Google Maps guides travellers offline

Google on Tuesday updated its free map service to guide users of Android-powered smartphones to destinations without relying on Internet connections.

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.

Company unveils haptic EMP feedback keyboard at CES

(Phys.org)—San Francisco based Strategic Polymers has unveiled new haptic technology the company has developed at this year's Computer and Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. At a press conference, CEO Christophe Ramstein ...

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 is.

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 ...

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.

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