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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 Waze Buy Faces Antitrust Review

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Iit's unlikely the FTC will conclude that Google's Waze buyout will significant harm other mapping services such as Bing Maps and Tomtom. But the FTC will consider whether Google is buying Waze to eliminate a potential future competitor. Iit's unlikely the FTC will conclude that Google's Waze buyout will significant harm other mapping services such as Bing Maps and Tomtom. But the FTC will consider whether Google is buying Waze to eliminate a potential future competitor. 0 Comments

Desktop Map Searches Increasingly Shifting to Mobile

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More consumers are integrating mapping into their mobile lives. That behavior will only increase as location-based technology develops further. Desktop map searches are down 34% in the past 15 months, while map search clicks declined 41% in August. More consumers are integrating mapping into their mobile lives. That behavior will only increase as location-based technology develops further. Desktop map searches are down 34% in the past 15 months, while map search clicks declined 41% in August. 0 Comments

Google Cuts Maps API Prices by 88%

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Google has slashed the price of its Maps application programming interface (API). In a move to attract more enterprise use of the system, U.S. companies will now pay 50 cents instead of $4 for every thousand map loads, an 88 percent lower rate. Google has slashed the price of its Maps application programming interface (API). In a move to attract more enterprise use of the system, U.S. companies will now pay 50 cents instead of $4 for every thousand map loads, an 88 percent lower rate. 0 Comments