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Google’s barely-noticed leaderboard highlights Foursquare’s advantage

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In a recent update for Google Maps, Google added a leaderboard to show which users have the most check-ins in a day, week, or all-time. The feature wasn’t promoted or listed in the official change log, and…

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Google Maps for Android gets better transit info, check-ins

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Google Maps for Android, which seems to be updated each month, has made its monthly refresh in the Android Market. Google has continued the trend of improving the “social” experience of using Map…

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Google Maps: now with better Places reviews, filters, and Latitude

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Google recently updated the desktop version of Places to have a better, more organized results page for reviews. The mobile version gets the same treatment in a new update to the Google Maps application (Andro…

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Google Maps for Android adds train schedules, live Places info, more Latitude features

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Another day, another upgrade from Google. The latest service treated to new features is Google Maps on Android 1.6 or higher, which has added upcoming schedules at transit stations, more integration with Lat…

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Google releases new Latitude API for sharing your location with 3rd party apps

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Google releases new Latitude API for sharing your location with 3rd party apps

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Google announced today via their Official Google Mobile Blog that they have created a new API that allows 3rd party app developers the ability to tap into a users location. Google says that apps are becoming mor…

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Google Maps version 4.1 update, Latitude Widget, Search n’ Swipe, and more

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Google Maps version 4.1 update, Latitude Widget, Search n’ Swipe, and more

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Google, in their infinite update frenzy, has just updated Google Maps to version 4.1. Google says that this update is “introducing a few features that make sorting through search results or quickly see…

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Google Maps for Android relaunched with new features (screenshots included)

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Google Maps for Android relaunched with new features (screenshots included)

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Google Maps on Android underwent a feature overhaul Sunday evening. Google, Inc., unveiled a new and improved Maps application that adds voice search, reverse directions, public transit or walking directi…

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UK politicians fearful of Google Latitude

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UK politicians fearful of Google Latitude

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Google Latitude lets cell phone users see where their friends are, but some British politicians think Google’s location service available on Android also raises privacy concerns. They’ve eve…

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