Thursday, April 30, 2009

Google News Update

Google Street View camera-cars invade West Vancouver: Send us your ...
Vancouver Sun - British Columbia, Canada
The goal of Street View is to create 360=B0 horizontal and 290=B0 vertical panoramic views of every 20 metres of local streets, from a height of around two ...


Google News Update

Wall Street's Gains Go Down the Drain
FOXBusiness - USA
The maker of hundreds of consumer products said it expects to meet the Street's view for full-year results. Colgate-Palmolive (CL) reported a first-quarter ...


Google Street View

Man Hit and Killed by Train in Greensboro
My Fox 8 - Greensboro,NC,USA
This Google Street View image shows an intersection near where a man was hit and killed by a train in Greensboro on Thursday morning. ...


Google Street View

Apple should be frightened to the core
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Google's Streetview allows users to tilt the phone to pan around a photograph of streets as well as using maps, and so there's no reason to ever be lost ...


Google Streets News

Wall Street Breakfast: Must-Know News
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
The company also plans to buy back Google's (GOOG) 5% stake in AOL. Visa beats forecast on cost cuts, debit use. Visa (V) posted better-than-expected ...


Google Street View - UK

Google street cam upsets villagers
Halstead Gazette - UK
Google's Street View camera was spotted filming in Great Holland on Tuesday. The imagery enables Google Maps users to zoom in on a location and gives a ...


Google Streets News

Time Warner Tops Street View
Briefing.com - Burlingame,CA,USA
Time Warner (TWX 21.77) beat first quarter earnings expectations, reaffirmed its 2009 guidance and said it is "working to determine the right ownership ...


Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google's Book Search Deal: 5 Pros and 5 Cons
PC World - USA
The settlement would allow any US users to view entire texts of scanned books at public or university libraries. Schools would also be able to opt for an ...


Google Street View - UK

Strangest Sites in Google Street Views
IT World Canada Blogs - Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
Just noticed an article that shows a number of items that Google Street Views picked up. Its a PCWorld Canada slide show. Quite interesting! ...


Google Street View News

German Authors Outrages At Google Book Search
Free Internet Press - New York,NY,USA
... of a small town in northern Germany tried to prevent Google from gathering imagesof its streets and neighborhoods as part of its "Street View" program.
Time Warner Q1 profit declines; backs FY09 earnings view - update
Trading Markets (press release) - Los Angeles,CA,USA
Further, the company said in the filing that it is in discussions with Google to purchase Google's 5% equity interest in AOL. Google acquired the 5% stake ...


Google Street View News

News & Star
Google to be asked to keep Carlisle homes off Street View service
News & Star - Carlisle,England,UK
The internet search engine Google is to be asked if Carlisle residents can opt-out of appearing on its controversial new Street View service. ...


Google Street View

Gadget news and reviews
Is Google making 007 a reality?
Gadget news and reviews - Leeds,West Yorkshire,UK
Google maps can be coupled with its Latitude service to source instant directions to a friend's location from your own. If and when Street View rolls out to ...


Google Street View News

A miscellany of musings on the tech that crosses my path
ZDNet UK - UK
For example, the Magic can help you find local eateries, use Google Latitude to show people's locations, even use Street View. You pan around a street by ...


Google News Update

Gagging on Google
FT.com Blogs - UK
Google Street View, an addition to Google Maps provides panorama images visible from street level in cities around the world. The cameras record details of ...


Google Street View - UK

Information Commissioner contacted 74 times over Street View concerns
Out-Law.com - London,England,UK
Privacy regulator the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) said that 74 people have written to it about Google's Street View service since its launch ...


Google Street View

Our house, in the middle of the web
Irish Times - Dublin,Ireland
This is the image on Google Street View showing Debbie Orme's in-laws' house, with her 6-year-old daughter clearly visible. (Her face has been obscured by ...


Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Google Street View

Unbeatable iPhone is desperately sought by Verizon
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
Meanwhile, a third story, from today's Wall Street Journal, said Verizon is working with Microsoft Corp. on a Windows Mobile touch-screen wireless device ...


Google News Update

Google Street View case rejected
The Press Association
The privacy watchdog has rejected a complaint against Google Street View. Campaign group Privacy International argued that Street View breached the privacy ...


Google News Update

guardian.co.uk
Google Street View cleared of breaking Data Protection Act
guardian.co.uk - UK
Google Street View, the controversial website that shows 360-degree street views of many of Britain's cities does not breach the Data Protection Act, ...
Norwich Evening News
Man takes snake for walk in Norwich
Norwich Evening News - Norwich,England,UK
It has to be one of the strangest sights to be captured on Google's controversial Street View and it happened right here in Norwich. ...


Google Street View News

Tracking Swine Flu on Google, Twitter
Wall Street Journal - USA
Reactions to the story are mixed, with some users blasting him for taking an antiquated point of view. One commenter wrote, =93Any evidence of the effects ...
Get involved: build me your perfect tech-filled house
ZDNet Blogs - USA
It'll be on Google Street View soon enough anyway. I face a problem though. My technological skills are alright, otherwise I wouldn't have been able to land ...


Google Streets News

UK Won't Ban Google Street View
PC World - USA
His comments were in reference to the Google Street View Car, which travels through UK towns and cities photographing streets for the service. ...


Google Streets News

ICO Decides Not to Ban Google Street View From the UK
Internet Search Engine Database - USA
Google's Street View, which was first launched in the US in 2007, has been subject to controversy as some of the pictures taken reveal to be inappropriate, ...


Google Streets News

Earthtimes (press release)
Google Germany agrees to remove Street View images before release
Earthtimes (press release) - London,UK
Street View is a feature of Google Maps which provides free panoramic photographs of city streets from eye level in the United States, Japan, Australia and ...


Google Street View - UK

Techwatch
Google Street View not invading privacy
Techwatch - London,UK
by David Allen After a shaky launch with many people fearing that their privacy would be at risk, Google's Street View has been given the thumbs up by the ...


Monday, April 27, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Samsung I7500 Smartphone Offers Google Android
eWeek - New York, NY
An integrated GPS receiver offers more comprehensive use of Google Maps features, including My Location, Street View and route directions. ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View to launch despite privacy complaints
The Local - Hamburg - Hamburg,Germany
Internet search engine Google plans to launch its controversial Street View feature in Germany soon, but users with objections can register complaints ...


Google News Update

Samsung announces i7500 Android smartphone with AMOLED touchscreen ...
Mobile Burn - Philadelphia,PA,USA
Users can take advantage of location-based features with Google Maps, Street View, and Google Latitude. They can use communication tools like Gmail and ...


Google News Update

Tracking the elusive Google Street View car
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
I spotted the Google Earth Streetview car on Wednesday April 22 at around 15:50 on Hemlock Rd at the corner of St.Laurent Blvd. Here's a picture I took from ...


Google News Update

Apple Shakes Baby, Kills Freedom of Speech
TechNewsWorld - Sherman Oaks,CA,USA
Google looked to be the winner when its Street View team was run out of town by angry Brits, but Apple quickly one-upped it with its all-around bad judgment ...


