps for iPhone and Android is getting a new feature that will tell you if your bus is delayed or if it's typically crowded at the time you plan to ride....
21:32, 06/27/2019

Google Maps gives you more ways to find Lime scooters Google Maps is making it easier to find a Lime bike or scooter on your own terms. As of today, the Android version of Google's app (iOS is due in the "coming weeks") can help you find Lime rides in the cycling and walking tabs, not just transit -- h......
00:00, 08/14/2019

How to Find and Report Fake Businesses on Google Maps The next time you go to order pizza, or call someone to repair an appliance, make sure you aren’t getting scammed by a representative of a business that doesn’t actually exist....
02:16, 06/22/2019

Google Maps now allows commuters to see a preview of their drive to and from work If you drive back and forth to work every day, you might have noticed a notification on your Android phone from Google Maps that gives you a heads up about your upcoming journey. Even before you get behind the wheel, the notification lets you know how long the drive should take and whether it will b...
22:16, 05/28/2019

Use Google Maps To Check Public Transportation Status Plenty of us rely on public transportation, but there are times when your local transit system is anything but reliable. Those of us who use it to commute are used to being packed into buses and subway cars, but sometimes there are just too many passengers and you can’t board—or worse, your bus zoom...
20:32, 07/02/2019

9 Uses for Google Maps Street View Besides Checking Out Your Old Neighborhood Street View has been with us since 2007, allowing us to spy on our old neighborhoods, see our front door on the internet, and generally travel the globe without getting up from the sofa. This ever-expanding digital library of locations has more uses than you might realize—and here we’ve listed some ...
23:00, 09/18/2019

Google Maps' New AR Walking Directions Are Pretty Cool I didn’t expect Google to go soaring out of the gate soon soon after the company teased its augmented reality ambitions for Google Maps at yesterday’s I/O 2019 keynote, but here we go. Starting today, an unknown number of Android aficionados are getting access to an early preview of Google’s new “AR...
19:00, 05/09/2019

Google Maps now shows speed limits in more than 40 countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around the world. Google has confirmed to various tech outlets that its own Maps application is now showing ...
19:16, 05/30/2019

Google Maps is now using AI to highlight popular restaurant dishes Continuing with a theme we touched on just a day ago, Google Maps has added yet another enhancement that moves the popular navigation app deeper into territory that doesn’t really have much to do with helping direct you from Point A to Point B. In this case, Google has added a new feature to M...
06:00, 05/31/2019

How to Spot (and Avoid) Fake Google Maps Listings When you search for a local business on Google, your instinct is to trust the top results. But the listings that show up under the map can contain made-up information. Here are signs you’re looking at a fake listing....
03:32, 06/24/2019

Denver airport drivers get stuck in mud using Google Maps DENVER (AP) — Denver drivers using Google Maps to get to the city’s airport last weekend and trying to avoid a traffic jam were sent on a detour that took them down a narrow, muddy dirt road. Connie Monsees told KMGH-TV there were about 100 cars on Sunday lined up on the road. She says some ca...
21:48, 06/26/2019

Google Maps update brings two new important features for commuters Google launched two new features for Maps, which will greatly help those using public transportation to commute every day. The new features, live traffic delays for buses and crowdedness predictions, will help Google Maps users to plan better for their transit ride.Since transit schedules aren't alw...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Millions of Google Maps Listings Are Fake, Report Claims With thousands of new fake accounts being added every month, Google Maps is flooded by about 11 million false listings and phone numbers that reroute to competing businesses....
12:32, 06/22/2019

Nearly 100 drivers get stuck in field after Google Maps leads them on detour DENVER (CNN) – If it seems too good to be true…it probably is. This was proven when nearly 100 Colorado drivers got stuck in a field after Google Maps offered them a supposedly quick way out of a major traffic jam. A crash on a road near the Denver International Airport, prompted the ap...
13:32, 06/27/2019

Google Maps AI helps you discover a restaurant's popular dishes Google is trying to take some of the guesswork out of trying a new restaurant. The company is trotting out an update to Google Maps that uses machine learning to highlight the popular dishes at an eatery. Tap on a place and it'll show the most popu......
19:32, 05/30/2019

Google Maps Is Going to Piss Off Cops Around the Globe With Its Latest Update Folks, I’ve got some great news if you’re a driver and some bad news if you’re a cop: Google has confirmed it’s rolling out the ability to see speed and mobile cameras, as well as speed limits, in more than 40 countries in Maps.Read more......
04:00, 05/30/2019

Google updates Maps, Search and Assistant so you can order food without app The feature lets you order using leading delivery services like DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice, and ChowNow, and more are on the way.        ...
15:00, 05/24/2019

Now it's easy to order food in Google Assistant, Search and Maps Starting today, you'll be able to order food via Google Assistant, Search and Maps in the US. At the outset, Google is working with DoorDash, Postmates, Delivery.com, Slice and ChowNow, with support for Zuppler and more on the way....
01:16, 05/24/2019

Google Maps now highlights photos of restaurants' most popular dishes Google Maps has long since shown crowdsourced photos of the dishes at listed restaurants, but a new tab will flag up the most popular choices with photos to match....
21:48, 05/03/2019

Huawei reportedly launching its own Google Maps replacement in October Huawei’s slow untethering of itself from a reliance on Google, and specifically on Google’s Android mobile operating system, is sort of underway now — “sort of” being the key phrase since it’s still not clear if Huawei will stay cut off from Google indefinitely. B...
11:00, 08/16/2019

Approximately 100 Colorado Drivers Drove Into Mud Because Google Maps Told Them To There is an over-reliance on technology, especially when it comes to navigating. I’m just as guilty as most of you when it comes to simply plugging my destination into my phone and blindly following the directions. Most of the time, it’s fine. Until it isn’t, and your navigation system directs you a...
22:32, 06/27/2019

Google Maps will soon give you a heads-up on your busy train commute Google has been stepping up Google Maps and Google Assistant's abilities recently, with Maps able to advise you about speed limits and Assistant offering public transit info in new locations. Now, Google Maps is delivering details on how busy public transit will be, Wall Street Journal reports....
23:48, 06/27/2019

Google Maps Gets Live Train Status and More Features in India Google has announced a trio of new India-specific Google Maps feature that will offer real-time bus and train journey status, as well as mixed-mode navigation suggestions....
22:32, 06/04/2019

How to change the Google Maps voice on an Android phone or iPhone Nick Bastone / Business Insider You can change the Google Maps voice that gives you directions by changing its language. On an Android phone, you can change your Google Maps voice in the app or in your phone's text-to-speech settings. On an iPhone, you'll have to change your Google Maps voice by ...
18:48, 09/17/2019

One of the best Google Maps features ever is finally live on Android and iPhone Google regularly updates its navigation app with new features while testing other novelties with the help of beta releases, and Google Maps keep getting better as a result. But Google is also somewhat cluttering the app with features that might not necessarily need a home inside a navigation app. Th...
23:48, 08/08/2019

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing locations in 24 cities Bike-sharing is a convenient way to get around a city, but with so many schemes operating concurrently it's sometimes tough to know where the nearest station with available bikes is. Now, Google can tell you....
02:48, 07/17/2019

Google Maps Gets New Reservation Tab, Live View Rolling Out in Beta Google Maps is releasing three new changes to its app, and it includes a new tab that shows upcoming flight and hotel bookings, and a new updated Timeline feature that lets you create customised lists......
11:48, 08/09/2019

Google Maps’ new features for India just made my commute a lot less painful As someone who mostly relies on public transport to get around Bangalore, aka India’s IT capital, I’m happy to report that Google has just rolled out a bunch of commuter-friendly updates to Maps for users in the country, that will make it easy to optimize my daily trips to and from work. First off, ...
15:00, 06/04/2019

Google Maps could save your life with new tools for natural disasters Google Maps is useful for finding directions to a gas station or discovering new restaurants in your neighborhood, but it could also save your life during a natural disaster. On Thursday, Google announced that its SOS Alerts, which were introduced two years ago, are being updated to include real-tim...
22:16, 06/06/2019

Google Maps update could save your life during a natural disaster Google has announced that its SOS Alerts are being updated to include real-time visual information and a navigation warning system during hurricanes, earthquakes and floods to help users stay safe....
21:32, 06/07/2019

Google Maps now displays bike-sharing stations worldwide Google Maps' bike-sharing station integrations are arriving in global markets from today, more than a year after debuting in New York City. Read More...
08:00, 07/17/2019

Google Maps is getting new features that could potentially save thousands of lives Over the past couple of years, software and technology have become considerably more aware of the user. This extends from using biometrics to unlock your phone, to having your vitals regularly checked by a smartwatch on your wrist, to getting pestered by a digital well-being assistant. Health monito...
18:32, 06/06/2019

Google Maps Adds Over 45,000 Toilets in India's 'Loo Review' Campaign Google Maps has added more than 45,000 community and public toilets as part of the Central government's "Loo Review" campaign, according to media reports....
10:48, 07/12/2019

Google Maps will now warn you about crowded trains and late buses Public transportation is the circulatory system of any urban area, and it’s a better choice for the planet than driving your own vehicle. But let’s face it: no one wants to deal with late buses and crowded subways. Now Google wants to warn you about these hassles. An update to Google Maps rolling ou...
04:32, 06/28/2019

Google Maps Detour Gets Nearly 100 Drivers Stuck In Empty Field Good things come to those who wait. Nearly a 100 drivers who got stuck in an empty field while taking a Google Maps-suggested detour to save time would probably agree with that now....
12:16, 06/28/2019

Tribute To Chhatrapati Shivaji, Visible On Google Maps, Is Viral A crop art tribute to Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has gone viral online. The farm painting was made earlier this year on the occasion of Shivaji Jayanti with thousands of green plants....
18:32, 06/20/2019

Google Maps makes urban exploration even easier in its latest update Over the years, Google Maps has turned into the ultimate navigation tool for travelers and commuters around the world. But aside from being able to get you from one predetermined location to another, Google Maps has also become very good at helping you explore new places. And with the latest update,...
11:32, 05/27/2019

Google Maps will tell you if your taxi driver is veering off course to rack up a higher fare If you’ve ever worried that your taxi driver might be trying to take advantage of you by taking a more scenic route to your destination than you’d like, then you’ll have a new tool at your disposal to keep him or her in check: Google Maps. Well, you could always use Google Maps or ...
20:16, 06/10/2019

Google Maps' AR walking directions arrive on Pixel devices today After first showing off augmented reality directions last year, Google is finally starting to roll out the feature for Google Maps. Starting today, Pixel device owners will be able to view walking directions in AR, with arrows appearing in real world......
00:32, 05/08/2019

Google adds new Maps features that offer some users rewards and perks Google has just announced a new set of features for business owners that will allow them to give Maps users an incentive to follow and, eventually, buy from them. Five years after launching Google My Business, which supposedly helped more than 150 million local business connect with people who are l...
05:48, 06/21/2019

Google Maps speed limits and radar locations arrive in 40 countries After running limited tests in the US and elsewhere, Google Maps is rolling out speed limit warnings and both fixed and mobile radar locations in over 40 countries, Google has confirmed to TechCrunch. The features are borrowed from Google-owned Waze......
09:32, 05/30/2019

Report: Google Maps hosts ‘millions’ of fake business listings Many of us rely on Google Maps to find electricians, hair salon, and other services in our area.  Yesterday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google Maps hosts an estimated ’11 million falsely listed businesses on any given day.’  The majority of the bogus listings are found in categories that ...
10:16, 06/21/2019

