Sunday, May 31, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Make Your Photos Look Like Google Streetview or youtube In Real Life
Gizmodo.com - USA
Here is a simple and funny way to make your still photos look like they are part of Google Streetview or an internet video, ready to be played. ...


Saturday, May 30, 2009

Google Street View - UK

The Gazette (Montreal)
Search for Google car a Twitter triumph
The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
Many people have had a look a the marvel that is Google Street View. When the car passes them with a Google logo on the side, they're more likely to know ...


Friday, May 29, 2009

Google Street View News

ReadWriteWeb
Would You Rather Work at Google or Yahoo? (POLL) Google Suggest ...
ReadWriteWeb - CA,USA
... they'll be assigned to work on brain implants that will turn Orkut users into those little blue people that fly over Google Maps to serve up StreetView. ...


Google Street View News

Google has a Holodeck
Hard OCP - Plano,TX,USA
The StreetView simulator is designed for an audience of one. It's a small circular room with a chair in the middle, with images from the Mountain View area ...


Google Streets News

AboutMyArea Close Up Google Street View Car On Doorstep
AboutMyArea - UK
Taunton will soon be on view for the whole world to see when photos from Google's Street View car are used to give visitors a virtual tour of the area. ...


Thursday, May 28, 2009

Google Street View News

AOL CEO Has Biggest Marketing Job Yet - Selling AOL's Value
Wall Street Journal - USA
Google has since wrote down that investment by more than 70%, implying a total value now of just $5.5 billion. Several Wall Street analysts have estimated ...


Google News Update

Sydney Morning Herald
Get ready for next-gen Android phone
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,New South Wales,Australia
youtube has been redesigned to be speedy and intuitive on a mobile screen, while, with Google Maps Street View, users can pan the view 360 degrees just by ...


Google Street View

Google Street View causes a stir in St Mark's, Cheltenham
Gloucester Citizen - Gloucester,UK
THE roving eye of Google's Street View camera has been out and about in St Mark's. Residents spotted the van in the area this week, capturing images for the ...


Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Google Streets News

Revealed: Turtle Bay Townhouse's Crazy Game of Punch-Out
Curbed - New York,NY,USA
We're not quite sure, but after an intense Google Street View search we pegged the address as 324 East 51st Street. A recent permit issued for the ...


Google Streets News

CMSWire
Bing! Microsoft Says Your Search Results are Ready
CMSWire - San Francisco,CA,USA
This time, however, word on e-street is that the planned ads won't go after companies like Google by name. Instead, Microsoft will reportedly focus on ...


Google News Update

Google Holodeck for Street View
Google Blogoscoped - USA
Anyone attending the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco can try out the Google Street View Holodeck for viewing Google's street-level ...
Google Holodeck: StreetView In 360 Degrees
Search Engine Land - Redding,CT,USA
Google StreetView images are pretty cool, in how you can virtually spin around and see what's on a street in all directions. But far cooler is a Google ...


Google Street View

Microsoft readies newest consumer search product
FierceContentManagement - Washington,DC,USA
Meanwhile, Ad Age reports that Microsoft will spend as much as $100 million on an ad campaign in an attempt to lure people away from Google Search. ...


Google Street View

Google Street View cars snap South Tyneside
ChronicleLive - Newcastle upon Tyne,England,UK
Cameras for the Google Street View application have been out and about in South Tyneside for the past few weeks, capturing thousands of photographs of homes ...


Google Street View

Smile Lincoln, you're on Google Street View
Lincolnshire Echo - Lincoln,England,UK
DETAILED images of city residents' cars, homes and streets will soon appear on the Internet as part of Google's Street View tool. The search engine firm's ...


Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Google Streets News

Rumor: Microsoft Betting Big Bucks on Bing
E-Commerce Times - USA
It's been widely speculated that Steve Ballmer will introduce it this week at the Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View banned from Greece
Promotion World (press release) - San Diego,CA,USA
Google Street View cars have been banned amid fears of becoming a 'Big Brother' society. Fear amoung Greeks has grown over "creeping" new technologies and ...


Google Street View

HTC Bringing Android Phone To China
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
By Marin Perez HTC will sell a smartphone with the Google-backed Android operating system in China next month. The smartphone company, which made its name ...


Google News Update

Hamburg threatens sanctions over Google Street View
ZDNet - USA
The city of Hamburg, Germany, is threatening to impose sanctions on Google if it doesn't bring its Street View program in line with the country's privacy ...


Google Street View News

Londonist
Macca's House Removed From Google Street View
Londonist - London,UK
Sir Paul McCartney has successfully managed to get the image of his London pad scrubbed from Google Street View. Security staff for the ex-Beatle, ...


Google Street View - UK

Sir Paul McCartney gets house removed from Google Street View
Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
SIR Paul McCartney's London home has been removed from Google Street View after he made a complaint that fans could see his mansion too clearly. ...


Monday, May 25, 2009

Google Street View News

Examiner.com
Paul McCartney blocks Google Street View
Examiner.com - USA
Sure, we shouldn't expect Paul to invite us all in for tea, but McCartney's gone a step further as he recently blocked Google Street View's picture of his ...


Google Street View

Google =93Street View=94 Runs Into Privacy Snarl-Up In Germany
eBrandz - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
San Francisco -- Search engine giant Google's =93Street View=94 has once again been enveloped by controversy as German officials threaten with sanctions over ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Earth, Google Ocean, Google Street View =85 Google Global
New Europe - Brussels,Belgium
In Brussels, Internet search giant Google announced =93an exciting new product=94 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of its web-based Gmail. ...


