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31 Mar 2021
Google on Tuesday said it will start showing users of its free Maps navigation service travel routes less damaging to the environment as just one of some 100 coming upgrades.
16 Mar 2021
The Human Rights Journalists Network (HRJN) recently trained journalists on how to employ Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) in carrying out investigative reporting
13 Jan 2021
An Indian man has drowned after driving his car into a dam while allegedly following Google Maps Navigation directions. According to the report by Indian Express, Satish Ghule, 34, was driving his employer Guru Shekhar, 42, and his friend Sameer Rajurkar, 44, on Sunday in Akole town, Ahmednagar district in the state of Maharashtra. The…
29 May 2020
While most people take having a fixed, physical address for granted, two (2) billion people across the globe either don't have an address or have an address that is hard to locate. This makes it difficult to find them, particularly in an emergency situation. This is why Google has developed Plus Codes and is rolling out the feature for Google Maps on Android.
Google Maps complaint
25 May 2020
A 49-year-old man has stunned many after he allegedly filed a complaint with the police against Google Maps for causing him marital problems. The man identified as R Chandrasekhar from India’s Mayiladuthurai district made it clear that he is ready to take the tech giant Alphabet to court for ruining his relationship with his wife. The…
12 May 2020
Google Maps turned 15 in February 2020, and the Street View team published a list of their 15 favourite Street Views to celebrate the America tech giant feature.
2 May 2020
Sagir Adamu is not only a Lagos-based firefighter, but also a Level 10 Google Maps local guide. As a guide, the 37-year-old Nigerian spends his spare time snapping photographs of medical...
11 Feb 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mw1pBBUhCOY I’ve been wanting to do this for so long and I’m glad I finally get around to doing it today on this fifteenth anniversary. And while I do not remember precisely when I began using the app, I do remember the point I became really thankful for it. Sometimes, you do not realise what…
7 Feb 2020
As part of celebrating its existence for 15 years, Google Maps has revealed the top five most rated bars, restaurants and tourist attractions in Lagos State. Lagos, famous for being a city that never sleeps, always serves residents and visitors with different kinds of food, drinks and fun at their choice places. After a week-long…
31 Jan 2020
Apple on Thursday said it has finished rolling out an overhauled map app in the US in another attempt to challenge Google's popular smartphone navigation software.
28 Nov 2019
Federal Road Safety Corps Wednesday said the service's commander Wobin Ayuba Gora was quoted out of context on the use of Google Maps app while driving. Media reports claimed that Gora said the FRSC has outlawed the use of the app while driving. But the commission said there was no truth to those reports. Although…
18 Aug 2019
My experience of using Uber in Lagos was an eye-opener on how some Passengers/Riders are scammed especially if payment is made by debit/credit card. I fell a victim to some unscrupulous Uber Drivers as all my trips were automatically paid for via debit card I registered on my Uber account.

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