One big key to the revamp is that Google Maps is based on vector imagery and delivered via WebGL.
Google Maps is getting a major overhaul, as these leaked screenshots show.
Nap rooms are so 2000s. Massage rooms are a dime a dozen. And the in-office gym has been around since at least the 90s. So if you want to up the ante, attract the best talent, and have the most brag-worthy office in the world, you need more.
Google's new Gmail app for iOS opens video links in YouTube, map links in Google Maps, and other URLs in Chrome.
The quality of map apps have improved a great deal in two years.
Google has gotten into the spirit of April Fools' a bit early with its new "Treasure Map" layer in Google Maps and a video suggesting YouTube will close tomorrow.
Google has added some of the most famous mountains in the world -- including Kilimanjaro and Aconcagua -- to what you can view on Google Street View.
Ch-ch-ch-changes! But this one's not so strange, with mapping staff going to the search team and commerce staff going to the ads team. But what in the world is SVP Jeff Huber up to?
Google had its first $50 billion year in 2012. With its massive investments in mobile, someday it might make that much just on the little plastic and metal devices we carry in our pockets. Here's how.
Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O'Brien not too long ago. That's what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
The Apple acquisition rumor this week was Waze, the crowdsourced mapping and traffic app. The only problem? Waze would only slow Apple down. There is a company, however, that could help Apple almost immediately.
Kia Motors has signed a new agreement with Google that will bring the search giant's Maps and Places web services to its in-dash navigation system, the auto maker announced today.
Surprising no one, Google Maps for the iPhone is insanely popular.
What a shock: Google Maps is not going to be available on Amazon's Kindle Fire. Instead, Skobbler is launching ForeverMap2 on Kindle Fire -- and Nook - to take its place.
To learn more about how Google approached building the long-awaited app, we chatted with Daniel Graf, the director of Google Maps for mobile.
Google Maps for iOS may be only a few hours old, but it's already topping the charts of the iPhone App Store
As rumored earlier tonight, Google Maps is now available on the iOS app store. It's completely revamped and, from my early experience, better than ever.
Google Maps for iOS could make it to your iPhone as soon as tonight, according to AllThingsD.
I guess it's only appropriate that a company started by a Navy Seal and a marine is now run by an astronaut.