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Waze Lets You Report Traffic With A Wave Of Your Hand

RIM inks deal with TomTom to deliver real-time mapping and traffic updates to BlackBerry devices

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In a bid incentivize app developers and provided detailed mapping and traffic data to BlackBerry owners, RIM today announced it has signed a deal with TomTom, utilising its real-time traffic services in BlackBerry apps, including BlackBerry Traffic, BlackBerry Maps and BlackBerry Locate Services. What it means for BlackBerry owners is...
RIM inks deal with TomTom to deliver real-time mapping and traffic updates to BlackBerry devices

6 Navigation Apps That Go the Extra Mile

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With a smartphone and the right app, you can find any spot on Earth. But the best navigation apps do a lot more. Look out for that speed trap! Here are six outstanding mobile navigation tools. To make the list, an app needs to be different than your standard,...
6 Navigation Apps That Go the Extra Mile

Nokia Drive 3 teased at MWC with commute alerts via live tiles (video)

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When the folks at Nokia took us aside and asked if we'd like a preview of the latest features slated for Nokia Drive, we knew something good was in store. Our intuition wasn't wrong. The next version of Nokia's navigation software will focus on commutes -- aiming to make...
Nokia Drive 3 teased at MWC with commute alerts via live tiles (video)

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian: Trying to mess with the Internet? Challenge accepted. #TNW2012

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Entrepreneur and angel investor Alexis Ohanian, probably best known as one of the co-founders of reddit and HipMunk, took the stage at The Next Web Conference this morning to profess his love for the Internet. We kind of already suspected that Ohanian was a fan of the Internet, but he...
Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian: Trying to mess with the Internet? Challenge accepted. #TNW2012
Driving app Waze builds its own Siri for hands-free voice control

Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages

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Brands may be about to see more incentive to jump aboard the Google+ bandwagon, as new reports show that the social platform may see itself connected with Analytics. According to two different reports from WebSonic and DutchCowboys, a confidential Google presentation shows promo graphics which showcase the ability to track page...
Google Analytics may soon be used to measure Google+ Pages

'Snooper's charter' removed from crime bill in last-minute coalition talks

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Tracking of email, internet, Facebook and text use turned into stand-alone measure as ministers seek to speed bill's passageThe bill to track everyone's email, Facebook, text and internet use has proved to be one of the most controversial within the coalition and has been slow-streamed in the government's legislative timetable...
'Snooper's charter' removed from crime bill in last-minute coalition talks

Navigation App Waze Adds Real-Time Fuel Prices

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Waze, the impressively-funded navigation app that offers real-time traffic data collected by its users, isn’t just looking to save you time on your commute. With a new feature launching today, it could also save you money on gas. Di-Ann Eisnor, Waze’s vice president of platform and partnerships, says this is...
Navigation App Waze Adds Real-Time Fuel Prices
Confirmed: Waze Contributing To Apple’s iOS 6 Maps’ Crowd Sourced Traffic Data

iPhoto on iOS does not use Google Maps, may indicate new Apple maps product coming

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The new iPhoto for iOS does not use Google Maps. The tiles brought up when you use the locate feature of iPhoto, in order to display where the photo was shot, almost definitely do not have the traditional Google Maps in the Maps app of iOS. This may be a...
iPhoto on iOS does not use Google Maps, may indicate new Apple maps product coming

Waze app update adds real-time gas prices, fuel discounts

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The latest update to the Waze navigation app adds live updating fuel prices that, like its crowd-sourced traffic data, is supplied and updated by other drivers. [Read more]...
Waze app update adds real-time gas prices, fuel discounts
Waze Makes Its First Step Beyond The Phone, Integrates With Pioneer AppRadio

Calyx Institute to create ISP that keeps customer traffic private, away from prying governmental eyes

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Wouldn't it be nice if we were free to surf the web free from fear of having our traffic monitored and emails scraped by the NSA? Well, if Nicholas Merrill has his way, we won't have to rely on anonymous browsers or proxy servers -- we'll have a new ISP...
Calyx Institute to create ISP that keeps customer traffic private, away from prying governmental eyes

Social GPS app Waze is one of Apple’s sources for iOS 6 Maps

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As Apple announced some exciting news yesterday at WWDC, we were left to wonder what it means for other companies left in the wake of new iOS 6 features. It appears that one app, social GPS service Waze, might have been affected by Apple’s new Maps app, but apparently doesn’t...
Social GPS app Waze is one of Apple’s sources for iOS 6 Maps

