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ford automated fusion hybrid research vehicle dec 2013

Spiked with LIDAR sensors, Ford research car tracks objects and creates 3D maps

Ford tricked out its Automated Fusion Hybrid Research Vehicle with enough sensors to see more than a driver ever could—so the car can help the human drive better.

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Google Maps now lets you create your own navigable, 360-degree Street Views

If you've got an Android phone, you can create your own personal 360-degree Street View.

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Bing Maps Preview is Microsoft's answer to Google Earth

Microsoft unveiled a preview app for Windows 8.1, with terrain and several famous world cities (plus Fresno, Calif.) redone in glorious 3D.

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as a Chinese province

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.