Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has announced a new collaboration with Google, which will see the tech platform run real-time updates of bus timetables on Google Maps.
Facebook the most intimate brand: UAE millennials
Skype dominates Apps and Social Platforms industry while Facebook ranks as the most intimate brand among millennials in the UAE, according to MBLM’s 2018 Brand Intimacy Study.
“Only 10 to 15%” of Dubai businesses are online, but Google plans to change that
The project, which has been in pilot phase during the last few months – and succeeded expectations by 2,226 businesses gained verification status on Google – is now live and plans to drive digital transformation among companies across the emirate.
Google Maps saves UAE users $550m a year: study
According to the study, modern mapping services have the potential to unleash consumer benefits worth over AED 2 billion (US$550 m) per year.
Dubai Chamber, Google help boost members’ online presence
The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry, DCCI, has recently hosted a workshop in partnership with Google in a bid to boost members’ digital literacy and online reach.
Google previews 360-imagery of the International Space Station
Google has recently released Street View’s first gravity-free collection, which lets viewers virtually explore the International Space Station (ISS) in 360-degree imagery from Google Maps and Earth.
Careem announces Google Maps integration
In a move aimed at further strengthening its commitment to user experience and convenience, Careem has announced that it is …
Google Maps could use more personalised data, present customised views
Google’s increasing use of users’ personal data in its services may in the future extend to Maps, where users could see more customised, individual views.
Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google's relationship with Apple is on the mend
Talking at the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Conference on Thursday, Schmidt said that Apple and Google are “two proud, well-run, different companies”.
Google launches Street View Special Collect for world’s tallest skyscraper
Google today launched Street View Special Collect for the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, in Dubai, marking the first skyscraper to join the collection as well as the first time the technology has been deployed in the Arab world.