Google Street View - UK

Javno.hr
Sir Paul McCartney Mad At Google Street View
Javno.hr - Zagreb,Croatia
The former Beatle, Sir Paul McCartney, was mad when he discovered that his London summer residence can be seen from all angles with Google Street View and ...


Sunday, May 24, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Green's Blog - Where Time is Killed Humanely
State Line Observer - Morenci,MI,USA
by Green Remember the Observer story last December about inclusion of Morenci in Google's StreetView? Here'sa StreetView update. ...


Google Street View News

CrunchGear
Paul McCartney is no fan of Google Street View
CrunchGear - Brooklyn,NY,USA
That's why (well, partially why) I'm not upset at Sir Paul McCartney, who is having a bit of a hissy fit vis-=E0-vis Google Street View. ...


Google News Update

Gawker
Judgement Day: The Fast and Spurious Google Street View Car ...
Gawker - New York,NY,USA
Well, congratulations: you're next contestant on Bust Ass In Front Of The Google Street View Car. As if you didn't have enough trouble getting stoned and ...
Colonel Sanders' Face Blurred By Google Street View on all KFCs
Switched - New York,NY,USA
by Peter Mychalcewycz =97 May 24th 2009 at 11:09AM It seems Google Street View's facial recognition technology may actually work better than we thought. ...


Google Street View

Sporkings
Google Street View Has A Street Mate
Sporkings - London,UK
... drew a map of our destination, realising that what drew was a mass of lines of no real meaning I turned to Google Street View to pin point the location. ...


Google Street View News

Google Steet View Under Fire in Germany Street View surrounded by ...
Softpedia - Bucharest,Romania
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Google Street View is questioned again, this time in Germany. Johannes Caspar, a data protection official from the ...


Google Street View News

Paul McCartney removed from Google Street View
Ub News - Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh,India
Paul McCartney removed from Google Street View: Sir Paul McCartney's London mansion has been blocked from Google Street View after the singer drew security ...


Saturday, May 23, 2009

Google News Update

DotMusic.com
Macca vs Street View
DotMusic.com - USA
Sir Paul McCartney has demanded his house be removed from Google Street View, according to reports. The rock legend is said to have been "unsettled" by the ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street yanks McCartney's house
United Press International - USA
(UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen) | Enlarge LONDON, May 22 (UPI) -- Photos of Paul McCartney's London house were removed from the locator Web site Google Street View ...


Google Street View

PC Advisor
In pictures: Google's Street View trike
PC Advisor - London,UK
This week Google announced it was bringing its Street View trike to the UK to capture tourist attractions in rural locations. We've taken an in depth look ...


Google Street View News

Put on Your Best Clothes Before Going Out: Google's Camera Car May ...
New York Times - United States
It is on a mission for Google, creating a virtual streetscape for Street View, a feature of the Google Maps Web site. The Google car has gained near-mythic ...


Friday, May 22, 2009

Google Street View News

News & Star
Google Street View starts to map west Cumbria
News & Star - Carlisle,England,UK
By Safira Ali Controversial car mounted cameras taking images for Google's website have been spotted in Workington. The new Google Street View UK site ...


Google Streets News

Google streetview - progress or "serious privacy concern"?
Bedford Today - UK
Web giant Google's Street View car was seen on the A600 between Shortstown and Cardington on Monday. The distinctive car takes images of streets across the ...


Google Street View

NME.com
Paul McCartney upset at Google Streetview - Daily Gossip
NME.com - UK
Paul McCartney has ordered images of his London house be removed from Google Streetview. McCartney apparently became concerned that his St John's Wood house ...


Google Streets News

McCartney's house removed form Google street view
Economic Times - Gurgaon,Haryana,India
22 May 2009, 1431 hrs IST, PTI LONDON: Beatles legend Paul McCartney's home has been removed from Google Street View after he made a complaint. ...
Macca's London pad blocked from Google Street View
SINDH TODAY - Sindh,Pakistan
London, May 22 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney's London mansion has been blocked from Google Street View after the singer drew security concerns. ...


Google Streets News

Telegraph.co.uk
Sir Paul McCartney's house 'removed from Google Street View after ...
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Images of Sir Paul McCartney's London home have been removed from Google's controversial Street View service after he made a complaint, ...


Google Street View News

CTV British Columbia
Google Street View snaps up Vancouver
CTV British Columbia - Vancouver,BC,Canada
Almost every inch of Metro Vancouver is being photographed for Google Street View, and a debate is raging as to whether the new internet service is invasive ...


Google Street View News

Germany demands Google delete raw Street View data
Geek.com - USA
Google is facing another problem with regards to the data it collects with its Street View cameras, this time from Germany. The German government has no ...


Thursday, May 21, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Germany stalls Street View with privacy demands
StrategyEye (subscription) - London,UK
The hiccup in Google Street View's expansion follows problems with a Europe-wide regulation insisting Google must notify individuals before including them ...


Google News Update

Groovy Green
Google Street View Camera Goes Low-Tech With Trike Version
Groovy Green - Ithaca,NY,USA
By Michael d'Estries in Bicycles, Tech Innovations, Transportation | May 21, 2009 Google's Street View fleet has a new low-tech edition: the Google Trike. ...
Ars Technica
Google starts charm offensive, but not everyone's onboard
Ars Technica - Boston,MA,USA
The same general approach=97minimize objections by negotiations=97is being used by Google's Street View team, which has faced opposition in places like Japan ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View switching to trikes for roads less traveled
Autoblog - Santa Monica,CA,USA
by Jeremy Korzeniewski on May 21st 2009 at 8:58AM Google has already faced plenty of issues with its Street View technology, not the least of which has been ...
Germany not satisfied with Google Street View
SmartBrief - Washington,DC,USA
Google was warned that it faced sanctions if it didn't revise its Street View map service to adhere to Germany's privacy laws, but it failed to fully ...


