Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Google Street View News

Is It Time to Ditch the Laptop for a Smartphone?
FOXNews - USA
Google Earth, for example, was a excellent tool for locating the exact spot of meetings in midtown Manhattan. It even offered street-level views of ...


Google Street View News

Google's Montreal office turns one
The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
This is little comfort to Internet users who have found themselves photographed by Google's Street View cameras or seen ads on their Gmail accounts selling ...


Google Street View - UK

Rock M Roundtable!
Rock M Nation - USA
5 - How unfair is it that Lincoln, Lawrence, and Manhattan all have their places on Google Street View and Columbia doesn't??? (Subquestion: where do you ...


Google News Update

Dell developing a pocket Web pal?
BloggingStocks - USA
According to The Wall Street Journal, Dell (NASDAQ: DELL) is developing a pocket-sized electronic device to be used for connecting to the internet. ...


Google Street View News

Examiner.com
It is time to make your decision....Where will you view your ...
Examiner.com - USA
My next posting will get you up to speed on your Oahu choices, or you can do a google search and read up on your options. Until then, I will search out a ...


Monday, June 29, 2009

Google Street View - UK

JumpFly PPC Advertising News
Google Maps Ads Provide Detailed Reporting
JumpFly PPC Advertising News - Elgin,IL,USA
Back in January Google added new links to their free local business ads (Google Maps ads). These new links, =93Get Directions,=94 =93Street View,=94 =93Save to My ...


Google Street View News

Ch-ch-ch-changes: A visual history of Firefox
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
Rendering engines and resource management are becoming big selling points as users begin to care less about what their browser looks like (see Google ...


Google News Update

World will google our garbage
Windsor Star - Ontario, Canada
Windsor's mountains of trash and weed-riddled parks will be preserved for all the world to see, thanks to the technology of Google. The Google Street View ...
Housing Market Fortunes 'Will Rise In The Fall'
Fresh Business Thinking - Bristol,UK
The website, which features UK and overseas properties for rent or sale, has now incorporated Google Streetview for homes in 25 cities across the UK. ...


Google Street View

Google Street View car snaps pics around Windsor
Windsor Star - Ontario, Canada
The Google Street View car has been spotted around Windsor and here, in front of Walkerville high school. WINDSOR, Ont. -- Windsor's mountains of trash and ...


Sunday, June 28, 2009

Google Streets News

Google tricycle snaps pictures
The Spokesman Review - Spokane,WA,USA
Since launching in 2007, Street View has expanded to more than 100 cities worldwide. Danny Sullivan, editor-in-chief of the industry news site Search Engine ...


Saturday, June 27, 2009

Google Street View News

Google the castle
Northumberland Gazette - UK
A NORTH Northumberland tourist attraction could get a visit from the Google Street View Trike. Last month Google and visitbritain asked the British public ...


Google Street View News

In Hindsight: Compare Google and Yahoo (or Apple and Palm)? Not us
San Jose Mercury News - CA, USA
Back in Silicon Valley, Mountain View Internet juggernaut Google has found opportunity in advertising on mobile devices. Google said it would make its new ...


Thursday, June 25, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Phoenix PD: 3 men enter home, flee with woman's Lexus
ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) - Phoenix,AZ,USA
A streetview image from Google maps shows a black Lexus RX3 in front of the apparent home where the robbery took place. (Google) PHOENIX =96 Police are ...


Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Google Street View

findingDulcinea
Google Addresses Street View Privacy Concerns, Removes Images ...
findingDulcinea - New York,New York,USA
Google Street View publishes 360-degree images taken from public streets as a supplement to its Google Maps service. In Europe, Google already uses ...
How to Get the Google Hook-Up
New York Times - United States
After Google opened an office in Pittsburgh, the city got Google Transit and nearly 100% street view coverage. I recently moved to LA, and Google-wise it ...


Google News Update

Google Tricycle Snaps Views From Walkways
The Fulton County News - McConnellsburg,PA,USA
By Ron Todt AP WRITER PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Google's Street View cameras are now traveling by bike to capture images of some areas not accessible by cars. ...


Google Streets News

Burglar Sneaks Into GameStop but Leaves Empty-Handed
Switched - New York,NY,USA
These would-be masterminds have been foiled by text messages, forgotten cell phones, and Google's Street View. While he hasn't been caught yet, ...
Hands-on with HTC's "Hero" Android phone
Yahoo! Tech - Sunnyvale,CA,USA
... "oleophobic" anti-fingerprint film), speedy 3G support, GPS, Wi-Fi, and a built-in digital compass and accelerometers (perfect for Google Street View). ...


Google Streets News

Macworld Canada
To Upgrade or Not: the iPhone 3G S Dilemma
Macworld Canada - Toronto,ON,Canada
With the newly included Google Maps StreetView functionality, you can roam the streets while the iPhone automatically orients itself to the direction you ...


Google Streets News

Wheelie R1 rider caught on Google Streetview
Visordown.com - USA
By Visordown News IF, LIKE MANY you're brassed off with Google Streetview's car circulating your locality, showing every Tom, Dick and thieving bastard ...