Google Maps now lets you combine subway directions with cabs and bikes There are few applications a city dweller will use as much as Google Maps, but for all its utility, the app doesn’t often account for the multitudinous possibilities of city transit. Sure, Google can tell me how long it would take me to travel via subway, cab, or bike, but any New Yorker knows getti...
05:16, 08/28/2019

Sketchy businesses are hijacking legitimate Google Maps listings to fool you A sketchy practice is becoming more commonplace on Google Maps involving companies hijacking legitimate business listings in order to make you think that you’re contacting the actual business. The Wall Street Journal brought this practice to light in a new report, and the paper estimates there...
03:00, 06/21/2019

Google's privacy push adds Incognito Mode for Maps and Search Among the new developments announced at Google I/O 2019, CEO Sundar Pichai revealed tweaks that will impact data retention and privacy. Filters that auto-delete web & app activity will become available starting today with support for auto deletin......
00:32, 05/08/2019

Florida man missing since 1997 found at the bottom of a pond thanks to Google Maps Google Maps is a powerful tool if you need to know exactly how to get somewhere, but when a car was spotted in a residential pond using Google’s high-flying satellites in late August, it shed light on a mystery far more intense than finding the quickest route across town. As the Sun Sentinel r...
07:48, 09/14/2019

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17:32, 06/28/2019

WSJ: Google Maps is flooded with 'millions' of fake business listings (updated) If you've ever tried to find a locksmith on Google in a pinch, this may not surprise you. Turns out Google Maps is filled with millions of scam operations that are impersonating real businesses, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal.......
05:00, 06/21/2019

Google Maps update adds option to see popular dishes from restaurants Food is something that we can't live without, so having someone giving us directions to the food we like is probably going to make a lot of people happy. And what better way to be served these directions than via a navigation app.Google has been updating its Maps app with many food-related features ...
05:32, 05/31/2019

Google Assistant just got a brand new voice Google on Wednesday announced that it’s bringing a second voice for its Google Assistant app in several international markets, allowing users to interact with a digital assistant that sounds more like the way people around them talk. Nine languages are part of the Assistant voice expansion, in...
13:00, 09/18/2019

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Google Maps now shows bike-sharing docks with real-time updates Google Maps now shows the location of bike-sharing docks, and whether there are any bikes there for you to grab and ride right now.If you've already hired a bike, the app will also tell you whether there's a space in the dock for you to leave it.In December, Google introduced an option to ...
15:16, 07/17/2019

Google Maps Tests Showing Popular Dish Photos for Restaurant Listings In a big step towards making it a more reliable place to look for restaurant recommendations, Google Maps is testing a 'popular dishes' feature for restaurant listings....
16:16, 05/03/2019

Using Google Maps to find a local business could drain your bank account...or worse Relying on Google Maps to find a local business could have serious consequences, The Wall Street Journal reports today. That's because the platform's search engine is full of fake business listings and rip-off artists. The Journal relayed the story of one woman who needed to have her garage door rep...
02:00, 06/22/2019

Google Maps Testing Incognito Mode Ahead of Official Launch: Report Google Maps may soon have an "Incognito Mode" for better privacy on your location data. The "Incognito Mode" in Google Maps is currently being tested in the Android app, reports XDA Developers....
07:48, 09/23/2019

Cruel Google Maps trick marked livestreamer's mansion as a homeless shelter While most pranks that originate from YouTube are terrible, a recent one targeted at homeless people in Los Angeles was particularly abhorrent and cruel. According to the Los Angeles Daily News, a group of online pranksters connected with popular You......
12:16, 08/01/2019

Earthquake, flood, hurricane: Google Maps adds tools to help you navigate a crisis Google is adding tools inside Google Map and search to help you deal with hurricanes, floods and earthquakes.        ...
12:16, 06/06/2019

Newly opened WestConnex tunnel missing from Google Maps, causing confusion in Sydney Motorists sent up the garden path as controversial M4 East tunnel from Homebush to Haberfield fails to display Google Maps is working to resolve an issue where Sydney’s newly opened WestConnex M4 East motorway – part of Australia’s largest transport infrastructure project – does not display on its m...
18:48, 07/15/2019

Best Buy already has a great deal on Google’s brand new Pixel 3a phones For the first time, Google yesterday used its annual I/O developer event to introduce new smartphone hardware in the form of the Pixel 3a and the Pixel 3a XL. The names don’t exactly roll off the tongue but the devices themselves are quite compelling. In a nutshell, Google’s new Pixel 3a...
23:32, 05/08/2019

Google officially unveils its brand new Pixel 3a lineup Google, in stark contrast to Apple, isn’t typically obsessed about keeping new technologies it has been working on under wraps. That being the case, much of what we can expect from the company’s annual I/O developer conference has already leaked out. Still, Google traditionally uses I/O ...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Google already pushed out a new feature introduced at I/O Google I/O just ended a few days ago, and already one of the new features unveiled has already started rolling out to users of Google Search. Thanks to a tweet from Google Podcast chief Zack Reneau-Wedeen (via CNET), we know that podcasts can now be accessed directly from Google Search results. If s...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Google Chrome is getting a seriously useful new feature on Android Opening a ton of tabs in Chrome, even the mobile version, is something that many of us are all too familiar with. The current card-style interface of the Chrome app is alright when you have only a few opened tabs, but going over 10 often leads to confusion and excessive scrolling to find what you're...
00:00, 05/28/2019

Amazon overtakes Google and Apple to become the world’s most valuable brand Amazon has become the world’s most valuable brand this year by overtaking Google and Apple, according to a report. Last year, Google was ranked the top, followed by Apple and Amazon.The 2019 BrandZ Top 100 Most Valuable Global Brands ranking, released by WPP and Kantar put amazon on top. Smar...
15:48, 06/23/2019

The world's most valuable brand is not who Apple and Google fans might expect There are many research firms that publish yearly reports ranking the world's most valuable brands after taking different factors and numbers into consideration, but for a long time, one of only two names has found itself at the top of almost every such list.The Google-Apple duopoly has finally been...
17:48, 06/11/2019

Brand new Pixel 4 leak features the same design that Google confirmed Responding to a series of recent leaks that claimed the Pixel 4 would have a square-shaped dual-lens rear camera module, Google shocked fans last week by actually releasing a render of the Pixel 4’s rear design which confirmed the rumors. Since then, a prototype of the phone was spotted in the...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Huawei mobile users ponder switching brand after Google news Time to abandon the Huawei phone? That was what some owners asked after U.S. tech giant Google said it would suspend its business with China's top mobile maker, threatening future access to Gmail, YouTube and Chrome....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Get two brand-new Google Home Mini units for the price of one today only at Woot While Google has all but confirmed the thoroughly leaked Pixel 3a and 3a XL smartphones will finally be made official next week, there's also a (small) chance new Home hardware will see daylight ahead of the search giant's I/O developer conference on May 7 as well. After all, the original Google Hom...
10:32, 05/03/2019

The original Google Pixel XL can still be a smart purchase at a crazy low $200 price (brand-new) We're only a few hours away from the formal announcement of Google's first mid-range phones in several years, but if you're concerned the Pixel 3a and 3a XL might be priced a bit on the steep side... you're probably right. Of course, Android purists on tight budgets have other options too, including...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Google’s newest Gmail feature will let you do a lot more than just email Google gave Gmail a massive makeover last year, adding several additional features so you can do a lot more than just email inside Gmail. Now, Google is about to make Gmail even more useful, adding a major new feature to the app. On top of the built-in Calendar, Keep, and Tasks panels that are alrea...
20:48, 06/11/2019

Every new Google Assistant feature announced at I/O 2019 Google Assistant learned a lot this year at I/O, like Duplex for the web, personalization with facial recognition, and more answers to "how-to" questions.Read More...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Google takes another feature from Apple for Android Q We already know that the new gesture system in Android Q is going to copy from iOS with a swipe up from the bottom of the screen taking you home. Swiping from the left or right edge will take you back a page. To switch apps, swipe up from the bottom, hold and then release. But the gestures aren't th...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Google is about to steal another great feature from the iPhone Transferring files between Apple devices is incredibly easy thanks to a great feature called AirDrop. Whether you’re moving files between your iPhone and your Mac, or you’re looking to transfer all the photos you just took to your friends’ devices who also rock iPhones, AirDrop doe...
21:16, 07/01/2019

Thank you so much, Google, for giving us the iPhone 11’s most incredible new feature Hardcore Android fans will deny it until they’re blue in the face for some reason, but Android exists as it does today because of Apple. It’s true — after acquiring Android, Google was building out the mobile operating system as a terrible copy of BlackBerry’s mobile OS. Don&...
18:16, 09/20/2019

Update to Google's Messages app adds a very useful feature Google's master plan to dominate the world includes the placement of Google Assistant into as many apps and devices as possible. To that end, several Reddit posters (via XDA) are discovering that updating to version 4.4.070 of Google's Messages app adds a new feature. Spotted in a section of the app...
23:00, 05/21/2019

This is the coolest new Google Search feature we’ve seen in years Google often adds useful tools and productivity features to its various apps and services, but some of the best are more fun than they are useful. Such is the case for the latest addition to Google Search: AR animals. As the company announced at its Google I/O developer conference in May, some searc...
21:48, 06/07/2019

Killer eBay deal brings original 128GB Google Pixel XL down to $200 (brand new) Google's hot new Pixel 3a and 3a XL are the talk of the town right now, shining in the camera performance department with the same stellar rear-facing shooter of the "regular" Pixel 3 and 3 XL in tow at a fraction of the price. But Android purists who have even less than 400 bucks to spend on a new ...
07:32, 05/30/2019

Kantar study: Amazon passes Apple, Google as world's most valuable brand Retail giant Amazon surpassed Google Tuesday as the world's most valuable brand -- with a total value of $315.5 billion, an increase of more than $100 million in the past year, a research group said in a new study....
20:48, 06/11/2019

Google Translate's Camera Feature Now Supports 88 Languages I travel a ton, often to countries where my language skills are a little lacking. For those times, Google Translate has become an invaluable tool. The app helped me have a conversation about missing my train with a station agent in southern France that didn’t speak English and has even helped me hav...
21:32, 07/13/2019

Revisit Happy Memories With the New Google Photos Feature Google added some new features to Photos today that make it even easier to revisit your past photos, regardless of which version of Android or iOS you’re on. And if you find nostalgia striking you especially hard, you can print pictures to local retailers directly from Photos....
03:48, 09/14/2019

Google is still working on an exciting AI feature that it introduced at last year's I/O Tweets sent by Google Photos product lead David Lieb (via Android Police) indicate that the company has not given up on the Colorize feature it unveiled at Google I/O last year. The feature uses machine learning tools to add colors to old black and white photos. He said that Google hopes to have Col...
12:00, 05/10/2019

Google's New 'Reminders' Feature Seems Like a Great Way to Piss Off Everyone You Live With Google has announced a new feature for Assistant to that enables anyone in a given Google family group—be they family, friends, or god help us, roommates—to receive an “assignable reminder,” which Google says might include anything from completing chores to notes of encouragement. Read more......
01:32, 08/16/2019

Google is going to make it even easier to access the Pixel’s best feature If there’s one feature that defines the Pixel 3 (and all of Google’s Pixel phones, for that matter), it has got to be Night Sight — a camera mode that allows for stunning low-light photography. Google has been raising the bar for smartphone photography for years, but no feature has...
09:00, 07/05/2019

Google once again points out a feature the Pixel 3a has and the iPhone XS doesn't Was it all the way back in February when we told you about Google testing an AR version of Google Maps for pedestrians? Time sure flies when you're covering this industry. Anyway, Google is now promoting this feature on the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL by once again offering a comparison with the infamo...
02:16, 05/21/2019