Google Street View

Samsung i7500 Google Android Phone Offers T-Mobile 3G Support
infoSync World - New York,USA
The integrated GPS receiver enables the use of Google Maps features, such as My Location, Google Latitude, Street View, local search and route description. ...
Second look: Weekly tech round-up
iGIZMO - London,UK
In a rare victory for common sense, Google Street View has been given the all clear to continue by the Information Commissioner. ...


Google News Update

UK Supports Google Street View Despite Complaints of Privacy Groups
ShortNews.com - Regensburg,Germany
UK privacy group Privacy International complained about Google Street View arguing Google doesn't ensure citizen's privacy by the new service. ...


Google News Update

The Long View
Barron's - USA
"They don't ring a bell when they announce a sale on Wall Street, but prices are as good as I've seen them in my entire career," says David A. Corbin, ...


Sunday, April 26, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google is watching you
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
And now there's Google Street View. In recent months, the Internet behemoth put its camera cars on the streets of a dozen or so Canadian cities, ...


Google Streets News

The information commissioner's ruling that Google Street View is ...
guardian.co.uk - UK
Supporters of liberty should not merely accept the Information Commissioner's Office ruling that Google Street View does not contravene the Data Protection ...


Saturday, April 25, 2009

Google News Update

Twitter's Real Edge: It's not Scary
Washington Post - United States
I was always struck by the constant fear mongering about the Internet, particularly on "The View." It seemed every day there was a story about pedophiles ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Decision Shows Limits Of UK's ICO
ITProPortal - London,UK
The decision by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) to let Google free to operate its controversial Street View online service is one more nail in ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Clears in UK
International Business Times - New York,NY,USA
The Google Street View program can continue its service in Britain if the company make sure that faces and addresses are blurred. ...
Google gives world a close-up view of South Plains
LubbockOnline.com - Lubbock,TX,USA
Or maybe you've been looking at Google Street View. Kay Wilson of Floydada said she'd never seen Google's program allowing people to take a virtual tour of ...
Britain OKs Google street-mapping
United Press International - USA
Street View lets Web users "walk" along streets, exploring 360-degree images recorded from eye level. Google officials said they took privacy concerns under ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View cleared over privacy concerns by Information ...
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Google Street View will remain online after the Information Commissioner ruled that it does not breach data protection laws. By Matthew Moore The search ...
Yahoo Posts Earnings Decline; Plans to Cut Work Force
New York Times - United States
While the crumbling economy took a bite out of the company's online advertising business, the results were roughly in line with Wall Street's recently ...
Google Gets To Shoot Brits
The Big Money - New York,NY,USA
By Chris Thompson Posted Thursday, April 23, 2009 - 1:08pm Google's (GOOG) Street View camera cars are revving up around Britain once more, as the country's ...


Friday, April 24, 2009

Google Street View - UK

British privacy group says Google Street View is just fine
Geek.com - USA
by Rick Hodgin posted on April 23, 2009 5:22 pm Following the 74 privacy complaints filed in Great Britain against Google's Street View service, ...
Google Street View 'Does Not Breach Privacy'
Key 103 Manchester - Manchester,Greater Manchester,UK
A Google spokeswoman said: "We took care to build privacy considerations into Street View from the outset and have engaged with the ICO throughout the ...
Channel 4 News
Street View 'does not breach data law'
Channel 4 News - London,England,UK
The Information Commissioner (ICO) has said that it is "very unlikely" that Google's Street View service breaches the data protection act, saying it is no ...


Google Street View News

Broadband Finder
Report: Google Street View does not breach privacy
Broadband Finder - Andover,England,UK
By Isabel Plumbly (Friday, 24th April 2009) Google's Street View map tool is unlikely to breach the Data Protection Act and removing it entirely would be ...
The road is clear for Google Street View
Bigmouthmedia News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
by News Editor In a move sure to disappoint privacy campaigners, the UK's Information Commissioner has ruled that Google Street View technology should not ...
Naked Woman Caught On Google Street View
Anorak.co.uk (satire) - UK
Meanwhile, the Information Commissioner says Google Street View (smile, you're on) is not an attack on our freedoms and shutting it down would be ...


Google News Update

Street View: a flat-hunter's charter
PC Pro - London,UK
Street View will tell you. Is your building really a =93tasteful warehouse conversion=94 or a horrible late-nineties architectural disaster whose only remedy ...


Google Streets News

UK watchdog rejects Google Street complaints
Reuters India - Mumbai,India
Britain's privacy watchdog has rejected calls to shut down Google's "Street View" service after complaints it was intrusive. Google launched Street View UK ...


Google Streets News

Sky News
Google Street View 'Does Not Breach Privacy'
Sky News - UK
'Street View' has helped me view places before I visit them which I have found to be very useful. If my picture was caught on Google Street View I would'nt ...
Android Magic for Sale in UK
InternetNews.com - New York,NY,USA
The phone can synchronize with Google Calendar and contacts, and it comes with Google Maps with Street View for satellite view, traffic views and Google ...


Google Street View - UK

North Korea will indict detained US reporters
The Wichita Eagle - Wichita,KS,USA
LONDON -- Britain's privacy watchdog said Thursday that Google Street View should not be removed or shut down, dismissing concerns that the service was too ...


Google Streets News

Which?
Google Street View doesn't invade privacy says ICO Information ...
Which? - London,UK
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has ruled that Google's controversial Street View service does not invade individual's privacy. ...
Watchdog rejects Google Street View complaint
Belfast Telegraph - United Kingdom
"Google Street View does not contravene the data protection Act and, in many cases, it is not in the public interest to turn the digital clock back. ...


Thursday, April 23, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google Street View to stay, says ICO
ComputerWeekly.com - UK
Google Street View does not contravene the UK Data Protection Act, says the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). "There is no law against anyone taking ...
Google Q1 Surprises, Shares Rally After Hours
Wired News - USA
By John C Abell April 16, 2009 | 3:43:08 PMCategories: Google Google easily beat Wall Street expectations for its first quarter earnings, sending shares of ...


Google Street View News

paidContent.org - Google Street View Passes UK Privacy Inspection
Washington Post - United States
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office has ruled it would be "disproportionate" to outlaw Google's Street View 360-degree map service because of the ...
Google and Pirate Bay share Thursday good news
VNUNet.com - UK
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has shot down a complaint put forward by Privacy International that Google's Street View tool breached the Data ...


Google News Update

Searchcowboys
Green lights for Google Streetview car
Searchcowboys - Amsterdam,Netherlands
Residents of UK-town Broughton made their own red light when the Google Streetview car drove into their town. They believed Google was intruding their ...


Google Street View - UK

UK privacy watchdog clears Google Street View
The Associated Press
LONDON (AP) =97 Britain's privacy watchdog says Google Street View should not be removed or shut down. The Information Commissioner's Office rejected a ...


Google Street View

Pestiside
Mapping Hungary (I): Locals Mixed on Google Street View
Pestiside - Budapest,Hungary
It doesn't seem to be working yet, Google Street View will soon be operational on the Internet search giant's maps of Hungary, providing a picture-perfect ...


Google Street View News

All clear for Google Street View
BBC News - UK
Google's Street View technology does not invade personal privacy, the UK's Information Commissioner has ruled. The technology, which adds photos of ...