Google Street View

p2pnet.net
Google Street View blackout
p2pnet.net - Ontario,Canada
p2pnet news view Freedom | Advertising:- What Google wants, Google gets, and it wants its Street View to be regarded as a 'service' instead of an ...
HP Debuts TouchSmart Web Printer
eWeek - New York, NY
HP announces a Web-connected printer and a slew of application partnerships including Fandango, USA Today and Google. The company says the HP Apps Studio ...


Google Streets News

Searchcowboys
Czechs get to vote on Streetview sites
Searchcowboys - Amsterdam,Netherlands
While in some countries they try to stop the Google Streetview cars in the Czech Republic they are turning the picture taking into a contest. ...


Google Street View News

Digitaltrends.com
Google Street View Solves Crime
Digitaltrends.com - Lake Oswego,OR,USA
An image caught by Google Street View cameras in Holland has helped to catch a pair of muggers. Last September a 14-year-old boy from Groningen, Holland, ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Images Identify Muggers, Leads To Arrest
AHN - USA
Amsterdam, Netherlands (AHN) - A Street View camera mounted on a car and taking photos of Dutch streets for the Google Earth map captured images of ...
Japan: Google Street View does not violate privacy
Ennahar - Algeria
TOKYO - The Japanese government estimated Tuesday that Street View, a service of the American group Google broadcast images of the streets of major cities, ...
Japanese government OKs Google Street View
Inside Japan Tours - Bristol,UK
The Japanese government has ratified Google's online Street View service as being in compliance with the country's privacy laws. ...
Google Street View Raises Privacy Worries Everywhere
Linex Legal (subscription) - London,UK
An earlier E-TIPS article reported that the Privacy Commissioner of Canada expressed concern over the Google Street View service. In response, Google agreed ...


Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Street View legal if Google complies, panel says in interim ruling
The Japan Times - Japan
A government advisory panel has determined that the Street View Internet service would be consistent with the personal information protection law if Google ...


Google Streets News

Examiner.com
It's personal with the new Google phone
Examiner.com - USA
It will give its owners one-touch access to the Google services such as Google Search =99 by voice, Google Maps =99 with Street View, YouTube =99 and Picasa =99 . ...


Google Streets News

How do Google's photos sit with you?
Honolulu Advertiser - Honolulu,HI,USA
By Lee Cataluna Google Street View has had a car zipping around O'ahu the last few months. It's been spotted in East Honolulu the last few days. ...


Google News Update

Japan says 'Ok' to Google's Street View service
Hindu - Chennai,India
Tokyo (PTI): Japan's government has concluded that Google's popular Street View service does not violate the country's privacy laws if the search engine ...


Google Street View News

Images of Alleged Robbers Captured by Google Street View
ShortNews.com - Regensburg,Germany
The victim contacted police after discovering a picture of him and two men he thinks are his attackers on Google Street View. The faces are blurred Google ...
Geek.com
Google Street View catches Dutch muggers
Geek.com - USA
Two men in the Netherlands were identified from a Street View image captured by Google as the culprits who mugged a young boy as he rode his bike. ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View does not violate privacy: Japan
E Kantipur - Kathmandu,Nepal
Japan's government has found that Google's Street View service does not violate privacy laws if the US Internet giant takes safeguards such as blurring ...


Google Street View News

Google camera car snaps pics of town
Lake Cowichan Gazette - Lake Cowichan,BC,Canada
While Google Street View has raised eyebrows elsewhere, there seemed to be little worry caused by the recent visit to Lake Cowichan. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View images can now be "deleted"
ZDNet Blogs - USA
Privacy has been a hot topic regarding Google Street View these days =97 especially in places like Germany, and Canada. The Canadian government has been ...


Google Street View

Google's Street View pictures leads to arrest of two Dutch robbery ...
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Google's Street View mapping service is available in hundreds of cities in the US, Europe, Japan and Australia, so with thousands of pictures stored in its ...
Google Solves Another Crime
Reuters - USA
Ah, but then Google stepped in. According to CNet, the boy was scanning "street view," looking at the scene of the crime, when he realized that a Google ...


Google Street View

Robbers in Netherlands Snapped on Google Street View
The Epoch Times - New York,NY,USA
In March this year Google brought Google Street View online in the Netherlands, which enables users to see streets in a 360=B0 view. ...
Web Video Makes an Iranian Woman's Death a Symbol of Iran's Crisis
New York Times - United States
By Monday evening, there were already 6, 860 entries for her on the Persian-language Google site. Some Web sites suggest changing the name of Kargar street, ...


Monday, June 22, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google's 'Street View' Eyeballs College Campuses
Chronicle of Higher Education (subscription) - USA
=93This is a nice way for them to say, 'Hey, look, Street View: It's really warm and fuzzy,'=94 he told the newspaper. =93It's not just about taking pictures of ...


