Thursday, December 31, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Monkey Business on 'Inherit the Wind' Set
Los Angeles Times (blog)
The Central Receiving Hospital was replaced by the Rampart Division station, shown by Google maps' street view. Stanford's Dick Norman says: "Take 6 1/2 ...

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VentureBeat
Nine startup dreams and industries Google crushed in 2009
VentureBeat
Google used to rely on TeleAtlas for mapping data, but it decided this fall that it would go it alone. Instead, Google is relying on public data, StreetView ...
Google employees are big winners in stock market rebound
Austin American-Statesman
That meant the market's plunge affected morale at the company's Mountain View, Calif., campus, where employee perks include free gourmet food, ...

Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Google News Update

US HOT STOCKS: Tessera Tech, Compugen, China BAK Battery
Wall Street Journal
Roth Capital Markets analyst Mark Tobin said speculation was circulating Tuesday that Google selected the Chinese company to provide the battery for a new ...
New York Times
The Pogie Awards for the Year's Best Tech Ideas
New York Times
BING POP-UP PREVIEWS The actual search results from Microsoft's new Bing.com service may not be as good as Google's. But Bing has a few incredibly juicy ...

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NYPD: No bomb inside van abandoned in Times Square
Houston Chronicle
A similar-looking van in the same location appeared on Google Street View in warmer weather, which suggests it could have been there for a while. ...


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Google's anti-monopoly office is under scrutiny
IT Chuiko (blog)
... Christmas group from Mountain View (California). According to the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, more insightful, control may delay the transaction. ...
Bing Maps Bests Google Maps in Fun, if Not Functionality
eWeek
Streetside is Bing's answer to Google's Street View and its coverage is limited to 100 cities. Photosynth meanwhile is software from Microsoft Live Labs ...
Art goes outside and other stories this year
Manchester HippoPress
Erwan Le Bot visited Manchester for the first time, after spending about a year painting street scenes of the city using Google Street View. ...


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CNET News
In 2009, Web goes on a diet
CNET News
Google also expanded its Maps and Earth services, taking street view outside of the US, and Google Earth took users to the Earth's oceans, the moon, ...

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Fund Chief Snared by Taps, Turncoats
Wall Street Journal
In quick succession in July 2007, regulators noticed suspicious trading in shares of Hilton Hotels Corp. and then Google Inc. Prosecutors in the US ...


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From Android to Spotify: top tech of 2009
Independent
Google sat centre stage in the debate; last year had already seen the company receive criticism over its Street View service =96 a fairly benign collection of ...


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Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Google Streets News

Edmonton can now be toured online through Google Street View
CTV.ca
Edmonton and eight other cities have been added to the list of Canadian cities that were photographed Google's Street View feature. ...


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Diamond Valley Leader
Councils turn to internet to check on pool safety
Diamond Valley Leader
Web-based satellite systems such as Google Earth, Google Street View and popular real estate websites are being used to by local councils to check that pool ...


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SodaHead News
Three ways to extend your HTC Hero/Dream/Magic, Motorola Driod/Milestone ...
SodaHead News
Take a virtual tour of global cities in 360 with Google Maps Street View Google Maps Navigation is an absolutely killer app. And it is only available for ...

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DECADE IN REVIEW | Schools ride digital tide
Evansville Courier & Press
Courtesy Google Maps A screenshot of the Courier & Press on Walnut Street in August 2008 as seen using Google Maps' "street view" feature. ...
Google's Deal for AdMob Faces Opposition
TheStreet.com
By TheStreet Staff 12/29/09 - 01:18 AM EST MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (TheStreet) -- Two consumer groups reportedly have approached the Federal Trade Commission ...


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Sunday, December 27, 2009

Google Street View - UK

The Guardian
Homeowners braced for unhappy new year
The Guardian
... online estate agency in Australia where private sellers and estate agents alike list homes for sale, using images from Google's Street View service. ...


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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Google News Update

Access issues trip up stairs project in St. Paul
Minneapolis Star Tribune
By CHRIS HAVENS, Star Tribune Put yourself in Google Street View at the Wabasha Street Caves, then pan around to find the stairs. ...


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FTC Seeks Further Information on Google's Planned AdMob Purchase
Wall Street Journal
Google, of Mountain View, Calif., announced its planned purchase of AdMob in November, part of its campaign to expand its lead in online advertising to ...


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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

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Siliconrepublic.com
Google's top inventor says talking computers are the future
Siliconrepublic.com
Products like Google's StreetView and the onset of augmented reality give a tantalising glimpse of what's possible in terms of machine vision and speech ...

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BBC News (blog)
2009 - the social year
BBC News (blog)
In March the big Google news was the arrival of Streetview in the UK. The search giant thought there'd be a universal welcome for a service that allowed you ...

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Telegraph.co.uk
Pigeon defecates on a Google Street view camera
Telegraph.co.uk
By Urmee Khan, Digital and Media Correspondent Photographs taken for Google's Street View service showed the pigeon defecting on the screen of the Street ...


