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Podcast: What Did Google Really Say in its June 6 Geo Announcement?

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Tuesday, June 12th 2012

Google shared some of the history of its geospatial offerings and then made three announcements about some features and technology that are "coming soon." But what was the company really saying the week before Apple is expected to announce its new mapping apps? Our editors try to read between the lines.

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Amazon A9 takes it to the streets - CNET News
Why Google’s (and Apple’s Alleged) 3D Maps Don’t Seem That Exciting | Techland |
Google Joins Others Getting on the 3D Map - Slideshow from
The Next Dimension of Google Maps - YouTube
Google's 'next dimension' of Maps event | CNET
Google June 6 Geo Announcements: Offline Maps for Android, Walking StreetView Rig and Better 3D - All Points Blog
Google Ups Ante as Map Battle Looms
Google Beefs Up Maps as Apple Breakup Nears
New Google Maps kicks iPhone vs Android battle up a notch | Internet & Media - CNET News
Google sends fleet of planes to create 3D map of Earth
Nokia Scoffs At Google's Offline Maps

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