Google Street View

DailyTech
Police in US used Street View to locate missing child
DailyTech - Chicago,IL,USA
Google's Street View service has been both welcomed and cursed by different users. Google has been in hot water for taking detailed street view images of ...
New HP Printer Connects to the Web
PC Magazine - USA
HP has partnered with a number of partners such as USA Today, Google, Fandango, Coupons.com, DreamWorks Animation, and Nickelodeon to produce pre-loaded ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Helps Solve Robbery
Switched - New York,NY,USA
Then, one day this past March, the boy was looking at images on Google's Street View when he saw what appeared to be the attack itself, in-progress. ...


Google News Update

Google: Keeping the Public Eye Public
Seeking Alpha - New York,NY,USA
By this author: In a few countries around the world, we've seen a backlash against Google's (GOOG) Streetview as somehow an invasion of privacy, ...


Google Street View News

VentureBeat
T-Mobile to launch successor to G1 with Google Android software
VentureBeat - Fremont,CA,USA
You can use Google Search via voice. You can view Google Maps with Street View (which shows you real 3-D pictures of streets), as well as Gmail, ...


Google News Update

CNET News
T-Mobile announces second Google phone
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
by Marguerite Reardon Competition in the smartphone market is heating up this summer as one new hot smartphone after another hits the street. ...


Google Street View

Examiner.com
Bicycle job: Google tricycle mapper
Examiner.com - USA
You have probably used Google streetview which allows you to see the mapped area as if you were actually there. Now Google is taking the street view ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Shows a Crack
The Moderate Voice - USA
A few months back Siva Vaidhyanathan asked if anyone had ever used Google Street View for something important? He posted some of the interesting answers he ...


Sunday, June 21, 2009

Google Street View News

Google Street View Helps To Solve Year Old Robbery?
ChattahBox - Boston,MA,USA
Groningen (ChattahBox) =96 Two men have been arrested after the alleged victim of a robbery found evidence of the attack on Google's Street View. ...
Tech Jackal
Google will make Street View Changes in Germany
Tech Jackal - Jacksonville,FL,USA
Google Maps has offered Street View Maps of certain locations in the United States since May of 2007. Cars armed with panoramic cameras drive the streets ...


Google Street View

Google Maps spots Street View robbers
TechRadar UK - London,UK
In one of the more unusual stories of the weekend, police in the Netherlands have used Google Maps' Street View to catch three suspects in a mugging. ...


Google Streets News

Steve Jobs' liver transplant: The second-day stories
CNNMoney.com - USA
You can trace the detective story at his Cult of Mac blog and even take a Google-map street view drive down the cul-de-sac where Kahney thinks Jobs spent ...


Google Street View News

Google Offers New Privacy Safeguards with German Street View
E Canada Now - Brantford,Ontario,Canada
By Sean L Google will respond to requests for the removal of German Street View images, even before they are published on the internet. ...
Twin muggers arrested after teen victim spots them on Google's ...
Little About - Navi Mumbai,Maharashtra,India
The boy identified the two men six months later, when he was checking out Street View pictures of his neighbourhood in Groningen, Holland, ...


Google Street View

Muggers Caught When Their Crime Was Captured by Google Street View
Gizmodo.com - USA
But with no evidence and no real idea who his assailants were, police were powerless=97until the crime showed up on Street View. The photo shows the boy being ...


Google News Update

As Google Agrees To Delete Unblurred Street View Images In Germany ...
Techdirt - USA
Earlier this week, Google agreed to delete unblurred images in its Street View database. If you don't know, Google Street View involves cars driving around ...


Google Street View

SmarTrend(R) News Watch: Google Using Tricycle-Mounted Camera to ...
FOXBusiness - USA
The company is using the vehicle to host an eight-foot pole with a camera mounted on it to capture images for Google Maps' Street View feature in places ...


Google Street View

British privacy watchdog clears Google Street View, rejecting ...
Washington Examiner - Washington,DC,USA
AP LONDON =97 Britain's privacy watchdog said Thursday that Google Street View should not be removed or shut down, dismissing concerns that the service was ...


Saturday, June 20, 2009

Google News Update

First Person: Google Street View Goes to School
Citrus Daily - Local Citrus County News - Inverness,FL,USA
Google has teamed up with the University of Pennsylvania to showcase the campus in the Web site's Street View section. (June 19) A large number of ...


Google Street View - UK

CNET News
Teen spots alleged robbers on Google Street View
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
Six months later, so the Associated Press reports, he was pootling around on Google Street View when he saw an image of himself--and of two men behind him, ...


Google Streets News

Vote for the Angel to appear on Google Streetview
ChronicleLive - Newcastle upon Tyne,England,UK
The winner of the vote will become the first landmark to be filmed by the online mapping tool Google Streetview. One of the biggest and most famous pieces ...


Google Street View News

Google Canada Promises No Breach Of Privacy As It Takes Street ...
AHN - USA
The video shooting is part of Google's ongoing Street View project in 10 nations. The project's aim is to provide surfers with street images and locations ...


Google Street View

Search Engine Land
Google Street View Bike Does Santa Monica, Universities & More
Search Engine Land - Redding,CT,USA
Remember that Google Street View bike that was unveiled in May for use to map footpaths in Britain? Turns out, Google has a number of them, and they're also ...


