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Have you ever heard of a town named Fishtown before? Chances are that if you live in Philadelphia, then you know where the town is but now maps are making even native Philadelphians wonder just what is Fishtown? Different maps and different websites label the Fishtown area very differently. To learn more about this, read on in this article.

Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown? – PhillyVoice.com

Maps make you wonder, what is Fishtown? – PhillyVoice.com

Have you ever heard of a town named Fishtown before? Chances are that if you live in Philadelphia, then you know where the town is but now maps are making even native Philadelphians wonder just what is Fishtown? Different maps and different websites label the Fishtown area very differently. To learn more about this, read … Read More

Google Maps Issue Didn’t Show Store Hours For Some Businesses – Search Engine Roundtable

When you search Google Maps, what features about businesses are most important to you? If you are like many people then you want to be able to see location and store hours and for many business owners they are concerned with their store hours were not showing on Google Maps. Google has since indicated that … Read More

Google Maps Tests See Web Results Link In Local Results – Search Engine Roundtable

Google Maps are really going through big changes and what better way than for Google Maps to set up a test? In fact, they have. Google Maps has test to see web results link in local results section. To learn more about this feature under the local finder section on Google Maps, read more here. … Read More

Here’s How the Federal Government Made the Maps That Crippled Black Neighbhorhoods – Slate Magazine (blog)

Have you ever wondered how Maps can really affect people? Well, here is how that has not only affected people but how the Federal Government made that maps and how that crippled Black Neighborhoods. This mostly deals with the neighborhoods and funding to help build up those neighborhoods. To read more about this, check out … Read More

Apple extends Maps transit directions to several Ohio cities – AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

In an aggressive world of technology, companies are always competing on several different ways. This is the truth with what we see with Apple as it has extended their maps in the way of transit directions that someone can take by multiple venues and transit routes for several Ohio. To learn more, check out this … Read More

Now THAT’S a hidden treasure! Rare hand-painted world maps from the 17th century are discovered in a garage and … – Daily Mail

Do you remember playing pirates and buried treasure as kids? What would you think if you found a rare hand-painted world map back from the 17th century? It seems unreal that not only was it found but that it was actually sold in an auction for $24,000 when the owner found it in a garage. … Read More

New interactive maps aim to increase voter participation, build more representative electorate – Sacramento Bee

Have you ever thought about what is important when it comes to voting in our democratic government? The truth is that strong voter turnout is crucial but it is also important on improving electoral participation. It is actually our responsibility since this is our country. To learn more about what this means to you, read … Read More

US election 2016 polls and odds tracker: Latest forecast and maps for Hillary Clinton vs Donald Trump – Telegraph.co.uk

This year’s U.S. elections are one for the history books – it is one of the most bitter and nasty campaigns in living history. But how to keep track of who’s winning and who’s losing? Follow the poll tracker here for state-by-state predictions as well as overall electoral college positions that are constantly updated with … Read More

Google Maps for iOS updated with food delivery service integration, plus codes, more – 9 to 5 Mac

Google Maps has just updated its app for iOS that brings in a few nifty perks. You can now order food from their favorite restaurants more quickly – in fact you can do it directly from the app. You can also find plus codes by dropping a pin on the app map. This helps when … Read More

Bing Maps street view captures homicide victim in Curtis Bay – WMAR – ABC2 News

It was an eery scene not meant to happen, nor be caught on Bing Maps street view, but in Curtis Bay neighborhood of Maryland, this is the exact scenario that is now playing out. The Bing Maps street view car made its way down one street around 4 p.m., moments after the shooting left a … Read More