To Improve Online Maps, Microsoft Analyzes GPS Recordings of 30,000…


Cab drivers know their cities intimately, using shortcuts and side streets to bypass traffic jams and (hopefully) get you to your destination more quickly. Now Microsoft is hoping to tap into this talent and design better driving directions for online maps. » 11/06/10 10:00am 11/06/10 10:00am

Bing Maps Experiences Major Delays En Route to Transit Direction Party

Bing maps has transit directions now! Which is something you also could have found on HopStop five years ago and Google Maps for a couple of years now. » 9/17/10 11:14am 9/17/10 11:14am

Google Adding Maps to Books, Ads to Follow?

Google's been busy this week, and they're wrapping it up by mixing Google Books with Google Maps. Locations listed in certain books will have a link to that same location in Google Maps, so you can, um, check it out on a map. It's kind of cool, I guess, at least with some of the titles, like Around the World in Eighty… » 1/27/07 2:00pm 1/27/07 2:00pm