Google Street View News

Google Streetview solves mugging
DutchNews.nl - Amsterdam,Netherlands
The camera car which toured Groningen for the Google service Streetview appears to have captured two muggers and their victim on film, the Groninger Courant ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Solves Crime
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
The driver was taking pictures for Google's Street View service and the locals were concerned about their privacy. Never mind the absurdity of worrying ...


Friday, June 19, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Streetview helps catch Dutch muggers
NRC International - Rotterdam,Netherlands
By Radio Netherlands Worldwide Groningen police have used Google Streetview to solve the mugging of a 14-year-old boy, a police spokesperson said on Friday. ...


Google Street View

Dutch muggers caught on Google street view camera
Reuters - USA
In March, the victim recognized himself and the two robbers while surfing Google Maps, which has a "Street View" feature allowing users to see images of ...


Google Street View - UK

Thief view: Police nab twins snapped on Google
The Associated Press
Eidanus said police asked Google for the original photo because people's faces are blurred on Street View. "You must tell Google clearly why you want them," ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Changes Image in Germany
Marketing Pilgrim - Raleigh,NC,USA
Google has taken a serious step in Deutschland regarding how much data they keep for their Street View service. This offering has been the target of privacy ...
Arran set for Google's Street View website
The Arran Banner - Arran,Scotland,UK
... spotted in Brodick on Monday afternoon =96 meaning the internet giant is well on its way to immortalising the Isle of Arran on its Street View website. ...


Google News Update

Google, Germany Come to Terms Over Street View
VON - Phoenix,Arizona,USA
Google says it will comply with Germany's privacy concerns in order to launch its Street View in that European country. Citizens may choose to have views of ...


Google Street View - UK

New Zealand Herald
The street eye view of the protests in Tehran
New Zealand Herald - New Zealand
2.43pm: Reports that tonight Google will launch a Farsi/English Translation service to help people translate Tweets and blogs out of Iran. ...


Google Street View

Thieves, cons and scammers may be watching you online
USA Today - USA
Google Street View helped them scope your house. The pictures of your home's interior you posted online, say on Flickr.com , help them find high-ticket ...
Google looks to fast-track employee ideas
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
The Wall Street Journal reports that Google has begun to hold "innovation reviews," where employees can pitch their bosses on their latest idea or product, ...


Thursday, June 18, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Privacy Roundup: Google Street View, French Law, and Congressional ...
Search Engine Watch - USA
First up, Google has been asked by a the European Article 29 Working Party to keep "unblurred" photos for Street View for as little time as possible. ...
WCBD
Some want Google to change Street View Map of the Sofa Super Store
WCBD - Charleston,SC,USA
Google Street View uses a special camera to give you a panoramic, multi-directional view of places in the country. The problem is that the day the company ...


Google Street View

3.0 update brings Street View, 'Find' functionality to iPod touch
tuaw.com - Santa Monica,CA,USA
by Robert Palmer on Jun 18th 2009 iPod touch users are finally getting a taste of what iPhone users have had since iPhone OS 2.2: Google Street View. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Agrees to Delete Unblurred German Street View Data
PC World - USA
Google has agreed to delete some of the original, unblurred photographs captured by its German Street View service, ceding to demands by Hamburg's Data ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Is For Sex: Gallery
Anorak.co.uk (satire) - UK
GOOGLE Street View tells us as much about the streets we live in as it does abaut what interests the kind of people who drive cars about filming people and ...


Google Streets News

p2pnet.net
Dear Google Street View =85
p2pnet.net - Ontario,Canada
=93I don't even know where Google is advertising where and when they are filming. It's not in my local paper.=94 The hardware attached to my home (AC, central, ...


Google News Update

Fermoy set to get the Google street treatment
The Corkman - Cork,Ireland
By BILL BROWNE bbrowne@corkman.ie FERMOY is set to come under the watchful gaze of the world thanks to the controversial Google Street View online ...


Google Street View

Google 'Street View' amended to allay privacy concerns, executive ...
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
I saw a Google Street View vehicle traveling West on Mitch Owens from Ramsayville Road across Bank and beyond. I turned off at Old Prescott road as it ...


Google News Update

Google agrees to Germany's terms regarding Street View
San Francisco Chronicle - CA, USA
Germany has given Google the green light to launch its Street View mapping service in this country, but only after the company agreed to comply with German ...
Google profit beats Street view
The Gazette (Montreal) - Quebec,Canada
Google Inc. posted stronger-than-expected first-quarter profit despite a broad-based slump in advertising spending, sending its shares up five per cent in ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Canada promises 'Streetview' won't invade privacy
Ottawa Citizen - Ontario, Canada
Some people are raising privacy concerns over the "streetview" project. OTTAWA =97 The head of Google Canada says his company will work fast to eliminate ...


Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Google Street View - UK

AFP
Google bows to pressure for German Street View
AFP
BERLIN (AFP) =97 Google has bowed to demands in Germany to do more to protect people's privacy ahead of the launch of its Street View service here, ...


Google Street View - UK

PC World
Hands On With Apple's IPhone 3.0 Software Update
PC World - USA
Dragging the handles brings up a magnified view that's similar to the loupe, but rectangular. The selection algorithm is smart, too; if you tap and flick ...


