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Waze, Israeli military at odds over why soldiers ended up in Qalandiyah, sparking riot – Israel News

IDF launches internal investigation into why two soldiers entered Palestinian refugee camp, setting off clashes in which one Palestinian was killed, several wounded. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.haaretz.com Once again a car navigation system is blamed for choices that people … Continue reading

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Google Maps, Waze to Change Routes During Papal Visit – NBC 10 Philadelphia

How do I get around the papal road closure gauntlet? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com I haven’t heard of this Unusual Traffic feature before and hope it will get picked up by other brands of car navigation as well. I’m … Continue reading

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Google intros Eddystone, its new open format for Bluetooth beacons – Empire State Tribune

If you’re not reaching, engaging, and monetizing customers on mobile, you’re likely losing them to someone else. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.esbtrib.com It’s really interesting that everyone is coming back to beacons, because it is pushing us into a physical … Continue reading

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GPS turns 20 years old this week – 9NEWS.com

Today GPS is enabling us to have discussions about driverless and autonomous cars, about drones and prepare for technologies we haven’t even thought of. It is creating new jobs and products that don’t even have names yet, but could be commonplace in 2-5 years. Continue reading

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Mobile travel and millennials: Are hack events the key to a thriving tourism industry?

The WTM Africa discussion around millennials and mobile has rehashed a few useful insights into what travellers expect when it comes to travel information in the palm of their hands. Source: traveller24.news24.com It seems that things have moved on quite … Continue reading

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Control your phone from SEVEN FEET away: Ultrasound technology lets you … – Daily Mail

How do you think you will communicate with your family, friends, clients, work in 20 years time? Continue reading

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Uber riders can now earn points at luxury hotels

In-between shenanigans, Uber actually offers a pretty nice car service, and users are about to get a perk besides free water: points from chi-chi hotelier Starwood. Source: http://www.msn.com A few years ago I wrote about a blog about a  book … Continue reading

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