Google Maps


Bright future: Google launches Project Sunroof

8:35AM | Tuesday, 18 August 2015 |  Google has launched a new service allowing Google Maps users to determine how well solar panels will work on their house.

How – and why – Google is transforming the map

1:09PM | Friday, 9 January 2015 |  Google has managed to map most of the world. Recently, the company offered a behind-the-scenes glimpse into how it’s built the Google Maps application using a combination of technology, expansion and algorithms.

Set favourite places for Google Maps

6:38PM | Friday, 28 June 2013 |  Here's a clever way to always make sure you're going to the right place in Google Maps.

Massive Google Maps update targets local businesses

5:17PM | Thursday, 16 May 2013 |  Businesses need to give the information contained in their Google Places accounts more attention than ever before, following a sweeping update to the popular Google Maps service which places a higher emphasis on business information.

Harbouring a new start-up scene

2:58PM | Tuesday, 28 February 2012 |  Sydney may have suffered from a series of setbacks in recent years, but the hometown of Startmate and PushStart remains a heavy hitter in the start-up world. BY OLIVER MILMAN.

Google Maps to charge for heavy usage

11:50PM | Tuesday, 1 November 2011 |  Developers that use Google Map links for their websites will be charged for heavy usage of the service as of next year, although the search giant claims the new fees are designed to protect small developers.

Put Google Maps Labs on your Android phone

12:28PM | Thursday, 16 December 2010 |  Google Maps is probably one of the most useful features found on any Android or iPhone device, and enabling Maps Labs makes it even better.

Google Maps founders win entrepreneurship award

10:00AM | Thursday, 21 October 2010 |  The Sydney-based founders of Google Maps have scooped the 2010 NSW Pearcey Award for ICT entrepreneurship ahead of a new drive by the state to build the next generation of tech start-ups.

Location-based marketing is a must

9:53PM | Thursday, 16 September 2010 |  By listing your business on Google Maps with some general keywords, you’ll attract customers in your area.

How do I ensure my business is found online?

8:24AM | Tuesday, 31 August 2010 |  It’s all well and good telling customers your business has a website, but much of your traffic will come from random users searching for a topic on Google or another search engine.