Google Street View News

paidContent.org - More Problems For Google's Street View In Europe
Washington Post - United States
Google's Street View feature isn't even available in Germany yet, but already officials there are threatening the company with sanctions if it doesn't ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Controversy: Next Up, Germany
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
By Jane McEntegart, published on May 20, 2009 at 12:30 PM It seems like there's no end to the trouble Google is seeing because of its Street View endeavors. ...


Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Google News Update

More Problems For Google's Street View In Europe
paidContent.org - Los Angeles,CA,USA
By Joseph Tartakoff - Wed 20 May 2009 01:00 PM PST Google's Street View feature isn't even available in Germany yet, but already officials there are ...
Nokia to share Ovi Map Player platform to let others create map apps
VentureBeat - Fremont,CA,USA
They can put an accurate overhead satellite view on a map, or change it for a Google Maps-like street by street view. Or they can render a map from a 3-D ...


Google Streets News

Get paid to photograph Seattle streets for Google competitor
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
Google StreetView raised privacy concerns when some objected to having been photographed walking on a street and immortalized online -- sometimes, oddly. ...


Google Street View

Earthmine's Virtual San Francisco Adds Graffiti, Bests Google
Wired News - USA
The key to earthmine's system is its detailed collection of three-dimensional data, which occupies more data per street than Google Street View. ...
Nokia Enters Google Territory, Opens Up Mapping API
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
... with Google for developers, as many Web sites and app creators are drawn to Google Maps for to its free service, Street View, and other features. ...


Google News Update

German Official Objects to Google's Street View
Wall Street Journal - USA
Google's Street View mapping service offers detailed street-level images. Since launching in 2007, it has expanded to more than 100 cities world-wide but ...
AboutMyArea
Google Street Map Car Comes to Cosham
AboutMyArea - UK
Google Street View launched in the UK on March 19, featuring 25 cities, including London, Edinburgh, Belfast, Liverpool and Southampton. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View hits privacy gridlock in Germany
Computerworld - Framingham,MA,USA
By Jeremy Kirk IDG News Service - Germany and Google Inc. remained at odds today over how the company holds certain data used for its Street View map ...


Google Street View

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View blurs face of Colonel Sanders at every KFC
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Fast food chain KFC has been taken off the menu by Google Street View after privacy technology blurred the face of Colonel Sanders. ...


Google News Update

Earthmine lets you splash graffiti on virtual cities without ...
VentureBeat - Fremont,CA,USA
... kind of 3-D recreation of the world that faithfully reproduces every street in cities such as San Francisco, much like Google's StreetView application. ...


Google Street View News

DailyTech
NTT DoCoMo introduces a new competitor to the iPhone in Japan
DailyTech - Chicago,IL,USA
... allow you to access a variety of Google services such as the search engine, Gmail, the Google Street View service, Picasa, and video service YouTube. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View invasion of privacy?
Polish Radio External Service - Poland
Warsaw and Krakow, set to be the first cities to feature Google Street View, are locked into a debate about whether or not the search engine is respecting ...
Daily Mail
British landmarks get the Google Street View treatment... with a ...
Daily Mail - UK
By Sarah Gordon The 18-stone, three-wheeled vehicle, with its mounted Google camera and image collecting gadgets, will be ridden around Britain this summer ...


Google Street View

EC Quizzes Google Over Street View Privacy
eWEEK Europe UK - London,UK
Speakers at the event included Google's Global Privacy Counsel Peter Fleischer who was quizzed about Google's controversial Street View camera-car. ...


Google Street View

Google Fields Street View Trike
I4U - USA
Google's Street View service has been met with ire by many in the UK with townsfolk in some villages and cities blocking Google's street view car from ...
Tricycles Bring Google's Street View to Narrow Streets; Feral Cats ...
Marketing Pilgrim - Raleigh,NC,USA
That's the dilemma that Google faces when trying to add Street View to many city locations in Europe. The solution? Well, I would have suggested ...
Google Street View Now Using Tricycles : Google Street View Trikes
Search Engine Journal - USA
Google Maps and its Street View project have pulled out one of the most basic of all forms of transport to bring the most detailed mapping and filming of ...
Search Engine Land
Google Woos Brits With Bike-based Street View Project
Search Engine Land - Redding,CT,USA
This is a problem for Google's Street View tool and its mission to map the world's roads =97 even the smallest car is going to have trouble getting around in ...
IT PRO
Google Street View to get on its trike
IT PRO - London,England,UK
Google gets on its bike to take images of hard to reach places for Street View. By Asavin Wattanajantra, 19 May 2009 at 14:58 Google has revealed a secret ...


Google Street View - UK

Google's Got a Street View Tricycle
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
By Jane McEntegart, published on May 19, 2009 at 3:10 PM Even with all the controversy surrounding Google Street View these days, the company is doing all ...
TechRadar UK
Google Street View maps UK's tourist hotspots
TechRadar UK - London,UK
Google Street View heads off-road this month with the search giant employing tricycle riders to map Britain's countryside and urban footpaths. ...


Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Threatened With Sanctions Over Photo Mapping Service in Germany
New York Times - United States
Also, property owners can contact Google after Street View goes online and have their property or images removed or made unintelligible by pixelation. ...


Google News Update

Google: Ditching data could hinder flu tracking
Times Online - UK
Street View published photographs of people walking through the streets, some of whom could be identified even though its software blurred their faces. ...
Google falling behind Twitter, admits chief
guardian.co.uk - UK
Earlier in the day, Page was forced to defend Google's Street View service. "Putting someone's house on Street View is not the same as putting it in a ...


Google Streets News

Wired News
Google Street View Trike Captures the Roads Less Driven
Wired News - USA
By Keith Barry With three wheels and a camera, Google has solved the problem of capturing images of car-free roadways for its Street View service. ...
Google will not charge brands for Streetview presence
mad.co.uk - London,UK
Google says it has no plans to monetise its controversial Streetview service by offering integrated advertising. Speaking at Google's 2009 Zeitgeist event, ...


Google Street View - UK

Wired News
Google Street View Cameras: Now on Tricycles
Wired News - USA
the Google Street View team has turned to a lower-profile form of transport for its camera arrays: Trikes. The Google Street View tricycle will be ...


Monday, May 18, 2009

Google Street View News

REPORT: Google forced to re-shoot all of Japan's StreetView images ...
Autoblog - Santa Monica,CA,USA
by John Neff on May 18th 2009 at 4:56PM We happen to love Google StreetView for the fun things that can be found using the free service. ...
WA today
Google's candid camera
WA today - Perth,WA,Australia
To assuage local privacy concerns, Google demonstrated Street View for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner, the Australian Privacy Foundation and various ...


Google Street View News

Samsung Galaxy: The i7500 In France
Android Phone Fans - Phandroid.com - Baltimore,MD,USA
It is also possible to use satellite imagery and the Street View feature to explore the neighborhoods. An integrated digital compass can change angles ...


Google Street View

Is King's Lynn set to star on Google Streetview?
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press - Norwich,England,UK
For the Google Streetview car was sighted on the outskirts of the town during this morning's rush. Later, the search engine would not confirm or deny ...


Google News Update

DailyTech
Google Forced to Retake All Street View Images in Japan
DailyTech - Chicago,IL,USA
Google has also agreed to blur vehicle license plate images to address one of the other privacy complaints being leveled against the Google Street View ...


Google News Update

Daily Mail
Google Street View heads off-road with the Google Trike to capture ...
Daily Mail - UK
By Claire Bates Google Street View, the controversial web service that has pictured thousands of streets across the UK, is to extend its reach still further ...
Google's Friday outage continues to cause concern
Bigmouthmedia News - Edinburgh,Scotland,UK
Take last week, for instance: on Tuesday, Google hit a major roadblock when its Street View application was banned in Greece - a move that could have ...


Google Street View News

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View using tricycles to map inaccessible locations
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Google Street View is sending out tricycles fitted with cameras to map places that its cars cannot reach. By Murray Wardrop A Google Street View car Photo: ...


Sunday, May 17, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Paddington Bear Waves to Google Street View Cameras
Gizmodo Australia - Sydney,NSW,Australia
Reader Christopher Cooper spotted a suspicious furry, blue-trenchcoated, yet friendly fellow lurking around the British Museum in London, confirming my ...


Google Street View News

Read all 'Innovation & entrepreneurship' posts in Cutting Edge
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
The online tool--which some say could give Google a run for its money--supplies answers to factual, data-intensive questions but also does math in the ...


Google Streets News

Google to reshoot street views of Japanese cities
WA today - Perth,WA,Australia
TOKYO - Google says it will reshoot all photos in Japan for its Street View service after residents complained the 360-degree panoramic images provided a ...


Saturday, May 16, 2009

Google Street View - UK

DIY Google Street View project?
Slashdot - USA
Does anyone have any ideas for a do-it-yourself Google Street View like project on the 'cheap'? I am planning to visit a few places outside the US important ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View faces privacy roadblocks in Japan, Greece
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Bowing to privacy concerns, Google said Wednesday it will reshoot all Japanese pictures for its online Street View mapping service. Google said Wednesday it ...
Japan forces Google climbdown on Street View
CIO - M=FCnchen,Bayern,Germany
Following reports that Google's Street View camera cars have been banned in Greece and chased out of a village in England it now appears that Japan has ...
TECH.BLORGE.com
Google Street View - Banned in Greece, cut down to size in Japan
TECH.BLORGE.com - Sydney,Australia
By Dave Parrack Google Street View must be one of the most unpopular Web applications of all time. =93No,=94 I hear you cry, =93some of us love it. ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Protects the Privacy, Secret Recipe of Colonel ...
Gizmodo Australia - Sydney,NSW,Australia
Now if only Street View could blur the food inside enough to make it look appetising, it'll really be useful. [The Register] There are currently no AU ...


Google Street View

Google Street View a Redo in Japan
eWeek - New York, NY
This is not the first time that Google's Street View application has met resistance from the locals. Those villagers, already on the lookout for "suspicious ...
Google in Hot Water Over Street View Privacy Concerns
VON - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
Google Inc. (GOOG) keeps getting called out for privacy problems stemming from its Street View feature. Greece has banned the Internet giant from taking any ...


Google Street View

The Tech Herald
Street View complaints mean complete re-shoot in Japan
The Tech Herald - Indianapolis,IN,USA
In related news, a privacy watchdog in Greece has imposed a ban on Street View until Google is able to provide satisfactory service guarantees regarding ...


