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USM receives gift of maps valued at $100 million

Press Herald - 23 Jun 2018
The University of Southern Maine has received what it describes as the largest gift in its history – mostly in the form of maps. Harold Osher of Portland is formally turning over his vast map collection, loosely valued at $100 million, to the existing ...

Study Maps County's Most Dangerous Intersections for Cyclists

NBC 7 San Diego - 23 Jun 2018
A new study maps the most dangerous roads for cyclists in San Diego County. The study, commissioned by local personal injury attorney Mike Bomberger, pinpoints the exact spots where people on bikes are getting hit and injured in collisions with cars ...

Apple finally brings its Maps and Music services to websites

The Star Online - 23 Jun 2018
Until now, it hasn't been possible to use Apple Maps or Apple Music outside of your Apple hardware. Go onto any website showing an interactive map or a music streaming service, and you would likely find yourself using Google Maps or the Spotify web ...

Apple Maps Vehicles Begin Collecting Street-Level Data in Japan

Mac Rumors - 22 Jun 2018
Early speculation suggested the vehicles could be the basis of an Apple Car, but those rumors quieted down after the vans were labeled with Apple Maps decals, and because Apple has shifted towards testing self-driving software with Lexus 450h SUVs near ...

Dixon Park District maps out disc golf course, waits on donations

SaukValley.com - 22 Jun 2018
Businesses get their name on a tee sign for $500 and name on the course map for $200. Balayti, who has played more than 30 disc golf courses across the country, said the sport is diverse and can be played by all ages for fun or competition, and the ...

In maps: A look at the most dangerous roads in your part of France

The Local France - 21 Jun 2018
These 92 maps validate the principle of the government's reform, which will be applied on July 1st," said the organisation. The League's Chantal Perrichon added: "Not surprisingly, our study shows that the so-called 'good' secondary roads are the ones ...

SB County adopts FEMA flood maps for Montecito area

Pacific Coast Business Times - 22 Jun 2018
The Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt updated maps from the Federal Emergency Management Agency on June 19 reflecting new flood hazard zones for the Montecito area after the Jan. 9 mudslides. The hazard zones provide ...

In a Novel, Mystical Maps and Intertwined Journeys in Syria

New York Times - 19 Jun 2018
The ancient, sometimes mystical connection between maps, people and knowledge is central to Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar's “The Map of Salt and Stars,” a double tale of voyage and exile that moves between contemporary war-torn Syria and the ...

Ask Dave Taylor: How does Google Maps know about traffic?

Boulder Daily Camera - 23 Jun 2018
Google Maps is also constantly recalculating your driving route based on this real time data. If you're heading to the airport and there's an accident ahead, Google Maps can pop up a new, faster route to have you neatly sidestep the worst of the traffic.

Apple Maps went down for everyone for a few hours today

The Verge - 15 Jun 2018
Apple has confirmed on its support site that Apple Maps is having significant issues today, causing problems for people across platforms who are trying to search for locations or obtain directions to a destination, as first reported by 9to5Mac. If you ...

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