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Google Maps to Feature Ads and Promotions From Nearby Businesses
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Google Maps to Feature Ads and Promotions From Nearby Businesses

It already allows businesses to advertise store locations based on search keywords. The new feature will show ads automatically to users along their driving route.
Google Uses Tiny Cameras to Capture Adorable Mini Street View
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Google Uses Tiny Cameras to Capture Adorable Mini Street View

With help from a specially-modified model train and bus, the search giant has captured a 360-degree Street View map of Hamburg's Miniatur Wunderland, the world's largest miniature railway.
Matt Brian
3 Inexpensive or Even Free Ways to Forge Your Business Web Presence
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3 Inexpensive or Even Free Ways to Forge Your Business Web Presence

Pizza parlors? Radio stations? Many businesses 'invisible online' are overlooking free ways to claim what's already theirs.
Derek Newton
Google Can Now Tell People When Your Business Is Too Busy to Visit
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Google Can Now Tell People When Your Business Is Too Busy to Visit

Fueled by GPS data, the all-seeing Internet giant is showing consumers the not-so-best times to visit your establishment.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.
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Running Late? Google Maps Can Tell You If You'll Miss Closing Time.

If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Laura Entis
10 Google Maps Tips You Probably Didn't Know
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10 Google Maps Tips You Probably Didn't Know

Give this a read, even if you're already a power user.
Jillian D'Onfro
7 Tools From Google to Boost Your Brand
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7 Tools From Google to Boost Your Brand

Some of these services are well known, while others are a bit obscure.
Sarah Landrum
Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match
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Pac-Man and Google Maps: A Genius Match

Google's decision to transform Google Maps into a playground for fans of the retro video game proves that the best ideas don't have to be new ideas.
Carly Okyle
Google Launches Program to Help Small Businesses Become More Visible
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Google Launches Program to Help Small Businesses Become More Visible

The web giant's latest initiative provides online and in-person assistance to help small business owners throughout the U.S. list their companies on Google Search, Google Maps and Google+.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta
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Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Catherine Clifford
Google Unveils New Tool for Businesses to Manage Their Online Presence
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Google Unveils New Tool for Businesses to Manage Their Online Presence

Companies can use 'Google My Business' to update their business information and share posts across Google+, Maps and Search from a centralized place.
Benjamin Kabin
Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million
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Google Just Bought a Satellite Company for $500 Million

The acquisition will be used to improve Google Maps, and over time, could lead to global Internet access.
Laura Entis
How the Updated Google Maps Will Make Your Life Easier
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How the Updated Google Maps Will Make Your Life Easier

Google updated its Maps app with a new lane guidance feature and the ability to compare transit rates with those of ride-sharing service Uber.
Benjamin Kabin