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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.

Nokia's next-gen HERE maps will rely on crowdsourcing

Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.

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Microsoft takes aim at Google with Nokia's mapping products

Microsoft wants to build a better mobile phone through its acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. One way it hopes to do that? By improving its maps applications to better compete against Google's.

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Sync Google Earth placemarks across different PCs

Dick uses Google Earth on more than one PC. He asked how to sync placemarks between them.

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Review: Liven up your vacation memories with free Animaps

Maps help you plan a journey or illustrate one already taken. Animaps enables you to make those maps more interactive and fun, using the power of Google Maps.

Google gets the best of Waze with latest Maps update—and vice versa

After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.

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Google Treks gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse at Maps' most awe-inspiring Views

Thanks to Google Maps Street Views, you've witnessed the view of the Canadian Arctic and several other breathtaking landmarks. Treks gives you a guided tour and lets you hear the snow crunching underfoot.

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Explore the TARDIS via this amazing "Doctor Who" Google Maps easter egg

Ah, Google Developers, never get too busy to keep adding in things like this.

Google Maps ads are a big opportunity for local businesses

The combination of Google Maps and Google ads gives local businesses a tool to reach the customers that matter most.