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

Cloudflare reportedly gearing up for a $3.5 billion IPO next year

Cloudflare is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering with a potential valuation of more than $3.5 billion. According to Reuters, the IPO would take place in the first half of 2019 and be led by Goldman Sachs. This year is expected to be a strong one for cybersecurity stock debuts,

Amazon Alexa goes AWOL for many users

Some Amazon Alexa users are currently having problems reaching the voice assistant. Instead of reacting to commands, Alexa simply says “sorry, something went wrong.” Amazon hasn’t commented publicly yet on the issue. Based on tweets and Down Detector,

FCC puts gigabit Wi-Fi on the roadmap by opening up new wireless spectrum

More and more, the internet is delivered wirelessly, but as bandwidth demand grows in each home — multiple TVs, smart devices, tablets and phones — current Wi-Fi standards are starting to fall short. Fortunately the FCC and wireless industry are prepared for this,

Smart marketplaces bridge the implicit and complex

Marketplace businesses are intrinsically linked to the technologies that enable them. As enabling technologies have evolved, marketplaces have become able to facilitate increasingly complex exchanges in new environments and industries. The next level? They will get smart.

Teamable, the Tinder for hiring, raises $5M and acquires Simppler

Teamable, a provider of hiring software that leverages employees’ social networks, has brought in $5 million from new investor Foundation Capital and existing backers True Ventures and SaaStr Fund.

Vocal Tesla short seller has reversed course, driving shares higher

Citron Research, an influential short-seller that has been an staunch critic of Tesla, reversed its position on the electric automaker. The about-face, which Citron Research outlined in a research note Tuesday, helped pushed Tesla shares up 12.7% to close at $294.14.

PlusOneCoin made a cryptocurrency for upvotes

A team of developers have made something called PlusOneCoin, a clever cryptocurrency that essentially allows owners to upvote content on two financial sites, ADVFN and Investorshub. The idea – to reward people for accessing content and, more importantly,

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,

ASUS 首款 Chromebook 流出,果然使用 Intel 处理器

分类: 膝上电脑在 IDF 2013 之时我们已确认了 ASUS 将会推出使用 Intel Haswell 处理器的 Chromebook,传闻推出日期为今年初。

What Games Are: Worrying About Indie Games

It's been great times for indie games over the last few years, a true golden age compared to what went before. Yet I'm very worried that the great times are over and that - on multiple fronts - the forces of darkness are closing in. Are indie games about to go through a contraction,

iPhone手机失窃者利用GPS与小偷对峙

手机上的跟踪工具如iPhone的“Find My iPhone”允许失主利用GPS去定位丢失手机的位置。于是随智能手机失窃案增加而出现了一种新的现象:失主不是找警察而是直接找小偷对峙。

美国国会将对一项新网络安全法案进行投票表决

日前,一项由民主党议员Diane Feinstein主持并参与编写的新网络安全法案即将在国会进行投票表决。不过,这项法案并不为人们所欢迎,因为它又为NSA打开了新的一道监控后门。

智能家居市场的现状与未来

智能家居市场形成了硬件企业和软件企业两大阵营,开启了“硬”与“软”的对决时代。

EEDAR:2014年手机与平板游戏解析报告(附下载)

据市场研究公司EEDAR发布的最新数据报告显示,在北美移动游戏市场,6%玩家贡献了总体收入的51%。 您可能也喜欢的文章: EEDAR:

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Global warming raises odds for record-breaking warm years in UK

LONDON — A new study says climate change means that England is set for more record-breaking warm years just like 2014, which was the warmest since records began.See also: State of the planet: 7 eye-opening facts for Earth DayThe study, published Friday in Environmental Research Letters,

比起呼吁死刑,我们更需要一个这样的系统来保障孩子的安全!

人们对于孩子安全的担忧是没有错的,然而,比起鼓励死刑,有件事更值得呼吁,反而一直被忽视,那就是——集合众人的力量、在孩子失踪后的黄金时间里,帮助警方找到孩子线索并提供帮助,从而大幅提高解救孩子的几率。

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