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An LGTBQ advocacy Google map has been repurposed into an anti-trans ‘hit list’ of clinics

The map includes LGBTQ resource centers, children's hospitals, Planned Parenthood locations, and more.

On Sep 27, 2022 by Claire Goforth

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Google Maps contract workers win delayed return to office date

'I have a history of respiratory issues and I’m at high risk if I contract Covid-19.'

On Jun 3, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

Google introduces a COVID-19 tracker directly on Google Maps

Now Google Maps will show you coronavirus rates in your area

The map shows new coronavirus case density rates.

On Sep 24, 2020 by Libby Cohen

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Man discovers his wife’s affair on Google Maps

Despite her blurred-out face, her husband recognized her instantly.

On Aug 12, 2020 by Nahila Bonfiglio

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Hackers are hiding malware in videoconference links

Zoom, Teams, Meet are being targeted for phishing attacks.

On May 12, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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This guy created a Google Maps traffic jam by hauling around a wagon full of phones

He used 99 phones to pull off the hack.

On Feb 2, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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People are sharing images of their dead loved ones captured by Google Maps

'There is my grandpa, just sitting there.'

On Jan 9, 2020 by Mikael Thalen

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Google Maps on iPhone now shows you speed traps

The update also lets users report lane closures, construction zones, disabled vehicles, and objects in the road.

On Oct 23, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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This Italian town ‘banned’ Google Maps after people kept getting lost

A reported 144 people were lost or stranded in the area last year.

On Oct 15, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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Google rolls out improved Maps assistance for the visually impaired

A new feature, 'Detailed Voice Guidance' is aimed at improving the Google Maps experience for the visually impaired.

On Oct 11, 2019 by Brenden Gallagher

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Google Maps Incognito Mode is here and this is how to turn it on

Here's what Incognito Mode can and can't do in Google Maps.

On Oct 4, 2019 by Mikael Thalen

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The new Apple Maps refresh is rolling out for more users

Apple Map is finally getting better. Can it compete with Google Maps?

On Sep 30, 2019 by Matthew Hughes

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Google Maps may soon come with an Incognito Mode

The incognito mode will cease collecting data on searches, sharing your location, and tailoring suggestions based on search history.

On Sep 20, 2019 by Brooke Sjoberg

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WeWalk smart cane gives blind users access to Google Maps

WeWALK has touchpad controls, giving users a free hand for their daily tasks.

On Sep 11, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Google Maps still directing abortion seekers to pro-life clinics

The National Memorial for the Unborn even pops up in one state.

On Sep 7, 2019 by Samira Sadeque