Satellite data can help predict which of the world's tropical forests are in trouble

Researchers at Wageningen University are using satellite data to produce heat maps showing which of the world’s tropical forests might be in trouble. The results could help people intervene before it’s too late.

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'X' shape in Milky Way confirmed via Twitter

When astronomer Dustin Lang tweeted out some galaxy maps he made using publicly available data from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (WISE) in 2015, he wasn’t expecting for them to lead to a new way of looking at our galaxy, the Milky Way.

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Apple Maps public transit data comes to Portland, Oregon

Article Image New cities with Apple Maps transit data continue to be added on a regular basis, with the town of Portland, Ore., the latest to enter the fold, on the heels of Montreal and Austin.

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Apple Maps transit directions expand to include Montreal

Article Image This week, the slow and steady roll-out of Apple Maps transit data continued, adding the second-largest city of Canada, Montreal, to its lineup.

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Google Maps for iOS adds ride services tab, Spotlight search & more

Article Image Google on Wednesday issued another update to the Google Maps iOS app, most notably adding a dedicated tab for people wanting to travel via ridesharing services.

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Apple rolls out 'Nearby' Maps search feature in Japan

Article Image Apple on Tuesday flipped the switch on “Nearby” Apple Maps search results serving the Japanese market, offering users in that country quick access to commonly queried points of interest like restaurants, shopping malls, health services and more.

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Just in time for SXSW, Apple Maps transit directions launch in Austin

Article Image Days before the South by Southwest festival is set to kick off, Apple Maps has added public transit information to the host town of Austin, Tex., benefitting the tens of thousands who will descend upon the city.

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Google adds 3D Touch, mid-trip detours to Maps for iOS

Article Image Google on Monday released an important update to the iOS edition of Maps, bringing 3D Touch to the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and mid-route detours to both iPhones and iPads.

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Apple adds 20 Flyover cities, new Traffic and Nearby data to Maps

Article Image As part of Apple’s continued Maps buildout effort, the company on Wednesday added 3D Flyover, traffic and point of interest data to its in-house mapping solution, including popular locales like the Virgin Islands and Taiwan.

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Apple expands Maps capabilities with new Flyover, Nearby and Traffic location data

Article Image Apple’s efforts to build out its in-house Maps service moved forward on Thursday with the addition of four new Flyover locales, public transit data for Los Angeles, a European expansion of Nearby POI suggestions and Traffic data for Hong Kong and Mexico.

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watchOS 2.2 features new quick links for Apple Maps in Glances view

Article Image The Apple Maps Glance for Apple Watch has been reimagined with watchOS 2.2, providing users with quick links to directions to their home, work, nearby locations, and more.

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Apple Maps gains Los Angeles public transit data integration

Article Image Apple Maps received a quiet upgrade this week with the addition of public transportation data for Los Angeles, Calif., including rail line schedules, dynamic advisories and integration with directions.

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Apple adds Maps support to 8 Flyover destinations in the U.S., Mexico and Europe

Article Image Following news that Apple Maps is now used three times as often on iOS as Google Maps, Apple on Wednesday added eight locations in the U.S., Mexico and Europe to its rolling list of Flyover-supported areas.

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Apple Maps used 3x more often than Google Maps on iOS, logs 5B requests per week

Article Image It took Apple three years to do it, but Apple Maps is now the undeniable leader in iOS mapping, with a usage rate tripling that of its closest competitor Google Maps.

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Apple's online store services, Maps suffer widespread outage

Article Image Apple’s content delivery and Maps networks suffered concentrated outages late Tuesday, as the company’s system status page showed downtime for various iTunes related services and a brief, but complete shutdown of Apple Maps.

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Apple Maps integrates select Amtrak routes, Boston area transit directions

Article Image One month after Apple debuted transit directions in its Apple Maps service, the company on Monday added train arrival and departure data for select Amtrak routes, as well as local support for Boston.

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Apple outs iOS 9 Maps transit data sources, new business listing aggregators

In a change to its Apple Maps Acknowledgements webpage, Apple revealed an initial list of data providers used to populate the upcoming transit mapping feature in Maps for iOS 9, as well as two new aggregators of business listings.

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