Google’s Battle To Keep Maps Relevant In The Age Of Apps

The battle to own the digital map continues -- with Google stepping up its game in the U.K. today by significantly expanding the transit data embedded within its mapping interface. It's now offering Google Maps users public transport options for routes across the U.K.,

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Google’s Battle To Keep Maps Relevant In The Age Of Apps

The battle to own the digital map continues -- with Google stepping up its game in the U.K. today by significantly expanding the transit data embedded within its mapping interface. It's now offering Google Maps users public transport options for routes across the U.K.,

Google Maps massively upgrades public transport coverage in the UK

Maps users will now benefit from public transit information across England, Scotland and Wales, with fresh data being incorporated for some 17,000 routes.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/05/14/google-maps-massively-upgrades-public-transport-coverage-in-the-uk/

Google Maps On Mobile Gets Uber Integration And More

Google has updated its apps for iOS and Android with a bunch of new features, including Uber integration directly in its collection of options for travel directions.

If You Want Better Public Transit, You Probably Shouldn't Use Uber

I’m writing this from a train. Without access to a car, I had to make a plan this morning for how to get to an interview: rent a car, ride a bike, take a train and a bus, use an on-demand ride service. I chose the train for a few reasons.

Once a Windows Phone exclusive, HERE Maps Beta for Android arrives in the Google Play store

Google Maps Now Suggests Riding the Loch Ness Monster Instead of a Bus

The next time you find yourself traveling around the Scottish Highlands, instead of grabbing a bus or other sensible form of public transportation, Google Maps suggests taking a ride on the mythical Loch Ness monster .Read more...

RIP HopStop, a Gift to the Directionally Challenged 

Apple is shutting down HopStop in October, even though the transit mapping app provides more international coverage and features than Apple Maps’ range. It is a loss to users who still rely on HopStop daily, like me. Read more...

A closer look at Google Glass: 16 neat features

We take a look at Google’s much talked about specs, and what users can expect to get out of the Glass platform.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/04/16/a-closer-look-at-google-glass-16-neat-features/

Waze Is Missing a Huge Opportunity to Actually Help People Improve Their Commutes

There was a frightening message waiting for many Angelenos last Friday as they fired up Waze for their evening commute. Two freeways were closed—one covered in a mudslide —and for many, the app warned of drive times that were doubled or more.

Hey Uber, Welcome To China

Uber isn’t happy with its competitors in China. The U.S. ride-sharing goliath has “spoken out for the first time” about being blocked on WeChat, China’s hugely popular mobile messaging app which is run by Tencent, an investor in Uber rival Didi Kuaidi. Read More

Yes, cities should indeed fight for tech jobs

Few events have jolted the urban planning crowd quite like Amazon’s process for selecting the company’s new second headquarters (dubbed HQ2). The company put up a massive carrot of 50,000 jobs and $5 billion in investment,

Spend a week fielding sensitive HR complaints in ‘Grayscale’ web game

If you’re looking for a way to close out your week that’s entertaining, edifying, and looks like you’re doing real work, check out Chimeria:Grayscale, a game where you act as an HR person dealing with everyday office problems via email. Okay, maybe it doesn’t sound that exciting,

Twitter updates total of Russia-linked election bots to 50,000

Twitter has provided updated details on its investigation into Russian election interference on its platform in 2016. Its identification of more than 13,000 more Russian-linked bots that made election-related tweets puts the total over 50,000. In addition, about 3,800 (up 1,

Google CEO: “I don’t regret” firing James Damore

Google CEO Sundar Pichai says he still believes that it was appropriate to fire James Damore. “I don’t regret it,” said Pichai, in an interview with Recode’s Kara Swisher and MSNBC’s Ari Melber.“It was the right decision,” YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, echoed on stage.

These high-speed ‘nano-cranes’ could form molecular assembly lines

Things aren’t going well down at the ol’ nano-factory. They’re having trouble getting all those tiny workers to synchronize and move quickly together. But leave it to the Germans to get things running smoothly! All it took was a careful application of that newfangled technology “electricity.

