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Google to show restaurant 'wait' times on Search, Maps

Google to show restaurant 'wait' times on Search, Maps

To see wait times for nearly a million sit-down restaurants around the world that allow walk-ins, just search for the restaurant on Google, open the business listing, and scroll down to the "Popular Times" section.

Nov 08, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Google Search becomes country-specific by default

Google Search becomes country-specific by default

Country services used to be distinguished by the country code top-level domain names (ccTLD) such as google.fr for France or google.com.uk for England.

Oct 28, 2017, 11:48 AM IST
Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps

Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps

Google Maps now enables a visit to Saturn's natural satellites such as Enceladus, Dione or Iapetus, Rhea and Mimas as well as Jupiter's Europa and Ganymede.

Oct 17, 2017, 12:20 PM IST
Google to add video reviews to Maps

Google to add video reviews to Maps

This feature is available on Android devices only for now.

Sep 15, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Google celebrates 19th anniversary: Here's how it changed the world forever

Google celebrates 19th anniversary: Here's how it changed the world forever

Google has changed the vision of people to perform most of the tasks by providing an option to 'GOOGLE' it.

Sep 05, 2017, 16:59 PM IST

Google, Facebook rule app ecosystem in US

Facebook and Google own the top six apps with the highest reach and account for the top eight apps in the US, a new report has revealed.

Aug 30, 2017, 12:49 PM IST
Ola, Google bring 'Outstation' cabs to Maps

Ola, Google bring 'Outstation' cabs to Maps

Ride-hailing app Ola on Tuesday announced an inter-city travel partnership with Google that would help long-distance commuters discover Ola`s "Outstation" category on Google Maps.

Aug 22, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search

Google would use some of its machine learning capabilities to actually analyse the entire video and then decide what six-second portion to pick for preview.

Aug 19, 2017, 13:21 PM IST
Google introduces doodling, YouTube, Maps on Gboard

Google introduces doodling, YouTube, Maps on Gboard

Aiming to ease accessibility of Google`s services, the latest additions to Gboard will help users access these services without opening the browser each time, thereby increasing its popularity among the customers.

Aug 01, 2017, 10:40 AM IST
Now, navigate through International Space Station on Google Maps

Now, navigate through International Space Station on Google Maps

The first-of-its-kind initiative by Google and ESA showcases images of the interiors of the ISS and allows users to experience how looking down on Earth from outer space would feel like. 

Jul 21, 2017, 20:11 PM IST
ISS becomes first 'off planet' addition to Google Maps

ISS becomes first 'off planet' addition to Google Maps

Google said that it hopes and aims to inspire the people to further see the science and engineering involved in space exploration.

Jul 20, 2017, 20:02 PM IST

Google maps not authentic, says country's top surveyor

Google maps are not considered "authentic" since they are not charted by the government, the country's top surveyor has said.

Jun 23, 2017, 16:20 PM IST

Mumbai Metro One ties with Google

Reliance Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro One on Friday said it has partnered with Google to display its services in Google Maps application.

Jun 02, 2017, 19:19 PM IST
Google adds ''Personal'' tab in search results

Google adds ''Personal'' tab in search results

Aiming to help people find what they are looking for, Google has added a "Personal" tab in search results to show content from private sources like Gmail account and Google Photos library.

May 27, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
Google Maps, Amazon, eBay removes support for Apple Watch

Google Maps, Amazon, eBay removes support for Apple Watch

Major apps including Google Maps, Amazon, eBay appear to have ditched their Apple Watch apps and have quietly removed support for watchOS in updates submitted to the App Store.

May 02, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Now, find your parked car using Google Maps  – Know how it works

Now, find your parked car using Google Maps – Know how it works

Google Maps has introduced a new feature that will help you remember where you parked your car in case you forgot.

Apr 26, 2017, 12:47 PM IST
Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

Facebook's Messenger app adds live location-sharing

Facebook Inc added a feature to its Messenger app on Monday to allow users to share their locations continuously for up to an hour, ramping up competition with tools offered by Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc`s Google Maps. 

Mar 27, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

Trump Tower turns into 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps

Trump Tower in New York city turned into "Dump Tower" on Google Maps for a few hours, and its proper name was restored on the mapping service by early Sunday morning.

Nov 27, 2016, 15:45 PM IST
The Eye - Mysterious floating island discovered in Argentina! (Watch video)

The Eye - Mysterious floating island discovered in Argentina! (Watch video)

The Eye is a circle of land surrounded by a thin channel of water with a diameter of 130 yards,” said director Sergio Neuspiller.

Sep 16, 2016, 12:45 PM IST
Uber to invest $500 million in global mapping project: Report

Uber to invest $500 million in global mapping project: Report

Ride-hailing service Uber will invest $500 million in an ambitious global mapping project to wean itself off dependence on Google Maps and pave the way for driverless cars, the Financial Times reported on Sunday.

Aug 01, 2016, 10:46 AM IST