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Google Powers Forest Protection Effort

Google Powers Forest Protection Effort | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Using Google's map technology and cloud platform, Global Forest Watch can track tree use, abuse, and regrowth.
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Global Forest Watch hopes to augment its satellite data with social data that establishes "ground-truth" – personal accounts, photos, and videos that document forest restoration or abuse.

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Nokia "Here" is Here (Read on I Promise it Makes Sense) | Daily Mobile

Nokia "Here" is Here (Read on I Promise it Makes Sense) | Daily Mobile | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

HERE, the world’s first location cloud that delivers a location platform, location content and location apps across any screen and any operating system.

 

 

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Nokia Connects Cars To Cloud With Here Auto -- InformationWeek

Nokia Connects Cars To Cloud With Here Auto -- InformationWeek | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Nokia banks on the future of constantly updated, Internet-connected maps with its cloud-based Here Auto in-dash navigation system.
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Nokia's Here team is working with auto makers to provide the Here Auto software and its APIs. The system will be more fully revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA) on Sept. 10. More details about which car models should become available then. Nokia didn't say when the smartphone app will become available.

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Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android

Battle of the Maps: iOS 6 vs. Android | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Yesterday, Apple released iOS 6 and along with it, their new mapping and directions application: Maps.
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