Google Photos' face-grouping feature comes to Europe Google Photos recently hit one billion users after being spun out from Google+ just four years ago. One reason the product grew so quickly is its frequent updates, adding features like video animation and a crop and adjust tool for photographing docu......
17:48, 08/22/2019

Feature added to Google's Messages app could save you some time Some Android users who send out texts using Google's Messages app might have noticed that they are now receiving suggestions for GIFs above the field where they type in their messages. Spotted by Twitter member @D_Slawotsky (via Android Police), the new feature makes these recommendations based on t...
23:48, 05/09/2019

New Google feature will automatically delete your personal data It isn't a secret that Google tracks your location, activities and web usage through your phone. By allowing the company to monitor your Location History, Google can recommend a nearby restaurant, and allowing the company access to your personal data makes other Google apps more useful to you. At le...
14:48, 05/02/2019

Google is bringing a data-saving feature to Android TVs Google said on Tuesday it is bringing a set of new features to Android TVs to improve the experience of users who rely on mobile hotspots to connect their giant devices to the internet. The features, developed by Google’s Next Billion Users team, will be first rolled out to users in India and then ...
02:00, 09/18/2019

Google Photos just got an awesome feature that makes it a must-have Android and iPhone app Google Photos is easily one of the best apps you could have installed on your phone, especially if it’s an Android device, and especially a specific type of Android that comes with unlimited storage. Even if you prefer a different cloud or storage device for your photos, you should still consi...
20:16, 08/23/2019

Google Assistant gets Assignable tasks feature, also known as weaponized nagging We all know Google Assistant wants to be helpful and keep families and groups on task. But the engineers behind Assignable tasks probably didn't think through what happens when the feature meets dysfunction....
04:32, 08/16/2019

Google's Pixel phones are being slowed down by their Digital Wellbeing feature App developers and big tech companies alike have responded to growing concerns of smartphone addiction with an array of usage-tracking services that are intended to curb a user’s bad habits.Google’s Digital Wellbeing service is one such app, promising to transparently track and measure...
07:32, 05/13/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from reports last summer that revealed Google was tracking a...
23:32, 05/02/2019

Google Pixel 4 could include new feature that dramatically improves display When it comes to flagship smartphones, displays are often regarded as one of the most important features. Nowadays, most manufacturers opt for OLED panels that can display vibrant colors and deep blacks. But from the look of things, Google wants to take things a step further this year with a new fea...
14:00, 06/12/2019

Google brands scrolling screenshot feature for Android 'infeasible' For anyone hoping that Google would bake a scrolling screenshot feature into stock Android there's bad news: it's not going to. Replying in June of last year to a request from users for the feature to be natively supported in Android, Google said it had "passed this to the development tea...
13:00, 04/29/2019

Google Stadia will feature The Division 2 and Ghost Recon: Breakpoint Google has revealed just some of the games coming to its Google Stadia game-streaming service along with the first solid details on subscription services. During Stadia Connect, Google announced games coming to the service will include The Division 2, the upcoming Ghost Recon: Breakpoint, Morta...
22:16, 06/06/2019

Google's Android brand gets a facelift; robot mascot keeps head, loses body in new logo Google is changing the way it names its Android operating system releases in a push for greater accessibility. It's also changing the Android logo.       ...
18:48, 08/22/2019

Update adds cool new feature for some YouTube videos on Google Search Rolling out via a server-side update to the Google Search app on Android is a new feature that is called "In this video." Spotted by Android Police, this is a timeline for certain YouTube videos that appear on a Google Search result. For example, let's say you search for "steps to knit a scarf video...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from reports last summer that revealed Google was tracking a...
18:48, 05/02/2019

Google Translate’s camera feature now detects and translates a whopping 88 languages As someone who’s writing this from a foreign country, I know it’s often insanely hard for foreigners to navigate a town when every sign is written in a different language. At times like this, Google Translate app’s instant camera translate feature becomes really handy. Now, Google has updated it wit...
13:32, 07/11/2019

Google Enables Auto-Delete Feature for Location History on Android, iOS Google's My Activity section has included the anticipated auto-delete feature to let users remove location history and activity data using an Android or iOS device....
15:48, 06/27/2019

Google suspends Trends feature in New Zealand after naming murder accused Company backs down after criticism for breaching court order in Grace Millane caseGoogle has agreed to change how it publishes news in New Zealand after it was criticised for breaching a court order in a high-profile murder case.Google had refused to tighten publication standards after it sent an em...
13:16, 07/05/2019

Google Assistant just quietly added a great new text messaging feature Not every update to Google’s software is a gamechanger, but some relatively small additions often end up becoming fan favorites. One such addition with the potential to excite some users began rolling out over the weekend — Google Assistant can now read messages out loud from major third...
12:16, 08/06/2019

Google Drive will introduce long-asked-for file shortcuts feature Enlarge / Google offers a suite of cloud collaboration services, but Drive is at the heart of it all. (credit: Google) Soon, Google will add one of the most commonly requested features to its Drive file hosting, sharing, and collaboration service: shortcuts. These will allow users to create pointe...
06:32, 08/17/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated with a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passwords. It also added a dark mode setting with three...
02:00, 06/16/2019

Google Introduces New Feature to Auto-Delete Your Location and Activity Data Knowing that our apps gather boatloads of information about us—some for years—can be unsettling. Google’s various apps are chief among these, and the company said it has heard user requests to make managing their data a simpler process. The company announced Wednesday that it’s rolling out a new fea...
22:48, 05/01/2019

Upcoming NVIDIA Shield TV to feature Google Stadia support, new controller News about NVIDIA working on a new Shield TV set-top box emerged over the weekend, but not many details on the device were mentioned at that time. We only learned that the Android TV box will include a more powerful processor and that it will run Android 9.0 Pie.However, the folks over at Digital Fi...
04:32, 06/20/2019

Google Docs 'live edits' feature helps the visually impaired Google has launched a number of accessibility features this year, designed to make its products useable by everyone. Sound Amplifier, for example, makes conversations in loud places easier to hear, while Live Transcribe gives deaf and hard of hearing......
13:48, 08/21/2019

Google Home speakers get mobile calling feature, rolling out to Australia first As it stands, Google Home speakers can be used to make calls via your internet connection, with or without your phone hooked up to them. However, the latest tweak to the smart home range will allow regular mobile phone calls to join this VoIP service.Currently only available to customers of Australi...
11:49, 09/18/2019

Google Screenshot Search Feature Spotted, Assistant UI Redesign Tipped The company is also reportedly working on changing the pill-shaped Google Assistant suggestions that pop-up every time we trigger the voice assistant to make more suggestions accessible....
13:00, 09/16/2019

How to Check for Speed Traps, Speed Limits, and Traffic Accidents in Google Maps Starting today, Google Maps is expanding its traffic features to more regions. The app will now display the speed limit for roads you’re currently on, as well as the location of various key pieces of traffic information—such as accidents, mobile speed trackers, and traffic cameras—in over 40 countri...
09:00, 05/31/2019

Google Maps now shows speed limits and speed cameras in 40+ countries Almost six years after Google’s purchase of the Waze navigation app, one of the features previously exclusive to the latter now appears to be a staple of Google Maps in more than 40 countries around the world. Google has confirmed to various tech outlets that its own Maps application is now sh...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Google Maps speed camera alerts and speed limit indicators rolling out worldwide One of the important features that differentiate Waze from other navigation apps like Google Maps is the possibility to see in-depth traffic information and get alerts about speed cameras and speed limits indications.Surprisingly, the feature didn't make it to Google Maps yet, even after the search ...
06:00, 05/28/2019

Pixel 4 'Coral' Colour Variant Leaked, New Google Assistant Feature Tipped Google Pixel 4 has been leaked in Black, White, and Coral colour options. A new Google Assistant feature has also been reported that could be exclusive to the new Pixel phone initially....
04:32, 09/10/2019

Google Chrome beta app for Android is updated and includes a battery saving feature Just a few days ago, we told you about an update to the Google Chrome Browser app for Android to version 75 (75.0.3770.67). That update included a password manager that creates "strong and unique" passwords and also allows you to look up stored passwords. It also added a dark mode setting with three...
00:48, 06/16/2019

Bring a Life-Sized AR Panda, Goat, or Bear Into Your Home With This New Google Search Feature Next time you search for an animal like an alpine goat, tiger, or lion using Google Search you might be able to bring an augmented-reality version of the animal into the room with you....
19:16, 06/02/2019

Google's incredible Duplex feature can now automatically fill in all your details online, no input required We’re extending Duplex to the web, previewing how the Google Assistant can help you complete a task online, like renting a car or buying movie tickets. More later this year. #io19 pic.twitter.com/lSWH5Rz72X— Google (@Google) May 7, 2019Google wow-ed the crowds last year with its Duplex feature when ...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Google announces Nest Hub Max, consolidates smart home gadgets under the Nest brand Today at Google’s I/O 2019 keynote the company announced a new upgrade for some of its most important smart home products. Positioning its new products as a solution for a “helpful home,” the company revealed that it will be rebranding all of its smart home gear as Nest devices. To...
01:48, 05/08/2019

Apple iPhone 11 may add night mode feature to rival Google's Night Sight Apple iPhone 11 & 11 Max CAD-based rendersApple isn’t expected to make any major changes to the front of its upcoming flagships, but the next-gen iPhones are set to receive some pretty major cameras upgrades in terms of both hardware and software. Today, a potential new feature has been revealed. Ni...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Welcome to the new Android Q fully gestural navigation If you've been waiting for full-on navigation for Android, your wait is about over. Jack Wallen explains how this new system works and why you might want it....
00:48, 05/30/2019

Ask Engadget: What are the best outdoor navigation apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. In fac......
21:48, 08/24/2019

Satellite Communicator with GPS Navigation SOS function You may venture off the grid, but you’re never out of reach as long as you’re carrying an inReach SE+. This handheld satellite communicator is designed for the outdoor fanatic who wants to wander farther and experience more – without compromising their loved ones‘ peace of mind. From back-country ex...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Navigation restrictions lifted for Muskoka People are now able to travel on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River due to improved safety conditions....
21:48, 05/15/2019

These bats can use leaves as “sound mirrors” for better navigation Enlarge / The leaf-nosed bat, native to Central and South America, has noseleaves that may help project its echolocation calls. (credit: Thomas Lohnes/AFP/Getty Image) Leaf-nosed bats can locate even small prey with echolocation by exploiting an "acoustic mirror" effect, according to a recent pa...
21:32, 08/14/2019

Galileo satellite navigation system out of action The European satellite navigation system Galileo has partially failed. The operating company GSA already reported the first failure on July 11. The emergency SAR function, however, is still in operation....
18:16, 07/15/2019

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars to navigate routes in new, complex environments. Human drivers are exceptionally good at navigating roads they haven’t...
07:16, 05/23/2019

How To Make Cookie Monster Your Navigation Voice in Waze The few months that Colonel Sanders was the voice behind the turn-by-turn directions in my car were some of my favorite times behind the wheel. A few years later C-390 helped me navigate across the country which was also a lot of fun, but his jokes about road construction almost scored me a ticket i...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Pompeo: U.S. will 'guarantee freedom of navigation' in Strait of Hormuz U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday that the United States is willing to take necessary measures against Iran to ensure safe passage in the Strait of Hormuz....
21:32, 06/16/2019

How to switch Android Q’s gesture navigation back to the old buttons Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. As Google pushed out beta after beta of Android Q, it became clear the company was taking a page out of Apple’s UI. This is most notable with regards to Android Q...
05:16, 07/27/2019

The radio navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked Enlarge / A plane in the researchers' demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Cessna or a 600-seat jumbo jet—is aided by radios to...
14:16, 07/27/2019

