Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Google Street View News

Will Net Neutrality Go Wireless?
BusinessWeek
By Olga Kharif After moving to a new building on the corner of 11th Street and New York Avenue, Google's Washington office got a face lift that made it as ...


Google Street View News

DIY Google Street View Camera Lets You Infuriate Shut-Ins For Fun ...
Gizmodo.com
By Adam Frucci , 12:20 PM on Wed Sep 30 2009, 4171 views Google's spent millions of dollars sending its Street View cars around the world, ...
T-Mobile To Offer Android-Based Motorola CLIQ at $199.99
NewsFactor Network
... music player with the Amazon MP3 store app preloaded, and such Google applications as Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, YouTube and Picasa. ...


Google Street View News

Wired (blog)
The $300 Home-Brew Street-View Camera
Wired (blog)
By Charlie Sorrel Using eight cheap webcams, a GPS receiver and open-source software, Roy D. Ragsdale built a rig that can do what Google's Street-View cars ...
Google Wants More Accurate Search Results
Search Newz
... videos, reviews, a Street View preview and websites related to it. As Google wants every place to be mentioned on the Place Page, it is inviting people ...


Google Streets News

The Tech Herald
Motorola officially prices and dates its CLIQ
The Tech Herald
... Quickoffice, TeleNav GPS Navigator, Google Maps with Street View, YouTube, and Picasa. Want regular updates from The Tech Herald? Follow us on Twitter. ...


Google News Update

Laguna Seca on Google Maps Streetview
Superbike Magazine
Waste your lunchtime scrolling your way around the Laguna Seca Mazda Raceway on Google's Streetview gizmo ... Scroll down for the full story Laguna Seca ...


Google News Update

T-Mobile to Unleash Motorola CLIQ Come November 2
Softpedia
... comes with integrated Google technology, delivering fast access to Google mobile services like Google Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, ...


Google News Update

Daily Mail
Is the iPhone the best gadget of all time?
Daily Mail
GOOGLE EARTH: Pull up an aerial view of where you are, and go into Google Street View to match the address you're looking for with the streetscape as ...
Straits Times
Google's three-wheeler
Straits Times
Google's Street View Trike is following up on the work done by its camera-mounted cars, which took a year to take photos that will go into making Google ...


Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Google Street View News

Earthtimes (press release)
T-Mobile Announces Upcoming Availability of Motorola CLIQ with ...
Earthtimes (press release)
... to the popular Google=99 mobile services millions use every day, including Google Search=99 by voice, Google Maps=99 with Street View, YouTube=99 and Picasa=99. ...


Google Street View - UK

Globe and Mail
The Great Google $600 Debate
Globe and Mail
The main street of Grindelwald is shown on a Google employee's mobile device as he poses for photographers on the launch of the Google Street View ...


Google News Update

AsiaOne
Dont' get knocked down by this odd bike
AsiaOne
According to a news release from Google, the Trike comprises the same features as the Google Street View car. However, its smaller size enables it collect ...


Google News Update

Singapore firm offers street-level maps, too
ZDNet Asia
By Victoria Ho, zdnet Asia SINGAPORE--Singaporeans will benefit from Google's Street View service, says local mapping startup Gothere.sg, which intends to ...


Google Street View News

Google's eye in the sky sparks stalker fears
ABC Online
Privacy concerns in the wake of the launch of Google Street View prompted the technology giant to blur faces of people caught in photographs and taking down ...


Monday, September 28, 2009

Google Street View

Google Place Pages Raise SEO Concerns
WebProNews (blog)
For example, if you search for a specific restaurant, you should get web pages, directions, reviews, images, street view imagery, business hours, etc. ...


Google News Update

Swiss watchdog takes aim at Google Street View
Infosecurity Magazine
Google Street View, the rapidly expanding interactive mapping service from Google which allows internet users to view images of a road or street that have ...


Saturday, September 26, 2009

Google News Update

Kington is latest town to be put on Google's Street View map
Hereford Times
Residents saw the firm's car and distinctive octagonal camera taking images for the search engine's Street View map =96 which makes 360 degree images of towns ...


