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Mapped: Where is air pollution killing the most people?

Air pollution breaches EU safety limits in several parts of the country – but where is it causing the most deaths? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Did you know that more than 28,000 people die in the UK from air … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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Google Maps offers offline option when Internet is spotty – Washington Times

Google Maps is getting disconnected. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.washingtontimes.com It’s about time they did this, although it’s easy to understand why they don’t want you to be offline, because their fundamental aim is to sell location based advertising. I … Continue reading

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If location-based marketing means focusing on the blue dot, you’re missing the … – VentureBeat

That useful little blue dot on your smartphone’s map is like a flame to a moth for location-based marketers. Sourced through Scoop.it from: venturebeat.com I agree with this direction in principle, however the power to me is in what you … Continue reading

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StartupBlink maps startups, accelerators and coworking spaces around the globe – The Next Web

Ever wonder where the next startup boom might happen around the globe? A close look at StartupBlink might be of help. The site features a world map of startups, accelerator programs, coworking spaces and more. Source: thenextweb.com This is awesome, … Continue reading

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Have we forgotten the primary purpose of cars?

Is there a lesson here for public transport providers? Maybe they should be making buses and trains as much fun as driving? Continue reading

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15 Amazing Maps That Explain Everything | Luufy.com

We’ve seen news reports of anti-American demonstrations where presidents and flags are burned in effigy, but there are a number of countries that have a generally positive view of the U.S. and, astoundingly, Russia is one of those countries. Source: … Continue reading

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