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  • Google's Street View now lets you step back in time

    In the aftermath, Google set out to preserve imagery it had captured prior to the disaster, including original Street View recordings that became an unintended time capsule. It was an unusual site considering Google’s standard operating procedure: a feverish pace of updates that erased the old with…

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    • Android passes iOS in ad traffic, still behind in ad revenue - GSMArena Blog

      Posted in: Android, iOS, Mobile Services Android passes iOS in ad traffic, still behind in ad revenue The latest data from Opera’s Mediaworks ad tracking platform shows that Android has for the first time surpassed iOS in number of mobile ad impressions. Apple’s iPhones and iPads still generate…

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        • How to Ditch Tourist Spots and Build Your Own Kickass Vacation Plan

          Sometimes, a vacation plan is pretty obvious: hit the hotel, relax, and wander around. With that in mind, here's everything you'll need to make a solid itinerary, hit off-the-beaten path locations, and find interesting things to do on your next vacation. With that in mind, let's take a look at how…

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          • 'Game of Thrones' meets Google in interactive map of Westeros

            Don't know your Westeros from your elbow? A "Game of Thrones" map, built by a fan using Google Maps technology, aims to change that by letting people roam around the land from the hit TV series....

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            • On topic: Tech news to know now

              Once again, we’re sharing the fruits of our tech-reading labor. Is AT&T working on a Netflix competitor? Twitter rolls out profile redesign to all users; here’s what to do. Saying living in the Bay Area ...

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              • Now You Can Time-Travel in Google Maps

                Google Maps is going back in time. Google announced in a blog post Wednesday that you can now see past images of certain landmarks and neighborhoods as far back as 2007. It’s no time-traveling DeLorean, but it does offer a fascinating perspective on developing monuments like the Freedom Tower or —…

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                • Digital Mapping May Be Nokia’s Hidden Jewel

                  Though a laggard in smartphone location apps, Nokia’s Here mapping system is a leader in car navigation and might be a tantalizing takeover target.

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                  • Awesome new Google Maps feature lets you live in the past

                    Google Maps’ Street View has always been known for its gorgeous and immersive 3D panoramic images, but now it looks like the feature is about to go 4D. A new Google Maps feature announced on Wednesday will give you the option to look at some locations’ entire histories in Street View so you can see…

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                      • Google Maps Now Lets You Time Travel Through Its Street View Archives

                        As of Wednesday, Google is putting past images from its Street View service online, to be matched up with the most recent take. Since the company has visited many major routes multiple times since starting their project to collect the globe, it's now possible to see how places have changed over…

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                        • Google Street View Now Lets You Go Back In Time

                          Every day, Google’s Street View cars capture massive amounts of data and the company then publishes them on Google Maps at regular intervals. Until now, the only images you could see on Google Maps were the latest images. It looks like Google’s Street View cars pass by most locations about twice…

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                          • Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 for AT&T gets FCC approval - GSMArena Blog

                            The AT&T version of the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 has payed a visit to the FCC, carrying the model number SM-P907A. The tablet packs 4G LTE connectivity and

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                            • Ask a Dev: How to Use GPS in a Hybrid App

                              Web Developer Alex Wasner discusses how developers can use native location services in a hybrid app.

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                              • Google Street View Now Has a 'Time Machine' Feature

                                Google Street View Now Has a 'Time Machine' Feature Google's Street View now lets you go back in time by clicking the clock icon on a street view image. You can now use Google Street Viewto explore locations all over the world, including some of the top zoos, national parks and even the ocean…

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                                • Three Big Questions About Dropbox

                                  On Tuesday I wrote about why I think Google should acquire Dropbox. Making a statement like that, no matter what arguments I can marshal in its defense, is bound to raise some eyebrows. Over the past 24 hours I’ve received some excellent feedback from Slate’s readers. Some of it has...

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                                  • Google’s Revamped Gmail Could Take Encryption Mainstream | Enterprise | WIRED

                                    Encryption is the best way to protect your online communications from the prying eyes of the National Security Agency. So says NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The rub is that email encryption systems like PGP — short for Pretty Good Privacy — are a real pain for people to use, especially if…

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                                    • Google AdWords cleared in geotagging patent lawsuit | PCWorld

                                      Google AdWords cleared in geotagging patent lawsuit Google AdWords does not infringe a location-based search patent owned by a company called GeoTag, a U.S. judge ruled in a case in which Google and Microsoft teamed up to come to the aid of customers who use their mapping services. Google’s…

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                                      • Google Street View's New Time Travel Option Is Pretty Incredible

                                        Google introduced today a feature that lets you step back in time to earlier versions of its collected Street View data. You can now visit places in Street View as early as 2006, comparing them to what locations look like today. The Verge reports the option was derived from the tsunami that struck…

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                                        • Google exec Vic Gundotra is leaving, Dave Besbris is taking over Google+

                                          Google just lost one of its most visible and outspoken executives: Vic Gundotra, the VP of Engineering who has been leading Google+ since its inception and also became the face of the company’s developer relations though his appearances at the annual Google I/O conference, is leaving effective…

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                                          • Now You Can Time Travel In Google Street View

                                            Google wants you to have this feeling whenever you want, so the company has taken data from Street View going back to 2007 and made it available alongside the current images. Starting Wednesday, anywhere you see a clock in the upper left corner of Street View on desktop, you can click to get a…

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                                            • Google Street View Now Lets You Go Back In Time | TechCrunch

                                              Every day, Google's Street View cars capture massive amounts of data and the company then publishes them on Google Maps at regular intervals. Until now, the..

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                                              • Comparison Of The Best Travel Credit Cards of 2014

                                                If you travel frequently, an airline or travel credit card can help save you money. We've researched the best travel credit cards to help you travel.

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