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Monday, June 26th, 2017

Google Maps Not Authentic, Says Country’s Top Surveyor

Swarna Subba Rao, the Surveyor General of India said, Google Maps is not considered ‘authentic’ since it is not charted by the government. Read More at The Hindu Business Line

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Comparison Screenshots Showing How Much Apple Maps Lags Behind Google Maps

Apple Maps has long been playing catch-up with Google Maps as its mapping service has been lagging behind in coverage and other mapping information. The iPhone maker is reportedly making amends to keep up with the competition...

Tuesday, May 30th, 2017

Kolkata’s Slum Lanes Get Digitized on Google Maps

A total of 1.4 million people live in the informal settlements of the West Bengal city of Kolkata, which represents around 30% of the urban population. Up until recently, these residents had no addresses accessible via GPS; GPS would merely...

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Google Maps Has a New Home Screen, Designed for INDIA

Google rolled out a new home screen on Google Maps for Android, specifically designed for people in India.Newly added shortcuts on the home screen that help you explore the app in just a few quick taps. Read...

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Google Maps Will Now Guide You to the Nearest Public Toilet

Thanks to a collaboration between Google and the Indian government, finding a public restroom in several Indian cities has just became easier. Read More at Mashable.com

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

South Korea Turns Down Google’s Mapping Services

If you're visiting South Korea, be forewarned that you will have to turn to other mapping apps instead of Google Maps for direction. Read More at MIS Asia

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016

Seoul to Decide Google’s Request for Map Data Next Week

The South Korean government will make a decision next week whether to allow global giant Google Inc. to export government-supplied map data outside the country, a government official said Sunday. Read More at Korea Herald

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

AppGeo Becomes A Google Enterprise Maps Premier Partner

AppGeo (Applied Geographics, Inc.) announced today that it has been promoted to Premier Partner in Google Maps API™. Google sells its Maps products through an exclusive partner channel and AppGeo is now one of eight Premier Partners...

Monday, August 29th, 2016

South Korea Extends Deadline On Google’s Mapping Data Request

South Korea said on Wednesday it will extend a review of a request by Google goog in June for permission to take government mapping data out of the country for use in servers worldwide, with a decision...

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

Controversy Persists in Korea Over Restrictions on Google Maps

A yearslong controversy over restrictions on Google Maps persists in South Korea, about two months after the world's biggest search engine again requested the Korean government to allow it to export government-supplied map data outside of the...

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