Maps

A USGS map showing details of the seafloor around San Francisco Bay. (Source: USGS)

Detailed Maps Offer Glimpse At Bay Area’s Underwater Landscape

A joint effort by more than a dozen states has resulted in detailed maps of the sea floor in and around the Bay Area, offering a never before seen glimpse at the underwater landscape.

05/24/2015

(Google Maps)

Hidden Message? Android Seen Urinating On Apple Logo In Google Maps

The Google and Apple rivalry just took bathroom humor to a new level.

04/24/2015

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Google Turns Maps Into A Giant ‘Pac-Man’ Game — Here’s How To Play

Google is getting a head start on April Fools’ Day by releasing its first prank that is sure to decrease productivity all over the world.

03/31/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

03/04/2015

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San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Marked On Google Maps, Days Before It’s Demolished

As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.

12/05/2014

FAIRFAX, CA - DECEMBER 13:  The Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: San Jose Domestic Violence Prevention Summit Deals With Stalking & Trafficking Through Technology

Our technology analyst reports from a domestic violence prevention conference in San Jose where the focus has been on issues dealing with map apps and geo-location playing into stalking and trafficking.

07/30/2014

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Homeowners Concerned Over Privacy Can Have Google Blur Street View Images

Homeowners concerned over privacy on Google maps have a new solution.

05/19/2014

The hyperwall at NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, CA, which projects temperatures across the U.S. out to the year 2100, on May 8, 2014. (NASA Ames Research Center)

NASA Ames In Mountain View Plays Big Role In Latest Climate Change Study

High-fidelity simulation models displayed at NASA Ames show a temperature map of the Untied States in the year 2100.

05/08/2014

A bicyclist rides his bike down Polk Street on Bike to Work Day May 14, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Where Can You Fuel Up For Bike-To-Work Day?

At least a dozen mayors are expected to join thousands of Bay Area cyclists pumping the pedals to work Thursday.

05/08/2014

Gas is flared as waste from the Monterey Shale formation where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is on the verge of a boom on March 22, 2014 near Buttonwillow, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

California Environmental Protection Agency Maps Areas Most Burdened By Pollution

The science-based tool used by state officials identifies the portions of the state that have higher pollution burdens and vulnerabilities than other areas, and therefore are most in need of assistance.

04/23/2014

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