Friday, September 25, 2009

Google Street View

Broadband Finder
Google boosts Maps data options
Broadband Finder
"Now, instead of just getting a slightly bigger bubble, you'll get an entire page of rich details, like photos, videos, a Street View preview, ...


Google Streets News

Dexigner
th2ng Directs Interactive Video for David Gray's Fugitivecompany
Dexigner
... to simultaneously film the band in different directions, in high resolution digital 360 - a technique he adapted from Google Maps StreetView technology.


Google Street View News

Place Pages for Google Maps: There are places we remember!
Blog d'AdmiNet (Communiqu=E9 de presse) (Blog)
Google Maps is a great tool for exploring places =97 you can pan around the map, zoom in and see nearby places, look around in Street View and search for ...


Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google SketchUp 7.1 Released
Zikkir World (blog)
There is also better integration with other Google products like Maps and Street View, which also makes it easier to create models for them. ...


Google Streets News

Pestiside
Romanians Succeed Where Google Street View Failed
Pestiside
Plans for Google to photograph Budapest as part of its popular street view program fizzled after the data protection ombudsman raised concerns, ...


Google News Update

Street View 'hasn't exposed military secrets'
World Radio Switzerland
Google's 'StreetView' software, which had come under fire from data protection experts, isn't likely to reveal military secrets, according to a government ...


Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Google Street View

ReadWriteWeb (blog)
Google SketchUp Release Enables Faster Modeling
ReadWriteWeb (blog)
Get Photo Texture: If you're working on a model that exists in Google Street View, rather than rendering your own textures, you can skin your building with ...


Google Street View

the iPhone Blog (blog)
iPhone OS 3.2 =97 What Do You Want and When Do You Want It?
the iPhone Blog (blog)
iPhone 2.1 Beta 2 dropped on Oct. 24, with Google Street View, SDK support for line-in audio, and direct podcast downloads and streaming. ...


Google Street View

Google rolls over at Swiss command
TelecomTV
The Swiss data protection agency is threatening to go to court and sue Google over the Cookie Monster's "Street View" application on the grounds that the US ...


Google Street View

Google rolls over at Swiss command
TelecomTV
An anonymoous statement, believed to emante from the anonymous offices of the data protection registrar, says, "Google's claims that Street View images are ...


Google News Update

LIVING IN IOWA: The nine-eyed Google monster has been here and has ...
Mt. Vernon-Lisbon Sun
And this is especially obvious now that Google Street View has been taking random photographs of thousands of towns in the US, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, ...


Google News Update

CoasterBuzz Podcast #157 - September 21, 2009
CoasterBuzz
We like Bing "bird's eye" view. One of Jeff's cats are on Google street view. Cable snap on Knott's Xcelerator caught on video, and released (probably ...


Monday, September 21, 2009

Google News Update

PC World
Google's UFO Fetish: Wells Salute or Deeper Meaning?
PC World
Consider this: Google's connection to mysterious flying craft isn't limited to its HG Wells' tribute. How does the company explain this Google Street View ...


Sunday, September 20, 2009

Google News Update

High Tech Lounge
T-Mobile Provides the New Motorola CLIQ With MOTOBLUR
High Tech Lounge
... access to Google`s mobile services which are used by millions of people around the Globe such as Google Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, ...


Saturday, September 19, 2009

Google Street View News

Google films Metro streets
Times and Transcript
Coming soon to Google Street View, the online site that lets you get a 360 degree street level view of major cities around the world: Moncton. ...
Use web to avoid surprises
Windsor Star
Google Maps' Street View showed us how picturesque Wells and Ogunquit are. I fired up Google Earth, free software from Google that works like a souped-up, ...


Google Street View

Google Books and the Judge
New Yorker
For years, Google has kept rolling out one new application after another, from Street View to Fast Flip, and rolling over most of the competition as it does ...