The radio-navigation planes use to land safely is insecure and can be hacked Enlarge / A plane in the researchers' demonstration attack as spoofed ILS signals induce a pilot to land to the right of the runway. (credit: Sathaye et al.) Just about every aircraft that has flown over the past 50 years—whether a single-engine Cessna or a 600-seat jumbo jet—relies on radios to s...
13:00, 05/15/2019

TomTom: Microsoft integrating our navigation in connected vehicles platform TomTom, the Dutch mapping and navigation company, said on Friday Microsoft is integrating TomTom's navigation technology into its Connected Vehicle Platform....
09:48, 09/06/2019

Voice Control hands-on: Deep OS navigation for iPads, iPhones, and Macs Apple has dramatically enhanced the Voice Control feature it debuted years ago with the iPhone 3GS, bringing offline OS-wide control to most of its devices.Read More...
21:32, 06/10/2019

Galileo satellite navigation system back in action after partial outage Europe's satellite navigation system, Galileo, is fully functioning once again after just over a week of limited operations. During that time, the emergency alarm functions remained in service....
22:16, 07/22/2019

U.S. Navy says working with partners to defend free flow of commerce and navigation The U.S. Navy's Fifth Fleet said on Thursday it is working closely with the British Royal Navy as well as regional and global partners to preserve and defend the freedom of navigation, a day after three Iranian vessels tried to block a British-flagged tanker passing through the Strait of Hormuz....
23:48, 07/11/2019

Navigation apps still lack railroad safety info the NTSB requested Your phone's GPS app can alert you when you approach a speed trap or accident -- but will remain silent if you come upon a dangerous railroad crossing. Politico reported that Google, Apple and Microsoft have yet to add information on US railroad cros......
00:00, 08/13/2019

Tesla sued over fatal crash blamed on Autopilot navigation error The family of Walter Huang said in the lawsuit that his Tesla, which was sold as a “state-of-the-art” automobile, lacked safety features, such as an automatic emergency braking system....
23:00, 05/01/2019

Android Q’s gesture navigation won’t support custom home apps at launch Enlarge (credit: Android) We don't have any Beta 5 pictures yet, but here's what the gesture navigation system looked like in earlier builds. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] ...
19:32, 07/10/2019

As flooded Muskoka sees more rain, transport minister implements navigation restrictions A new interim order is prohibiting navigation on Lake Muskoka, the Moon River, and the north and south branches of the Muskoka River as flooding continues in the region....
20:48, 05/01/2019

American Airlines mechanic who sabotaged plane’s navigation system was formerly fired for maintenance mistakes A report released Friday by Business Insider says Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani was previously fired by Alaska Airlines for making maintenance mistakes....
18:32, 09/08/2019

American Airlines mechanic sabotaged plane’s navigation system amid labor dispute, federal investigators say Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani inserted a piece of foam into the plane’s air data module system, with hopes that it would delay the flight and he would make overtime pay, according to court documents....
22:48, 09/06/2019

Oman, Iran cooperating on navigation in Hormuz: Oman minister Oman and Iran were cooperating on navigation through the Strait of Hormuz, Oman's minister in charge of foreign affairs said on Sunday after meeting Iranian officials in Tehran....
19:16, 07/28/2019

What to know about acne face maps Face mapping links the locations of acne breakouts on the face with certain health conditions. We look at the science behind acne face maps and what can cause breakouts in specific areas of the face....
14:16, 08/08/2019

Battlefield V gets new maps and more in Chapter 4 At EA Play, developer DICE gave plenty of details on what's coming to Battlefield V over the next few months as part of its Chapter 4 content update.Read More...
21:48, 06/08/2019

iOS 13 first look: Dark mode, Maps and more A dark mode. A swipe-friendly keyboard. A slew of redesigned apps. These are just a few of the things you'll find in Apple's new iOS 13 release, but here's the rub: unless you're a developer, you can't actually try any of these new features until......
21:00, 06/04/2019

Apple Maps gets a much-needed revamp Back when Apple Maps debuted, it was often derided for lacking a lot of detail, especially when compared to Google Maps. Now, with iOS13, that appears to be changing. At WWDC, iOS lead Craig Federighi showed off a new Apple Maps that is much more det......
22:00, 06/03/2019

'Gears 5' will add new modes and maps in its first six months Now that Gears 5 is out the door, The Coalition and Microsoft are ready to preview what's next. They've outlined what you can expect in the first six months, and there shouldn't be a shortage of new material. The initial season ("Operation" in Gear......
11:32, 09/15/2019

FCC wants to fix maps that now overstate broadband coverage U.S. telecom regulators are trying to fix faulty maps that don’t reflect which Americans have access to high-speed internet. Lawmakers and public-interest groups have lambasted the Federal Communications Commission for inaccurate maps that overstate coverage and hinder government efforts to su...
20:48, 06/12/2019

Your Zip Code Could Affect Your Lifespan. These Maps Show How Predicting lifespan isn’t an exact science. U.S. life expectancy is currently estimated at 78.6 years, but that one number doesn’t tell the whole story. Genes, gender, lifestyle and luck all play an important part, but it’s impossible to know exactly how much and in what proportion...
01:00, 06/18/2019

Find the Best Fall Foliage With These Crowdsourced Maps Fall foliage is gorgeous, but tricky. In some areas, you might wait all year for the leaves to change—only to wake up one morning and they’re all on the ground. Or if you live somewhere that doesn’t have four seasons, maybe you used prediction maps to plan when and where you’re going to go. Those ar...
20:32, 09/18/2019

10 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world Soledad Nunez/AP Last week, Ecuador's highest court issued a ruling, effectively legalizing same-sex marriage in the South American country. Business Insider created a series of maps to visualize how gay rights vary around the world. Despite same-sex marriage being legal in the US, homosexuality is...
05:00, 06/18/2019

How You Can Improve Your Favorite Maps App so it Doesn't Suck The mapping app on your phone isn’t always as reliable as you might hope, and despite all the advances in AI and street photography, Apple Maps and Google Maps can still benefit from some human editing. Here’s how to make your favorite maps app better for you, and everyone else who uses it.Read more...
23:32, 07/05/2019

Find Local Hotspots With These Photography Maps Lifehacker just moved to Times Square, and boy is it weird to work in a neighborhood run for tourists. I want to shout at them, “I have to be here, but you can leave! Save yourself!” No one should go to Times Square. As a traveler, if you want to avoid a city’s biggest crush of tourists, but you st...
00:00, 06/08/2019

TomTom maps out revamp with bet on self-driving cars TomTom now finds itself with several deep-pocketed rivals battling for the future of car navigation, including Apple Inc., Google and Here Technologies....
03:01, 09/05/2019

FCC hopes to fix its broadband maps with more precise data More than a few people have qualms with the accuracy of the FCC's broadband coverage maps, and the regulator appears to be taking those objections somewhat seriously. It's ordering the creation of a Digital Opportunity Data Collection that would obt......
22:48, 08/01/2019

The 5 best features coming to Apple Maps in iOS 13 (AAPL) Apple Apple Maps is getting a major overhaul in iOS 13 that brings a new redesigned map and other features. It'll be easier to get directions to favorite places at a glance, and Apple is adding its own answer to Google's Street View, among other additions. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more...
12:00, 07/06/2019

Facebook Releases Maps to Help Fight Disease Outbreak Facebook has built new maps that can help its health partners better understand where people live, how they are moving and whether they have connectivity....
10:16, 05/21/2019

Incredible maps light up the urban areas of our world These incredible, glowing maps highlight the urban world’s infrastructure. Graphic Designer Peter Atwood lit up roads, railroads, and cities using a 3D modeling and animation program.       ...
04:48, 08/08/2019

Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC' Microsoft and 343 Industries said they'd transfer Forge maps and game modes to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with the help of players, and it's clear many gamers were willing to step up. The two have revealed that over 6.6 million user-created m......
00:16, 08/29/2019

Breath Of The Wild Now Supports Custom Dungeons And Maps (On PC) The emulated version of Breath of the Wild has all sorts of weird and wild extras the actual Switch edition doesn’t, but until now these have mostly been cosmetic in nature. A new set of tools changes this dramatically, by allowing for custom levels to be built and imported into the game....
03:00, 05/20/2019

The subtle art of really big data: Recursion Pharma maps the body With a technique called cell painting, Recursion Pharmaceuticals is creating a really big picture of morphology of cells in the body. But that's just the beginning; the really hard part is knowing how to ask questions of the images with machine learning, and how to manage petabytes of data....
20:48, 07/25/2019

Long-delayed ‘Burn Your Maps’ teases more than it delivers It’s not always easy to tell when a film’s been sitting on the shelf, but “Burn Your Maps” has a dead giveaway: Jacob Tremblay, who broke out as the child star of 2015’s “Room,” is four years older than when this was shot. (You’ll see him as a tween later this summer in “Good Boys.”)......
01:48, 06/21/2019

The halfway mark: Cramer maps where the top S&P and Dow stocks are headed "When I look at the top five best performers in the Dow and the S&P, I see a good group of stocks, most of which have more room to run," Jim Cramer says....
03:32, 07/02/2019

In Ditching Paid Maps, Call Of Duty Finally Gets With The Program Over a decade after the original era-defining Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, Activision said last week that 2019’s Duty will be a re-imagining of Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare series. Along with the campaign trailer that dropped on May 30, the community also received a dash of hope that Activisio...
02:16, 06/04/2019

Facebook used its AI smarts to build detailed disease prevention maps Facebook has created highly detailed population maps to help health organizations, researchers and universities tackle disease outbreaks and plan public health campaigns. They focus on population density with demographic estimates, how people move an......
17:48, 05/20/2019

New maps would put hundreds of Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac homes in flood plain While rebuilding efforts are underway in Sainte-Marthe-sur-le-Lac, new flood zone maps proposed by the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM) are making people nervous....
05:16, 05/18/2019

In Dustnet, You Explore The Ruins Of One Of Video Games' Most Beloved Maps Even within the internet’s vast digital memory, nothing is guaranteed to last—especially not games. Maybe a company runs out of money and has to cut the cord. Or maybe disinterest turns servers into ghost towns, with not even a pixelated tumbleweed in sight. Dustnet takes the latter idea to its utmo...
05:16, 07/19/2019

Apple Maps hands-on: Look Around and folders bring depth to iOS and iPadOS 13 Apple's competitor to Google Maps has officially moved past its difficult early days, and is now becoming a viable alternative as a daily navigation tool.Read More...
01:48, 06/13/2019

Connected city and transport demands are fueling smarter maps The geolocation demands of new mobility services have created an explosion in mapping startups that think they can take on Google and Apple.Read More...
15:48, 06/27/2019

China's Meituan Dianping to join maps service battle Meituan Dianping, a Chinese online food delivery-to-ticketing firm, has started building a mapping service, aiming to enter an area currently dominated by Alibaba's AutoNavi and Baidu Maps....
17:32, 08/14/2019

RWE maps out green future as protesters call for faster change RWE told shareholders on Friday it would be at the center of Germany's transformation to renewable energy, but drew protests from environmentalists who say the country is not moving quickly enough to ditch fossil fuels....
12:32, 05/03/2019

It’s Not Just the White House in 2020. The Power to Draw Maps Is Also at Stake. With the nation’s political maps hanging in the balance, Democrats are racing to win back statehouse chambers and Republicans are rushing to defend gains from 2010....
15:32, 07/05/2019

State mapmaker brings creativity to Ohio road maps If your summer travel plans involve traversing Ohio and you’re still a fan of paper maps, it’s time you meet Bruce Hull. Hull is behind much of the visual flare and handy information on the state’s road maps. (July 2)        ...
08:48, 07/02/2019

