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Google Maps helps police capture mafia fugitive

ROME: Italian police have caught a top mafia fugitive who had been on the run for nearly 20 years thanks to the help of the Google Maps app, an investigator said. After a two-year investigation, Gioacchino Gammino, 61, was tracked

Google Maps allows uploading Street View images without 360-degree camera

NEW YORK: Google Maps has introduced a new feature to make it easier to find routes, allowing users to upload Street View data without a 360-degree camera. For the first time, ordinary users will be able to upload Street View

Google Maps adds new alerts about COVID-19 travel restrictions

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is adding features on its Maps service to alert users about COVID-19-related travel restrictions to help them navigate around cities emerging from the pandemic. The update would provide “relevant alerts” and mandatory precautions allowing users plan their