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Striking cords for 25 years… Celebrating 180 years of relevance Hyundai excites again On the ‘milky’ way Focus on self-certification and third party inspection IFCI to raise NCDs upto Rs 2000 crore Chennai to get a roundabout Metro Pharma market dozes Realty sector takes a break... Three more leather clusters… Holiday Inn opens in OMR Chennai When Centre visits the state Tata Steel commence operations at Kalinganagar Innovation that helped Chennai port Adding Zest to Scooty TN budget pragmatic and moderate on fiscal deficit Steel loses its sheen Towards peace of mind Dynamic e-commerce scenario Gem of social service... Indigo stays leader with 40 per cent share Purdue and IIT-M sign the dotted line Airlines wage price war Secured NCDs from Shriram City CUB: towards card-less withdrawal Digital retail transactions stabilise at higher level… ALL-two launches in a row Strategy war escalates between Hero and Honda Rating of states to be released soon Make way for the new and dynamic railways Apple maps – finding its way Blue Star plans a new plant in south Murugappa- a year of consolidation The new look- 4s Verna Climate change may change the way businesses work... Carrefour’s quick exit Big-ticket investments march towards Punjab Automotive Vision Plan II... TVS Logistics – another acquisition to sharpen the business model Backpack laboratory TII-challenging year with flat growth Creating Tamil Nadu Banana brand - Economic, business and social sustainability Ridley marathon to India Durga - India’s largest blast furnace; now operational Connecting the unconnected More gensets and diesel engines from TAFE Research needs more funding Inclusive and forward moving... Indian Bank – global businesses crosses Rs 3 lakh crore... Illicit markets a concern to growing economy Waste, a gold mine Veritas Finance- financing the unfinanced Investor friendly Japan Chennai Port is at last decongested! People Flow Day- Safety Flexible labour laws… LVB gears to become a financial supermarket ISRO's 100th mission OBO Bettermann for better lightning protection STFC raises money Business Briefs ALL to launch electric busses Chennai will soon get its World Trade Centre Schwing Stetter India joins hands with US-based Gomaco Brand leaders come forward... Changing dynamics in human resource management Auto test tracks launched at GARC Oragadam campus Economic issues take a back seat at G20 summit Nigeria comes nearer Realising double digit growth in Tamil Nadu Smart controls for cooling large multi-zone spaces ... Chola MS launches motor app Well-refined – RIL’s refinery margins zoom Downsizing spree... TiE applauds innovative entrepreneurs Curbing steel imports will hurt small business... WABCO’s second Chennai plant Industry-well poised to invest on expansion Housing Innovation Challenge, 2015 Bridging the skill deficit in pharma industry Hero Motocorp - smooth ride Nothing to hide... Scoot offers just Rs.13,500 to ANZ... AirAsia India infuses funds to fight out competition Techies trip to India An aerospace-defence cluster in Tamil Nadu… SumInfra- corridor based development... World labour laws at a glance An American alliance in the chemical industry? Applauding enterprise... BRICS development bank Celebration time at MS Chola Need to focus on ease of doing business... TII’s single largest investment at Thiruthani ECGC expands operations Is Indian telecom industry heading for a monopoly? Sun Edison launches solar pumps TOP 10 CEO Compensation A global plastic event in India Chola MS net crosses 100 crores Business Breif Four daughters and a proud father Reality bytes TCS’ revenues cross Rs 100,000 crore ALL – truck industry is recovering from degrowth Time to fast-pace the logistics sector Placing the right shoe forward... European crisis is a global crisis!
 
Apple maps – finding its way
TODAY’S SMARTPHONE USERS expect more out of their phones and maps is one of the most commonly used application for navigation. Tired of its dependence on Google for the map application on iPhone, Apple, promised a better version of maps. Apple boasted that the new Apple maps app was more accurate, smoother and faster with new features like turn-by-turn navigation and flyover view. The Apple’s new iOS 6 came pre-loaded with Apple maps as its default map application. 

Complaints galore...

Within a few days, Apple’s map users experienced various bugs like misplaced locations and faulty information during navigation. Recently Australian police in Victoria termed Apple maps as ‘Life threatening’ after four people went missing using it. All around the world Apple fans were unhappy and they wanted their good old Google maps back.  

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook apologised to the public for the setback of Apple Maps and said that they are doing everything to make the maps better. He greatly appreciated the feedback received from customers and added that with more using Apple maps they can make the maps better. He suggested that the  customers can use alternative map apps like Bing, MapQuest and Waze from iTunes storesor use Google or Nokia maps while the Apple maps are being improved.

On 12 December Google released the Google maps for iOS 6 on Apple’s iTunes store. The new version is faster and smoother providing more space on the screen for the actual map. It provides the accuracy of Google maps, turning mobile mapping into one intuitive experience for the users. It brings a lot of new features such as turn-by-turn voice guided navigation, live traffic updates, street view and provides transit information for over 500 cities around the world. The new Google maps app also re- alculates the routes automatically whenever a wrong turn is made during navigation. Google included a cool new feedback feature in its new maps app. Google maps became the top-ranking free app in Apple’s iTunes store within 7 hours of release. 

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