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He's legally blind, so he makes self-driving car sensors to 'see'

Nico Gentry has always loved cars. "I wanted so badly to get my permit and eventually my driver's license," the 25-year-old manufacturing engineer from Orlando, Florida, told me in a recent phone call. But a neurological disorder called nystagmus that affects…

maps - Mashable
11:33am PDT - September 9th, 2019

GM's Search for In-Car Tech Lands on Google

The automaker and the tech giant say Google's Android software will underpin the infotainment systems in future GM cars.

maps - Wired
4:00pm PDT - September 7th, 2019

Some GM vehicles will now come equipped with built-in Google Maps

These cars will also come with a digital assistant and a media player. Read more... More about Tech, Google, Cars, Mashable Video, and Gm

maps - Mashable
12:02pm PDT - September 6th, 2019

Google Maps Is Still Directing Women Seeking Abortions to Pro-Life Clinics — and a Memorial for the ‘Unborn’

In areas where abortion access is under threat, misleading or wrong results are common, a VICE News analysis found.

maps - Vice News
6:17am PDT - September 6th, 2019

Stephen Colbert on Trump's obsession with Alabama and Dorian: 'Just let it go'

Hurricane Dorian is lurking off the coast of the Carolinas after devastating the Bahamas. But even after #Sharpiegate, Donald Trump is still obsessed with Alabama, it seems. That's what The Late Show host Stephen Colbert dug into on Thursday, addressing the p…

maps - Mashable
2:20am PDT - September 6th, 2019

Ring Has Given ‘Active Camera’ Maps of Its Customers to Police

Several months before Ring donated 80 Ring doorbells to the Gwinnett County Police Department, Ring gave two maps of “active” Ring cameras in the county to police.

maps - Vice News
10:55am PDT - September 5th, 2019

The Battle Over the Files of a Gerrymandering Mastermind

The hard drives of Thomas B. Hofeller, a G.O.P. strategist who died last year, have upended lawsuits over the 2020 census and legislative maps. Lawyers argue the data is confidential.

maps - The New York Times
7:16pm PDT - September 4th, 2019

'Doom 64' is reborn on Switch November 22nd

Bethesda and id Software aren't just marking the 25th anniversary of Doom by re-releasing the original games on modern platforms -- they're also offering the first game that many console players cut their teeth on. As part of its latest Direct presentation, N…

maps - Engadget
3:44pm PDT - September 4th, 2019

Republican Domination of North Carolina Was Just Dealt a Major Blow

A court ruled that the way the GOP drew legislative maps in the state wasn't just unfair, but illegal.

maps - Vice News
1:45pm PDT - September 4th, 2019

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel

A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps drawn and approved by Sept. 18.

maps - The New York Times
5:14pm PDT - September 3rd, 2019

Hurricane Dorian: Who's at risk?

Satellite images, maps and graphics showing where the category five storm will hit and the impact it is expected to have.

maps - BBC News
6:46am PDT - September 2nd, 2019

Russia maps 5 new Arctic islands discovered by eagle-eyed student

Russia has mapped five new Arctic islands that were first spotted by a student using satellite imagery.

maps - Fox News
12:25pm PDT - August 30th, 2019

Huawei's Mate 30 is so screwed without Google services

Huawei's next flagship Android smartphone, the Mate 30, will ship with a major disadvantage when it launches on Sept. 18. Due to the ongoing ban on U.S. companies working with Huawei, the company's upcoming Mate 30 will not ship with Google Play, which means …

maps - Mashable
8:04am PDT - August 29th, 2019

Self-driving cars must be experts on ridiculously specific road rules

If you're driving in San Francisco one week and then New York City the next, you're probably not paying attention to the small differences in rules when it comes to sharing bikes lanes, passing school buses, and turning right on red. If you're in a self-drivi…

maps - Mashable
5:59pm PDT - August 28th, 2019

Feds ordered cellphone dragnet to solve Wisconsin bank robbery

In November, the FBI served Google with a search warrant asking for data that would identify any Google user within 100 feet of a bank robbery.

maps - The Verge
1:34pm PDT - August 28th, 2019

Over 6 million user-created maps are coming to 'Halo: MCC'

Microsoft and 343 Industries said they'd transfer Forge maps and game modes to Halo: The Master Chief Collection with the help of players, and it's clear many gamers were willing to step up. The two have revealed that over 6.6 million user-created maps for Ha…

maps - Engadget
11:53am PDT - August 28th, 2019

Google Maps now lets you combine subway directions with cabs and bikes

There are few applications a city dweller will use as much as Google Maps, but for all its utility, the app doesn’t often account for the multitudinous possibilities of city transit. Sure, Google can tell me how long it would take me to travel via subway, cab…

maps - The Next Web
1:02pm PDT - August 27th, 2019

Google Maps adds biking and ridesharing options to transit directions for multi-mode commutes

