News and Articles About Google Maps
Thanks to Google, anyone with a computer can explore the remote country of Vanuatu's jungles, black sand beaches and even peer inside an active volcano.
One of the most important aspects of a small business is getting found by new customers.
With a reported 70 percent of households not having toilets, Google Maps will show toilets in malls, hospitals and other public places within.
Want to score more web traffic and in-person visits? Better start promoting your business on Maps.
Japan, according to Amsterdam-based research firm Newzoo, potentially representing a big opportunity loss for Nintendo and game publisher Niantic if it can't be officially rolled out.
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.
The intended target was a block away.
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.
Pizza parlors? Radio stations? Many businesses 'invisible online' are overlooking free ways to claim what's already theirs.
Fueled by GPS data, the all-seeing Internet giant is showing consumers the not-so-best times to visit your establishment.
If your destination will likely be closed by the time you arrive, you'll get a notification telling you as much.
Give this a read, even if you're already a power user.
Some of these services are well known, while others are a bit obscure.
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.