News tagged with mapping application

New app helping Venezuelans find scarce items

Harried Venezuelans who devote hours scouring supermarkets for increasingly scarce food basics and toilet paper have just received some digital help thanks to a young software developer.

Jun 09, 2013
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iSolated: Bad Apple Maps directions lead to desert

(AP)—The city of Mildura is not at the end of a dirt road in the Australian bush, in tire-choking desert sand far from food and water. Unfortunately, Apple's much-maligned mapping application thinks it ...

Dec 11, 2012
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2 top executives leaving Apple

(AP)—Apple Inc. shook up its executive ranks Monday, saying the head of its store operations is leaving after just six months on the job and the long-serving head of its iPhone software development operations is exiting ...

Oct 30, 2012
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Nokia in map deal with Oracle

(AP)—Nokia says it will make its maps and location services available to customers of Oracle Corp. with a built-in link created by the U.S software maker.

Oct 01, 2012
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Video conferencing steps out of the office

Video conferences have largely been confined to offices. Not anymore. New technologies developed by Polycom and other video-conference vendors let employees use smartphones and tablet devices join in no matter where they ...

Jun 08, 2012
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Using Lasers to Map Bird Habitat

(PhysOrg.com) -- Lasers are providing scientists with new tools for mapping, protecting, and restoring bird habitat along rivers. In a paper published in the October issue of Ecological Applications, scientists from PRBO C ...

Sep 29, 2009
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Review: Google Voice has cool tricks but downsides

(AP) -- Google Inc. gives away a lot of good stuff for free. That struck me last year when I downloaded the free Google Maps app to my "smart" phone. It turned the phone into a handy navigation system and ...

Sep 09, 2009
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Recognise this image?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Image recognition is a long-standing challenge in science. But European researchers have achieved a breakthrough by developing a powerful image-recognition application with mass-market appeal. ...

Jan 07, 2009
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