Google is introducing combo navigation directions that pair ridesharing and biking options with transit guidance. Starting today, when you search from directions using Google Maps and select the ‘transit’ tap, you’ll see ridesharing options included when the …

maps - TechCrunch
9:00am PDT - August 27th, 2019

"No Man’s Sky" provides a soulful antidote to our anxious times

Ad content by Hello Games Open up any newspaper, listen to any current events podcast, stream any pundit’s YouTube channel, and you’ll see it’s no secret we live in anxious times. In a world where every other second brings another push notification demanding …

maps - Mashable
8:22am PDT - August 23rd, 2019

6 Google Tricks That Will Turn You Into an Internet Detective

Even if you’re already a Google pro, these tricks will get you to your desired results even faster.

maps - The New York Times
4:31am PDT - August 22nd, 2019

Want more respect at work? Follow the data. (Learn how with this course.)

TL;DR: Snag the immersive Big Data and Analytics Bundle for $45 at the Mashable Shop. It's typically $723, so you'll save 93%. Behind the scenes, data is running everything — seriously everything. That Spotify playlist suggestion that you’re jamming out to, t…

maps - Mashable
8:20am PDT - August 21st, 2019

Apple Card launches for all U.S. customers today, adds 3% cash back for Uber and Uber Eats

Apple this morning announced its highly anticipated new credit card, Apple Card, is launching today for all customers in the U.S. Customers will be able to apply for the Apple Card through the Wallet app on the iPhone, then immediately begin using it by way o…

maps - TechCrunch
6:33am PDT - August 20th, 2019

Neato Robotics D6 robot vacuum is on sale for 25% off at Amazon

TL;DR: Snag the feature-packed Neato Robotics D6 smart robot vacuum for $549.99 at Amazon. It's typically $729.99, so you'll save $180. The robot revolution is here! Well, kinda. Robots have begun to take over people’s homes but not in the way '80s movies ant…

maps - Mashable
8:05am PDT - August 16th, 2019

In the War Against Gerrymandering, an Army of Voters Meets a Dug-in Foe

Grass-roots campaigns against partisan district maps won big victories last year, but after an adverse Supreme Court ruling, they face an uphill battle. Wisconsin shows why.

maps - The New York Times
7:57am PDT - August 15th, 2019

Ecovacs just announced two new robot vacuum models, and they seem awesome

Robot vacuum fanatics, listen up. Ecovacs is making it even easier to clean your whole home with the announcement of its two new models. The Deebot Ozmo 920 and 950 robots have both vacuuming and mopping power and offer improved navigation, support multi-floo…

maps - Mashable
1:48pm PDT - August 13th, 2019

Los Gatos: Aron 97.8% (15/14/15) CP:819 (L22) Tackle/Iron Head till 18:58:13 (verified) (7m 31s).https://t.co/nERK0lbW49

POGOSJ (@pogosj1)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @NASAJPL: NASA maps carbon monoxide from #AmazonRainforest fires from orbit: https://t.co/xFvWUfDfVm https://t.co/eRrp34QvGm

Pehelagarto (@Pehelagarto29)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

San Jose: Horsea 100.0% (15/15/15) CP:513 (L17) Bubble/Dragon Pulse till 19:16:09 (verified) (25m 42s).https://t.co/thUOgpCYKa

POGOSJ (@pogosj1)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @CityLab: Happy 103rd birthday to the @NatlParkService! #citylabarchive https://t.co/UN9RefTWG1

Urban Fabric (@urbnfabric)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
It's Sunday & that means Brunch. Join us at the Sunflower as we serve up your favorite meal of the week.

Directions -> https://t.co/M77xgNl0qk
Menu -> https://t.co/tUmYDCXDPW https://t.co/E2UG7c0Yyu

It's Sunday & that means Brunch. Join us at the Sunflower as we serve up your favorite meal of the week. Directions -> https://t.co/M77xgNl0qk Menu -> https://t.co/tUmYDCXDPW https://t.co/E2UG7c0Yyu

SunflowerBakery&Cafe (@SunflowerCafeTX)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @JustinKiness: It's not just the Amazon that is burning. Around the world, tropical rainforests in central Africa and southeast Asia are…

ᴢᴀʜ: (@iSawJamesFirst)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
Comment: Maps shows Apple is willing to iterate in public where Google kills experiments https://t.co/7awKDpEhSh https://t.co/85MWBDvZKq

Comment: Maps shows Apple is willing to iterate in public where Google kills experiments https://t.co/7awKDpEhSh https://t.co/85MWBDvZKq

R∆HUL ! (@RaidGadgets)
6:50pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

screwing around in google maps, clicked on a random bus stop in indonesia, saw a review where someone was complaining that they had to park at a dunkin donuts to wait for someone. the world is so interesting

dug alcedo (@dugalcedo)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @RehabNear_Me: We serve the #UnitedStates with #addictionplacement for #drugrehab #rxrehab and #alcoholrehab Here's your hug! https://t.…

cleo douvlis (@cleodouvlis3)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