Google Street View

Neoseeker
Google Street View cars banned in Greece
Neoseeker - USA
Like the Brits, Greeks aren't keen on Google's Street View project, which essentially offers a virtual tour of the world, or as much of it as the ...
Google decides to reshoot Street View photos in Japan
Ub News - Ghaziabad,Uttar Pradesh,India
US Internet giant Google has decided to reshoot Street View photos in Japan following complaints from people who said public images of their homes violated ...


Google Street View - UK

Marketing Pilgrim
Google's Street View is Greek to Them
Marketing Pilgrim - Raleigh,NC,USA
The concerns regarding Google's Street View service is no different really than those raised in England when a village gathered up their torches and ...


Google News Update

Google Street View banned in Greece over privacy issues
Telecompaper - Houten,Netherlands
Greece's Data Protection Authority has banned Google from gathering images in Greece for its Street View service until it provides additional privacy ...


Friday, May 15, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Greece Tells Google Street View to Park It Elsewhere
Mashable - San Francisco,CA,USA
Google Street View; you either love it or hate it. Back in March, Privacy International was trying to shut down Google Street View in the UK. ...
Google reshoots Japanese Street View
SmartCompany.com.au - Melbourne,Victoria,Australia
Internet giant Google will reshoot its street view images of Japan after users complained that it was providing users with a view over home fences. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google responds to Street View privacy complaints
Inside Japan Tours - Bristol,UK
Complaints over privacy have prompted Google to retake photographs for its Street View service in Japan. The internet giant used a car with a camera mounted ...


Google Street View

Google 'traffic jam' affects millions
Periscope IT - London,Greater London,UK
Earlier this year, the internet giant came under attack from privacy campaigners when it launched its 360-degree imagery service Google Street View.


Google Street View - UK

Japan cities to get Google Street view reshoot, following complaints
Geek.com - USA
Google has agreed to reshoot all of the street view images, but at a lower height. Google street cars are regular, ordinary cars that have a tall pole ...
Google Set to Address Street View Privacy Issues in Japan
Tech-On English - Japan
First, Google Japan blurred every automobile license plate in all of the data of the Japanese version of Street View. Google has thus far blurred license ...
Greece bans Google's Street View
Metro - London,UK
Google has been banned from sending its Street View cameras out in Greece in the latest row over privacy. The internet company's cars have been ordered off ...


Google Street View - UK

Yarm man hits out a Google Street View
GazetteLive - Middlesbrough,UK
A YARM man has hit out at Google Street View after discovering the internet giant's phone number does not allow callers to request images be removed. ...
Daily Mail
Google crash hits millions of internet users around the globe
Daily Mail - UK
Its launch of the recent Streetview website - which allows users to see street-level photos of major cities - was lauded as a technical innovation but met ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Employs High-Tech Tricycles for Hard-to-Reach ...
Gizmodo.com - USA
Reader Jason Whitney spotted a Google-branded, camera-equipped tricycle in his local San Diego, CA bike shop. But it's packing a generator and about eight ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Takes on Poland
Krakow Post - Krakow,Poland
Google's popular Street View is coming soon to a street near you - if you live in Krakow or Warsaw, that is. The American company has begun a process of ...
Google re-shoots Japan Street View
Web User - London,UK
For the second time this week Google Street View has run into trouble, this time in Japan, where it has been forced to re-shoot all the photos for its ...


Thursday, May 14, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Street View Creates Problems in Japan
Tom's Guide - Culver City,CA,USA
Google Street View seems to make headlines no matter where the cars go. Back in April, UK residents in one small village formed a human chain and blocked ...
Google Street View Faces More Privacy Issues In Greece and Japan
Internet Search Engine Database - USA
Despite being a popular feature on Google Maps, Street View has run into problems with privacy advocates around the world, including a ban from the Pentagon ...
Google's MySpace payments: just one more year to go
ZDNet - USA
In a post today, TechCrunch's Michael Arrington detailed the payment schedule in the Google-MySpace AdSense deal and echoed what was said by a Wall Street ...


Google Street View News

AP Technology NewsBrief at 2:53 pm EDT
TMCnet - USA
Google to reshoot street views of Japanese citiesTOKYO (AP) _ Google said Wednesday it will reshoot all photos in Japan for its Street View service after ...


Google Streets News

Telenav GPS Navigator for Android Review
Cars.com - Chicago,IL,USA
The maps were some of the best ones I've seen outside Google Maps (my personal favorite). When in the overhead map view, street names are clearly marked, ...


Google Streets News

Google Crashes? Say It Ain't So!
VON - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
It's been a tough week for Google. First, more companies joined on the =93Street View-invades-our-privacy=94 bandwagon. Now it appears the world's most popular ...


Google Street View - UK

Stweet mashes up Twitter with Google Street View
Gadling - Santa Monice,CA,USA
... location of where a person submitted their message, attaching it to a street address and visualizing the location using Google's nifty street view tool. ...


Google News Update

Google cameras in city for street views
Portsmouth News - Portsmouth,England,UK
By Rory O'Keeffe The Google Street View car has been seen in Portsmouth again =96 this time at London Road, Hilsea, just outside The News Centre. ...


Google Street View

BBC News
Street View under fire in Japan
BBC News - UK
Google's Street View service suffered a second blow this week after numerous complaints in Japan forced the firm to start reshooting all the photos. ...
Roundup: Street View blinded, curtain to rise on new PS3 and more
VentureBeat - Fremont,CA,USA
Street View's prying eyes =97 Google must reshoot footage for its maps Street View tool in Japan after receiving complaints that the cameras were mounted high ...


Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Google News Update

Google Launches Interaction Reports for Local Business Ads
WebProNews - Lexington,KY,USA
Earlier this year, Google announced the addition of four new links for these ads - "Get Directions," "Street View" where available, "Save to My Maps," and ...


Google Street View - UK

Daily Mail
Google faces growing pressure on Street View after privacy ...
Daily Mail - UK
It also emerged last month that scores of pictures on Google Street View have been kept online weeks after formal requests to remove them were made to the ...


Google News Update

What Google's New Search Tools Say About Rivals
ChannelWeb - Manhasset,NY,USA
Marissa Mayer, Google's vice president of search products, told news outlets at Google's Searchology event in Mountain View, Calif., that Google was looking ...
Daily Mail
Google faces growing pressure on Street View after privacy ...
Daily Mail - UK
Google's Street View, which offers 360-degree views of streets around the world using photos taken by cruising Google vehicles, has already run into privacy ...


Google News Update

Gadget news and reviews
Preview: HTC Magic. Google Android gets Functional
Gadget news and reviews - Leeds,West Yorkshire,UK
Having Google Maps also means that you get Google Street View, which is the perfect phone application in my opinion. If you're trying to locate the coffee ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View blacked out in Greece
CNN - USA
One of Google's Street View camera cars capturing images in central London. Launched in the US two years ago, Street View provides users with access to 3-D ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View car spotted in Kildare town
Leinster Leader - Naas,Kildare,Ireland
No, it's the Google Street View car, and it'll soon be bringing close-ups of Kildare towns and villages to a computer screen near you. last Thursday by ...
Google Star Droid app is the Street View of the universe
T3 - UK
Google, having successfully mapped the world with Google Earth, and the streets of major cities with Street View, is now setting its sights on conquering ...


Google News Update

Google Street View banned in Greece
Brisbane Times - Brisbane,Queensland,Australia
A privacy watchdog has banned Google from gathering detailed, street-level images in Greece for a planned expansion of its panoramic Street View mapping ...


Google Street View News

Inside Google London
Independent - London,England,UK
In March, when Google launched Streetview, its bid to photograph every corner (and therefore front door) of our cities, one commentator mused that where ...
Biz break: California home foreclosures up in April, but default ...
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
Street View provides 360-degree panoramic images of urban areas that the user can manipulate, as part of Google's Internet mapping products. ...


Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Google Street View

Techtree.com
Google Street View Gets Braked in Greece
Techtree.com - Mumbai,India
Greece's data protection agency has banned the internet giant from including the Hellenic streets in Street View. Google's Street View has been put on hold ...
Google: New Search Tools For The Discerning Googler
ChannelWeb - Manhasset,NY,USA
Google presented the new features Tuesday at Searchology, an event at its Mountain View, Calif., campus that the search giant called "a state of the union ...


Google News Update

Google's Street View halted in Greece
The Associated Press
Google's Street View has become one of its more controversial projects, with privacy advocates warning it could compromise people's rights and leave them ...
AP Technology NewsBrief at 4:55 pm EDT
TMCnet - USA
Google's Street View halted in Greece over privacyATHENS, Greece (AP) _ A privacy watchdog has banned Google Inc. from gathering detailed, street-level ...
Samsung i7500: Switzerland For $630 Without Contract In July
Android Phone Fans - Phandroid.com - Baltimore,MD,USA
The integrated GPS receiver allows features such as Google Maps My Location, Latitude, Google, Street View, Local Search and Route Description comfortably ...


Google Street View - UK

Google's Street View halted in Greece
The Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) =97 A privacy watchdog has banned the Internet giant Google Inc. from gathering images in Greece for its Street View service until it ...
Google's European Problem
Reuters - USA
By chris.thompson - The Big Money When Google (GOOG) tried to expand its Street View service to Europe, the company almost immediately ran into problems. ...


Google Streets News

Greece Bans Google Street View
Wall Street Journal - USA
AP A privacy watchdog has banned Internet giant Google Inc. from gathering images in Greece for its Street View service until it provides additional privacy ...


Google Street View News

Google's Street View halted in Greece over privacy
The Associated Press
ATHENS, Greece (AP) =97 A privacy watchdog has banned Google Inc. from gathering images in Greece for its Street View service until it provides additional ...


Google Street View News

Soft Sailor
Microsoft Photosynth Now Integrated Into Virtual Earth
Soft Sailor - Scottsdale,AZ,USA
Photosynth is a rival for Google Street View, and although there is a big gap between the two, Microsoft's software has an advantage when it comes to ...


Monday, May 11, 2009

Google News Update

Greece bars Google's Street View pending details
Sydney Morning Herald - Sydney,Australia
Greece's data protection agency Monday barred Google from taking any more images on the nation's streets for its Street View feature, pending "additional ...
Digital dilemmas
IAB UK - London,England,UK
Stuart Aitken, editorial manager at the IAB, gets to grips with some personal data issues raised by Twitter and Google Street View. ...


Google Street View

New Google Stargazing Software Maps Out The Heavens
eBrandz - Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
Its Street View product, which offers a 360-degree view of tens of thousands of roads in the world's biggest cities, sparked privacy protests and has been ...


Google News Update

Google streetview doing the rounds
Metroblogging.com - Chicago,IL,USA
By triman Coming on to Mopac heading north from 6th St this morning one of the Google Streetview camera cars passed in front of me. ...


