HERE Maps, the popular mapping, navigation and transit service, has announced it will discontinue its apps on Windows devices on June 30. The company's services have been on Windows Phone since the beginning and were formerly exclusive.
Apple's own mapping service, Apple Maps, arrived famously broken at its launch with some serious errors that led to authorities branding it unsafe for use. Since then it has evolved dramatically, helped by 2.5 million corrections.
Google has entered a new partnership with the Federal Railroad Administration that will see its Maps software alerting drivers when they approach a rail crossing. The aim is to ensure that people are aware that they may have to stop ahead.
An image of an Android urinating on an Apple logo has been spotted on Google Maps. Clearly visible on the company's renowned mapping service, it is joined by a message nearby that pokes fun at Google's content review policies.
Some are speculating that drones may soon be able to map the ocean floor. Evidence so far has not been promising after several failed tests to head towards the ocean floor. At the same time drones do represent our best chance to study this frontier.
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An NYC-based designer and coder formulated a list of 85 rappers to study the extent of each rapper's vocabulary through their lyrics. His findings were released in an online interactive mapping format.
A new study of the physical properties of the Antarctic landmass has revealed the most detailed map yet produced, showing a landscape of mountain ranges gorges and ravines significantly deeper than ever imagined.
The human brain is a highly complex piece of biological human architecture. With a field of study known as "connectomics," scientists hope to decipher the synapses and ultimately the overall makeup of the mind and possibly the source of mental diseases.