Google News Update

Google vans put Bournemouth and Poole on view
Bournemouth Daily Echo - England, UK
By Jim Durkin =BB LOVE it or hate it, Google Street View is undoubtedly heading for Bournemouth and Poole. The specially modified camera cars have been ...
Smile Whistler - you're on Canpages Street View
Rabble.ca - Montreal,QC,Canada
Canpages has partnered with San Francisco's mapjack to deploy a mapping program similar to a Google's Street View. Google has stated that its ultimate goal ...


Google Streets News

Google vp defends Street View
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
By THE CANADIAN PRESS MONTREAL -- The chief financial officer of Google Inc. insists people love the company's Street View despite the privacy concerns ...


Google Streets News

Street View both popular and private, Google chief says
TheChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
Street View uses a special 360-degree camera installed on the roof of a vehicle to provide street-level images on the Internet. Google created it to give ...


Google Street View News

Google mapping city streets
Metro Canada - Calgary - Calgary,Canada
Metro captured the Google Street View mapping car as it drove through Calgary neighbourhoods yesterday. The detailed, street-level imaging has some ...


Google Street View News

Taking the privacy battle to the streets
What PC? - UK
When the residents of Broughton rose up against Google Street View, were they striking a blow for freedom, or succumbing to an irrational fear? ...


Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Google Street View

Google Streetview Spottings
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
These vehicles could be headed toward a street near you. Google st view car sighted 12:30 (Wednesday) on Rue Laurier out front the Museum of Civilization, ...


Google News Update

guardian.co.uk
How Twitter is going to save Iraq.
guardian.co.uk - UK
July 2012: The driver of Google's Street View car is accidentally shot dead at an American checkpoint. Burglary rates in Buckinghamshire plummet. ...


Google Street View News

Google homes in on you
Grimsby Telegraph - Grimsby,England,UK
He wrote: "I spotted the Google Street View camera car in Immingham. "It was travelling along the A1173 towards the A180 =96 the cameras appeared to be ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View vehicles spotted in Ottawa
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
By Vito Pilieci, The Ottawa CitizenApril 21, 2009 Several Google Street View vehicles have been spotted cruising the streets of Ottawa. ...


Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Google Street View

Yahoo Tops Street's View, Said It Will Cut 5% of Jobs
FOXBusiness - USA
Yahoo (YHOO) posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday, but said it plans to cut 5% of its work force as the tech giant attempts to end its ...


Google Street View News

Yahoo's first quarter: Everything but the numbers
ZDNet - USA
Few Wall Street analysts expect Yahoo to beat or miss those totals by much. Simply put, Yahoo is in the middle of a slow turnaround. ...


Google Street View - UK

Police Beat
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
I'M FEELING LUCKY: A "bizarre" bomb scare occurred at Google headquarters on Amphitheatre Parkway last week, Mountain View police spokeswoman Liz Wylie said ...


Google Street View News

Google Refines Image Search, Revises Google Labs
eWeek - New York, NY
However, Google's attempts to deepen its offerings are not always greeted with fanfare. The company's attempts to expand Google Street View, ...


Monday, April 20, 2009

Google Street View - UK

TechCrunch
Live At The Google Labs Press Event
TechCrunch - Atherton,CA,USA
Pittman's talking about previous Google Labs products, Streetview, Picasa facial recognition, audio indexing (search for spoken words in video) and Google ...


Google Street View - UK

paidContent.org - Google's Woodside Is Bullish On Google TV Ads ...
Washington Post - United States
Asked about an uproar in the UK over privacy issues stemming from Google Street View, Woodside dismissed it as nothing but controversy stirred up in the ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View is 'invasion of privacy' - Carlisle councillor
News & Star - Carlisle,England,UK
The new Google Street View UK site =96 showing 360-degree photographs of roads in 25 big cities =96 went live last month, sparking national debate. ...


Google News Update

Concerns over Google Street View
This is Nottingham - Nottingham,England,UK
GOOGLE'S new Street View service could be used by criminals to identify potential targets in Nottingham, it is claimed. The controversial service was ...


Google Street View

AdAge.com (subscription)
Is Brand Google in Trouble?
AdAge.com (subscription) - USA
In the UK, citizens of the village of Broughton linked arms to stop Google's cameras from mapping the town as part of Street View. ...


Sunday, April 19, 2009

Google Street View News

Oh, snap! Google hits town
Honolulu Star-Bulletin - Honolulu,HI,USA
By Erika Engle Google Street View has landed in Hawaii, taking pictures of public streets to help residents and current and pre-arrival visitors find their ...


Google Street View News

Google's Street Map does not infringe privacy, ICO has ruled.
Lawdit Commercial Solicitors - Southampton,UK
The Google street map allows a user to view some 25 towns and cities in a 360 degree view, which can be accessed on the internet. All vehicle number plates ...


Google Street View

The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
Google, Mental Floss and Joe Cocker are all what's new on the 'net
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com - Cleveland,OH,USA
A criminal-justice blog called The Blotter scanned Google Street View and collected what it says are 20 instances of photo-captured crime, from jaywalking ...


Saturday, April 18, 2009

Google Streets News

Google's Schmidt Talks Privacy, Internet Domination
PC Magazine - USA
Street View is another location-based service that has prompted some backlash from viewers who did not want their faces or homes on Google Maps. ...


Google News Update

Alta privacy commissioner worried by Google camera cars
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
Frank Work said he was involved in talks with the Internet giant to ensure it wouldn't break any privacy laws with its Google Street View venture, ...


Friday, April 17, 2009

Google Street View News

Google's fifth column
GCN.com - Washington,DC,USA
For one thing, the cameras are legal as along as the car stays on public roads =97 and Street View does blur faces and license plates. Google, however ...


Google News Update

Google cams rolling on city roads
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
By TOM BRAID, SUN MEDIA Google's Street View, a high-definition photo-mapping service that builds 360-degree views of city streets, has rolled into Edmonton ...


Google News Update

Google gets mixed reaction to earnings report
MarketWatch - USA
Schmidt noted that while Google finished the quarter with nearly $18 billion in cash and equivalents on its books, it is in no hurry to spend it. "Our view ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Maps Webcams is real time Street View
ElectricPig.tv - London,UK
Google Street View sparked outrage when it rolled out in the UK last month, but the newest option, Google Maps Webcams, could trigger privacy concerns and ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View car feeds concerns about image of Finland abroad
Helsingin Sanomat - Helsinki,Uusimaa,Finland
The elephant of this spring is a Google Street View car, a moving vehicle with cameras pointed in all directions on the roof. The online service Google has ...
Soon, only your thoughts will be truly private
TheChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
Have you seen the Google car? E-mail your photo to photo@herald.ca I'm not going to be happy if I find out that the Google Street View car that's been ...


Google News Update

Now Google snaps streets of Teignbridge
South Devon Herald Express - Torquay,England,UK
The images are uploaded on to the internet where surfers can access them and take a virtual walk through their neighbourhood thanks to Google's Street View ...


Google Street View News

Google car is at a street near you in Kettering
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph - Kettering,England,UK
It is hoped every city, town and large village in the UK will be available on Google street view by the end of 2010. Carl Sandford, of Deeble Road, ...


