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Google Maps adds new features for better navigation

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Google Maps has come out with its latest update which has brought in design tweaks and some new features. The company feels the changes will enhance users’ visual experience and will make the maps look cleaner and less cluttered. The latest update has been rolled out to Google Maps on iOS, And...

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Google Maps launches voice-based lane guidance feature for 20 cities in India

Within a month of introducing the feature across Europe, Google Maps has now launched voice-based lane guidance in India. Using the feature, people will now be able to see and hear voice-guided instructions signalling which lane they should stay in or move to while in navigation mode. As of now, the...

16 January, 2015 | More »

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Google India launches Google Maps in Hindi

Search giant Google has launched Google Maps in Hindi. With this, in addition to English, users will now get to see the names of the cities, localities, important roads, and other popular points of interest such as public parks and schools in Hindi. In order to see the Hindi labels on Google Maps, u...

22 July, 2014 | More »

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Just Dial replaces Google Maps with own offering JD Maps for directions on its platform; what’s on offer?

Mumbai-based Just Dial Ltd, which runs the online business directory Justdial.com, has replaced Google Maps with its own offering called ‘JD Maps’ for direction on the Just Dial platform. The maps are available on the Just Dial platform, as well as a separate micro site at maps.justdis.com. What...

13 May, 2014 | More »

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Google Maps upgrade rolling out globally; comes with smarter search, new carousel & more

Search giant Google has finally begun the global rollout of the new Google Maps. Debuted in May last year, the new maps will be available to users around the world in the coming weeks. Here is a look at what’s new. “It’s now even easier to plan your next trip, check live traffic conditions, di...

20 February, 2014 | More »

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Google Maps now available for iOS in 40 countries, including India

Google has finally launched the Google Maps app for the iOS platform. The search giant was receiving numerous requests for the same, post the Apple maps fiasco. The Cupertino company had a backlash from disgruntled customers for its crappy maps app, which apparently led to the firing of Richard Will...

13 December, 2012 | More »

Digital marketing firm Sokrati hires Rahul Kulkarni from Google as chief product officer

Digital marketing and analytics startups Sokrati has roped in former Google executive Rahul Kulkarni as chief product officer (CPO). Kulkarni would be leading Sokrati’s current and future product offerings. Kulkarni was senior product manager at Google, where he managed products like Google Maps a...

10 September, 2012 | More »

Google launches maps navigation service, traffic info in India

Google India has launched maps navigation service in India. Additionally it has also launched live traffic information in the map service, which will be available in six Indian cities and their surrounding suburbs namely, Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi, Chennai, Pune and Hyderabad. The development was...

5 September, 2012 | More »

Google Launches Local Bus, Rail, Metro Service Info In Chennai, Hyderabad

Buoyed by the success of launching bus, local train and metro service information for routes of for Mumbai, Delhi, Pune and Bangalore, technology giant Google has launched the same to cover Chennai and Hyderabad. Google India has launched the availability of bus service information in Chennai and H...

15 July, 2011 | More »