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Apple's default map app with iOS 6

Maps with Apple, Google, and Amazon

Today marks the latest release of Apple’s mobile operating system which also means the default map app on the iOS devices changes from Google to an Apple version.  Google’s Map app was the preloaded mapping app for iPhones and iPads but Apple made the move earlier this year to dump […]

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How Google Earth is Helping an Amazon Tribe

How Google Earth is Helping an Amazon Tribe

Scientific American profiles the effort by Google’s philanthropic Google Earth Outreach to help the Surui tribe in western Brazil combat illegal logging and mining in the Amazon forest.  Google Earth has been working with Chief Almir Surui and the Amazon Conservation Team (a non-profit) to document the illegal logging while […]