Google Streets News

=95 This Week On The Internet: Google Street View Scavenger Hunt
Gauntlet - Calgary,AB,Canada
AP Ladies and gents: Google Street View is straight-up the most badass thing Google has come up with so far. For those unfamiliar- imagine if you could use ...
Google Growth Slows During First Quarter of 2009
TMCnet - USA
After beating the street in Q4 2008 despite an all around miserable economic climate, the Mountain View, Calif.-based search giant released first quarter ...
Brisbane Times
The Bendigo Bank branch at Victoria Point. Photo: Google Street View
Brisbane Times - Brisbane,Queensland,Australia
A suspected bomb left behind by a man who held up a bank at gunpoint on Brisbane's bayside has been declared safe. Police established an exclusion zone ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Captures Google Employee Picking His Nose
Gizmodo Australia - Sydney,NSW,Australia
Just when you thought it was safe to pick your nose, Google Street View documents your dirty (but pleasurable) habit for the world to see. ...


Google Street View

INSTANT VIEW: Google Q1 beats Wall Street view
Reuters - USA
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc posted better-than-expected quarterly earnings as it cut costs and rode a migration to online advertising from traditional ...


Thursday, April 16, 2009

Google Street View News

Google eyes get wider by the day
Akron Beacon Journal - Akron,OH,USA
We can sit on our butts in front of a computer, plug an address into Google Maps and get a 360-degree ''street view'' in literally millions of locations in ...


Google Street View

US HOT STOCKS: Google, Tempur-Pedic Active In Late Trade
Wall Street Journal - USA
Shares rose 3% after-hours to $400.60 as earnings results topped Wall Street's estimates. Tempur-Pedic International's first-quarter net income slipped 1.3% ...


Google Street View

Google profit beats Street view; shares up
Reuters UK - UK
Excluding special items, Google earned $5.16 a share, ahead of Wall Street's estimate of $4.93 cents, according to Reuters Estimates. Google said that paid ...
Google's GTA maps nearly set to launch
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
By Cassandra Jowett, National PostApril 9, 2009 Google will launch its Street View map of Toronto in a few weeks, even as the company's vehicles criss-cross ...


Google Street View News

About this author:
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
The bulls on the street, like Wunderlich Securities' analyst Martin Pyykkonen, believes his peers have underestimated Google's ability to shake off the ...


Google News Update

Google ogles Montreal streets
Hour.ca - Montreal,Quebec,Canada
You may even end up on a Google Street View map. EXPLAINER SNAPS A PIC OF GOOGLE STREET VIEW. 1 Late last month, Google made it known that they would be ...


Google Street View

On the road again
guardian.co.uk - UK
In regards to your article about Street View (Google Street View does not breach privacy laws, 12 April (), which says: "It also dismissed Privacy ...


Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Google Street View - UK

News & Star
Google=92s Street View cameras film Carlisle
News & Star - Carlisle,England,UK
Internet giant Google=92s new Street View feature goes one step further than Google Earth, which allows users to pinpoint aerial views of locations across the ...
Google: Is The Street Now Too Bearish?
Barron's Blogs - USA
(The Street view is $4.09 billion and $4.93.) Lindsay contends the company is well-positioned to benefit from any economic upturn at the end of the year, ...


Google News Update

Google=92s Street View car spotted on the streets of Southport
Southport Visiter - Southport,UK
Google Street View is a feature of Google Map and Google Earth that provides panoramic views of streets across the world. The application was launched in ...
Macworld UK
UK's ICO sees nothing wrong in Google Street View after privacy ...
Macworld UK - UK
The add-on to Google Maps and Google Earth offers photographs of streets and cities and was launched in the UK last month. However, Street View has come in ...


Google News Update

Middlesbrough Council chief demands Google Street View assurances
GazetteLive - Middlesbrough,UK
A COUNCIL chief has written to internet giant Google to demand reassurances over its controversial new Street View service. Google is currently recording ...


Google Streets News

Street View survives shut down demand 11:12AM, Wednesday 15th ...
PC Pro - London,UK
The Information Commissioner's Office has rejected a complaint from Privacy International that Google's Street View service violates the Data Protection ...


Google News Update

BBC News
The changing face of the High Street
BBC News - UK
A fortnight ago, he photographed shop fronts and compared them with images on Google Street View taken last summer. The demise of Woolworths gave him the ...


Google News Update

Google street view comes to Denmark
The Copenhagen Post - Copenhagen,Sealand,Denmark
Internet giant Google will begin photographing the streets of Copenhagen, Odense and =C5rhus from today to add them to its =91Street View=92 database. ...
Bangkok Post
Conficker hit like Y2K
Bangkok Post - Thailand
The Google Street View cam has had to censor men coming out of strip clubs and women changing their clothes on the street, but now it has photographed ...


Google Street View - UK

Street View Does Not Breach UK Privacy Laws
Digitaltrends.com - Lake Oswego,OR,USA
A ruling from the Information Commissioner says that Google's Street View does not breach British privacy laws. After hundreds of complaints, ...
Google Street View gets agoraphobic mum outside
BusinessWeekly - Zimbabwe
An agoraphobic mother has left her house for the first time in 20 years - thanks to Google Street View. Sue Curtis, 40, has spent half her life inside her ...
Op-Ed Columnist Dinosaur at the Gate
New York Times - United States
... complains about being captured in an embarrassing shot by Google Street View cameras, they will implement a =93de-facing=94 device known as =93the anonymizer. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View raises privacy concerns among locals
KJCT8.com - Grand Junction,CO,USA
It's a new feature on Google Maps called Street View. The new street view feature allows you to check out the front of anyone's house or business. ...


Google News Update

Get free excerpts and exclusive discounts on Super Guides
PC World - USA
The Wild Side of Google Street View Take a walk on the wild side of Google Street View with Senior Editor Narasu Rebbapragada. This feature of Google Maps ...
Google Street View doesn=92t break privacy laws - End of story
TECH.BLORGE.com - Sydney,Australia
By Dave Parrack Google Street View offers street-level images of towns and cities around the world. Its an amazing use of technology which many people love. ...
Rhodri Marsden: Why do long web links break when I email them to ...
Independent - London,England,UK
Even If you're anything like me, you'll have shrugged over the destruction of our civil liberties that's supposedly heralded by Google Street View, ...
Net privacy: A deeper peeper
Peninsula On-line - Qatar
One of those moments came last month with the UK launch of Google=92s Street View, which allows a user to look around 25 cities and see each road from various ...


Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Google Street View News

Mapping out privacy questions of Google Street View
Birmingham Post - Birmingham,West Midlands,UK
The launch of Google Street View has yet again thrown into question the delicate balancing act between individual privacy and the public=92s right of access ...
ITProPortal
Google Street View Not Violating Privacy Laws Says ICO
ITProPortal - London,UK
Street View, Google's equivalent to an open circuit television system, does not constitute a threat to personal privacy according to the Information ...


Google Street View News

Google street viewed
The Coast - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
I think the Google Street View car just drove by and took my photo. Have you seen it, too? Where? I am not the fastest draw in the East. ...


Google Street View News

Caught on Camera
Sleaze - London,UK
In the village of Bishop=92s Pricker, for instance, road blocks were erected to stop the Google Street View camera van from entering. ...