Google Streets News

Google streetview car takes in Portsmouth
Portsmouth News - Portsmouth,England,UK
The city is to be one of a new batch to be included on Google's Street View service, which allows users to view street scenes on their computers. ed in ...


Sunday, May 10, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Telegraph.co.uk
Google plans space exploration gadget to help mobile phone users ...
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
It recently faced criticism following the introduction of its Street View system which provides a 360-degree view of tens of thousands of roads in Britain's ...


Google Street View News

TECH.BLORGE.com
Microsoft combines Photosynth with Virtual Earth
TECH.BLORGE.com - Sydney,Australia
In an obvious attempt to compete with Google Street View, Photosynth is now being targeted at tourism groups, retail chains, and the public sector. ...


Saturday, May 9, 2009

Google Street View News

Twitter Meets Google Street View: Stweet!
Mashable - San Francisco,CA,USA
That's what Stweet, a fun mashup of Google Street View and twittertwitter reviews, attempts to do. In an imperfect way, it takes the co-ordinates posted by ...


Friday, May 8, 2009

Google Street View News

New Hampshire Gazette
Portsmouth Gets =93Street View=94
New Hampshire Gazette - Portsmouth,NH,USA
=93Google Maps added Street View to its coverage of Portsmouth a few weeks ago. The photos appear to date from last fall, judging from the 'Going Out of ...


Google Street View - UK

A compass for the iphone?
CNNMoney.com - USA
The highlight of the press conference was the demo of a G1 running Google Maps Street View in Compass Mode. Street View, which didn't appear on the iphone ...


Google Streets News

Google has photos of nearly all area homes, streets
High Springs Heralds - High Springs,FL,USA
In High Springs, Police Chief Jim Troiano said he has received no complaints about the Google Street View program. In fact, Troiano said the only real ...


Google Streets News

Grumbles as Google "Street View" cars begin prowling Budapest
Caboodle.hu - Budapest,Hungary
Jori is a member of the European Union's Data Protection Working Group, which is already investigating Google Street View's activities. ...


Google Street View - UK

Remainders - Things We Didn't Post
Gizmodo.com - USA
Probably a Google Streetview compass. Not all that useful for current iPhone users though, which make up the entirety of the iPhone user audience right now. ...


Google Streets News

Sightings of Google street photo car in Athlone
Westmeath Independent - Athlone,Ireland
by Adrian Cusack The car which takes photographs for the Google Maps Street View feature was seen in Athlone last week. Will it soon be possible to see ...


Google Street View

Google confirms FTC probe over Apple ties
Register - London,England,UK
As reported by The Wall Street Journal, Google CEO Eric Schmidt said today that he has no intention of resigning from Apple's board in light of scrutiny ...
AP Technology NewsBrief at 7:34 pm EDT
TMCnet - USA
In a media session held Thursday before Google's shareholders meeting in Mountain View, Schmidt said he hasn't considered stepping down from Apple's board ...


Thursday, May 7, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Microsoft Photosynth vs Google Street View
TechRadar UK - London,UK
... its multi-image Photosynth technology is being integrated into Virtual Earth, offering a commercial variation to Google's controversial Street View. ...


Google Street View News

Nigel Thornton: on swine flu, Google Street View and ...
Peterborough Today - Peterborough,England,UK
It is naive to think that we will ever have a society where people can go about their lawful business with no threat of danger nor attack. ...
Google Android 1.5 goes live on Cupcake Day
Crave - London,UK
Crave ate a hearty lunch at Google's London office just yesterday, where we chatted about Android, the future of Google and the controversy over Street View ...
Watch out, Google's about! (again)
Shropshire Star - Telford,England,UK
The black car which boasts a 360-degree camera to film the UK for the Street View mapping site was first spotted at Priorslee Lake at 8.45am. ...


Google Street View

15 Great Uses for GPS on the IPhone
PC World - USA
While you can use the Maps feature in your iPhone to view traffic congestion on highways, it doesn't list every road in every area. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Maps Helps Track Truck Fleets
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
By Thomas Claburn Though people caught in Google Maps Street View pictures have lamented their lost privacy, that's nothing compared to the scrutiny livery ...
=95 Smile for Google's camera
Guelph Mercury - Guelph,Ontario,Canada
Soon, all we'll have to do is tell friends who are coming to visit to switch on their computers and look at our property on Google's Street View. ...


Google News Update

Google, Yahoo never forget, warns Kirby
Australian IT - Australia
RETIRED High Court judge Michael Kirby says internet search engines and imaging capture systems like Google Street View have unexpectedly sidelined ...


Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Snake man found walking boa on Google Street View
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
A man captured taking a huge snake for a walk in a city in amazing images on Google Street View has come forward. Leon Kidd, 25, who has five snakes, ...


Google Streets News

CBC.ca
Smile, Calgary! You're on Google Street View
CBC.ca - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Google's Street View cars have been snapping images of Calgary over the past two weeks. (CBC) Catching a glimpse of a Google Street View car has become a ...


Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Google Streets News

Google working with real estate companies
Seattle Post Intelligencer - USA
Two Google-related real estate tidbits so far this week. Coldwell Banker has teamed up with Google-owned youtube and homegain has added Google's Street View ...
Really, time to give up on Multimap, hello StreetView and Google!
newswireless.net - London,UK
Google Maps found it exactly, and gave me half a dozen beautiful photos, and a set of easy-click directions to drive there. Multimap gave me a view of ...
Stocks Pullback From Monday's Rally
FOXBusiness - USA
However, the investment advisory firm's loss of $2.29 per share topped the Street's view and its revenue slid by a better-than-expected 42%. ...