Thursday, September 17, 2009

Google Streets News

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Easter eggs: 15 best hidden jokes
Telegraph.co.uk
Dozens of Google employees lined up to be captured by the Google Street View camera car as it passed their California headquarters. ...


Google Streets News

Swiss watchdog threatens to sue Google over Street View
Daily Times
Switzerland's data protection watchdog threatened to sue Google over its 'Street View' facility, saying that measures taken by the American Internet giant ...


Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Google Streets News

Google fights controversy with cute in Japan
Cnet Asia
Here's another awesome little animation created by the Google Japan crew to explain how their Street View system works. If you'll remember there was a bit ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View In Stop Motion
Culture Buzz
Google Street View? That's a free online service by Google. A part of their cartography service, better known as Google Maps, it allows one to visualize ...


Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Google Street View - UK

CrunchGear
Google Street View in trouble in Switzerland
CrunchGear
by Nicholas Deleon on September 15, 2009 Looks like Google Street View is in the news again today, but for all the wrong reasons. ...


Google News Update

Marketing Pilgrim
Google Street View Still Unwelcome in English Village
Marketing Pilgrim
Back in April, an angry mob defeated a Google Street View car by forming a human chain, and apparently this is news to UPI. ...


Google Streets News

Watchdog barks again at Google Street View
Swissinfo
The Swiss data protection commissioner has made fresh proposals to Google Switzerland to improve privacy of its online Street View. ...


Google News Update

AFP
Swiss watchdog threatens to sue Google over Street View
AFP
GENEVA =97 Switzerland's data protection watchdog on Monday threatened to sue Google over its "Street View" facility, saying that measures taken by the ...


Google News Update

Google Explains Street View to Wary Japanese With--What Else ...
Popular Science
Google launched the video to alleviate privacy concerns in Japan over the watchful eye of Google Street View invading local neighborhoods. ...


Monday, September 14, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Judging Google's book strategy
Stuff.co.nz
Of course controversy is not new for Google. The company has pushed the boundaries before, with services like Google Street View in 2007, which gave us ...


Google Street View News

Popular Fidelity
Painting Via Google Street View
Popular Fidelity
From his home in rural Cumberland County, Kentucky, he has painted everywhere in the world using only the Street View function in Google Maps. ...


Google Street View News

Motorola planning to open up Motoblur APIs
FierceDeveloper
... later this fall--boasts one-touch access to Google mobile services including Google Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, YouTube and Picasa. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View Explained via Cute Animation
Switched
Street View has stirred up controversy in the past over questions of privacy invasion, but one viewing of this clip and all concern and any ill will towards ...


Google Street View

Privacy concerns delay, disrupt Google Street View in Europe, Britain
Dallas Morning News
BROUGHTON, England =96 When search-engine giant Google sent one of its specially equipped cars to take pictures for its Street View program, residents stopped ...


Google Street View

Google offers animated Street View privacy policy video
DVICE
To address those concerns Google Japan updated its Street View policy with a focus on notifying residents of upcoming photo shoots. ...


Sunday, September 13, 2009

Google Street View

Motorola CLIQ
LetsGoDigital
... access to the Google mobile services millions use every day, including Google Search by voice, Google Maps with Street View, YouTube and Picasa. ...


Google Street View - UK

England village covers Google lens
Los Angeles Times
When a car with a camera on a pole got to work in Broughton to collect imagery for Google Street View, locals put a stop to it. The data-recording program ...


Saturday, September 12, 2009

Google Streets News

Cute Robots Protect Your Privacy on Street View
Escapist Magazine
Google has released a new video, targeted at the Japanese, to allay privacy fears over its Google Maps Street View feature. Street View allows map viewers ...


Friday, September 11, 2009

Google Street View

Google street view car spotted in Spen area
Spenborough Guardian
The equipment photographs 360 degree images for the online map, and roads where Street View is currently available are highlighted on the standard Google ...