Google Street View News

Information Commissioner gives green light to Street View
VNUNet.com - UK
Despite these complaints, Google Street View proved a hit with vnunet.com readers. In a recent poll, 67 per cent of the 2400 respondents agreed that no ...
ICO rejects Google Street View complaint
PC Advisor - London,UK
"In our opinion, there is no clear evidence that the community find Street View particularly harmful or insidious," said the ICO. "If consent were required ...
Can Europe Save Privacy?
GigaOm - San Francisco,CA,USA
Google=92s Street View service that displays pictures of locations was delayed in the UK, while Facebook was held to task for not deleting a user=92s profile ...


Google Streets News

ICO: Google Street View doesn=92t breach privacy
IT PRO - London,England,UK
A bid to shut down Google Street View fails as the ICO rules that it doesn=92t threaten privacy. By Asavin Wattanajantra, 14 Apr 2009 at 15:21 However ...


Google Street View - UK

Be careful where you point that thing
TheChronicleHerald.ca - Halifax,Nova Scotia,Canada
The images are used for Google Street View, a component of the Google Maps website. Mark Meister of Halifax spotted the Google car slowly driving along the ...
Street View gets the all clear from the Information Comissioner
Tech Digest - London,England,UK
Privacy International's complaints to the Informational Commissioner's Office (ICO) about Google's Street View have been overruled, reports claim. ...


Google Streets News

BBC News
Privacy firm drops advisory work
BBC News - UK
... roll out of StreetView in the UK. Last month a Google spokesman told the Guardian website: "Simon Davies regularly attacks Google on privacy grounds. ...


Google Street View - UK

Telegraph.co.uk
Agoraphobic mother leaves house after 20 years - because of Google ...
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Her interest was sparked by Google Street View. Mrs Curtis said: "It may not seem very far to walk, but for me, this is amazing, I'm getting there very ...


Google Street View - UK

Google is watching you
StarPhoenix - Saskatoon,Saskatchewan,Canada
Under Canadian law, it is illegal for Google to store those images in an archive. Google offers Street View images from more than 100 cities in nine ...


Google Street View News

Daily Mail
Google accused of failing to remove Street View pictures after ...
Daily Mail - UK
By Tom Kelly Scores of pictures on Google Street View have been kept online weeks after formal requests to remove them were made to the company, ...


Google Streets News

Google Scales Back YouTube Korea
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Google is no stranger to dealing with legal issues in other nations. In launching Google Maps Street View in Britain last month, the search engine found ...


Monday, April 13, 2009

Google News Update

Torontoist
Yet Another Street View of Google's Cars
Torontoist - Ontario, Canada
One of Google's Street View cars! This time by reader Dan Gouge, who sent us the shot above, of a car prowling Leslie and Commissioners Streets at 10:30 ...


Google Streets News

Yahoo Shares Rise On Reports Of Talks With Microsoft >YHOO
Wall Street Journal - USA
"It's not a surprise, and our view of it is that it's highly likely a deal is going to happen or Microsoft will acquire Yahoo," Sanford Bernstein analyst ...


Google News Update

Mixed opinions on Google Street View
GazetteLive - Middlesbrough,UK
Just some of the concerned views of Evening Gazette readers responding to the news earlier this week that Google Street View has arrived on Teesside. ...


Google Street View News

Downtown Ashland debuts on Google Street View site / Photographs ...
Ashland Times Gazette - Ashland,OH,USA
Ashland is now visible worldwide through Google Maps Street View. Select areas of downtown are just a click away for anyone with an Internet connection. ...


Google Street View

Google close-up showed crack in historic Leeds building
Yorkshire Evening Post - Leeds,England,UK
But a group of explorers claim to have spotted the tell-tale signs that the old building needed urgent repairs =96 through Google's Street View service. ...


Sunday, April 12, 2009

Google News Update

Protect Google's freedom
Winnipeg Free Press - Winnipeg,Manitoba,Canada
As an addition to that service, it now plans to offer Google Street View, pictures taken from cars, as they travel around cities, of streets, ...


Google Street View News

Watch a Google Street View Car Hit a Bridge
Gawker - New York,NY,USA
It was in the process of driving around and taking pictures for the Street View feature on Google Maps and Google Earth; hence, the crash has been preserved ...


Google Streets News

IT PRO
Street View to stay in UK, says Google
IT PRO - London,England,UK
The head of Google Maps has defended Street View in an interview, claiming it has =91a lot of benefits.=92 By Jennifer Scott, 9 Apr 2009 at 11:24 Street View is ...


Google Street View

Villagers send Google packing
Baltimore Sun - United States
A gaggle of residents in the affluent hamlet formed a human chain to turn away a car shooting images for Google Street View, the popular service that allows ...
SOUNDING OFF
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA
Lee D. Wilson of Garland: Because of modern trends toward random violence, these types of "street view" maps only serve as enablers for gang activity and ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Prevails In Street View Lawsuit
MediaPost Publications - New York,USA
Google Street View displayed images of the Boring's property on its Street View service, but removed them at the couple's request. ...


Google News Update

How do they produce Google Street View?
I4U - USA
Have you like me ever wondered how the Google Street View is all put together?. Ed Parsons from Google UK has given the low down on how it all works. ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View does not breach privacy laws
guardian.co.uk - UK
A screengrab from Google Street View, an application that allows one to take a virtual walk along the street, with 360 degreee perspective from the point of ...


Saturday, April 11, 2009

Google Street View

UK Cameraman Turns The Tables On Google Street View Car During ...
Gizmodo.com - USA
He then asked the photographer to blur his face out of the pictures as Google does in its Street View images. HA! The photographer managed to get several ...


Google News Update

Google car spotted
Logan Herald Journal - UT,USA
If you look west at the street view for google maps at about 44 W 100 N, you'll see a couple of bicyclists that the google car finally passes at about 156 W ...


Google Street View News

All Tom's Guide news of April 9, 2009
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
While some stories about Google Street View are laughable (such as the paranoid community that banded together to drive the Google car out of town), ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Van Hits A Bridge
The Business Insider - New York,NY,USA
Google must have known its camera feed got screwed here, which makes us wonder what other Google Street View hijinx (LARPers, British guys throwing up) the ...


Friday, April 10, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google street view car hits a bridge
Neowin - Netherlands
Google must have a good sense of humor as it tends to leave these kinds of pictures live. They may do it for a good laugh but it also will generate a good ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Car Commits Suicide By Bridge
Gizmodo.com - USA
Capping an unseasonably goofy week for Street View, one of their drivers managed to clothesline his car's protruding pole camera with a low bridge outside ...


Google Street View

The Riverside Press Enterprise pulls a google streetview:
Halo's Heaven - USA
Andrew Thomas Gallo is listed as living at a home in the 3500 block of Harding Street in Riverside. The modest house, decorated with icicle lights is on a ...
Google Earth's camera comes to town
Telegraph-Journal - Saint John,New Brunswick,Canada
... residents of one street in the village of Broughton in southern England formed a human chain to turn away a car shooting images for Google Street View. ...


Google News Update

Google car is mapping West Lothian
West Lothian Courier - West Lothian,Scotland,UK
THE streets of West Lothian could soon be added to the controversial website Google Street View maps. The Google car, with its pole-mounted revolving ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View causes stir in rural areas
This is Scunthorpe - Scunthorpe,England,UK
THE Google Street View car caused a stir this week when it secretly snapped streets in the rural North Lincolnshire parish of Scawby. The hi-tech van, ...


