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A smarter, more digital world must grasp the power of a map

Geography underpins everything we do. As technology becomes more sophisticated, the value of location intelligence is soaring<p>The UK has a long history of innovation in mapping. One of the earliest examples occurred when a cholera outbreak swept through Soho, London, in 1854. Not satisfied with the …

Google Maps’ “Night Mode” Feature Makes It Easier To Navigate In The Dark

A new update to the Google Maps iOS application promises to make it easier to navigate when it’s dark outside, potentially reducing the risk associated with using the app while behind the wheel. (Not that you should be <i>actively</i> using the app while driving, but…admit it, you’re probably guilty of …

Bikini Atoll nuclear test: 60 years later and islands still unliveable

Marshall Islanders unable or unwilling to return to traditional home, scene of huge US hydrogen bomb test in 1954<p>The Marshall Islands are marking 60 years since the devastating US hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll, with exiled islanders saying they are too fearful to ever go back because of …

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