Lady Liberty no longer a blob on Apple maps

Apple has put Lady Liberty back on her

Apple has put Lady Liberty back on her pedestal. After an update of the much-maligned Apple Maps application, a sharp image of the Statue of Liberty is visible in the map of Liberty Island. This is how she looks in the upgrade.

Apple has put Lady Liberty back on her pedestal. After an update of the much-maligned Apple Maps application, a sharp image of the Statue of Liberty is visible in the map of Liberty Island. In the first version of Apple Maps, the statue was a shapeless blob. The Brooklyn Bridge and several other sites badly rendered in the original release are also fixed in the update.

Joining forces

What do you get when you combine a top game with a legendary film franchise? Angry Birds Star Wars, of course. Rovio Entertainment, maker of the wildly popular Angry Birds, and "Star Wars" studio Lucasfilm are producing the app, which will be released Nov. 8. In the app, the Angry Birds characters play the assorted heroes and villains of the "Star Wars" saga.

Daily work out

The morning routine for many employees is to grab some coffee and search for a job. A new survey by CareerBuilder found that 69 percent of full-time workers said they are constantly looking for a new job, with the vast majority of them using online searches. Younger workers were more likely to be looking for a new job than boomers, the survey found.

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