Google Street View News

Artists dream of Google 'Street View'
United Press International - USA
TORONTO, April 10 (UPI) -- Artists and bicycle advocates in Toronto are preparing to become part of Google's "Street View" if they spot one of the company's ...


Google Street View News

Wem caught on camera for Google Street View internet service
Whitchurch Herald - Whitchurch,Shropshire,UK
CAMERA cars mapping the UK for Google Street View are roaming the streets of Wem. They have also been out and about filming in Chester, Pentrebychan and ...


Thursday, April 9, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Report: Microsoft, Google court Twitter
Bizjournals.com - Charlotte,NC,USA
A Wall Street Journal blog reported that many experts think Twitter's instant 140-character format will be next big thing for search, which is dominated now ...


Google Street View - UK

Google StreetView inspires copycat Smart ForTwo police patrol in UK
Autoblog - Santa Monica,CA,USA
After having seen Google's StreetView car doing its Cylon sweep of everything, everywhere, the local authorities were apparently inspired to outfit Smart ...


Google Streets News

Google: Street View Controversial Because It's Successful
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
By Jane McEntegart, published on April 9, 2009 at 2:20 PM It seems UK residents are hell bent on thwarting Google=92s Street View in the UK. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View cameraman in row with photographer
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
A Google Street View cameraman told a photographer "don't you take pictures of me" when he tried to reverse roles on him and take his photograph. ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Captures =93Private=94 Moments=97Some Want Privacy Back
findingDulcinea - New York,New York,USA
by Haley A. Lovett An unfaithful husband, a burglar in a neighborhood, and others find their =93private=94 moments made public by Google Street View; ...


Google Street View News

A Street View To A Thrill
Torontoist - Ontario, Canada
Google Street View for Toronto will launch "in the coming weeks," according to the Post, who note some of the sightings of the car around the city and who ...


Google News Update

John would have enjoyed the view
Northumberland Today - Cobourg,Ontario,Canada
Greg Weston of theToronto Sunrecently expressed some concern regarding privacy, related to Google's Street View. I just want to point out that there are ...


Google Street View - UK

Toronto=92s Google Street View goes live within =91weeks=92
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Google Street View originally launched in May, 2007, with footage of just five US cities, but has expanded to include nine countries (including the Dutch ...


Google Street View News

earthmine Launches Mapping System Driven by GPS, Inertial
Inside GNSS - Eugene,USA
Privacy rebellions such as recently drove a Google Street View crew from Broughton, England, or security-oriented legislation that would require blurred ...


Google Street View

Letters and blogs
guardian.co.uk - UK
Not bothered by Street View, but find this worrying. =95 Is Google buying Twitter? I hope not, having read this. Interestingly, Street View's number plate ...


Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Google Street View

Secondary Sources: Black Swans, Google, US IOUs, Wall Street Napoleon
Wall Street Journal Blogs - New York,NY,USA
They are wrong; in the view of critics like Simon Johnson, he has been suborned by the New Oligarchs. What is needed, however, is not a Marxist upheaval, ...


Google Streets News

Google Street camera car spotted
Northampton Chronicle & Echo - Northampton,England,UK
Gareth Evans, spokesman for Street View, said the scheme would benefit residents of Northampton. He said: "Street View is a useful tool to help people find ...


Google Street View - UK

TECH.BLORGE.com
Google Street View inspires police Smart enforcement vehicles
TECH.BLORGE.com - Sydney,Australia
By Dave Parrack There=92s no doubting that Google Street View is an incredible use of technology. However, the service has also heralded complaints in just ...


Google Street View

BBC News
Google addresses newspaper woes
BBC News - UK
"Should we be allowing Google to steal our copyrights? If you have a brand like the New York Times or the Wall Street Journal, you don't have to. ...


Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Google News Update

Recent leaks hint at new Apple iPhone 3.0 features
infoSync World - New York,USA
But as a secondary bonus, the T-Mobile G1 uses the compass and onboard accelerometer to create a sort of virtual space using Google's Street View in Google ...


Google Street View

Google Under Attack From Forces of Reaction
eWeek - New York, NY
Rupert Murdoch has been for months voicing displeasure at Google for stealing his intellectual property; mobs turn on Google Street View cars in a pathetic ...


Google Street View

English Town Finds Google Street View Too Intrusive
WiredPRNews.com (press release) - Dallas,TX,USA
Wired PR News =96 Residents in a southern England town have taken issue with Google=92s Street View application. As reported by the Associated Press (AP), ...


Google Street View

Don't zoom in on Google's Street View
guardian.co.uk - UK
However his claims that the company's Street View system "invaded the privacy of millions" and "somehow laid claim to Britain's civic spaces" don't stand up ...
Police to use Street View-like cameras in Manchester
Crave - London,UK
Rumour has it his editor expunged the next part of this Nineteen Eighty-Four passage, which read, "And then have a think about Google Street View cameras on ...


Google Street View News

TechRadar UK
Behind the scenes with Google Street View
TechRadar UK - London,UK
Ever wondered how Google Street View is put together? TechRadar caught up with Ed Parsons, Geospatial Technologist at Google UK to find out. ...


Google Street View - UK

E Canada Now
Google Street View Car Attacked By Villagers, We Want Our Privacy!
E Canada Now - Brantford,Ontario,Canada
When the street car arrived, villagers formed a chain link circle around the vehicle. The Google Street View car was forced to make a U-Turn and pass up the ...


Google Street View News

Escapist Magazine
Google Continues To Take Heat For Street View
Escapist Magazine - Durham,NC,USA
Controversy continues to follow Google's Street View application, as UK residents continue to worry about privacy. In the Milton Keynes suburb of Broughton, ...


Google Street View

Google invasion means days of anonymity are numbered
Dallas Morning News - Dallas,TX,USA
And the debate's raging in countries where the Google juggernaut is just now introducing its online "street view" map service. ...
Controversial Google camera cars spotted here
SooToday.com - USA
Google argues that it takes privacy concerns seriously. "Street View only contains imagery from public roads, which is no different than what you might see ...


Monday, April 6, 2009

Google Street View News

Canadians' faces to be blurred in Google's new Street View panoramas
The Canadian Press - TORONTO
The company announced in late March it's soon launching Canada's version of Google Street View. In the coming weeks, web users will gain a compendium of ...


Google Street View - UK

Google's Car Ticketed for Moving Violation
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
By Jane McEntegart, published on April 6, 2009 at 9:21 AM Last week a ton of you aired your opinions on whether or not Google Street View was an invasion of ...


Google Street View - UK

Villagers block Google Street View
Brisbane Times - Brisbane,Queensland,Australia
The Google Street View car was blocked from filming last week by angry residents, led by Paul Jacobs, who alerted neighbours after spotting the car from his ...
Italian earthquake: City of L'Aquila on Google Street View
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
The Italian city of L'Aquila, the epicentre of the deadly earthquake that has hit the Abruzzo region, is featured on Google's Italian Street View service. ...
Google Street View Goes Too Far for One British Village
eWeek - New York, NY
By Nicholas Kolakowski Google Street View, a feature of Google Maps that allows users to see what a location looks like on the ground, met philosophical ...


