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You Can Now Play Pac-Man Game in Google Maps

April Fool’s day has started to hit some parts of the world and Google thought it’s about time to have some fun. A few hours ago, Google Maps Twitter account was updated with an enigmatic update which looked like this: People rushed over to Google Maps Web page and saw that the search engine giant […]

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Google Smart Contact Lenses Help Monitor Glucose

Google recently introduced it’s smart contact lens prototype that monitors glucose levels in tears.  The technology could end the finger pricks.  It is still not completely tested and approved by the FDA, but it looks like an amazing advancement in technology. As a contact wearer, I find this amazing they could do this with the […]

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Google Maps will add real-time road reports from Waze

Google’s acquisition of Israeli start-up, Waze, has started to bear fruit. According to a blog post by Google, Google Maps will add real-time road reports from Waze to the benefit of road users. Users of Google maps in countries like the U.S., U.K., Brazil, Germany will be able to get real time traffic updates posted […]


Google Announces “Boost”, Enhanced Local Advertising for Business

Google is in hot pursuit of the virtually unlimited local business advertising market. Of course, there has always been Google Adwords available for local business owners. And then came along Google Places, which is free advertising platform where local business owners can “claim” their local business and have it appear on Google Maps search results […]

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A Local Business Marketing Strategy You Might Want To Consider

Google Places is something very few businesses either know about, or know how to utilize. The problem is mostly that local business owners are still in the “newspaper ad” mindset and fail to realize exactly how many people are surfing, browsing, and searching on the web. C’mon folks… the internet is where your customers are […]

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Google Looks To Add Video Promo Feature For Google Local Listings

You might be able to add videos to your Google Local Listing, or your Google Places listing, soon enough. Google has acquired video startup firm Quicksee, which allows you to shoot video of your location (think real time tours), and then tag that location with an overlay on Google Maps. This acquisition would make perfect […]


Google Launches Resource Map for San Bruno Gas Explosion and Fire

Google has created a resource map for those affected by, and responding to, the San Bruno gas explosion and associated fires in the area. The explosion and fires have destroyed approximately 40 buildings and damaged 120. There have been reports of several fatalities, multiple injuries, and more 100 people had to be evacuated to nearby […]