At one of the new Google buildings at the GooglePlex campus in Mountain View, California, they have a new section where they hang license plates from various US states. I am not sure why? Maybe it is near the Google Maps street view stuff? … [Read more...] about Google Building License Plate Art
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Louis Gray snapped a photo of a Tesla at the GooglePlex, main Google offices. The license plate is SKYPE. Yep - the company Microsoft owns. What was it doing there? I have no idea. … [Read more...] about Spotted At GooglePlex: A SKYPE License Plate On Tesla
While confidentiality issues seem under control, I suspect that people will eventually become a little more hesitant about sharing information that tracks their location. Yes, I know that it is collected anonymously, but if that track starts out at the same house each day and returns to the same house each night, doesn’t it suggest where you live? For that reason, at least one of the major PND companies, whose users have agreed to tracking, shaves the first two minutes and the last two minutes off of every path. Does everyone follow this standard? I don’t know, but everyone should be interested in how the DNA of their GPS traces are “neutered” by the companies using them. Further, the four minutes of data thrown away probably contains really useful information about local streets, but so it goes. … [Read more...] about Tectonic Shifts Altering The Terrain At Google Maps
Danny Sullivan is a Founding Editor of Marketing Land. He’s a widely cited authority on search engines and search marketing issues who has covered the space since 1996. Danny also serves as Chief Content Officer for Third Door Media, which publishes Marketing Land and produces the SMX: Search Marketing Expo conference series. He has a personal blog called Daggle (and keeps his disclosures page there). He can be found on Facebook, Google + and microblogs on Twitter as @dannysullivan. … [Read more...] about Nevada Approves Google Auto-Driving Cars, Issues “AU” Plates With Infinity Symbol
Greg Sterling is a Contributing Editor at Search Engine Land. He writes a personal blog, Screenwerk, about connecting the dots between digital media and real-world consumer behavior. He is also VP of Strategy and Insights for the Local Search Association. Follow him on Twitter or find him at Google+.[/caption] … [Read more...] about Foursquare Breaks Up With Google Maps, Is It The Beginning Of A Trend?