Federal judges strike down Ohio's gerrymandered congressional maps A three-judge federal panel ruled on Friday that Ohio's congressional district map is unconstitutional and called for a new map by the 2020 election....
21:16, 05/03/2019

Invasive fish, snakes tracked with high-tech databases, maps, DNA Fish scientists on the hunt for non-native species are using an array of sophisticated techniques, including high-tech databases, storm maps and DNA samples to track destructive newcomers to U.S. waterways....
23:32, 08/19/2019

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps drawn and approved by Sept. 18....
05:48, 09/04/2019

Supreme Court set to decide major census, electoral maps cases The U.S. Supreme Court, approaching the end of its current term, is due to issue rulings in the coming days in major cases including the Trump administration's bid to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 census and efforts by voters to curb the partisan manipulation of electoral distri...
17:00, 06/23/2019

Call of Duty Mobile Maps, Game Modes, and More Revealed by Activision Activision has revealed a ton of details about the Call of Duty Mobile game ahead of the game's global beta testing such as game modes, maps, weapons, etc....
15:16, 05/17/2019

Outdated FEMA flood maps cost uninsured homeowners millions FEMA maps leave some 100 million Americans and 35 to 40 million uninsured homes and businesses at risk of flooding, according to flood risk group.       ...
00:00, 07/23/2019

Men are better than women at reading maps because they played with Lego as kids, scientist claims The stereotype that men are better than women at reading maps is true, a brain expert has claimed, but only because they played with Lego as children....
00:00, 05/30/2019

A Collection Of Beautiful, Hand-Drawn Maps For Video Games And RPGs We’ve got a very cool feature for tonight’s Fine Art: the work of Francesca Baerald, an Italian artist who has drawn gorgeous fantasy maps for companies like Square Enix, Fantasy Flight, Games Workshop and Dark Horse....
11:16, 08/27/2019

U.S. Supreme Court blocks redrawing of Ohio, Michigan electoral maps The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday blocked lower court rulings that had ordered Republican legislators in Michigan and Ohio to redraw U.S. congressional maps ahead of the 2020 elections after finding that the current districts were designed to illegally diminish the power of Democratic voters....
21:16, 05/24/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the standalone Nest, which it acquired in 2014. In its...
13:32, 05/13/2019

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
04:48, 06/23/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
20:00, 05/21/2019

Google Will Now Let Visually Impaired Users Experience Live Edits in Google Docs There are a lot of improvements to be made on the web to make it more accessible, and a lot of that is contingent on thorny legal issues, so it’s nice to see tech companies take the initiative to inject accessibility improvements directly into their own products. Especially basic but frequently used...
22:48, 08/21/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
21:32, 05/08/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:48, 06/03/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
05:16, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a sees Google distilling the best parts of the Google...
00:32, 05/08/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with whom you choose to share your time. From this informa...
03:16, 05/08/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:16, 06/03/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
13:00, 06/03/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:16, 06/04/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
00:32, 06/07/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
22:16, 07/11/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
23:48, 08/02/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
03:16, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
20:16, 08/08/2019

Watch: Disney’s new anti-vibration tech maps CGI movements onto actual robots Researchers from Disney have developed software for mapping CGI motion animations to actual robots – without any of the unwanted outcomes of porting virtual movements to the physical world. The researchers note that while it’s fairly easy to create virtual characters with a wide degree of motion, tr...
23:16, 07/31/2019

U.S. Supreme Court due to issue rulings in major census, electoral maps cases The court, which has a 5-4 conservative majority, has 12 cases left to decide during its current term, which began in October and is expected to conclude by the end of June....
14:32, 06/23/2019

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
15:48, 07/12/2019

Black Ops 4's 'Apocalypse' Brings Fan-Favorite Maps And Modes (And More Annoying Loot Boxes) The undead apocalypse started spreading across Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on July 9, bringing zombie-themed content that features brand new maps as well as plenty of nostalgia for Call of Duties past....
09:32, 07/11/2019

Cadillac adds 70,000 miles to its Super Cruise hands-free driving maps Cadillac's Super Cruise impressed me back in 2017 when I drove with it from New Mexico to California. The hands-free experience made the long trek less of a chore and except for interchanges and in construction zones, the majority of the time my hand......
20:32, 06/05/2019

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building datasets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan.Read More...
00:32, 09/20/2019

A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they wer A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the state constitution. The legislature has until September 18 to redraw them. This case is going to be a window into the future of gerrymandering battles....
07:48, 09/04/2019

Pierrefonds-Roxboro denounces ‘lack of support’ by Quebec government over floodplain maps Officials with Montreal's Pierrefonds-Roxboro borough say they are denouncing "the lack of communication and support" by the provincial government over the floodplain maps....
22:48, 07/22/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
22:00, 06/26/2019

Google Fi gets $70 unlimited mobile plan plus free Google One membership Google has announced a new unlimited Google Fi plan that gives subscribers unfettered access to SMS, calls, and data for a set monthly fee. Read More...
06:00, 09/18/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
01:00, 07/12/2019

Google will discontinue Google Hire by 2020 — just 2 years after launch Another Google service bites the dust, and this time it’s Google Hire. The company said it’ll shut down the job tracking system by next year. Hire helped HR departments keep track of and communicate with candidates. This tool was a product in development at Bebop, a startup Google acquired for $380 ...
10:32, 08/28/2019

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:16, 07/12/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
18:00, 07/12/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:16, 06/03/2019

Fill the Void On Your Wall With Huckberry's Print Gallery Sale, Including 3D Topographic Maps You know that bare spot of wall in your house? It’s time to finally hang something there, and I can almost guarantee you’ll find something you like in Huckberry’s Print Gallery sale....
22:32, 07/12/2019

Battlefield V 2019 Roadmap Confirmed: Pacific Theater, New Maps Revealed - E3 EA Play NEWS Electronic Arts has today announced the roadmap of Battlefield V content updates for 2019. This includes content for Chapters 4 and 5. Here's everything you need to know....
22:00, 06/08/2019

Activision releases 4K multiplayer gameplay for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare — with no mini-maps Activision and Infinity Ward released 4K multiplayer footage for the upcoming Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And you can see it has no mini-maps.Read More...
02:01, 08/13/2019

Bing Maps team contributes Uganda and Tanzania building data sets to OpenStreetMap The Bing Maps team will contribute building corpora for Uganda and Tanzania to OpenStreetMap, as a part of Microsoft's AI for Humanitarian Action plan.Read More...
23:00, 09/21/2019

Things Google Assistant can do: how to use your Google Home speaker Apple has Siri, Amazon has Alexa, and if you've got an Android phone, tablet or Google Home device, don't forget that you've got Google Assistant built-in.It may not have captured the public's imagination as much as its smart counterparts, particularly Alexa, but it's just a...
14:32, 09/23/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom of the scre......
18:48, 07/25/2019

Google expands its efforts in India with new Google Pay initiatives During its annual event in New Delhi, Google announced a number of new Google Pay initiatives aimed at helping small and medium-sized businesses accept digital payments in India.Although 400 million Indian users are now online, most businesses in the country still remain unconnected. In the past, Go...
03:18, 09/20/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
04:48, 08/21/2019

Here's how you can get a brand-new Galaxy S9 for only $300 (50 percent off) If that $350 refurbished Galaxy S9 from a couple of days ago seemed like a killer deal but you held off anyway for something better, that something has arrived in the form of a brand-new 2018 Samsung flagship setting you back a measly 300 bucks.You can even choose to pay the three Benjamins upfront ...
15:00, 06/15/2019

The least appealing car brand in America Consumers view car brands based on what they find appealing. A major piece of recent research showed one brand has barely any appeal at all.       ...
01:48, 07/28/2019

What does Amazon’s “Top Brand” badge actually mean? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Leon Neal) Amazon's biggest asset can also be a headache for its customers. The so-called "everything store" really does sell almost any item consumers might want, but it's often cumbersome and time-consuming to sort through them all. To avoid "choice overload," the...
23:16, 08/18/2019

The Five Things You Need To Keep Your Car Looking Brand New Both Inside and Out More often than is normal, I find myself watching car detailing videos on YouTube. Part of that is job-related, but if I’m being honest most of it is just that I find detailing videos oddly compelling and also quite soothing — I once lost the better part of a day to headlight restoration tutorials. ...
01:48, 08/01/2019

This is the brand new OnePlus 7 Pro, and it looks fantastic We saw the OnePlus 7 Pro design leak a bunch of times in the past few months, and we already know the upcoming OnePlus flagship will be a lot different from what we’ve seen in the past from the company. We’re looking at a notchless all-screen phone with a pop-up selfie camera, a triple-l...
16:00, 05/05/2019

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare multiplayer beta — Infinity Ward reveals more maps and modes On the third day of its multiplayer beta test, Infinity Ward opened up the spigots for more users for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. And it also released new maps and modes.Read More...
08:33, 09/15/2019

Why Celebrities Are Faithful to Faithfull the Brand We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
17:48, 08/01/2019

Laptop Mag's brand rankings put HP at the top – with Apple far down Our friends at Laptop Mag have published their annual "Best Laptop Brands" report, ranking all of the major laptop makers on various criteria. When you're looking for the best laptop you can get, there's more to it than just finding one loaded with the best processor in a slick design...
21:32, 06/05/2019

Target to launch new food brand Target is launching its own food and beverage brand. Shoppers will soon start seeing the “Good and Gather” brand at all Target locations. Target says the new brand focuses on a wide range of high quality, affordable food and beverage products. Among the everyday staples to be included in...
21:16, 08/20/2019

Deal: Get a brand new Apple iPhone SE for as low as $240 Despite the fact that Apple discontinued the iPhone SE, the Cupertino-based company continues to sell refurbished as well as new units for a lot less than the suggested retail price. However, many retailers are trying to cut Apple's prices and offer better deals on the company's older iPhone models....
00:32, 07/03/2019

Smart is the first car brand to switch to an all-EV lineup Smart has touted electric models in its lineup for years, but they've usually been secondary to the gas and diesel models. Now, however, the EVs have the spotlight to themselves. The Daimler badge has revealed the EQ Fortwo and EQ Forfour, both of......
09:00, 09/07/2019

How to Build a Personal Brand Without Being a Dick Strategist, podcaster, and influencer-for-good Aminatou Sow talks about confronting trolls, building a brand, and using her considerable clout for positive things....
03:16, 05/29/2019

A brand new ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ trailer just came out, but you won’t see it on TV Earlier this week, we saw a leaked Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer that featured plenty of previously unseen footage and even spoiled a few plot details from the upcoming Marvel movie. For example, we now know MJ will figure out that Peter Parker is Spider-Man, and we know that the Stark Jets come...
21:48, 06/04/2019

Mars has a brand new crater, and it sure is pretty Mars, like any other rocky world, has its fair share of craters. These scars of ancient impacts give the dusty surface of the planet some serious personality, and sometimes it’s easy to forget that new craters can happen right before our eyes. That’s exactly what seems to have occurred, ...
06:16, 06/19/2019

Sony vs Samsung TV: choosing the TV brand for you Samsung and Sony, both being massive TV makers with an international install base, might not seem too different at first glance. But if you're sussing out which to pick for your next television, you'll want to go into your purchase knowing what you're getting – and what you mig...
19:00, 07/22/2019

Citroen 'strengthened' by creation of DS brand Citroen's product planning chief says spinning off premium sub-brand has allowed firm to focus on key values Citroën's image has been strengthened by the decision to split DS into a standalone brand, according to its product planning boss. Turning DS into a standalone brand has helped to strengthen...
03:32, 07/22/2019

Polishing the Nationalist Brand in the Trump Era Conservative thinkers are trying to bring intellectual coherence to the Trumpian moment under the banner of nationalism. But can it be cleansed of its darker currents?...
20:00, 07/19/2019