Google Street View - UK

Google shortlists tourist spots
The Press Association
A total of 16 historic landmarks have been shortlisted from more than 10000 suggestions of places Google should film for its controversial Street View ...


Google News Update

Google changes Street view to meet privacy obligations
ComputerWeekly.com - UK
Google has announced changes to how it stores data for its Street View application to come in line with the privacy requirements of different countries. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View to change privacy options
TechRadar UK - London,UK
Google is set to change the privacy options of StreetView, so that the service meets European requirements. The change has come about after the Article 29 ...


Google Street View

Google this: on the map
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
By Kevin Rothbauer, The CitizenJune 17, 2009 Google was in Duncan and North Cowichan last weekend, recording images for Google Streetview, a project that ...


Google Streets News

Google Maps acquires Android voice search, transit
CNET News - San Francisco,CA,USA
Pressing a point on the map will also bring up a Street View thumbnail if there's an available image. For a change, Google Maps 3.1.0 isn't being ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View steps up privacy control
StrategyEye (subscription) - London,UK
Google Street View is tightening its privacy regulations after talks with a coalition of European data protection agencies. Changes will include forewarning ...


Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google street view car catalogues West Shore
Victoria News - BC, Canada
Google stitches together thousands of street level images for its Street View application, which has come under fire due to privacy issues. ...


Google News Update

IT PRO
Public to have final say on Street View tourist attractions
IT PRO - London,England,UK
Voting opens today to see which attractions should get first visits from new Google Street View trikes. By Maggie Holland, 16 Jun 2009 at 14:46 Google has ...


Google Street View

Google street view curbed in Switzerland
GenevaLunch - Saint Prex,Vaud,Switzerland
Bern, Switzerland (20 Minutes and Le Nouvelliste, Fre) - Google street view, the internet giant's street level photos of cities around the world, ...


Google Streets News

Walking the Censorship Tightrope with Google's Marissa Mayer
O'Reilly Radar - Sebastopol,CA,USA
There are other instances though, for example, like battered women's shelters in Street View. A lot of times it's for the women's safety that their ...


Google Street View News

Privacy stepped up for Google Street View
Swissinfo - Switzerland
Google must adhere to privacy rules before it can introduce its Street View mapping service in Switzerland, the federal data protection officer has said. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View set tough privacy rules
World Radio Switzerland - Geneva,Switzerland
The man who oversees the country's data protection laws has won his battle against Google Street View. Before pictures of the streets are taken for the ...


Google Street View

New Version of Google Maps for Android Released
Brighthand - Oakland,CA,USA
In addition, Street View has been integrated it more tightly into Google Maps for Android, Users can now check out Street View directly from any search ...


Google Street View - UK

New York Times
Social Networks Spread Iranian Defiance Online
New York Times - United States
The feed Persiankiwi, which has more than 15000 followers, sends users to a page in Persian that is hosted by Google and, in its only English text, says, ...


Google Street View News

Google Agrees to Street View Changes in Europe
IT Business Edge - Louisville,KY,USA
Among the changes are forewarning the public that Google will be in the area to record images for Street View, as well as promising that "unblurred" images ...


Monday, June 15, 2009

Google News Update

Russia Blog
Twenty-First Century M&A
Russia Blog - Seattle,WA,USA
Street View Walk Through =96 Google Street View already provides the ability to walk down the streets of major cities and get the flavor of a neighborhood. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Streetview News
ComputerWeekly.com - UK
Find the latest Google Streetview news and information from ComputerWeekly.com. Use this page to find Google Streetview news, videos, blogs and podcasts ...
Google responds to Street View privacy concerns
VNUNet.com - UK
Google has announced changes to the way it collects images for its Street View service in response to a number of complaints from privacy advocates. ...


Google News Update

WA today
We're not stalking you or helping terrorists, says Google Earth boss
WA today - Perth,WA,Australia
He also expressed the view that the concerns raised about personal privacy on the new Street View feature on Google Maps was largely tied to the novelty of ...


Google Street View

IT PRO
New privacy safeguards for Google Street View
IT PRO - London,England,UK
By Asavin Wattanajantra, 15 Jun 2009 at 11:44 Google is taking additional steps to improve the privacy of Street View, after talks with European data ...
Google removes UK street view images
WA today - Perth,WA,Australia
US software giant Google says it has removed several images taken in British cities from its Street View software, after users raised privacy concerns. ...


Google Street View - UK

10000 suggestions for Google map
The Press Association
The 18-stone machine, powered by a cyclist in a Google cycle helmet and clothing, will have the same capability as the Street View cars, and will visit the ...


Google Streets News

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


Sunday, June 14, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Street View rolls out the trike
Times Online - UK
In a post on a company policy blog, Gavin McGinty, Google's product lawyer, said: =93Saying that Street View is enabling crime is like blaming the motor ...
Privacy fears as Google launches off-road trike to film secluded ...
Mail on Sunday - London,UK
Google Street View shows 360-degree pictures of a street and allows users to take a virtual walk through towns and villages. Critics have branded it a ...


