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Uber Buys Microsoft's Mapping Tech to Lessen Reliance on Google Maps

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Uber has purchased Bing mapping technology and absorbed 100 Bing Maps employees in an effort to build its own geo-location data. The move could allow the company to break ties with Google Maps. Uber has purchased Bing mapping technology and absorbed 100 Bing Maps employees in an effort to build its own geo-location data. The move could allow the company to break ties with Google Maps. 0 Comments

Apple to Upgrade Siri and Update Maps

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At Apple's keynote during the Worldwide Developers' Conference, the company introduced plans to upgrade Siri's voice search capabilities and make Maps more efficient. At Apple's keynote during the Worldwide Developers' Conference, the company introduced plans to upgrade Siri's voice search capabilities and make Maps more efficient. 0 Comments

Google Apologizes For Racist Maps Listings

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The search giant is changing its algorithm to remedy recent offensive listings, such as the White House coming up during a query for the N-word. The search giant is changing its algorithm to remedy recent offensive listings, such as the White House coming up during a query for the N-word. 0 Comments

Google to Update Maps

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A new version of Google Maps will soon offer users related results on searches, as well as real-time information on traffic. A new version of Google Maps will soon offer users related results on searches, as well as real-time information on traffic. 0 Comments

Apple Maps Using TripAdvisor Reviews in Some Searches

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Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found several instances of Apple relying on other sources for recent hotel searches. Apple Maps has relied solely on Yelp reviews for hotels in the past, but one Apple Insider user has found Apple to be relying on other sources. 0 Comments

Google Maps Adds New Features and Brighter Colors

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In order to better serve its mobile customers and compete with the likes of Yelp and Foursquare in the mobile and local market, Google Maps is in the process of rolling out a new series of features. To better serve its mobile customers and compete with Yelp and Foursquare, Google Maps is in the process of rolling out a new series of features. 0 Comments

Apple Watch Opens New Doors in Local Search

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The latest Apple device will likely put added pressure on hyper-local searches, making it even more important for businesses to ensure they can be found. The latest Apple device will likely put added pressure on hyper-local searches, making it even more important for businesses to ensure they can be found. 0 Comments

6 Ways to Make Your Search Results Shine

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There are always new ways to improve your business' search results using Google Knowledge Graph, if you take time to understand search query intent and implement structured markup across your website. Google Knowledge Graph presents new ways to improve search results if you take the time to understand search query intent and implement structured markup across your website. 0 Comments

Google Adds Quick Facts to Maps

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Google has added an additional Maps feature called Quick Facts for desktop users looking for some extra factoids in their search. Google is pulling the information from Wikipedia and other data sources used to power Google's Knowledge Graph. Google has added an additional Maps feature called Quick Facts for desktop users looking for some extra factoids in their search. Google is pulling the information from Wikipedia and other data sources used to power Google's Knowledge Graph. 0 Comments

7 Reasons You Need to Update Your Google Maps App

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Google Maps has released a major update to their app for Android and iOS, including lane guidance, offline directions, improved search for restaurants, bars, and hotels, direct integration with the Uber app, ability to save locations, and more. Google Maps has released a major update to their app for Android and iOS, including lane guidance, offline directions, improved search for restaurants, bars, and hotels, direct integration with the Uber app, ability to save locations, and more. 0 Comments

How Easy is it to Spam Google Places for Business? The FBI Knows

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A network engineer intentionally created fake business listings for the FBI and Secret Service without them knowing to prove a point to Google once and for all that its business listings on Google Maps had major loopholes and were primed for spam. A network engineer intentionally created fake business listings for the FBI and Secret Service without them knowing to prove a point to Google once and for all that its business listings on Google Maps had major loopholes and were primed for spam. 0 Comments

Local SEO & Listing Management: A Blueprint for Multi-Location Brand Success

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Local SEO and local listing management are completely different tactics, yet completely intertwined, and critical to ranking on Google. Follow these necessary steps for the best possible chance of ranking each of your locations for local queries. Local SEO and local listing management are completely different tactics, yet completely intertwined, and critical to ranking on Google. Follow these necessary steps for the best possible chance of ranking each of your locations for local queries. 0 Comments

Google Warns Local Businesses: You Have 3 Weeks to Save Your Places Listing

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Google is alerting some local businesses that they must update and save their Google Place listings, or lose it. Meanwhile, Google has made a change designed to make it easier for new business owners to set up their Google+ Local listing. Google is alerting some local businesses that they must update and save their Google Place listings, or lose it. Meanwhile, Google has made a change designed to make it easier for new business owners to set up their Google+ Local listing. 0 Comments

Google Maps Adds Real-Time Traffic Alerts

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Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. Google Maps users will now benefit from real-time incident reports from Waze users, such as accidents, road closures, and speed camera alerts. The Waze app for iOS and Android will be getting Google Search, Street View and satellite images. 0 Comments

Google Maps 'Doctor Who' Easter Egg Lets You Explore TARDIS

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If you're a big fan of "Doctor Who", then you'll love the new Google Maps Easter egg. When you go to the address of the Police Telephone Box – a.k.a., TARDIS - you can actually "look inside" to see exactly how it appears on "Doctor Who". If you're a big fan of "Doctor Who", then you'll love the new Google Maps Easter egg. When you go to the address of the Police Telephone Box – a.k.a., TARDIS - you can actually "look inside" to see exactly how it appears on "Doctor Who". 0 Comments