You Just Lucked Into Up to 75% Off Sale at Lucky Brand A blowout sale is upon us. Lucky Brand wants to make sure you get lucky with some deeply discounted apparel, so they’ve restocked their clearance section. Take up to 75% off Lucky’s already marked-down sale sections for men and women, not to mention, you’ll get $50 off orders or $150 or more and $30...
01:16, 06/01/2019

Brand new Raspberry Pi 4 supports 4GB of RAM and 4K displays There’s a brand new Raspberry Pi model in town, one that supports up to 4GB of RAM as well as dual 4K display. That’s impressive power from a tiny board that starts at $35, making it a no-brainer purchase. The Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is what you want to be looking for, a device that will ...
13:16, 06/24/2019

The Brand Investment in eSports Report Phil Ellsworth/ESPN Images eSports viewership is on the rise. Thanks in part to streaming services such as Twitch, the number of eSports fans globally is anticipated to surge 59% over the next four to five years.See the rest of the story at Business InsiderSee Also:CBS and Viacom could finally annou...
19:00, 07/24/2019

Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. Amazon is now the world’s most valuable brand. The world’s least valuable brand: Amazon Warehouse Worker Pee in a Bottle Thirst Quencher....
21:00, 06/12/2019

In India, you don’t need a Google phone to have a Google Assistant Enlarge / Google Assistant isn't just for smartphones anymore—at least, not in India. (credit: McKay Savage / Flickr) India is an enormous developing market for international companies like Google—who list Hindi as the second most-used Google Assistant language, after English—but many of those pot...
09:00, 09/20/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
10:48, 06/22/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
15:16, 07/15/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
00:00, 06/14/2019

Call of Duty Modern Warfare Battle Royale? Infinity Ward testing '100+ player’ maps, modes Following on from Call of Duty Black Ops 4's Blackout mode, it looks like Infinity Ward could also be adding a battle royale mode to Modern Warfare 2019....
20:48, 08/02/2019

Germany: no layoffs at Volkswagen brand through 2029 BERLIN (AP) — Automaker Volkswagen is ruling out compulsory layoffs at its core brand’s German plants for the next 10 years even as it looks to cut costs and adapts to increasing digitalization. The company said Wednesday up to 4,000 jobs in non-production areas won’t be restaffed over t...
10:48, 06/05/2019

Boosted Announces Brand New Way to Break Your Body The popular electric skateboard company Boosted is now making electric scooters. The company just announced the Boosted Rev, a vehicle with handlebars, a rear fender brake, and even a mechanical disc brake. Those bikes will come in handy, too, because this thing has a top speed of 24 miles per hour....
17:32, 05/15/2019

60 years of Skoda Octavia - the car that defined a brand Features 23 Jul, 2019 As the Skoda Octavia hits its 60th birthday, we take a drive in all four generations to see how much has changed over the decades...
18:32, 07/23/2019

Your brand can learn a lot from how MLB changed how it sells tickets Opening day has come and gone, and another season of baseball has kicked off. For all the nerds like me, who have watched and compiled the stats to analyze, I assure you, this is not another “Moneyball” article. Instead of Sabermetrics, I want to talk about a fundamental part of the game – the prici...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Turn yourself into a marketable brand with this $19 training package The courses in the Personal Branding Bootcamp Bundle ($19, over 90 percent off from TNW Deals) will give you the tools to help your voice and persona stand out from the crowd as well as promote your best qualities for some much-needed career — and salary — advancement....
14:48, 08/05/2019

LVMH pairs up with Rihanna for new fashion brand Louis Vuitton owner LVMH is launching a new fashion brand with Barbadian singer Rihanna, in a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
18:48, 05/10/2019

WeWork and the new brand of office-space providers WeWork owner The We Company published detailed financial statements for the first time on Wednesday, revealing breakneck revenue growth and soaring losses as it prepares for an initial public offering as early as next month....
00:32, 08/15/2019

This Brand Is Taking The Tiny Bag Trend To The Next Level "Our inspiration first came from trying to figure out the smallest, functional bag that we could make in order to utilise all of our damaged, authentic Louis Vuitton bags"...
06:48, 08/07/2019

Netflix acquires StoryBots children’s brand Netflix has acquired StoryBots, the children's educational brand created by Gregg and Evan Spiridellis, the founders of JibJab. The Spiridellis have entered into a deal with Netflix to expand the StoryBot brand into new areas, including a series and......
21:32, 05/09/2019

There Are Way More Brand New Manual VW Wagons for Sale Than I Expected It’s a sad day for wagon lovers as Volkswagen announced that the Golf Sportwagen and Alltrack will not return to the American market after the 2019 model year. It was the only brand new wagon you could buy in the US with a manual, and if you are thinking of grabbing one now is the time to act while ...
01:32, 07/18/2019

New Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 is brand's first PHEV Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 PSA Group's 296bhp all-wheel-drive petrol-electric system added to SUV's powertrain line-up Vauxhall has revealed its first plug-in hybrid model, the Grandland X Hybrid4, which will feature a 296bhp petrol-electric powertrain. The compact SUV will now be offered with ...
10:00, 05/13/2019

Here’s how to grow a brand’s online audience on a budget Building engagement with your audience can be really hard in today’s tech landscape – while many more channels are available to share your brand story, it’s harder to cut through the noise. So how can marketers establish themselves? Nadya Khoja, Chief Growth Officer at Venngage, has worked hard to f...
23:48, 05/08/2019

Walmart brand to be dropped from supermarkets in Brazil Private equity firm Advent International Corp will drop the Walmart Inc brand from supermarkets it acquired last year in Brazil by June 2020, the Brazilian retailer said in a statement on Monday....
15:03, 08/12/2019

New Bentley EXP 100 GT to mark brand's 100th birthday News 1 Jul, 2019 The new Bentley EXP 100 GT has been teased ahead of its official reveal on 10 July, the date of the British brand's 100th anniversary...
22:32, 07/01/2019

The best mattress brand is offering an insane discount right now A new mattress doesn't have to be a costly investment, as this Nectar sale will help you save big on the bed of your dreams.       ...
20:32, 09/16/2019

The world’s most valuable spirits brand is not what you think In honor of National Tequila Day, here is the world's most valuable spirits brand: Baijiu, a traditional Chinese grain liquor.       ...
00:16, 07/25/2019

New name for BB&T-SunTrust bank lampooned: 'You could put this on a brand of toothpaste' "They have thrown aside two great brands that had real value in exchange for this horrific, means-nothing statement," said investor psychologist Peter Atwater....
01:32, 06/14/2019

The top 10 immersive marketing and brand experience events In order to build my list of the top immersive marketing events, I really tried to focus on the events that put marketing use cases front and center.Read More...
21:32, 06/09/2019

Krost fashion brand to open pop-up in Soho Samuel Krost is opening a two-week pop-up in Soho for his eponymous Krost brand. Located at 158 Mercer St., just steps from Houston Street., for its run from May 18 to May 31, Krost will be debuting its new Second Semester collection of tees, hoodies, track pants and accessories and also introducing...
03:00, 05/15/2019

Mountune launches new brand for VW Group car upgrades Long-time Ford tuner teams up with fifteen52 to launch M52 brand, offering Mountune service for VW Group car owners Mountune, a performance upgrade company traditionally specialising in Fords, is expanding its operation by launching a new brand dedicated to tuning Volkswagen Group vehicles.  Called...
22:00, 05/13/2019

New Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4 is brand's first ever plug-in SUV News 13 May, 2019 British brand starts its electrification strategy, with the launch of its first plug-in hybrid SUV model: the Vauxhall Grandland X Hybrid4...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Ian Callum launches a new design and engineering brand News 17 Jul, 2019 Jaguar’s former chief of design has launched his own styling house, with plans to release his first project this September...
23:32, 07/17/2019

Premium TV brand Loewe is closing down its business Luxury TV manufacturer Loewe is throwing in the towel. The company is set to cease operations from July 1, with increased competition leading to insufficient funds for the business.The sad demise of the German brand was reported in Spiegel Online , where the company announced its plans to wind ...
22:00, 06/27/2019

Mayawati's Dig At BJP's "Brand Of Politics" After TDP Lawmakers Switch A day after four Telugu Desam Party lawmakers decided to switch to the BJP, Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati ridiculed the Narendra Modi-led party for "engineering" their "defection" in the Rajya......
19:00, 06/21/2019

Opinion: Does Porsche have the brand appeal of Tesla? Porsche has a brilliant past and present, but Tesla’s reign as the cool kid of EVs means brand competition is fierce Porsche, purveyor of extraordinary sports cars. Tesla, purveyor of sometimes-questionable-quality electric cars. Today, the day which many Porsche traditionalists might never have th...
04:16, 09/05/2019

New 808bhp Lamborghini Sian is brand’s first hybrid News 3 Sep, 2019 The new limited edition Lamborghini Sian combines the 6.5-litre V12 engine from the Aventador with a 48-volt electric motor...
21:48, 09/03/2019

Xiaomi sub-brand Redmi launches its first smart TV Looks like Xiaomi's sub-brand Redmi is challenging OnePlus and Honor in the smart TV department. Redmi CEO Lu Weibing has revealed the brand's first TV, along with the Redmi Note 8 and Note 8 Pro at an event in Beijing. The company's smart TV debut i......
10:48, 08/30/2019

US toymaker Hasbro to buy 'Peppa Pig' brand and studio "Peppa Pig" is set to get a new owner in a $4 billion deal with US giant Hasbro. The cartoon about a family of pigs has found millions of fans worldwide and even sparked anger of Chinese censors for being "subversive."...
13:16, 08/23/2019

'Beyond what was appropriate': BBC rules on Jo Brand's battery acid joke Jo Brand's controversial battery acid joke "went beyond what was appropriate" for a Radio 4 comedy show but did not incite violence, the BBC has ruled....
10:16, 08/30/2019

Vietnam's First Car Brand Is a Hodgepodge of Opel and BMW Parts Vietnam is out to prove you can have communism and cars. There’s the very first Vietnam Grand Prix coming up next year, but first, the country is launching VinFast, its very own car brand with styling by Pininfarina....
06:16, 06/15/2019

Apple just surprised us with a brand new iPod touch For the first time since 2015, Apple is refreshing its iPod touch line with a brand new model. The 2019 edition of the affordable portable device features an A10 Fusion chip, which first appeared on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus back in 2016. Apple says that the processor upgrade will bring improve...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Altria and Philip Morris Consider What Brand to Use if They Merge As Marlboro makers Philip Morris International and Altria Group pursue talks to merge, executives are beginning to wonder what to call the entity that would result....
14:48, 08/29/2019

Sports Illustrated, the Brand, Is Sold for $110 Million Meredith will continue to run the magazine and website, but Authentic Brands Group, a marketing company, will control the rights to images and the name itself....
07:48, 05/28/2019

Rihanna Proves She Is Her Best Fenty Brand Ambassador Again “Fearlessness is a façade,” Rihanna told Vogue of the pressure she feels to perform. The ceaseless hype surrounding the most-anticipated label launch in decade suggests she’s already succeeded...
17:16, 05/24/2019

How To Keep Colorful Sneakers Looking Brand New All Summer Long Ask a Clean Person and Style Girlfriend are teaming up this month to bring you the latest on what to wear for spring and summer...and how to care for your new wardrobe acquisitions. This week: colorful sneakers.Read more......
03:16, 05/08/2019

Every small business is a brand: Make yours stand out Branding is something most small business people know is important. But creating one that resonates with consumers is easier said than done.       ...
22:16, 08/21/2019