Google News Update

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View takes to a tricycle
Telegraph.co.uk - United Kingdom
Google is using a tricycle equipped with a camera to photograph places a car cannot reach for its controversial Street View website. ...


Saturday, June 13, 2009

Google News Update

Google Details Its View on the Street View Issues Raised by ...
Softpedia - Bucharest,Romania
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Google's Street View is a very useful feature but there have been some privacy concerns and it has seen a certain amount ...


Google News Update

Cameras in public are fast becoming a way of life
Daily Nation - Nairobi,Kenya
Take Google Street View. These people tell us we should be able, with a few clicks of a mouse, to see our way through every street we like, anywhere in the ...


Google Street View News

Techtree.com
Google Street View to Reshoot in Japan
Techtree.com - Mumbai,India
Just a day after, Google Street View came under scanner in Greece against privacy safeguards provided by Google. Japanese residents have raised concern over ...


Friday, June 12, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google Changing Street View to Appease EU
PC Magazine - USA
by Chloe Albanesius At the request of a European data protection group, Google has made a few changes to the international version of its Street View ...
Google Street View Meeting EU Privacy Guidelines
WebProNews - Lexington,KY,USA
By Mike Sachoff - Fri, 06/12/2009 - 11:15 Google has announced it is making additional privacy modifications to its Street View project in Europe. ...


Google News Update

North Shore images to be part of Google Street View
North Shore News - North Vancouver,British Columbia,Canada
Launched in 2007, Street View is a relatively new feature of Google's Google Maps and Google Earth applications. Before its introduction, users of those ...


Google News Update

Searchcowboys
Go to Disneyland Paris in Streetview
Searchcowboys - Amsterdam,Netherlands
Google Streetview takes you everywhere! Google announced on Thursday that from now on you can even visit Disneyland Paris in Streetview. ...


Google Street View News

We asked you: : Do you believe Google Street View cameras are an ...
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
"I don't agree with it being done from the street. It is an invasion of privacy. I agree with the satellite image because I know where it's coming from, ...


Google Streets News

Google Takes Street View For Spin Off-Road
KSBW - Salinas,CA,USA
Google is taking its popular "street view" map feature on a spin off-road by expanding coverage to include biking and hiking trails. ...


Thursday, June 11, 2009

Google Street View News

PC World
Google Street Views Faces Privacy Critics in Japan and Greece
PC World - USA
At issue was the fact that Google's Street View cameras were mounted so high they were shooting over private fences and into Japanese homes. ...


Google News Update

Google patrols streets of Nanaimo
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
By Darrell Bellaart, Daily NewsJune 11, 2009 The Internet giant is busy expanding it's Street View universe to include Nanaimo. Google cars seen cruising ...
Town joins 25 others on Google Street list
Cambridge Evening News - Cambridge,England,UK
Currently 25 cities in the UK are now captured on virtual map in Google's Street View - including Cambridge. Street View was launched in May 2007 covering ...


Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Google News Update

Morning Xtra: Google Street View Trike, New iPhone Gets More Secure
Switched - New York,NY,USA
[From: Mashable] Your favorite hiking trail could soon be getting the Google Street View treatment thanks to the newest vehicle in Google Maps' garage: the ...


Google Streets News

Google takes its map cam for a spin on biking, hiking trails
USA Today - USA
To access Google's Street View, you click on the icon of the little yellow man at the top of the Maps screen, and drag it to the location you want to see. ...
Bing Vs. Google: First Impressions
Inventorspot - USA
Add to that the fact that Bing asks you to install software to view in "" (which I equate to Google's "street view") and you've got a knock out. ...


Tuesday, June 9, 2009

Google Street View

Disney Lets Google Map Disneyland Paris
PC Magazine - USA
Certain international locales have not exactly greeted Google's Street View cameras with open arms, but the search engine giant worked out an arrangement ...


Google Street View News

Appscout
Disneyland Paris Comes to Google Street View
Appscout - New York,NY,USA
Euro Disney has had its share of troubles, but can it survive a Google invasion? Certain international locales have not exactly greeted Google's Street View ...
The Palm Pre or the iPhone: Which one's right for you?
Yahoo! Tech - Sunnyvale,CA,USA
The iPhone also does Google Street View, while the new 3G S will come with a digital compass that'll orient Google Maps in the right direction. ...
Finding the Kindle Beater
Reuters - USA
Google says it'll allow publishers to price their wares as the publisher sees fit. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Google, like Amazon, ...


Google Street View - UK

Answer Girl: A panoramic view
The Casper Star Tribune - Casper,WY,USA
But for the street view feature, Google maps sent out cars with various cameras mounted to the hoods. The car drives down the street, and the photos, ...


Google Street View News

HostelBookers allows users to look before they book with Google ...
Brand Republic - London,UK
David Smith, chief operating officer at HostelBookers, said: "The addition of Street View is just the latest in a long line of modifications to ensure that ...


Google Street View

Computer-makers should help skirt China's censors
Chicago Tribune - United States
In the most high-profile case -- involving Google several years ago -- profit won, hands down. China's government demanded that Google block search results ...


