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# Google Maps

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# Dublinbikes
Google Maps has introduced real-time updates for Dublinbikes
Dublin is one of 24 cities where Google has rolled out the new feature.
# Dublin
You can now take a tour of the inside of a Dublin strip club on Google Maps
It has its own currency.
# take a dump
Someone has renamed Trump Tower 'Dump Tower' on Google Maps
Let us have our immature giggle.
# have a google
Dublin Airport the first airfield in the world to be on Google's Street View
People can now go beyond the window seat to tour the new runway and surrounding airfields.
# horsing around
This Google street view gem involving a horse has just been discovered
Amazing.
# need more blur
13 times Google Street View captured the true essence of Ireland
An insight.
# TechGuide
Here's how to get directions to multiple places on Google Maps
Handy if you need to stop at different places for the one journey.
# straight outta dublin
One Dublin lad gave the Google street view car a very Irish welcome
Welcome to Dublin.
# Ch-Ch-Changes
Some subtle changes have been made to Facebook recently
Although if you didn’t notice them, that’s ok. They’re easy to miss.
# Mapping it out
Revenue are using Google Maps to value your home
And they’re coming in handy, apparently.
# Vroom vroom
Apple is going to send a fleet of vehicles to drive around Dublin soon
The vehicles will collect data to help improve Apple Maps, and could result in it launching its own version of Google Street View.
# Google Know
Here's what happens when you search for your own name on Google Maps
And the likely reason why it presents such results.
# Racism
Google apologises after "n***** king" map search brings you to White House
The tag was added using Map Maker.
# take a step back
A peeing droid has caused Google to suspend its map editing service
A “strong user” who had auto-approval privileges was responsible for the prank.
# Taking the piss
See how Google Maps has secretly insulted Apple in the most childishly inappropriate way
Ah lads.
# Game on
7 internet Easter eggs that will completely zap your productivity
No need to worry about your figure, though.
# little white pills
You can now play Pacman through the streets of Ireland
We never knew we needed this so much.
# Scaling New Heights
Ever wanted to climb Everest? Now you can - in a way*
*In a way that is nothing like actually climbing Everest, but is still pretty good.
# Cheeky
This is what happens when Irish users search 'cesspit' in Google Maps
Hang on, that’s not supposed to happen.
# help at last
Google Maps is stepping indoors to stop you getting lost
No excuse now!
# google graff
Someone drew a willy on the Google Street View car's camera
In Australia, obviously.
# Caught Out
16 bizarre sights captured by Google Earth in Ireland
Well, that was unexpected.
# gotta catch 'em all
Google Maps' addictive new game lets you catch wild Pokémon in Ireland
You’ve got to be the very best, like no one ever was.
# Ukraine
Google Maps 'renames Kiev street' after people killed in clashes
The Institustkaya Street is now named after ‘street heroes’.
# Tourism
Google Street View car gets a traditional Dublin welcome
Aww.
# santa tracker
Santa leaves the North Pole in just over 2 hours according to Google Maps
It will take Santa all day and night to visit every boy and girl in the world.
# Journey Planner
Ireland's public transport schedule now included in Google Maps
The app will now include schedules from Bus √Čireann, Dublin Bus, Irish Rail, DART and LUAS services.
# rising up
American church looks like a phallus on Google Maps
Spare a thought for the Christian Scientists of Dixon, Illinois.
# c-art-ography
13 works of art made from Google Maps images
Artist Jenny Odell has brought together satellite images of common topographical features to create unusual works.
# fantasy island
An entire Scottish island is no longer on Google Maps
The island of Jura has around 200 people – and 5,000 deer – who will be shocked to find they’re not on the map.
# city map
Derelict sites in Dublin get mapped
A Google Map of derelict sites in Dublin aims to examine how space is used in the capital, and how the sites can become useful.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: Smart beer glasses, an incredible Street View and some 'Instagramimation'
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# From A to B
On your bike! Google Maps now includes cycling directions
The directions show dedicated bike lanes as well as roadways which are deemed ‘bicycle friendly’ and no-go areas.
# Google Maps
This is what the new Google Maps is set to look like
Changes could be afoot as early as next week…
# Google
Google to change how it displays search results in Europe
The company announced the move in a bid to appease concerns it might be abusing its dominant market position.
# google cheatview
Cheating man gets snared via Russia's answer to Google Maps
You’d want to be careful when those sneaky camera cars are around.
# North Korea
Google releases more detailed maps of North Korea
The maps were created thanks to citizen cartographers using Google Map Maker.
# Brazil
Putting the favelas of Rio de Janeiro on the map
After a 1937 city ordinance didn’t map them due to their ‘temporary’ nature, the shanty towns have finally been recognised.
# Phew
It's back! Google Maps now available on iPhone
Just in time for Christmas…
# map fail
Apple apologises to customers for Apple Maps
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologised to customers for the many mistakes that were found in Apple Maps last week.