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German Artist Tricks Google Maps Traffic Alerts Using 99 Phones

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Google Maps is literally installed on almost every single phone on the planet. It made life easier by making maps accessible to everyone. It is a wonderful source for traffic alerts and provides traffic alerts almost in real time. It automatically turns a route red if it observes unusual traffic. Simon Weckert, an artist from Berlin showed how easily Google’s systems can be manipulated if someone wants to. He tricked Google maps with 99 phones only.

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Google Successfully Completed Its First Drone Delivery In Virginia

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The auxiliary wing of google become the first organization in the United States to transport parcels by drone. In Christiansburg, the little Virginia town picked as Wing’s test area, the 22,000 inhabitants can order items usually transported by FedEx, prescription from Walgreens and a choice of treats from a local business, all of which will be transported with the help of drones.

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Google To Acquire Fitness Tracking Pioneer Fitbit For $2.1 Billion

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Google has just announced that it has acquired the San Francisco based Fitbit in a $2.1 billion deal that will enable the tech giant to compete with Apple in the fast growing smart-watch industry. The company said its buying Fitbit to bring together “the best AI software & hardware” in order to spur innovation in smart watches.

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