Google Streets News

US Markets End the Day Mixed; Treasury Prices Fall
New York Times - United States
By JACK HEALY Uncertainty about Wall Street's path forward in the face of a shaky economy caused stocks to wobble indecisively on Monday. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View gets dramatic improvements
Australian Personal Computer - Sydney,Australia
Google has given its Street View system a major update with a system that lets you "walk" roads in without having to click-click-click to advance a ...


Monday, June 8, 2009

Google News Update

blogTO
Morning Brew: eHealth Head Fired, Google Street View Delayed ...
blogTO - Toronto,Ontario,Canada
Back in early April, Google was saying that their Street View feature would be introduced into Toronto's online Google Maps searches within weeks. ...


Google Street View

Google 'Street View' cars reach Taunton
This Is The Westcountry - UK
By Jon Wills =BB THE streets of Taunton and Wellington are currently being filmed by internet giant Google for inclusion on their popular Street View feature. ...


Google Street View - UK

ElectricPig.tv
Techie Breakie: X-Slim unboxing, E3 round-up and Google Street ...
ElectricPig.tv - London,UK
Today's the day, folks. We're just hours away from Apple's WWDC keynote, where we'll find out if all the new iPhone rumours really are true. ...


Google Street View News

Google Streetview Displays Its Inner Artist
Gizmodo Australia - Sydney,NSW,Australia
Google Streetview, channeling Picasso, takes its paintbrush to the streets of Annapolis and makes a pretty picture. [Google - Thanks, Jon] There are ...


Google Street View - UK

Chasing After Crude in China? Try Google
Wall Street Journal - USA
Paul Ting, a veteran energy analyst, left Wall Street three years ago and set up his own research firm, Paul Ting Energy Vision LLC, to focus on China. ...


Sunday, June 7, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google Street View now easier to navigate
TechWhack - New Delhi,Delhi,India
Until now, users had to click on arrow buttons to move ahead and back on Google Street View images. They have now updated the service and users can now just ...


Google News Update

Germany and Google Still at Odds over Street View The company ...
Softpedia - Bucharest,Romania
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Last month Google's Street View once again came under scrutiny, this time in Germany. While at the time it looked like ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Car Sees the Light
Gizmodo Australia - Sydney,NSW,Australia
Well, either it's God, or the Street View cameras take a second to adjust to bright light, coming out of a tunnel. Probably God, though. [Thanks, Jordan! ...


Google News Update

Google Street View Was man gegen Internet-Paparazzi tun kann
WELT ONLINE - Berlin,Germany
The bodies of two men found Saturday and confirmed as passengers of Air France Flight 447 were en route to Brazil, where they will be examined by forensics ...


Google News Update

Bing: Yes, It's Not Google
Washington Post - United States
Also, Google lets me limit search results to recent results, past 24 hours, past week, or past year. I can view results on a timeline, and usually have a ...


Saturday, June 6, 2009

Google Street View

Google Street View Now Lets You Navigate Like a Superhero
Fast Company - USA
BY Kit Eaton Fri Jun 5, 2009 at 1:08 PM Google's Street View app has always been, if you think about it, a bit mind-blowing (that's why we put Stephen Chau ...
Google Street View cameras arrive in Hinckley
Hinckley Times - Hinckley,Leicestershire,UK
A spokesman for Google said: =93The cars are just driving around at the moment, capturing images, and Google Street View will be in new places in the future. ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Introduces the Pancake This new way of ...
Softpedia - Bucharest,Romania
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Google Street View is a great tool but some found the way you navigate from one picture to the next rather confusing or ...


Google Street View - UK

Google makes Street View easier to navigate
StrategyEye (subscription) - London,UK
Google Street View creates an illusion of continuous 3-D space using laser landscape measurements and picture difference comparisons, and has raised privacy ...


Google News Update

Google Street View nav update makes stalking even easier
Mirror.co.uk - London,UK
Google Street View has already led to nationwide procrastination and mobs with pitchforks, but getting around on the Maps Feature has been more than a ...
Google Street View Gets Smarter Navigation, Effects
Gizmodo.com - USA
Street View has given us a near-endless supply of shenanigans, but it's always been awkward to actually use. Now, Google has implemented semi- "Smart ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Gets Better Navigation
Marketing Pilgrim - Raleigh,NC,USA
Google Street View has generated plenty of controversy with its actual photographs of street-level navigation. But tracing a trip to the coffee shop down ...


Friday, June 5, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Germany, Google Still in Conflict Over Street View Data
PC World - USA
Germany and Google remain at an impasse over how long certain data should be retained by the company for its Street View imagery. Google and German data ...


Google Streets News

PC World
Google Street View Gets Smart Navigation
PC World - USA
Meanwhile, Google's Street View has been having a few bumps down the road in Japan and Greece, where privacy advocates protested against the service. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Introduces Double-Click "Pancake" Navigation
Lifehacker - San Diego,CA,USA
As many users of Google Street View can attest, repeatedly clicking the forward and backward arrows makes for a less-than-smooth navigation experience. ...
Mashable
Google Street View Gets Usable With Smart Navigation
Mashable - San Francisco,CA,USA
Google's street-level mapping imagery =96 called Street View =96 can at times be useful if you want to see what a place you're trying to find looks like. ...