Google Street View

'Google Street View not welcome in Abbots Langley'
Watford Observer - Watford,England,UK
The software, part of Google Maps, allows anyone on the internet to zoom in to a scrollable street level view of the covered areas. ...
Residents Block Google streetview Cars from Filming UK Community
Search Engine Journal - USA
This time however, some community residents decided to take their own action against Google, and roadblocked a Google streetview car from entering their ...


Google Street View News

Toronto through Google's lens
Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
Google announced in late March that it will soon be launching Canada's version of Street View. In the coming weeks, web users will gain a compendium of ...


Google Street View News

Gouverneur Gets Google St. View
The Gouverneur Times - Gouverneur,NY,USA
At some point in the recent past, the Google Street View car drove through Gouverneur, NY (and several other local towns). The Google Street View car is a ...


Google News Update

Digitaltrends.com
Village Residents Physically Block Google Street View Camera
Digitaltrends.com - Lake Oswego,OR,USA
Residents in an English village formed a cordon to stop a Google Street View car from filming their village. Broughton is a pleasant English village, ...


Google Street View - UK

Google privacy fight may loom
Winnipeg Sun - Canada
The company announced last month it will soon launch Canada's version of Google Street View. In coming weeks, web users will be able to access millions of ...


Google Streets News

Police using Google Street View-style cars to spy on motorists
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Police are resorting to vehicles resembling Google's Street View cars to catch motorists breaking the law. Officers are trialling new cars with cameras ...
Divorce; Hubby's Car on Google Street View at Wife's Friend's House
Harian Global - Medan,Indonesia
England: Divorce lawyers got the call from a woman recently after going on Google Street View and spotting outside her friends house her husband's Range ...
Google street view car pulled over by the cops for speeding
Neowin - Netherlands
Not so is the case for one Google street view driver who got pulled over by the cops. Below are a few pics of the incident, one must wonder if Google left ...


Google Street View News

Google and civil liberties
Chattanooga Times Free Press - Chattanooga,TN,USA
Google continues to amass information in other areas as well. Street View is but one example. That service provides Internet users with a chance to view ...


Google Streets News

San Francisco Chronicle
Google StreetView car blocked by irate English villagers
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Google's StreetView has prompted a number of privacy complaints, which Google has tried to mollify by offering to remove imagery in response to public ...


Sunday, April 5, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Runs Into Public Protest in UK
AdAge.com - USA
Last Wednesday a handful of residents of a small village in England formed a human chain to block the path of one of Google's Street View camera cars and ...


Google News Update

Google Street View Gets Ticket, Captures Self Getting Ticket On ...
Gizmodo.com - USA
We tend to cover the zany antics of the Google Street View team quite a bit here at Gizmodo, as you can see. For those of you who hate that, this story is ...
Google Runs Into Barriers, Literally, to Street View Photos
U.S. News & World Report - Washington,DC,USA
One of my recent tech tricks is to give the uninitiated a look at their home on Google Street View, the photos the search company posts on its mapping site. ...
Search Engine Land
It Takes A UK Village To Thwart Google Street View
Search Engine Land - Redding,CT,USA
Google=92s Street View recently hit the UK streets, and an angry throng of Brits has hit back. It happened in the wealthy village of Broughton: Seeing the ...


Google Street View News

Google to blur faces in Canadian Street View
Toronto Star - Ontario, Canada
The above photo is an example of the generic images typically supplied to Google's Street View service by camera-equipped mapping cars. ...
No Google Street View, Please =97 We're British
Wired News - USA
Street view =97 an enhancement of Google Maps which shows you what your actual destination looks like, and even in some cases the view from the driver's seat ...
Residents of Broughton in Buckinghamshire block Google Street View ...
NEWS.com.au - Australia
Street View is incredibly popular and now spans nine countries." Google Street View cars take photographs every few seconds as they drive, ...


Google Streets News

British Villagers Chase Away Google's Street Views Car
NewsFactor Network - Woodland Hills,CA,USA
By Patricia Resende Angry villagers in upscale Broughton Buckinghamshire, England, chased away Google's Street View photographers. Google has just started ...


Google Street View - UK

Geek.com
Google Street View car chased out of UK village
Geek.com - USA
by Matthew Humphries posted on April 3, 2009 4:01 am If you wanted proof that Google Street View isn=92t popular in some places then look no further than a ...


Google Street View News

Street view photographs eliminates privacy at home
Desert Valley Times - St. George,UT,USA
The topic of discussion was Google Maps, specifically the "street view" feature they offer and whether the option violates citizen's rights to privacy. ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Villagers block Google Street View
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,Australia
Photos: A collection of some of the more memorable scenes snapped by Google's Street View cameras - some of which have since been removed. ...


Google Streets News

UK Village Takes On Google Street View Car
Technologizer - Daly City,CA,USA
The argument is the images taken by Google Street View cameras are an invasion of privacy, and could be used by potential burglars to scope out homes ...
Picture privacy going poof
Edmonton Sun - Alberta, Canada
In the meantime, Poilievre wrote in the National Post: "The privacy debate notwithstanding, one thing is clear: The presence of Google's Street View in ...


Google Street View - UK

Brits Want Google Street View Shut Down
PC World - USA
Privacy watchdogs in the United Kingdom want to close down Google Street View, only days after the service was launched in the country. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google's Street View camera spotted in Toronto
CTV.ca - Canada
On Saturday, Google's Street View car -- complete with its famous tripod and massive panoramic camera -- was spotted prowling several major streets in ...


Saturday, April 4, 2009

Google News Update

blogTO
Google Street View Photo Snapper Car Spotted in Toronto
blogTO - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
It would appear that Google is in town, image snapping and mapping our streets in preparation for introducing their "Street View" functionality to Toronto ...


Google Street View

PC Advisor
23 strange sights in Google Street View
PC Advisor - London,UK
Since its initial launch in May 2007, over 200 cities have been shot for Street View, ensuring the number of weird things caught sight of has exploded. ...


Google News Update

Town to feature on Google street map?
Helensburgh Advertiser - Helensburgh,Scotland,UK
Google=92s Street View car was seen in town and is believed to have been filming for the controversial Google Street View service. A Google spokesman said: ...


Friday, April 3, 2009

Google Street View News

Google Street View Car Blocked By Suspicious Villagers
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Residents in the Buckinghamshire village of Broughton surrounded a car capturing Street View images on Google's behalf. By Thomas Claburn In the UK, ...


Google News Update

Paranoid Villagers Force Google's Car Out of Town
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
By Jane McEntegart, published on April 3, 2009 at 9:00 AM People talk about the pros and cons of Google Street View all the time: It allows people to visit ...


Google News Update

Google Street View Car Blocked in UK Town
Mashable - San Francisco,CA,USA
This is, apparently, especially true in the UK town Broughton, whose residents have blocked a Google contractor and his Street View car when he tried to ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View makes people lose their damn minds
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
It's not like Google sneaked onto their property and took photos of their fine china and silver. They took photos from the public right-of-way, ...


Google Street View

The Battle of Broughton
BBC News - UK
A short while later - after an amicable chat with the man from Street View - the car left this quiet village outside Milton Keynes. ...


