Maps show expected redistribution of global species due to climate change

As climate change unfolds over the next century, plants and animals will need to adapt or shift locations to follow their ideal climate. A new study provides an innovative global map of where species are likely to succeed or fail in keeping up with a changing climate. The findings appear in the science journal Nature.

An Ingenious Paper Map Zooms In Just Like Google

Google kicks off I/O 2013 with All Access music for Android

This morning, Google kicked off its 6th annual I/O conference with over 6,000 devs at Moscone Center in San Francisco, 460 I/O Extended sites in 90 countries, and millions around the world who tuned in via Mountain View's livestream.

Google publishes North Korea map... complete with gulags

It's always nice to have a map to go along with your holiday snaps, and remind you just where that charming temple or prison camp was exactly.

Google Maps is back on the iPhone

Google Maps is now back on the iPhone, following the outcry from users when Apple launched its own, disastrous maps app in September.

Apple Maps could kill, say Aussie police

Australian police are warning drivers not to use Apple Maps, after six people needed rescuing thanks to the app's dodgy directions.

Apple fires Maps head Richard Williamson

Some might argue that he should have been tarred and feathered, but Apple has, reportedly, restrained itself and merely fired iOS 6 Maps chief Richard Williamson.

Google readies native iOS Maps app

Google is reportedly close to finalizing an iOS version of its Maps app, aiming to release it by the end of the year.

Google offers superstorm Public Alerts

Google is offering safety alerts and has launched a set of interactive maps tracking the progress of Hurricane Sandy as it slams into the US East Coast.

Apple Maps fiasco gets Forstall the chop

After just six months in the job, Apple's Scott Forstall has got the boot, reportedly for refusing to apologise for the company's disappointing Maps service.

Apple Maps more data-efficient than Google

Well, it seems as if there is actually something good to be said about Apple Maps - it uses a fifth as much data as Google's version.

Tim Cook officially apologizes for Apple maps

Cook says sorry for less than stellar maps.

Turn-by-turn directions scuppered Apple/Google Maps deal

The reason so many iPhone users are getting lost is that Apple and Google couldn't agree on turn-by-turn directions, a new report claims.

Google Maps adds Great Barrier Reef dive sites

Google is today adding its first underwater panoramic images to Google Maps, allowing users to take a virtual dive at six of the world's most dramatic coral reefs.

Apple under fire for disastrous Maps app

Apple's decision to dump Google maps with iOS 6 and go with its own solution is looking like a disaster.

Google Maps enhancements could rain on Apple's parade

Google's promising a range of new features for Google Maps and Google Earth, hoping to see off a potential threat from Apple.

Atlantis "grid" disappears from Google Maps

One of the greatest mysteries and legends of Greek mythology is the lost island of Atlantis. 

Google Earth used to generate 'typhoid maps'

There's a pleasant pub in London's Soho called the John Snow - and right outside stands the defunct water pump which Snow shut off when he realized that its water was giving the local residents cholera.

How to get a Bird's Eye view of the Twitterverse

Like having your own personal map and compass in the Twitterverse, Bird's-Eye is an iPad app designed to track tweets in a particular geographic location.

Raging Blizzard censors "inappropriate" Stacraft II maps 

Blizzard has announced that its hard-working staff will be forced to routinely monitor, censor and delete "inappropriate" user-made Starcraft II maps.