1. Yesterday, Google Maps released a crowdsourced view of North Korea, which before was just white space.

    The big grey blob you see here? That’s Hwasong Gulag, a 212-square mile concentration camp. It houses 10,000 people, and reportedly, no one has ever escaped. 

     

  2. Hallelujah!

    In case you weren’t around when a noisy chorus of iPhone fans made Twitter explode Wednesday night, you’ll be pleased to hear that Google Maps is now available for Apple’s iOS. Critics agree: It’s better than ever

    VIDEO: YouTube

    (Source: theweek.com)

     

  3. Cartoon of the day: iLost a job
    DAN WASSERMAN © 2012 Tribune Media Services

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  4. Cartoon of the day — Apple leads us astray
    MIKE KEEFE © 2012 Cagle Cartoons

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  5. The decision to drag its feet on a new Apple-approved Google Maps could be the smartest move for Google. Its more reliable mapping program gives Android a leg up on Apple and gives the company a clear advantage that any consumer can easily understand.
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    Shara Tibken at CNET.
    Google chairman Eric Schmidt says the company has no immediate plans to bring Google Maps to Apple’s App Store, much to the annoyance of iOS users. Is this a smart move for Google?

    (Source: theweek.com)

     

  6. Google has revamped Google Earth, allowing users to move around, rotate, and interact with computer-generated 3D images of a fully realized cityscape. It “creates the illusion that you’re flying over the city.” 

    Here, the details