Google Street View - UK

Architecture and Design
A brush with Google Street View
Architecture and Design
An artist who can't afford to travel is using Google Street View to paint the world's most inspiring buildings and streetscapes. ...


Thursday, September 10, 2009

Google Streets News

Afternoon Palate Cleanser: Adorbale Google Street View Animation
SFist
It was between this, a cute animated video for Google Street View by Google Japan, or this, a clip of backstabbing Tyra Banks acting like a raging hypocrite ...


Google Street View News

CNET News
Motorola Cliq debuts as Moto's first Android phone
CNET News
The Cliq will run Android 1.5 Cupcake and offer access to Google's various services, including Google Maps with Street View, Google Voice Search, Picasa, ...


Google Street View News

T-Mobile USA Unveils the Motorola CLIQ With MOTOBLUR
WELT ONLINE
... access to the Google=99 mobile services millions use every day, including Google Search=99 by voice, Google Maps=99 with Street View, YouTube=99 and Picasa=99. ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View =96 childishly simple actually
Bitterwallet
By Andy Dawson Google's Street View is slowly pictorially mapping the world, one street at a time, but it's got a lot of people up in arms. ...


Google Street View - UK

Product Reviews
New Monopoly Game: Google Earth and Street View
Product Reviews
... version of their classic board game, however it will differ quite dramatically as it will use Google Maps and Street View to create a global game board. ...


Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Google Street View News

Telegraph.co.uk
Artist paints landscapes from Google Street View
Telegraph.co.uk
An artist who cannot afford to travel is using Google Street View to visit stunning locations around the world and capture them in paint. ...


Google Street View News

Google Lets Privacy Imperil Book Deal
InformationWeek
The company should know better by now, given its ongoing struggles with Street View and search privacy. Yet only a few days before the closure of the ...


Google Street View News

BikePortland.org
Google street view camera trike sighted in Portland this week
BikePortland.org
It looks like Google Streetview will soon be coming to a bike path near you. We first reported back in June on the buzz about Google's new mapping tricycles ...


Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Google Street View News

Gamer alert: Monopoly uses Google Earth to go live online
Computerworld
The new free Web game will use Google Earth and Street View to make the whole planet the game board. The online version of Monopoly is set to launch on ...
Google Japan's Street View Getting Thumbs Down
Mediapost.com
Some Japanese residents have formally complained Google Japan illegally took and published photos of Street Views, inside houses, people's faces and car ...


Google Street View

Circuit Logic: Mazda captures Laguna Seca on Google Street View
Autoblog
The Japanese automaker has captured the Laguna Seca race track (which it sponsors) from every which angle and placed it on Google Street View, making it the ...


Google Street View News

Monopoly goes global with online Google Earth version
TG Daily
Hasbro has developed a free, web-based version of the game that ranges across the globe using Google Earth and Street View to turn the whole planet into a ...


Google News Update

The iPhone 3GS (from an SA perspective)
Tech Leader
Rumour has it that Google's streetview will also get this soon. (You might have also heard that Google's streetview cars are finally surveying South Africa) ...


Google Street View News

Google photographing area
Wilkes Barre Times-Leader
To explore street views around the world, go to maps.google.com/help/maps/streetview for information, instructions and details.


Monday, September 7, 2009

Google Street View News

Google Street View to feature in new online Monopoly game
T3
Board game giant Hasbro has teamed up with Google to produce an online global version of Monopoly, where players can buy any street in the world using ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Japan to act against Street View abuse
ComputerWeekly.com
Google Japan is to help victims of Street View photo abuse and take action against offending third-party websites. The first-of-its-kind move comes after ...


Google Street View - UK

Google, tourism agency hold vote for Street View content
Telecompaper
"Telecompaper is the most comprehensive single source of daily news across the telecoms industry. We have been impressed by this product excellence, ...


Google News Update

Search Engine Journal
Google Street View in Japan Faces Various Complaints
Search Engine Journal
While some of us may have embraced Google Street View for its novelty and functionality, the Japanese folks are apparently worried of the continued invasion ...