Google Street View News

TechCrunch
Introducing The Pancake: A Less Annoying Way To Move Through ...
TechCrunch - Atherton,CA,USA
by Leena Rao on June 4, 2009 Moving around in Google Street View is not always intuitive. You always end up clicking aimlessly a few times before you can ...


Thursday, June 4, 2009

Google Street View

Google Widens Its Gaze In Street View
InformationWeek - Manhasset,NY,USA
Google Street View is on the loose. Google on Thursday said that its Google Maps Street View service, much maligned for publishing pictures of public spaces ...


Google Street View - UK

ReadWriteWeb
Google Street View: Now With Smart Navigation
ReadWriteWeb - CA,USA
Street View in Google Maps is a somewhat controversial feature, but there is no denying that it is quite an interesting product. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View car spotted in town
This Is The Westcountry - UK
But despite looking like the world's most lost submarine, the vehicle is actually one of the Google Street View cars out taking photographs of the local ...
Data protection chiefs wary of Google Streetview
World Radio Switzerland - Geneva,Switzerland
The debate goes on about Google Street View, the application that catalogues photographs of streets around the world, and which potentially puts your front ...
Google: Citi Pounds The Table, Boosts Target To $580
Barron's Blogs - USA
Mahaney notes that =93this may not sound like a bullish read, but after two quarter of negative intra-quarter Street revision, we view this as a stable ...


Google Streets News

Google cameras come to Victoria
Canada.com - Don Mills,Ontario,Canada
By Ann Hui, Canwest News ServiceJune 4, 2009 Google's Street View cars, equipped with large rooftop cameras, have been driving down Victoria's streets for ...


Google Street View - UK

Google cameras crawling Victoria streets
Times Colonist - Victoria,British Columbia,Canada
Nose pickers beware: You could soon be caught by Google's cameras. Google's Street View cars, equipped with large roof-top cameras, have been driving up and ...


Google Street View News

PC World
Palm PRE Review
PC World - USA
Like Google Android, Palm's webOS can handle full multitasking--something that iPhone OS 2.0 can't do. The Pre manages multitasking with a deck-of-cards ...


Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Google Street View - UK

PC World Canada
Welcome to Canada, Mr. Android!
PC World Canada - Scarborough,Ontario,Canada
Go into Street View and you're seeing virtual reality at its finest. As the user tilts and turns, the photographs stitched together by Google's StreetView ...
Google's Suggest feature makes for some surprising fill-in-the-blanks
Los Angeles Times - CA,USA
And there's the array of entertaining moments captured on tape by Google's Street View van. The Suggest meme, however, has apparently gotten so out of hand ...


Google News Update

Google Hones In On Small, Local Advertisers With New Analytics Tool
Reuters - USA
By Tameka Kee - paidContent.org With more people using *Google* Maps for driving directions, glimpses of potential real estate (through Street View) and ...


Google Street View

Google Hones In On Small, Local Advertisers With New Analytics Tool
paidContent.org - Los Angeles,CA,USA
... AM PST With more people using Google Maps for driving directions, glimpses of potential real estate (through Street View) and even restaurant reviews, ...


Google Street View - UK

Hired! Map out your next career move
CNNMoney.com - USA
"I used the satellite view to see the area and see what the buildings looked like and used street view to see the building itself," he said. ...


Google Streets News

Google street cam van in town
Market Rasen Today - Market Rasen,England,UK
The Google camera van, which is taking pictures of every street in the country to load onto Street View on the Google map website, has been spotted in the ...


Google News Update

about-electronics.eu
The Google Street View Trike
about-electronics.eu - UK
NaviGadget: You've probably already seen many images of the Google Street View Car, or similar Navteq vehicles but probably never a tricycle with Google ...
Derry finds itself well and truly Googled
Derry Today - Derry,Northern Ireland,UK
"Street View is a hugely popular feature of Google Maps which is already available in more than 100 metropolitan areas around the world," the spokeswoman ...


Monday, June 1, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google's Holodeck is HD, 360-degree Street View
DVICE - USA
Google's Street View is a cool way to see areas of the country that you haven't travelled to, but viewing it through your browser doesn't quite make you ...
Google's Holodeck Presents Interactive streetview at 360 Degrees
Switched - New York,NY,USA
by Leila Brillson =97 May 31st 2009 at 11:28AM At its Mountain View Googleplex, the search engine-turned-megalith brought out its streetview Holodeck ...


Google Street View News

Cellphone Locator System Needs No Satellite
New York Times - United States
Then they hired full-time drivers to cover ground systematically, much as Google does for its Street View service. Skyhook says it has scanned areas ...


Google Streets News

Video: Inside The Google Holodeck
Washington Post - United States
Basically, it's a near-360 degree way to view Google Street View in fast motion, high definition video. Danny Sullivan posted a bunch of pictures of the ...