If you hurry, you can get a brand-new Samsung Gear S3 for $110 after a $190 discount If you thought that $70 discount offered directly by Samsung on the popular Gear S3 smartwatch was cool, wait until you see how much money Costco members can save, undoubtedly for a limited time only. The Android and iOS-compatible wearable device is available right now at the ridiculously low price...
16:00, 05/06/2019

It's Time for the Maserati Brand to Drive Off Into the Sunset Despite Maseratis’ sexy exteriors and the boost from getting name-checked in this summer’s hottest song, “Old Town Road,” sales are understandably in free fall, says Dan Neil...
19:16, 09/06/2019

Microsoft is a favourite target for brand spoofing Brand spoofing or phishing email attacks aren’t new but they’re growing every quarter as cybercriminals are tricking more people to disclose their confidential and financial data for the purpose of identity theft. The sender’s email address is spoofed to look like it is coming f...
16:32, 06/26/2019

Walmart Memorial Day sale: save up to $400 on top brand 4K TVs Memorial Day weekend is officially here, and that means discounts and deals from your favorite retailers. Walmart's Memorial Day sale includes discounts sitewide and massive price cuts on its best-selling 4K TVs. You can find Black Friday-like prices on top brands such as Vizio, LG, Samsung, an...
16:48, 05/26/2019

These maps show record high temperatures in June, as scientists predict July could be the hottest month ever recorded on Earth The average temperature in June soared to its highest level on record, and experts predict that July could follow the same pattern. Several reports released this week confirmed that June was the hottest month on record. Climate experts have predicted that based on the data, July could also break g...
19:16, 07/19/2019

Lotus reveals new logo as part of brand revamp New Lotus logo British firm unveils bolder version of its long-running roundel logo as it prepares to launch the Evija electric hypercar Lotus has unveiled a revised version of its roundel logo as it continues its revamp and revival under new ownership. The Norfolk-based brand was bought by Chine...
16:48, 08/08/2019

Amazon tactic pushes shoppers to its own brand before clicking ‘buy’ Amazon has introduced a new feature that markets its private-label brands right before consumers add rival products to their shopping carts. The Washington Post conducted dozens of product searches and saw offers for a “similar item to consider” featuring an Amazon brand appearing just a...
18:16, 08/29/2019

AT&T kills DirecTV Now brand name as TV subscribers leave in droves (credit: Aurich Lawson) AT&T is eliminating the DirecTV Now brand name it uses for its struggling Internet-based TV service. DirecTV Now will become "AT&T TV Now" later this summer, AT&T announced today. DirecTV Now (the future "AT&T TV Now") offers a bundle of linear TV channels, similar to tradi...
06:16, 07/31/2019

VW: Brand rises on crossovers, Audi gains on cars The Volkswagen brand rode its crossovers to a 2.2 percent sales gain in July to 31,188, its fifth consecutive month of year-over-year sales gains. Audi gained 0.8 percent. ...
23:48, 08/01/2019

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up while you’re playing a game of Hearthstone, you should...
20:16, 06/13/2019

Apple's brand-new iPad Air is on sale for only $368 after huge $131 discount Apple's iPad lineup has gotten more crowded and confusing than ever with the recent introduction of an upgraded Air model sporting a 10.5-inch screen, which isn't quite as powerful and eye-catching as last fall's 11-inch Pro variant. But at a starting price of $499.99, the iPad Air (2019) certainly ...
13:48, 06/25/2019

Facebook is so insanely big, it had to design a brand new DHCP server You can tell a lot about the direction of a company by looking at its tech stack. A great example of this comes from Facebook, which today announced the creation of a brand new open-source DHCP server, as it had outgrown the existing products. This tool, called DHCPLB, will allow it to more efficien...
22:32, 05/28/2019

VW truck brand to invest $344 mln in Brazil after Ford exit Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1.4 billion reais ($344.14 million) to modernize its Brazilian factory in Sao Bernardo do Campo, an industrial city near Sao Paulo....
20:48, 05/21/2019

New BH90210 Teaser Features Kissing and Brand New Footage Finally, we've got a glimpse of what BH90210 might actually look like. A new promo appears to feature some actual footage, and there are a whole bunch of new pics of the actors in......
03:16, 07/12/2019

Chinese sports brand Xtep to buy owner of U.S.' K-Swiss for $260 mln Chinese homegrown sports brand Xtep International Holdings Ltd said on Thursday it would buy K-Swiss owner E-Land Footwear USA Holdings Inc for $260 million in an all-cash deal, as it aims to grow into a multi-brand portfolio group....
12:32, 05/02/2019

YouPorn introduces a virtual human brand ambassador YouPorn likes to push the edge with technology. So the porn company is announcing today it has created a virtual ambassador, a computer-animated woman named Jedy Vales. The virtual character is the latest in a series of digital humans, where companies use computer animation and artificial intelligen...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Justin Trudeau: the rise and fall of a political brand Thanks to his clever use of social media, he was dubbed the first prime minister of the Instagram age – but after four years in power, cracks in his image have started to show. By Ashifa KassamOn the last night of March 2012, Justin Trudeau climbed into a boxing ring in downtown Ottawa, the Canadian...
12:16, 08/22/2019

This 29-year-old scored a world-first for his $2 million Indian toy brand Have you ever caught yourself trying to scroll up on a paperback book? For most, it might result in a moment of self-loathing. For Dhvanil Sheth, it marked the birth of a $2 million company....
10:16, 08/08/2019

Cardi B and Kendall Jenner are obsessing over this new fashion brand “French girl” style is so 2018. This year it’s all about the Scandinavian cool girl. Ushering in the new Nordic trend are the sherbet-hued looks of Copenhagen-based cult brand Saks Potts. The fashion line was founded by Cathrine Saks and Barbara Pott in 2014, but has lately become an Instagram sensa...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Carry Your Hydro Flask in One of the Brand's New Insulated Totes Hydro Flask is here to hold your drinks (and other stuff!) in a whole new way. The maker of our readers’ most beloved water bottle is branching our from drinkware with its just-launched line of insulated totes, and like their famed bottles, these bags will keep your food and beverages cold for hours...
04:48, 08/06/2019

Jay-Z joins cannabis company as chief brand strategist The rapper is the latest celebrity to get into the marijuana business as its legalization for recreational use has spread to 11 US statesBillionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist.Privately owned Caliva, forme...
04:48, 07/10/2019

Final Fantasy VII Remake Continues To Look Like A Brand New Game Blink and you’ll miss some of the brand new additions to Final Fantasy VII for the remake, as showcased in this new trailer that Square Enix put out in honor of the Tokyo Game Show this week....
18:32, 09/11/2019

VW's Seat brand names new purchasing boss for electrified era Alfonso Sancha will focus on developing Seat's EV strategy in the brand's purchasing division, while helping to consolidate its position and expansion in North Africa, Latin America,and China....
13:48, 08/27/2019

Apple may release an iPhone SE 2 with a brand new design next year The iPhone SE has long been a sleeper hit for Apple, with Tim Cook noting a few years ago that demand for the compact device was surprisingly strong and even higher than Apple’s own internal projections. “We’re thrilled with the response that we’ve seen on it,” Cook sai...
21:16, 05/27/2019

New Seat Taracco PHEV is brand's first plug-in hybrid Petrol-electric unit produces 242bhp and offers a claimed electric-only range of over 31 miles in the family SUV Seat’s electrification roll-out has begun with a plug-in hybrid Tarraco, which will make its public at next month’s Frankfurt motor show. Available to order in the first half of 2020, th...
10:32, 08/28/2019

Get Amazon's Store Brand Snacks and Ingredients Delivered For 20% Off Amazon has its own food brands now, which is...strange. But such is the world that we live in, and you can get some delivered for 20% off....
15:48, 05/10/2019

Xiaomi launches new smartphone brand focused on photography It looks like Xiaomi has found a way to take advantage of its latest acquisition, Meitu's hardware business focused on selfie smartphones. Far from being a major player in the smartphone business, Meitu has decided that Xiaomi is the perfect partner to help increase its growth. While Xiaomi will han...
02:00, 06/22/2019

The HTC U19e & Desire 19+ are the brand's latest overpriced devices HTC U19eThis year has been a pretty quiet one for HTC’s smartphone business so far, but during a press conference earlier today the Taiwan-based company took to the stage to announce two new devices – the HTC U19e and HTC Desire 19+.The HTC U19e – not a Galaxy S10e competitorFollowing in the footste...
17:48, 06/11/2019

New 2021 Mercedes EQB SUV to boost brand's electric line-up News 21 Jun, 2019 The all-new Mercedes EQB electric crossover will share its platform and boxy looks with the GLB when it officially launches in 2021...
15:48, 06/21/2019

Rihanna Takes You Inside Her New Fashion Brand With LVMH Rihanna has been putting in work, work, work, work, work--and it's about to show yet again. The Grammy-winning songstress and Fenty Beauty founder is expanding her budding empire yet......
17:48, 05/20/2019

Like a zombie, the Telltale brand is coming back from the dead Enlarge / Lookout behind you, it's the new Telltale Games! Telltale Games may have been dead for nearly a year now, but a zombie version of the brand is poised to rise, much like a character from the company's Walking Dead games. Holding company LCG Entertainment will be taking on the "key assets...
20:16, 08/28/2019

Infiniti gets new design chief in latest upheaval at brand The Japanese stylist responsible for Infiniti's QX Inspiration and Prototype 10 concept vehicles, Taisuke Nakamura, will be the premium brand's new global design chief, following the departure of current head Karim Habib in the latest executive shuffle at the struggling marque....
13:48, 08/26/2019

Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 will probably be powered by this brand new chipset Announced the evening before the Samsung's Unpacked launch event where we're expecting to see the Galaxy Note 10, it's very likely the new Exynos 9825 chipset is set to feature in the new phone.Samsung's latest chipset is built using the 7nm EUV process, which is a first for the ...
12:16, 08/07/2019

Would You Spend $40,000 On This Mint 6,000 Mile 1984 Ford F-150 Or On A Brand New F-150? Found for sale in Michigan is 1984 Ford F-150 with apparently under 6,000 miles on its odometer. It looks absolutely perfect, which is why the asking price is nearly $40,000. You can buy a new F-150 for that much, but which of the two would you rather own?...
13:48, 08/07/2019

Why Carrie Symonds is the embodiment of the Boris Johnson brand Greenish and economically rightwing, No 10’s first live-in girlfriend is recognisable to many young Tories, and legitimises Johnson as a lustful law unto himselfCarrie Symonds is not some ingenue blond playmate of a rich and powerful older man. It is almost worse than that. As the partner of the new...
20:48, 08/01/2019

I Saw a Brand New Car Advertised for $50! Can I Make the Dealer Sell It to Me at That Price? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing bonkers online pricing errors, lease swapping, and buying a used diesel car....
20:48, 06/07/2019

CDC: Salmonella outbreak apparently linked to brand of papayas A Cavi brand of whole, fresh papayas "are likely the source" of a salmonella outbreak in eight states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said....
21:16, 07/06/2019

Which brand do you think leads in updating smartphone software and security? While there are tons of Android phone manufacturers, getting them to update your device isn't always easy. Even some of the larger Android manufacturers can sometimes take months to issue an update and this is usually a stat that Apple loves to have a slide on at iOS events.If you are keen on p...
14:48, 08/31/2019

Bernie Sanders to defend his brand of socialism in speech Presidential contender will outline his political philosophy and accuse Trump of profiting from ‘corporate socialism’Bernie Sanders, draping himself in the progressive tradition of Franklin Roosevelt, is poised to defend his political philosophy in a speech that accuses Donald Trump of profiting fro...
10:16, 06/12/2019