Sunday, September 6, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google's gift to thieves
Independent Online
By Annie Dorasamy, Matthew Savides and Doreen Premdev Close your curtains - Google's new Street View facility is coming to your suburb soon and security ...


Saturday, September 5, 2009

Google Streets News

Examiner.com
Google Japan fights concerns about Street View
Examiner.com
Japan is said to be the first of the nine countries that currently have Google's Street View to be taking action towards malicious secondary-use sites. ...


Google News Update

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca World's first Circuit on Google Street View
Business-News (Pressemitteilung)
The legendary Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca in California can now be viewed from your PC on Google Street View. Racing fans can travel the entire circuit ...


Friday, September 4, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Van towed from Garrido back yard today similar to one seen in ...
San Jose Mercury News
By Robert Salonga A van is shown in Google Street View near the home of Phillip Garrido in Antioch. Garrido is accused of kidnapping and raping Jaycee Lee ...


Google Street View News

Search Month: European Edition
Search Engine Land
Google Streetview gets Tate pictures. Google has announced that the Tate Museum of Art is the first cultural partner in the UK for the launch of Google Maps ...
TMT slot: Google's Street View coming to SA: Stephen Newton ...
Moneyweb
Street View will be useful for 2010 - and way beyond. ALEC HOGG: Joining us now is Stephen Newton, the country manager for Google here in South Africa. ...


Google Street View

SA's cities in Google plan
Business Day
Google's popular Street View feature already covers more than 100 cities around the world, and Johannesburg, Cape Town, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth and Durban ...


Google Streets News

Google to reveal rough photo-shooting locations for Street View ...
Product Design & Development
4 (Kyodo) =97 Google Inc. said Friday it will disclose approximate photo-shooting locations for its Street View service that provides close-up views of city ...


Google Street View

Alleged kidnapper Phillip Garrido caught on Google Street View
Vancouver Sun
After following the Google Streetview car for two blocks, the Garrido van looms up behind at an intersection. Phillip Garrido, the man alleged to have ...


Thursday, September 3, 2009

Google Street View News

Ski Channel
Alleged Kidnapper of Lake Tahoe Girl on Google Street View?
Ski Channel
A new collection of pictures from Google Maps and Google Street View shows that alleged kidnapping suspect Phillip Garrido may have been following a Google ...


Google Street View - UK

Did Google Street View spot rapist/kidnapper Garrido?
Ethiopian Review
Maybe I'm imagining this, and I probably need to stop obsessing about this story. But it's the creepiest thing I've ever seen on Google Street View.


Google News Update

Tech Ticker: Google Street View, Google Chrome, Yahoo
San Jose Mercury News
Google said Wednesday that its Street View service will blur some pictures from Switzerland even more after a Swiss official said the images were violating ...


Google Street View

SDSU goes digital with Google Street View
Daily Aztec
The street view is the first of its kind for a university. Thanks to a recent collaboration between San Diego State and Google Street View, ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View triggers lawsuit
Swissinfo
Following complaints over Google's Street View service, the Swiss data protection watchdog will bring an action before the federal court over the "right to ...


Google News Update

Cnet Asia
Google launches Street View in Taiwan: let's take a tour!
Cnet Asia
A few days ago Google launched the controversial Street View feature in Google Maps here in Taiwan. Some privacy experts around the world are concerned that ...


Google Street View - UK

YouTube Said to Consider Pay Movies
New York Times
It would also put YouTube, which is owned by Google, in direct competition with services from Netflix, Amazon and Apple, which allow users to buy or rent ...


Google Street View - UK

Brisbane Times
Man survives city balcony fall
Brisbane Times
A Google Street View image of the Rendezvous Hotel, opposite Central Station on Ann Street. A hotel guest has survived a fourth floor balcony fall in ...


Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Google Streets News

Tech Law: SAP Loses, Man to Pay in ipod Scam, Psystar Sues Apple, More
BNET
[Source: appleinsider] Google must take down Street View in Switzerland =97 Google is being ordered to take down access to Street View in Switzerland, ...