Sundance doc Our New President presents psychedelic vision of US election through a fake news lens

If the feeling at the fairly liberal leaning Sundance Film Festival — held last year after Trump’s election but before the inauguration —was one of impending doom, this year it’s all about prophecy fulfilled. Read More

Inside Oculus and Black Eyed Peas’ VR comic book

“When people view VR, it’s an over-sensory experience like “What the fuck?!” will.i.am says, wildly spinning his around as you can see in the GIF below.

Image Is Everything: Snapchat Tops WhatsApp As Biggest U.S. Messaging App

Snapchat may be getting a rap on the knuckles right now from regulators over how it handles user privacy, but the ephemeral messaging app is still a hot commodity. According to a report out today from network traffic specialist Sandvine,

Satago Secures $1M To Boost Its Automated Credit Control For SMEs

UK-based Satago, which officially launched at TechCrunch Disrupt Europe in Berlin last year, has secured a $1 million second round funding to expand its automated credit control business. The startup previously raised $48,500 (£30,

Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 Could Be Unveiled Next Week

Microsoft might be gearing up to show off the third iteration of its Surface Pro Windows-powered computer/tablet next week at a special event. The surface event is confirmed, and reports suggest that there will be a smaller version of the Surface called the “Surface Mini” shown off there,

[视频]猫女主题亮相2014纽约时装周The Blonds发布会

在2014纽约时装周The Blonds发布会上邀请了Selina Kyle和Bettie Page两名猫女来展示以猫为主题的服装,整个装束灵感来自于“蝙蝠侠”系列的漫画、电影和动漫中猫女形象,设计师David Blond向 Billboard透露称:“整个系列是我一直所希望和传达的,而现在是时候来尽情的展示了。

Programmer Craig Muth Kickstarts A New Version Of His (Arguably Amazing) Shell, Xiki

Put on your nerd hats, kids, and let’s sit back and bask in the glory of Xiki. Created by Craig Muth, founder of Memorize, Xiki and its shell product, xsh,

有人的地方就有江湖,揭开APP江湖运营的4大秘籍!

有人的地方就有江湖,有江湖就离不开竞争。移动互联网APP之争,已经到了白热化阶段。

Tech From Stealth Warplanes Make Wind Turbines Invisible to Radar

From afar, wind turbines look like small toys spinning lazily in the wind. But get up close, and you realize what huge structures they really are: hundreds of feet tall, blade tips slicing through the air at over 100 mph. And these wind turbines can really scramble airport and weather radars.

BitTorrent sends Bleep alpha programme public to Android and Mac users

Chat has become popular on many platforms, from computers to mobile, but BitTorrent has a client that seems to be changing how this all works by removing cloud storage from the equation.Read more: http://www.itproportal.

终于来了,微信企业号正式开启公测!

微信今日正式开启微信企业号公测,目前公测版本面向所有用户,企业、政府及事业单位、社会化组织均可申请。微信企业号开通后,群发消息次数不受限制,对接口的限制较小,快速实现企业应用移动化。

中国移动再次调整国际漫游资费:30元流量包天

10月1日起,中国移动将面向全球143个国家和地区推出“3元/6元/9元流量包”,其中18个国家和地区可以“30元/60元/90元流量包天随便用” 中国移动今日宣布,10月1日起将面向全球143个国家和地区推出“3元/6元/9元流量包”,其中18个国家和地区可以“30元/60元/90元流量包天随便用”,27个国家和地区已支持4G漫游。

This Is CG

This is your semi-regular reminder that CGI is at or beyond the point of absurdity, that everything on the Internet is fake, that there is no spoon, etc. Because seriously. Look at that. Look at it.

大数据生态系统论坛(下):关系数据库借内存计算强势进军大数据

2014中国大数据技术大会第二日下午大数据生态系统论坛上,OpenStack基金会董事杜玉杰、LinkedIn 软件工程师王国璋、阿里巴巴资深技术专家蒋志勇、中国移动集团公司业务支撑系统部项目经理何鸿凌等专家发表精彩演讲。

internetretailer:43%的可穿戴设备用户想要店内支付的功能

在针对400位年龄24-50的智能手机用户的调研中,30%的人已经拥有可穿戴设备,其中53%拥有智能腕带,32%拥有可穿戴摄像机,24%拥有智能手表,10%拥有智能眼镜。

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