Google Hotpot tries to guess where we want to go -- and because it's Google, it's often right. Along with recommendations from your mates, could Hotpot replace reviews?
The search giant is now incorporating ratings and reviews of local places from its Hotpot service into its regular search results.
In a new crack at a social technology, Google launches a service to review businesses and find what your friends recommend. Google Maps for Android dovetails with it.
A fascinating experiment suggests that man predominantly use dating Web sites to hook up and prefer women who admit they're cheating. The reverse experiment has very different results.
Look out, Yelp and Urbanspoon, Google's elbowing into your turf with an easy-to-use Places app for iPhone.
After Apple's voice-activated assistant reportedly directed some users to Chinese brothels, the company made some adjustments to Siri's attitude on the subject, state-run media reported.
Google is closing its Google Videos site and binning your old movies. But can we expect our Web to live forever and preserve our stuff online?
Maps 5.3's location-history dashboard sucks in your data from Google Latitude to let you know just how much of a dirty stop-out you are.
The once-ambiguous location-sharing platform is turning more into a competitor to Foursquare, Yelp, and Facebook Places.
A few new options enhance Google Maps for Android, particularly for the social and stats-curious.