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Major map update puts Google streets ahead

(image) Google has released a major update to its mapping service, extending the reach of Street View even further.

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Apple apologises for Maps app problems

(image) Apple's chief executive Tim Cook has apologised to customers over errors on his company's new Maps app.

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Under the sea … with Google Street View

(image) Google have added comprehensive imagery of six underwater coral reefs to their Street View service, allowing users to explore the exotic depths of the ocean.

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Apple map app fails to meet expectations

(image) Apple's iOS 6 mapping software comes under fire as thousands line up to get their hands on a new iPhone 5.

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Microsoft challenges Google to “Bing It On”

(image) Microsoft has launched its 'Bing it On Challenge' in an effort to convert Google-happy searchers with a side-by-side comparison test.

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Google, Apple spark privacy concerns over 3D maps

(image) As Google and Apple go head to head with new 3D mapping features, government officials in the US are set to quiz both companies over "military-grade spy planes" and other privacy concerns.

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Google Maps debuts new features

(image) Google has unveiled a host of new technologies for its popular Maps service in an effort to reassert its position as market leader.

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Google+ Local makes its debut

(image) The king of search has launched Google+ Local, the integrated service that's to replace Google Places.

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Foursquare ditches Google Maps

(image) foursquare has tossed Google Maps overboard in favour of crowdsourced maps.

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Under the sea – Google teams up with pioneering scientific expedition

(image) Google could offer an unprecedented glimpse into life under the sea

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