New Vauxhall Corsa kickstarts rejuvenation of British brand The Corsa gets a new nose, but all Opel-Vauxhall models arriving after this will get a front-end treatment even more reminiscent of the recent GTX concept car ‘Most robust’ new supermini gets PSA Group underpinnings and pure-electric option The new Vauxhall Corsa is the first of a raft of Vauxhal...
14:32, 06/04/2019

W Hotel Creator Evokes Childhood With New Lodging Brand Real-estate investor Barry Sternlicht is known for hotels featuring sleek designs, sophisticated cocktail lounges and opulent furnishings. His latest creation is meant to remind guests of their childhood....
14:16, 06/04/2019

Lynk & CO CEO outlines plans for 'wild horse' brand Lynk & CO's Alain Visser said the new automaker sees itself as a "mobility brand with a car," making it the "wild horse" in China's Geely Holding Group that also includes Volvo and Lotus....
14:00, 05/23/2019

LaVar Ball’s Big Baller Brand could be on life support Lonzo Ball has distanced himself from his father LaVar’s Big Baller Brand, and it appears the public has too. The company, which has received an embarrassing failing grade from the Better Business Bureau, appears to be on its last legs. LA Sports Radio tweeted a photo from a local volleyball t...
19:00, 07/17/2019

San Francisco officials brand NRA a ‘domestic terrorist organization’ The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association a “domestic terrorist organization” and urged the federal government to do the same – the latest escalation in the heated rhetoric from Democrats regarding the NRA in the wake of several deadly ma...
17:32, 09/04/2019

“Chanel Is Not For Sale,” Says Brand Of Long-Term Strategy “Unfortunately for many bankers, we will remain a fantasy, but that’s what nice brands are about, creating dreams,” said Philippe Blondiaux, Chanel’s global chief financial officer...
06:00, 06/18/2019

The first macOS 10.15 screenshots reveal brand new Music and TV apps Apple on Monday will take the wraps off its newest software innovations that are almost ready for mass consumption. New iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS features will be unveiled during the main WWDC 2019 keynote, although some of the major updates coming to iPhone and Mac have already leaked. Earlier ...
09:16, 05/30/2019

Toyota ranks No. 1, but VW makes biggest gain in car brand value Toyota has been No. 1 in the brand value rankings in 12 of the 14 years the study has been carried out. VW was the only brand in the automotive top 10 list to improve its valuation....
14:32, 06/11/2019

Huawei will have to wait to become world's biggest smartphone brand Huawei's plans to become the world's biggest smartphone brand will have to be put on hold, a senior company executive said, as the company faces increasing pressure from the United States....
14:48, 06/11/2019

Rihanna launches new fashion brand in Paris with LVMH Barbadian singer Rihanna has unveiled her new fashion brand with Louis Vuitton owner LVMH, a rare move by the French group to set up a label from scratch as it taps into soaring demand for celebrity collaborations in the luxury world....
09:16, 05/23/2019

New Smart EQ Fortwo and Forfour begin brand’s EV future Updated two and four-seat city cars are now electric-only, with styling and technology upgrades Smart has become the first mass market manufacturer to go electric-only with the new EQ Fortwo and Forfour, revealed ahead of their Frankfurt motor show public debut next week.  The updated EQ models are...
04:16, 09/05/2019

Kim Kardashian’s ‘Kimono’ brand under fire for cultural appropriation Kardashian trademarked the Kimono brand last year in the United States and has also filed trademarks for "Kimono Body," "Kimono Intimates" and "Kimono World."...
22:16, 06/26/2019

Oreo offers $50,000 to anyone who can guess its brand new ‘Mystery’ flavor If you’ve got a sophisticated or discerning palette, you may want to get in on this new Oreo promotion Nabisco is running. While Nabisco is certainly no stranger to releasing mysterious Oreo flavors, the company is upping the ante considerably this year. Specifically, folks who can identify th...
21:02, 09/16/2019

How Supreme Got Pulled Into a Fight for Its Billion-Dollar Brand Nearly every brand from Gap to Gucci has battled copycats around the globe. But Supreme, the world’s hottest streetwear brand, is battling an opponent who has registered trademarks and opened stores....
17:00, 06/30/2019

WWE's awesome NXT brand moving to USA and expanding to 2 hours, which could be good or bad NXT is basically the WWE’s junior varsity, if you’re unfamiliar, but anybody who watches it would tell you that its storytelling and characters are infinitely more compelling than what Raw and Smackdown are peddling out these days. In fact, it’s become something of a bummer when NXT stars get “calle...
19:48, 08/20/2019

This brand new Android flagship phone is even cheaper than the OnePlus 7 OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 7 series last week, which includes two affordable flagships: The regular OnePlus 7 and the OnePlus 7 Pro. The latter is more expensive than previous OnePlus phones, but is still a lot cheaper than all the other flagships out there. Fast forward to May 21st, and we’...
01:16, 05/22/2019

Calvin Klein is using plus-size models to reinvent its brand This past spring, you couldn’t miss her. Commanding 4,000 square feet of premium Soho air space and wearing nothing by CK underwear, the indie rapper Chika gazed knowingly from Calvin Klein’s massive billboard — just like Kate Moss and Kendall Jenner before her. But the 22-year-old musician’s proudl...
05:48, 09/01/2019

Audi kills TT as it bids to emerge as a premium EV brand When it launched in 1998, the two-seat Audi TT won numerous fans but more importantly, it established Audi as a design leader. This helped differentiate it from the more handling-oriented BMW and comfort-driven Mercedes....
17:32, 05/23/2019

Your Budget Won't Sweat This Amazon Brand Activewear Sale Amazon sells its own activewear, because Amazon sells everything now, and they’re discounting a bunch of the men’s stuff below their already-low MSRPs today....
15:48, 05/31/2019

Zara seeks to distance brand from HK protest controversy Spanish apparel giant Zara, seeking to avoid becoming embroiled in controversy over protests in Hong Kong, issued a statement on Chinese social media late on Monday expressing support for China's sovereignty over the Asian financial hub....
08:32, 09/03/2019

Target to debut new private grocery brand next month The Good & Gather brand will be the largest of Target's private labels, and Target said it will have more than 2,000 products across food and beverage by 2021....
23:32, 08/19/2019

A brand new Android phone you can’t buy is as close as we’ve seen to a perfect design We’re getting awfully close to the all-screen phone with all want, thanks to several innovations that have allowed smartphone vendors to reduce bezels to a minimum and increase screen real estate without also increasing the overall footprint of the handset. Most phones still come with various ...
10:48, 09/17/2019

Gap Brand, Old Navy Post Weakest Sales in Three Years Comparable sales slipped at Old Navy for the first time in three years and the Gap brand posted its biggest decline since 2016, a weak showing for both chains ahead of a planned breakup....
01:32, 05/31/2019

Cosmetics brand doubling size of downtown space Skincare products maker Korres USA is putting on a happy face at 80 Maiden Lane. The Greek brand, which specializes in all-natural cosmetics, is upsizing from 4,500 square feet in the tower to 10,000 square feet. The asking rent was $58 a square foot. The new lease was revealed by Cressa Advisors’ T...
07:32, 07/16/2019

Selfridges makes all own-brand foods free of palm oil Department store says milestone has been achieved nine months ahead of targetSelfridges has become the first major UK retailer to make its own-brand foods completely free of palm oil, nine months ahead of its original target and as part of its long-term sustainable strategy.The upmarket department s...
04:00, 05/07/2019

USAG cuts ties with brand-new medical director USA Gymnastics has reversed course once again, severing ties with Edward Nyman just one day after naming him director of sports medicine and science. The governing body cited a "conflict of interest" for the decision....
03:00, 05/01/2019

Hunt and Johnson criticise Trump remarks - but don't brand them racist Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt have criticised Donald Trump after he told four US congresswomen to "go back" to the "broken and crime infested places from which they came" - but declined to condemn the remarks as racist...
23:00, 07/15/2019

Mail.ru Group reveals global gaming brand My.Games Russia's Mail.ru Group has revealed its global gaming brand My.Games. It already has games like Warface and more than 25 million monthly active users.Read More...
15:00, 05/30/2019

New 2019 Audi Q3 Sportback joins brand’s growing SUV range News 23 Jul, 2019 The new Audi Q3 Sportback arrives as a rival for the BMW X2 and Mercedes GLA, and features petrol, diesel and mild hybrid powertrains...
03:48, 07/24/2019

This brand returns to Mattress Firm stores after bitter feud Mattress Firm and the maker of Tempur-Pedic are getting back together after a dispute over accusations the retailer was selling lookalike products.       ...
18:16, 06/18/2019

Lonzo Ball comes clean on Big Baller Brand’s ‘exploding’ sneakers Even Lonzo Ball knew the Big Baller Brand was a sinking ship when he sported the $500-per-pair sneakers during his time with the Lakers in 2017. While appearing on Josh Hart’s “LightHarted” podcast, Ball admitted that he would bring four pairs of shoes to every game because he knew they ...
21:32, 09/05/2019

Male makeup brand War Paint slammed as ‘fragile masculinity’ Gender fluidity is becoming less taboo, so when cosmetics brand War Paint — “Makeup Design By Men, For Men” — launched recently, they probably didn’t expect a backlash like this. “War paint. For men who’ve never been within 1000 miles of an actual war,” tweets @MykeCole. R...
21:16, 05/10/2019

Tesla rolls out new software update with two brand new safety features Say what you will about Tesla’s underlying business model or Elon Musk’s various antics, there’s simply no denying that Tesla vehicles are some of the safest cars on the planet. The NHTSA, for example, recently said that the Model has the lowest probability of injury across any oth...
06:32, 05/04/2019

How Boris Johnson's Blond Locks Became Recognisable Political Brand At different times described as a "straw-coloured mop", "eccentrically windblown" and resembling a "mediaeval monk", Boris Johnson's talismanic haircut has helped define a political career that has......
17:32, 07/24/2019

Amazon extends lead as top retail brand in Kantar/WPP survey Amazon has almost doubled its brand value to $316 billion as it expands in areas like entertainment and smart speakers, while China's Alibaba is now the world's second most valuable retail brand, a survey showed on Tuesday....
02:00, 05/14/2019

New 808bhp Lamborghini Sian: brand’s first hybrid takes Frankfurt bow News 9 Sep, 2019 The new limited edition Lamborghini Sian combines the 6.5-litre V12 engine from the Aventador with a 48-volt electric motor...
07:00, 09/10/2019

There's an old word for Trump's brand of nationalism: 'hatriotism' | Samuel G Freedman The term perfectly describes people who cloak toxic intolerance in patriotism. Let’s bring it backSeveral weeks ago, as President Trump used the pretext of patriotism to unleash a nativist assault on four Democratic women of color in Congress, I was inspecting a sewer. By which I mean that I was doi...
18:16, 08/07/2019

Olay becomes first major skincare brand to trial refillable packs Beauty label to sell moisturiser with recyclable refill pod in attempt to cut plastic wasteOlay has become the first major global skincare brand to test refillable packaging in an attempt to reduce plastic waste.The brand, owned by the consumer goods company Procter & Gamble, will sell each jar of i...
23:16, 06/05/2019

Audi AI:Trail concept previews brand’s future SUV styling The eccentric car completes a family of four concepts which preview Audi's vision for shared mobility Future Audi SUVs will resemble this AI:Trail concept, says Audi design boss Marc Lichte, predicting such a car could arrive as soon as 2030. The wacky, off-road concept, unveiled at the Frankfurt m...
17:32, 09/10/2019

Loewe and behold: the brand's new design-driven flagship Tony Chambers on luxury giant Loewe's new design-driven flagship, the app that takes you inside the best art exhibitions and volcanic 'glassware' unlike any other...
18:16, 05/13/2019