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Google Maps may soon show well-lit paths for night safety

To help you walk towards home safely, Google Maps is reportedly planning on adding a new feature to its service to highlight brightly lit streets.

Dec 06, 2019, 21:01 PM IST

Google testing 'Incognito Mode' in Maps

Just like in Google Chrome, "Incognito Mode" for Maps will have several specific privacy features when rolled out globally.

Sep 23, 2019, 10:50 AM IST

Google Maps introduces three new dining features for Indian users

The features help people with finding things to do in an area or getting offers on dining out, or recommending places and experiences.

Jul 11, 2019, 14:08 PM IST

Google Maps gets new safety feature in India, to alert passengers if cab driver deviates from route

The new safety feature is now available to Android users in India using the latest version of Google Maps.

Jun 26, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Google says working hard to fight against fraud, fake business profiles on Maps

To tackle the frauds, Google said that it has taken down more than 3 million fake business profiles––and more than 90 percent of those business profiles were removed before a user could even see the profile.

Jun 24, 2019, 14:29 PM IST

Google Calendar suffers global outage

While Google Calendar suffered the outage, other Google services such as Gmail and Google Maps appeared to be unaffected except for Hangouts Meet that has been experiencing some difficulties, the report said.

Jun 19, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Google Maps introduces live train status, live traffic update for bus travel in India

These features include Bus travel times from live traffic in 10 of the largest cities in India, live train status for Indian Railways trains, and mixed-mode commute suggestions that now combine auto-rickshaw and public transport.

Jun 05, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Google pushes new privacy controls, introduces 'Incognito mode' for Maps

The search giant also published new privacy commitments for its hardware and launched its lowest-priced Pixel smartphone to date at the annual Google I/O developers` conference. 

May 08, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

Google letting Android users create events on Maps

Google`s plans for a wider roll-out of the feature remain unknown.

Mar 26, 2019, 13:32 PM IST

Google Maps AR navigation feature testing begins for select users

The company showed this upcoming AR feature at its annual developer conference Google I/O in 2018.

Feb 11, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

Google Assistant rolled out to Google Maps for Android, iOS

You will just need to say “Hey Google, take me home,” to open Google Maps and get help from your Assistant on your journey.

Jan 09, 2019, 13:10 PM IST

NGT directs traffic police to regulate Delhi's traffic through Google maps

A bench headed by NGT Chairperson Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel said the roads should be made free of congestion to decrease air pollution in the national capital.

Jan 07, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Google adds support for hashtags on Maps for Android devices

With this feature on Maps, users will also be able to add hashtags highlighting local attractions and accessibility features offered at the place, like a wheelchair ramp or an audio menu available.

Nov 28, 2018, 15:59 PM IST

'Thugs Of Hindostan' team collaborates with Google Maps

Beginning on Thursday, commuters will have the option to drive along with Firangi on their Android or IOS smartphones. 

 

Nov 01, 2018, 11:28 AM IST

India-first 'two-wheeler mode' in Google Maps expands to Asia

To be first available for Android users, the motorcycle-specific navigation will help bikers find the most suitable routes in these countries.

Jul 20, 2018, 13:18 PM IST

Google rolls out 'Maps' updates globally

With the updates, users would be able to find exactly what they have been looking for, including restaurants, bars and cafes.

Jun 28, 2018, 13:07 PM IST

Google testing landmark-based navigation to tell directions

It said that the feature has only been seen in the New York City and Google has not announced whether the update would be rolled out widely.

Apr 18, 2018, 14:38 PM IST

Google India makes address search, navigation easy on Maps

The feature zeroes in on an area based on the "Plus Code" which is provided by a user.

Mar 13, 2018, 13:16 PM IST

Republic Day 2018: Cops urge Delhi commuters to use Google Maps to counter traffic woes

Delhi Traffic Police is urging people to use Google Maps to find alternate routes as full dress rehearsal for Republic Day celebrations begin from Tuesday (January 23).

Jan 22, 2018, 20:11 PM IST

Real-time notifications on Google Maps soon

The report said that Google Maps will even remind users to get off a bus or train when he/she gets close to a stop -- a feature useful when you are traveling somewhere new.

Dec 10, 2017, 12:58 PM IST