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Google Maps now lets you explore your local planets and moons, too
Google Maps now lets you explore your local planets and moons, tooGoogle today announced a fun update to Google Maps that’ll allow you to virtually visit a dozen additional planets and moons in our solar system. The company has added to its lineup imagery of Pluto, Venus and several moons and also made it easier to ...read more
Source: TechCrunch
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMT
Google Maps goes off-world to explore Pluto, Venus, moons
Google Maps goes off-world to explore Pluto, Venus, moonsYou have an important business meeting at Wawalag Planitia on Venus, but you've never been there. Before you launch your spacecraft, you pull it up on Google Maps to get your bearings. This might sound a little forward-thinking, but the future is now.read more
Source: CNet
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:04:00 GMT
Hands-on with PUBG's desert map and vaulting system, plus exclusive new screens
Hands-on with PUBG's desert map and vaulting system, plus exclusive new screensWhen I think of desert maps, I picture barren landscapes, wide open expanses, and not much else. That's what I'm half-expecting as I become (I'm told) the first person outside the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds team to set virtual foot inside the battle ...read more
Source: PC Gamer
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:56:00 GMT
Battlefield 1 Turning Tides expansion: 4 maps, 6 guns, a new class and more
Battlefield 1 Turning Tides expansion: 4 maps, 6 guns, a new class and moreThe third expansion for Battlefield 1, Turning Tides, has been detailed ahead of its upcoming release. The DLC will be released in two waves, according to EA, which says the first will be arriving in December and the other in January. Anyone with the game ...read more
Source: SlashGear
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:56:00 GMT
New Cloud Services Map Makes Microsoft AWS-Azure Comparisons Easier
New Cloud Services Map Makes Microsoft AWS-Azure Comparisons EasierMicrosoft makes it easier for enterprises to compare AWS and Azure for their multi-cloud deployment and migration projects. Microsoft is making it easier for IT executives and professionals to keep track of how cloud computing portfolios of Amazon Web ...read more
Source: eWeek
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:54:00 GMT
For as Much as We Know About the World, There Are Still Dark Spots on the Map
For as Much as We Know About the World, There Are Still Dark Spots on the MapIn 2017, in an era of satellites, big data, and digital maps that appear instantly on your phone, the world can feel very known. New Views, a new atlas by Alastair Bonnett, a professor of social geography at Newcastle University, is full of information ...read more
Source: atlasobscura.com
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:03:00 GMT
Explore (most of) the solar system in Google Maps
Explore (most of) the solar system in Google MapsNone of the gas giants, some of the moons (and Pluto). Google first added the moon and Mars to Google Maps back in 2014 to commemorate the Curiosity rover's second year exploring the red planet. Sure, you couldn't zoom down to Street View level, but it's ...read more
Source: Engadget
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:20:00 GMT
Why this Republican is challenging NC GOP political maps
Why this Republican is challenging NC GOP political mapsMorton Lurie is a Raleigh resident who describes himself as a conservative Republican. On Monday, he was one of the North Carolina voters standing outside a federal courthouse in Greensboro, criticizing a map drawn in 2016 that has given Republicans a 10 ...read more
Source: The News & Observer
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:48:00 GMT
Apple Maps gains public transit directions for Ireland
Apple Maps gains public transit directions for IrelandApple has introduced public transit directions for Maps users in Ireland, confirming recent signs that it was about to do so. Coverage may not be universal, but so far seems to apply to major cities like Dublin, Cork, and Kilkenny. This includes local bus ...read more
Source: Apple Insider
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 07:47:00 GMT
Microsoft publishes new cloud map comparing Azure’s services with Amazon’s
Microsoft publishes new cloud map comparing Azure’s services with Amazon’sMicrosoft Corp. has published a new Azure Cloud Services Map for information technology personnel that lets them compare its range of cloud computing services against those of Amazon Web Services Inc. Like Amazon, Microsoft’s cloud services portfolio has ...read more
Source: Silicon Angle
Published on Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:08:00 GMT