AugustaWeaverJohnson (@AugustaHollywd)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Miscellaneous Roadway Complaint Location: 1000 BLK MILWAUKEE AVE Map Link: https://t.co/yn3xVFCc62

GPSDC Traffic (@gpsdc)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @KendraWrites: This is the most accurate story I've seen so far on the Amazon fires. What Satellite Imagery Tells Us About the Amazon R…

Boudreaux (@slpettis)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Kristi Lopez (@kalwaysme)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @Coercer_DoK: @waywardstrategy Hey! Thought you should know that some very smart dudes at the Homeworld Universe Discord figured out way…

Sastrei (@Sastrei87)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #BrushFire; INC#0971; 4:40PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The fire has spotted to the north s…

chm, (@MusicStuffnMore)
6:49pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Pam Love (@pslove)
6:48pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @AmericanGeo: How much do you know about maps? See if any of these facts surprise you: https://t.co/KbrQ7rN9yk

UPD Geography (@UPDGeography)
6:48pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Sandra O'Neill (@SandraONeillTV)
6:48pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @RyanMaue: Turns out the Amazon Rain Forest fires aren't exactly as advertised. Read for yourself: fires are mainly in agricultural a…

Will Allan (@FUBARCali)
6:48pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #BrushFire; INC#0971; 5:03PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The fire spotted across to the nort…

Sandra O'Neill (@SandraONeillTV)
6:48pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Every girl uses apple maps instead of google maps. Then they wonder why tf they’re lost all the time.

Roro (@RVDT_)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

How tf did people get around before Waze and Google Maps. Lewis and Clark mf's.

e30 stan account (@TheGreatPasta)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Fire Event - E015 - Studewood St - Ralfallen St - 20:33 - https://t.co/p0nOXtwXi2

HFD Incidents (@hfdincidents)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Lisa Longo (@lisaskeff05)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @decolonialatlas: "When they see Zuni maps, they realize there's a different way of looking at the world." - Jim Enote, Zuni https://t.…

forresearchpurposes7 (@goodbad777)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Central Division responding to '6X - Major Dist (Violence)' at 3800 blk Commerce St | Beat 153 | 20:33 | https://t.co/lqv4AcOKPd

Dallas PD Central (@dpdcentral)
6:37pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Lituo Huang (@LituoH)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Franklin Village (@FVHollywood)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

Sunnyvale: Cherrim 100.0% (15/15/15) CP:1404 (L24) Bullet Seed/Dazzling Gleam till 19:03:22 (verified) (26m 51s).https://t.co/5iVKhXphty

POGOSJ (@pogosj1)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019
RT @TerribleMaps: How many syllables are in caramel #Map #Maps #Terriblemaps #TerribleMap #USA https://t.co/ClWSIVMmNc

RT @TerribleMaps: How many syllables are in caramel #Map #Maps #Terriblemaps #TerribleMap #USA https://t.co/ClWSIVMmNc

Laurent Saysanavong (@AmazingAsian3)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @DemRedistrict: ALERT: Scott Walker is continuing his fight for gerrymandered maps! We need your help to fight back and ensure ALL voter…

Beth4 (@CountBeth921)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

New gateway: 60C5A8FFFE761479 Location: Bao'an, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China https://t.co/BqwCsZTJWw

TTN Gateways (@ttn_gateways)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

CAL FIRE Local 2881 SLU (@calfirel2881slu)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

New gateway: 60C5A8FFFE761476 Location: Bao'an, Shenzhen, Guangdong, China https://t.co/rio0U9zFXD

TTN Gateways (@ttn_gateways)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

My backpacking map quiver: types, formats, and sources https://t.co/sLrWprYiDK

E-NB GLOBAL E-Store (@enbglobal01)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

I'm not mad I'm just disappointed (@TraceyFromCali)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @AdjunctDespot: Crap. Every damn one. Plus:5 Phone booths 5 TV channels 3 for $5 joints big wooden TV's w/ 12" screens Lawn Darts Ice c…

True Vintage Housewife (@TrueHousewi)
6:36pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

KFI AM 640 (@KFIAM640)
6:35pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @ETreharne: Incredible Nebra Sky Disk from c.1600BCE, found in Mittelberg (& now in Halle). Made of copper, it accurately maps solar phe…

Lisa Loves America (@Purrpatrol)
6:35pm PDT - August 25th, 2019

RT @LAFD: Update #ColoradoIC #BrushFire; INC#0971; 6:28PM; 2900 W Colorado Bl; https://t.co/4q0xa0cHLH; #EagleRock; The City of Glendale ha…

Leslie Martinez (@leslie_mart)
6:35pm PDT - August 25th, 2019