Google Street View News

Google to Blur More of Switzerland in Street View (GOOG)
FOXBusiness
He added, "Google is convinced that Street View is completely legal." SmarTrend analyzes over 5000 securities simultaneously throughout the trading day and ...


Google News Update

AP Technology NewsBrief at 2:49 pm EDT
TMCnet
Google pledges more blurring in SwitzerlandBERN, Switzerland (AP) _ Google Inc. said Wednesday its Street View service will blur some pictures from ...


Google Street View - UK

Google launches project to put South African cities on 360=CB=9A view
Creamer Media's Engineering News
Search engine Google will begin collecting images for a South African Street View feature on Google Maps. In the coming weeks Google, using a fleet of ...
Alleged kidnapper, rapist may have chased Google employee
WDAM-TV
ANTIOCH, CALIFORNIA (WDAM) - Visitors to Google Maps and Google Street View can get a closer look at the home and van of the man arrested for allegedly ...


Google Street View

Google pledges more blurring Switzerland
The Business Insider
"Google is convinced that Street View is completely legal," he added. Street View lets people view street-level pictures over the Internet. ...


Google Street View - UK

Philip Garrido Kidnapping Case Displays the Reach of Google
Switched
Perhaps the most unsettling image, though, is available when you enter Street View on Google Maps outside of Garrido's house at 1554 Walnut Ave, in Antioch, ...


Google News Update

Gmail outage blamed on capacity miscalculation
CNET News
by Tom Krazit Google's nearly two-hour Gmail outage Tuesday was the result of a miscalculation regarding the capacity of its system, the company said late ...


Google News Update

Orbitz integrates Google Street View into site
Examiner.com
Orbitz has integrated Google Street View into its mapping functionality, allowing travelers to check out a hotel's neighborhood before making a reservation. ...
Bizcommunity.com
Google SA launches Street View
Bizcommunity.com
Google SA said Street View is a hugely popular feature of Google Maps that is already available in more than 100 metropolitan areas around the world. ...


Google News Update

CNET News
Jaycee's alleged kidnapper: On Google Street View?
CNET News
Jardin describes it as "the creepiest thing I've ever seen on Google Street View." No one viewing this footage when it first went live would ever have ...
Hiding in Plain Street View
New York Times
We know for certain that one of Google's Street View cars did drive by Mr. Garrido's home in California, since the image at the top of this post, ...


Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Google Street View News

SFist
Did Phillip Garrido Follow Google Street View Van?
SFist
... reader and Boing Boing commenters pointed out: "a horrifying van emerging from the driveway as the Google car drives past" the Garrido house in Antioch. ...


Google Street View News

Local Business Listings In Google Street View
Search Newz
Google have just made local marketing even more attractive for businesses - Finding a local business with Street View just got easier. ...
Sydney Morning Herald
Did Google Maps hold the key that could have freed Jaycee?
Sydney Morning Herald
In Street View mode on Google Maps, the car can be seen leaving Garrido's driveway and following the Google car for several blocks. ...


Google Street View News

Telegraph.co.uk
Jaycee Lee Dugard: did Phillip Garrido trail a Google Street View ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Phillip Garrido, the man charged with the abduction of Jaycee Lee Dugard, may have followed a Google Street View van after noticing it photographing his ...


Google Street View

Google Street View coming to SA
MyADSL
Google today announced that it has started to collect imagery in South Africa for the Street View feature in Google Maps. In the coming weeks Google will ...


Google Street View News

MyFox Houston
Caught on Google Maps: Are You One?
MyFox Houston
Foster's brief appearance in Google's gargantuan "Street View" database may be mundane. But the internet search giant's camera-car has happened upon some ...


Google Street View News

Mashable
Did Kidnapper Tail a Google Street View Vehicle?
Mashable
The overhead view of 1554 Walnut Ave is chilling enough, but a Boing Boing commenter discovered something even more eerie. Zoom in to street view and follow ...