Google News Update

Privacy worries as Google cameras hit town
Poole People - Poole,UK
Google Street View was launched in May 2007, mapping only a small selection of US cities. Using onscreen arrows and icons, it was possible to take a virtual ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View: A Journey Along The Northern Line
Londonist - London,UK
Ian Buchan has pieced together this (overground) journey along the Northern Line using nothing but screengrabs from Google Street View. ...


Google Streets News

Big Brother, thy name is Google
Southtown Star - Chicago,IL,USA
For about two years, Google has provided users with Google Street View - a feature of Google Maps and Google Earth that provides for many streets in the ...


Google Street View

Norwich Evening News
Meet Norwich's Google snakeman
Norwich Evening News - Norwich,England,UK
A man taking a large snake for a walk in the city was one of the strangest images captured on Google's Street View programme. But now it appears it is an ...


Google Street View News

Boston Globe
A hungry little number cruncher
Boston Globe - United States
"We're definitely on the same side of the street," Rosling said. "But the street is pretty long and pretty broad." For now, Google Public Search is ...


Monday, May 4, 2009

Google News Update

Google Maps Gets Olde Timey With Henry Hudson 400
Appscout - New York,NY,USA
Perhaps he would have missed the island of Mannahatta altogether as he busied himself creating a mashup or stalking some fair young maiden on Street View. ...


Google News Update

Apple Insider
Photos reveal spacious interior of second Paris Apple store
Apple Insider - Herndon,VA,USA
You can also check out the intersection outside the store using Google Streetview. The Apple store will occupy the right two-thirds of the 112-foot ...


Google Street View - UK

Tech Law: DOJ Eyes Google Settlement, Apple Sued, Linux Guns for ...
BNET - San Francisco,Ca,USA
[Source: The Wall Street Journal] Wiki operator sues Apple =97 As we periodically note, being a litigation attorney for Apple must be as close to a guaranteed ...


Google Street View News

PR Web (press release)
HomeGain Adds Google Street View to Its Instant Home Prices Tool
PR Web (press release) - Ferndale,WA,USA
The street view feature not only provides a static photo of the home searched, but allows visitors to "walk" the street to view adjacent homes and to get a ...
Personal privacy
Windsor Star - Ontario, Canada
If the goal is to get from Point A to Point B, do we really need Google Street View to give us a bird's eye view of the houses we pass and the cars we see? ...
Google hit by rudest awakening in region
Yorkshire Post - Leeds,England,UK
By Simon Bristow A CAMERAMAN working on Google's controversial Street View project has branded Grimsby Britain's rudest town. The photographer named the ...


Google Street View

The Associated Press
Old Japanese maps on Google Earth unveil secrets
The Associated Press
Google has misjudged public sentiment before. After cool responses to privacy issues raised about its Street View feature, which shows ground-level pictures ...


Sunday, May 3, 2009

Google Street View News

Cnet Asia
Google's historical maps point the way to shunned outcast villages
Cnet Asia - San Francisco,CA,USA
It's a translation of an open letter to Google by Osamu Higuchi expressing privacy concerns about Google Street view.


Google Street View News

How Domino's responded to prank video
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Executives worried that an official company response might cause more people to view the clips. "The idea that we were trying to ignore it was false, ...


Saturday, May 2, 2009

Google News Update

Google van is spotted in Warrington
This Is Cheshire - Cheshire,England,UK
THE controversial Google Street View car which projects 360degree views of roads and homes has been scouring the town's streets. ...


Google Street View - UK

Ventura police make arrest in indecent exposure case
Ventura County Star - Camarillo,CA,USA
By From staff reports A 25-year-old Oak View man was arrested Friday in connection with a string of indecent exposure incidents in Ventura, police said. ...


Google Street View - UK

News & Star
Google to be asked if Carlisle homes can be kept off Street View
News & Star - Carlisle,England,UK
"Street View aims to photograph roads in urban areas and put the results online." No wonder our city council is in fear of Google Street view,after all ...


Google Street View News

TechCrunch
Should Google Be Paranoid About Losing The Android Name?
TechCrunch - Atherton,CA,USA
Barring the cases that are cropping up in which Google's Street View drivers went down private driveways and through people's gates in order to photograph ...
Search Advertisers Remain Cautious In April
Wall Street Journal - USA
Google cautioned Wall Street analysts of this possibility after reporting that first-quarter revenue rose just 6%, the company's lowest quarterly growth ...


Friday, May 1, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Hedges: A Willits conundrum
Willits News - Willits,CA,USA
Anyone wishing to see how both hedges obstructed the view of the traveler can use Google Maps street view, which was taken before the Mill Street property ...
Bailing out venture capitalists...and other dumb ways to spend ...
Kansas City Star - MO,USA
Google used an identical dutch auction process to price its shares. Open IPO removes any ability for the venture insiders and the Street's brokers to either ...


Google Street View

Google streetview. Taking a virtual walk down the streets.
=D6zel Web Tasar=FDm - Turkey
Google Street View is a feature of Google maps and Google earth that provides for many streets in the world 360=B0 horizontal and 290=B0 vertical panoramic ...


Google News Update

Street View-style voyeurism stretches skyward
NetworkWorld.com - Southborough,MA,USA
Google Street View has already blazed this trail, of course, but Gigapixel is taking it to new heights =97 literally. Whether it's statistically meaningful or ...