Location Share

How to share your location without broadcasting it to strangers

This story has been updated. It was originally published on May 16, 2017. Coordinating locations with friends and family can be a real hassle. “I’m by a big tree,” “I’m standing on the corner,” and “My car broke down but there are no signs so just drive along I-95 for a while” simply aren’t helpful…

Google Location

Google Maps on iOS adds live location sharing in iMessage, home screen widget, dark mode

Google Maps announced today three feature updates to its iOS app. With live location sharing in the iMessage app, a traffic widget for the home screen and dark mode, Google Maps is positioning itself as a stronger competitor against iOS’ native Apple Maps. Live location sharing was already possible in Google Maps — by tapping…

Location sandbox

Sandbox VR: Location virtual reality is making its comeback

Join AI & data leaders at Transform 2021 on July 12th for the AI/ML Automation Technology Summit. Register today. Virtual reality arcades looked like they were doomed with the onset of the pandemic. People had to social distance, and coming together at places like Sandbox VR‘s location-based virtual reality experiences just wasn’t going to happen.…

Location sound

Sound location inspired by bat ears can help robots navigate outdoors

Sound location technology has often been patterned around the human ear, but why do that when bats are clearly better at it? Virginia Tech researchers have certainly asked that question. They’ve developed a sound location system that mates a bat-like ear design with a deep neural network to pinpoint sounds within half a degree —…

Karol Location

A New’Location’ for Karol G, Anuel AA & J Balvin: No. 1 on Latin Pop Airplay Chart

As “Location” leads, Karol G joins a select group of female acts who have secured at least five Latin Pop Airplay No. 1s or more; Shakira has 19 No. 1s and Gloria Estefan and Paulina Rubio also have five each.Here is a recap of Karol G’s winning titles:Song Title, Artist (if other than Karol), Weeks at…