Google Street View News

UK Mob Overtakes Google Street View Vehicle
PC Magazine - USA
In the other, a car taking pictures for Google Street View. Never since that guy played chess with that computer has our future been so precarious. ...
Google Street View Car Attacked By Angry Village Mob
Jalopnik - Detroit,MI,USA
A spate of burglaries in the Buckinghamshire village of Broughton caused residents to spring into action when the Google Street View car puttered towards ...
Angry residents form human chain to stop Google Street View car ...
Prison Planet.com - USA
Google may have stated its intention to photograph the =91great majority=92 of Britain=92s roads for its controversial Street View mapping website. ...
Google Street View, dirty mobiles, Gen Y and a new iPhone
Silicon.com - UK
March also heralded the launch of Google's Street View technology in the UK, with London inevitably being the first region to be covered. ...
Google Street View halted by angry villagers
Brand Republic - London,UK
by James Quilter, Brand Republic 03-Apr-09, 09:20 LONDON - Google's attempt to expand its Street View service throughout the UK received a setback this week ...
If You're Going To Complain About Street View Invading Your ...
Techdirt - USA
... and more information about their online behavior, but some villagers there recently took a stand against a far more evil menace: Google Street View. ...


Google Street View

AboutProperty.co.uk
Twitter and Google Street View on Young London Estate Agency
AboutProperty.co.uk - London,UK
Google Street View provides a virtual tour of high streets, while Twitter allows those interested in buying a home to "keep tabs on new property". ...


Google Street View

Villagers block Google Sreet View pictures
Scotsman - United Kingdom
Buckinghamshire: A crowd of villagers blocked a Google Street View car taking photographs of their homes after branding the internet service an "invitation" ...


Google News Update

BBC News
Villagers challenge Google camera
BBC News - UK
Angry residents of a Buckinghamshire village blocked the driver of a Google Street View car when he started taking photographs of their homes. ...


Google Street View - UK

ITBusiness.ca
Canadian MP wants privacy laws updated to "accommodate" Google ...
ITBusiness.ca - Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
But that makes it impossible for a service like Google Street View to come to Canada, says a Conservative MP. Now he wants to invite Google and privacy ...


Google Street View - UK

Angry British villagers block Google Street View car, incident ...
engadget - Santa Monica,CA,USA
... evaluate behavior, and sometimes speak at virtually every intersection, would block a Google Street View car on grounds of invasion of privacy. ...


Google Streets News

Cnet Asia
Camera Van beats Google Street View vehicle hands down
Cnet Asia - San Francisco,CA,USA
In 1993, Harold Blank had a dream where he covered his van entirely with cameras. When he woke up, he regarded the dream as an epiphany and went on a ...


Google Streets News

Cheating Spouse Caught by Google Street View
Hard OCP - Plano,TX,USA
You are the worst cheater on the planet when you get caught by Google Street View. Seriously. "I suspect the husband=92s lawyers will claim it was an invasion ...


Google Street View News

Shouldn=92t Google Street Views Get a Moving Violation Ticket? A ...
Digital Media News - Stamford,CT,USA
This is a screen shot of a street view in Stamford, CT clearly showing the driver went straight in a left-turn only lane. So for all you street viewers ...


Thursday, April 2, 2009

Google Street View News

Angry residents form human chain to stop Google Street View car ...
Daily Mail - UK
Google Street View cars take digital photographs every few seconds as they drive around streets in each area. The service allows anyone in the world to type ...
Privacy office keeping an eye on Google
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
The company announced earlier this week that camera-laden-cars would soon be driving through major Canadian cities taking pictures for Google's Street View ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View, coming to a city near you!
I.T. Vibe - UK
While the rollout of Google Street View continues in mainland Europe and the US, the UK has fallen a little further down the league table. ...


Google Street View

Times Online
Village mob thwarts Google Street View car
Times Online - UK
Angry villagers formed a human chain to thwart the progress of a Google Street View car that was in the process of taking photographs of their homes. ...


Google News Update

Daily Mail
Angry residents form human chain to stop Google Street View car ...
Daily Mail - UK
Angry Paul Jacobs blocked a Google Street View car, like this one, from taking photos of Broughton in Buckinghamshire Furious villagers formed a human ...


Google Street View

Cheating hubby caught on Google Street View
CIOL - Bangalore,Karnataka,India
According to a latest report in 'The Sun' a wife is divorcing her husband after seeing his car parked outside another woman's house on Google Street View. ...
Pierre Poilievre: Updating the law to deal with Google
National Post - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
The privacy debate notwithstanding, one thing is clear: The presence of Google=92s Street View in Canadian cities is great news. It will showcase our urban ...


Google Street View - UK

Are You Getting the Most Out of Google Street View?
Web Trends - New York,USA
Google Street View is by far one of the most entertaining applications Google has implemented, and it has really created an entirely new dimension within ...


Google Street View

Universal Studios Hollywood and citywalk getting the Google Street ...
CoasterBuzz - Brunswick,OH,USA
Google launched Street View in May 2007 with just five cities and has since expanded to cover over 200 cities across the US and in eight countries. ...


Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Times Online
Can Google Street View stay ahead of the privacy lawyers?
Times Online - UK
The voyeur in me has been fascinated with Google=92s controversial mapping service Street View. Now we are able to peer over people's front gardens from the ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Time-Lapse Video Of Driving On Golden Gate Bridge
Jalopnik - Detroit,MI,USA
It was bound to happen and we got to say, it's pretty to look at: load Street View at a scenic location, take a screen-shot at every click, ...


Google Street View - UK

How news sites could use Google Earth street view
editorsweblog.org - USA
Google Earth has hundreds of applications, including a Google Earth street view that allows the user to zoom in and create a panorama of a particular area. ...


Google News Update

Google Marks April Fools=92 Day in China
Wall Street Journal - USA
This year, the Internet giant announced the launch of a new service in China: the =93Google Pigeon Bird=92s Eye View.=94 Similar in concept to Google Street View, ...


Google Street View - UK

Cheating Husband Caught On Google Street View
Anorak.co.uk (satire) - UK
Is street view live? I thought that they had driven all round the country taking pictures of all the streets, which is what you can see when you log on. ...


Google Streets News

Xfm Online
Michael Jackson Spotted On Google Street View?
Xfm Online - London,UK
Google Street View mania continues unabated. Following a suspected spotting of Liam Gallagher outside a Camden pub - which the Oasis frontman swiftly denied ...


Google Street View

9am Briefing: Google Street View blanks wrong house - next door to ...
Edinburgh Evening News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
INTERNET giant Google has blanked out the wrong property in its attempt to remove Sir Fred Goodwin's house from its new Street View application, ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Controversy Hits Owls
Vitalfootball - Alcester,England,UK
The uproar continues over Google's new Street View, with news that Sheffield City Council are using the new facility to view street layouts and buildings ...
Victorian ghost to sue Google over Street View privacy invasion
SC Magazine UK - London,England,UK
According to the Daily Telegraph the ghost of a woman was =93captured by the Google Street View cameras in Tiger Bay, Cardiff - the scene of murders and ...


Google Street View News

HP says pondering Google's Android
Reuters - USA
Many analysts view the Android as a viable platform for netbooks, the low-cost, stripped-down laptops that have become one of the hottest PC segments. ...