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Google Presents 2 New Turkey Day Gifts

Google has offered two new (and one tried-and-true) ways to get through turkey day with Google Maps, with just few days to go for the Thanksgiving Day. "Just in time for the mad dash to grandma’s house or your bestie’s friendsgiving across town, we’ve got two new and one tried-and-true way for Google Maps to get you where you’re going ...

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Google Maps Adds Indian Railways Train Timings, Bus Routes Info for 8 Cities

Directions in Google Maps, despite several shortcomings, are still very sought-after information in India and now the search giant has partnered with Indian Railways to provide schedules and updated information about delays to simultaneously appear alongside the information. To be available for eight cities, the new application called Google Transit will allow users to access information about 12,000 trains. In ...

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Google Gets Patent for ‘Fragrance Emission Device’ That Can Also Track You Forever

Google has been awarded a patent for a “fragrance emission device” that can be worn inside the dress to keep the bad odor of the body under control or send out fragrance for people nearby. But, more than that Google is actually goggling at detecting a user’s location, surroundings and his need to locate or ward off friends and enemies. ...

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Google’s Mapathon 2013 weighs to make India maps better

Google India has announced Mapathon 2013, a mapping competition, to improve Google Maps in India. The top 1,000 mappers will win Android tablets, smartphones, other gift vouchers, said Google India. Registrations for the competition will commence on February 12 and go on until March 25, 2013. Those who sign up for the competition can update the maps via Google Map-Maker ...

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