Driving app Waze adds real-time gas info and discounts, hits 19M users

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Just in time for the Summer driving season, driving app Waze is today embarking on bold new territory: crowdsourcing the best gas prices. With the latest version of the free Waze app, launching today, you’ll be able to find gas stations and compare their prices in real-time. Even better, the...
Driving app Waze adds real-time gas info and discounts, hits 19M users

Chinese video sites team up to reduce the cost of content, in response to Youku-Tudou merger

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Three of China’s leading online video sites have clubbed together to reduce costs and help compete against industry rivals Youku and Tudou, which last month announced a deal to merge. Sohu, Baidu joint venture iQiyi and Tencent have formed an alliance which will cover content licensing and broadcasting. The deal...
Chinese video sites team up to reduce the cost of content, in response to Youku-Tudou merger

First look: Apple's all-new Maps in iOS 6

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The release of iOS 6 later this year will mark a major shift for Apple away from Google Maps to its own in-house mapping solution, complete with 3D recreations of cities, turn-by-turn directions and crowd-sourced traffic data....
First look: Apple's all-new Maps in iOS 6

Travel in traffic estimates return to Google Maps, promises not to suck this time

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You might remember that, once upon a time, Google Maps offered you two estimates for your travel time -- ideal and in traffic. The problem was, Big G's estimates weren't so great. So, the web giant quietly removed the feature last year and simply started providing traffic-free travel times....
Travel in traffic estimates return to Google Maps, promises not to suck this time

Apple's new Maps for iOS 6 features navigation, crowd-sourced traffic

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When it launches later this year, iOS 6 will feature an all-new Maps application built from the ground up by Apple, featuring turn-by-turn navigation and anonymous, real-time, crowd-sourced traffic data....
Apple's new Maps for iOS 6 features navigation, crowd-sourced traffic

Google Maps adds traffic conditions for 7 new countries, makes improvements for 19 other

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Traffic conditions are a great part of Google Maps, as it gives you real-time information about how quickly you’re going to get to your destination. For example, if you’re trying to drive home to San Mateo from San Francisco during rush-hour? Forget it. That feature hasn’t been available worldwide, but...
Google Maps adds traffic conditions for 7 new countries, makes improvements for 19 other
Google adds real-time traffic estimates to Maps directions

Google Maps adds traffic conditions for Norway, New Zealand, and Hong Kong

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One of the handiest features of Google Maps is that it uses real-time traffic data to tell you how long it will take to get from point A to point B. Without that feature, every ride would probably take 20 minutes longer than you anticipated, depending on the time of...
Google Maps adds traffic conditions for Norway, New Zealand, and Hong Kong

Traffic estimates arrive on Google Maps, powered by your Android phone

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Google has just announced that it is now using live and historic traffic data to calculate just how long a trip will take. While this isn’t the first we’ve heard of traffic updates or of Google’s interest in implementing this feature, it looks like the feature will now be available in...
Traffic estimates arrive on Google Maps, powered by your Android phone
RIM turns to TomTom for real-time traffic, mapping, and friendship

Pinterest's Traffic Data Reveals Its Biggest Weakness

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Pinterest may be the hottest new media play on the block and the anodyne, addictive scrapbooking site has been welcomed with open arms by marketers such as Procter & Gamble and Kate Spade. But a fascinating analysis of its users and traffic by analyst Ben Hovaness of TBG Digital, a...
Pinterest's Traffic Data Reveals Its Biggest Weakness
Apple may have partnered with Skobbler to perfect iOS 6 maps

Home Office highlights gaps in online surveillance of criminals

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A quarter of police and agencies' data requests not met, says official, as government prepares to unveil web tracking lawsThe rapidly changing nature of internet-based communications has left the security agencies and the police unable to legally track the online activities of terrorists and serious criminals in 25% of cases,...
Home Office highlights gaps in online surveillance of criminals

Siri Gets Smarter and Maps Get Fancier in iOS 6

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference has seen the debut of a new version of the company’s iOS mobile operating system for the past few years, and today’s event was no different. During Apple’s WWDC keynote today, Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS Software, uncrated iOS 6, the latest iteration of...
Siri Gets Smarter and Maps Get Fancier in iOS 6
Apple takes its maps to new heights: free navigation, 3D, & more
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