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Latitude is a new feature for Google Maps on your mobile device. It's also an iGoogle gadget on your computer. Once you've opted in to Latitude, you can see the approximate location of your friends and loved ones who have decided to share their location with you. So now you can do things like see if your spouse is stuck in traffic on the way home from work, notice that a buddy is in town for the weekend, or take comfort in...
 Google big brother tracking mobile maps
A legal claim by a Pittsburgh couple that Google's Street View feature violated their privacy has been thrown out by a federal judge. Christine and Aaron Boring sued the search giant after photos of their home appeared on the free mapping program.


 Google maps cartography privacy
The Thermal Emission Imaging System (THEMIS) is an instrument on board the Mars Odyssey spacecraft. It combines a 5-wavelength visual imaging system with a 9-wavelength infrared imaging system. The orbiter launched from Kennedy Space Center on April 7, 2001 and arrived at Mars on October 24, 2001.
 Mars astronomy maps thermal cartography
BBC News is following a shipping container for a year to tell the story of globalisation.
 travel globalization visualization maps shipping
A detailed map highlighting the world's hotspots for emerging infectious diseases (EIDs) has been released.


 toread disease infection global health maps
Conventional maps show the shape of a country according to its land mass. But what if you drew a map according to where people lived?
 visualization maps geography population toread overpopulation
Atlanta, the capital of the US state of Georgia will soon be the world's most digitally mapped city, according to organisers of a massive "mapathon".
 cartography maps toread
A Place Page is a webpage for every place in the world, organizing all the relevant information about it. By every place, we really mean *every* place — there are Place Pages for businesses, points of interest, transit stations, neighborhoods, landmarks and cities all over the world.


 Google cartography maps
Google Maps added a layer that shows webcams from all over the world. You can enable it by clicking on "More..." and selecting "Webcams".


 Google maps travel webcam real time search
Smartphones with GPS and talking map applications are increasingly competing with sat-nav devices, experts say. In response Garmin and TomTom, two major players in the sat-nav industry, have joined the smartphone market.


 GPS navigation mobile phone maps
The new service will allow both estate agents and private sellers to put their property as an overlay on Google Maps.


 Google property maps housing search business
Google has added Pompeii to its Street View application, allowing internet users to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the ancient Roman city.


 Pompeii Italy maps Google archaeology tourism virtual
Intricate maps of science have been created from citation data to visualize the structure of scientific activity. However, most scientific publications are now accessed online. Scholarly web portals record detailed log data at a scale that exceeds the number of all existing citations combined. Such log data is recorded immediately upon publication and keeps track of the sequences of user requests (clickstreams) that are issued by a variety...


 science visualization knowledge maps
... and all the players merely stops, as an ingenious Shakespeare-themed tube map shows us.


 William Shakespeare visualization story maps