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Google

The One Place in the US Google Earth Stopped Mapping

For eight years, Google Earth didn't update its satellite image of a military installation in Nevada. So we bought one ourselves.
Dhruv Mehrotra
Brendan Byrne
10.24.18
Outer Limits

Following a Google Map to Nowhere Is Easy. Getting Out Is Hard

The connected map, the GPS dot, is a different sense of safety than the static map.
Michael Byrne
11.1.17
Outer Limits

I Broke My Phone Biking 180 Miles Alone in Europe

Without being able to reliably use GPS, I felt lost.
Lisa Cumming
10.23.17
Quttinirpaaq National Park

This Remote Arctic Park in Canada Can Now Be Visited on Google Street View

Fewer than 50 people visit Quttinirpaaq National Park on Ellesmere Island IRL each year.
Jacob Dubé
10.12.17
Terraform

When Is It Time to Disobey GPS Directions?

“She had ignored her phone’s instructions.”
Becky Ferreira
9.22.17
National Aboriginal Day

Google Maps Will Now Display More Than 3,000 Indigenous Lands in Canada

The announcement comes on National Aboriginal Day.
Bryson Masse
6.21.17
Ahead Of Its Time

The Predecessor to Google Earth Was Clumsy, Yet Powerful

Terravision would have been weird and powerful, but it never stood a chance.
Samantha Cole
4.17.17
Apple

Apple Is the Latest Tech Giant Reportedly Developing Its Own Drone Fleet

The company may be taking to the skies to boost its Maps service and better compete with Google.
Ben Sullivan
12.1.16
africa

Artificial Intelligence Is Predicting Human Poverty From Space

Because people on Earth don’t seem to have the time and money.
Sarah Emerson
8.18.16
Toronto

Here’s a Crowdsourced Map of Where to Find the Best Pokémon In Toronto

Attention, pokémon trainers.
Jordan Pearson
7.12.16
philadelphia

Philly Cops Send Unhelpful Response to Public Records Request on Fake Google Car

The department sent us back a copy of our own email.
Joseph Cox
7.5.16
Canada

Crow Attacks Have Gotten So Bad That a Scientist Built a Tool to Map the Carnage

“Two crows swooped down and started scratching my head.”
Kate Lunau
6.3.16
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