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Tuesday, December 22, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Street View reaches privacy accord with Switzerland pending verdict
NEWS.com.au
GOOGLE has agreed not to put pictures of Switzerland on its "Street View" picture map under a provisional accord to end a privacy battle with Swiss ...


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Apple history, Google Street View, Windows 7 and fried chicken
Silicon.com
This year saw the launch of Google's Street View in the UK, giving silicon.com the opportunity to take a tour around the tech sites featured on the mapping ...


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Heroic Bird Avenges Google Street View Victims
Gizmodo Australia
By Brian Barrett on December 22, 2009 at 8:00 AM For anyone who's ever been caught truck partying or pantsless on Street View, a brave pigeon in Los Angeles ...
CNET News
Google's creed: 'Open will win'
CNET News
... Google has become in such a short period of time should pay equal attention to how much Google has contributed to the world with things like Street View ...

Monday, December 21, 2009

Google Streets News

p2pnet.net
'HP computers are racist'
p2pnet.net
... but a slap in the face for company.=94 Gargle may also be practising racial discrimination on its Google Street View, p2pnet revealed exclusively last month.


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Google is going after Yelp's business whether Yelp comes along or not
Econsultancy (blog)
Yelp's augmented reality iPhone app would easily dovetail into Google's Street View map service. It overlays Yelp information over real-time video iPhone ...
Google to buy DocVerse and Trulia - Rumour
StrategyEye (subscription)
The firm could be a valuable asset to Google, and already uses the Google Maps and Google Street View APIs to allow users to see property locations. ...


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IT PRO
Year in Review: Top tech stories of 2009
IT PRO
Google had a hectic year, between Street View and Android, but then shocked many by announcing it's own operating system - lining itself up to take on ...

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Google brings the world to your street address
Sudbury Star
Not only do we have Google Earth satellite images, but Sudbury has now been introduced to Google Maps Street View. For those of you not yet familiar with it ...

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BBC News
52 weeks 52 questions, part one
BBC News
Google Street View went live in March - prompting worries about privacy. The Google camera tries to blur faces but whose identity didn't get fuzzed? ...


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Chrome OS promise for PCs greeted with skepticism
Seattle Times
By Sharon Pian Chan MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. =97 Google and Microsoft have long competed for talent and the attention of Wall Street, but the two have never ...


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Google, Yelp, and the Future of Search
The Faster Times
Last night, after the Yelp report, I tweeted this: =93Yelp + GoogleMaps + StreetView + PlacePages + GOOG411 + Google Goggles + Android + AdSense = Google ...


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Saturday, December 19, 2009

Google Streets News

Google to comply with Swiss court on Street View
Reuters
ZURICH, Dec 18 (Reuters) - Google (GOOG.O) will comply with an expected Swiss court ruling into whether its Street View web service fails to protect ...


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Deal limits Google Street View
Swissinfo
Google has reached an interim agreement with Switzerland's data protection authorities over the internet giant's Street View service. Google has agreed not ...


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Friday, December 18, 2009

Google Street View

Google to Bow to Switzerland's Street View Wishes
Marketing Pilgrim (blog)
Google Street View began its European adventure a while ago=97and it's been met with resistance in more than a few places. Switzerland, like several other ...


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GOOGLE EARTH STREET VIEW | GOOGLE NEWS | INNOVATIONS AND SERVICES
Stage Time Magazine
They there and the told. now princess was GOOGLE EARTH STREET VIEW the it for man office solely GOOGLE EARTH STREET VIEW good distribute of never he in ...
Wired News
18-Gigapixel Panoramic Photo Offers a Breathtaking View of Prague
Wired News
What makes this panoramic photo interesting to viewers is that you can zoom in and out, move up or down or change your view=96much like with Google Street ...


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Google in talks to buy Yelp - Rumour
StrategyEye (subscription)
... a Street View preview, transport information, reviews and related websites. Commentators are saying that by securing Yelp, Google will have immediate ...


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Google Earth Brings Maps To Audi A8
InformationWeek (blog)
Google's Local Search means you'll always be able to find what's nearby. Google noted that it may even possibly bring its Street View feature to Google Maps ...


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Google Won't Publish New Swiss Street View Data Under Accord
Wall Street Journal
ZURICH (Dow Jones)--Google Inc. (GOOG) won't make available new pictures on Street View and its other products in Switzerland pending a court ruling, ...


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Half-ton bell hijacked from local church
FOX 8 News WVUE-TV
(Image taken from Google Street View) New Orleans =96 Thieves have taken a 1000 pound bell that hung at a local church in the 2500 block of Marengo Street, ...


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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Google Street View News

New York Times (blog)
New Audi A8 to Come With Google Earth
New York Times (blog)
One significant feature neither Audi nor Google has mentioned is the popular Google Street View, which is linked to Google Earth and provides panoramic, ...

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Erictric
GlobalVision Shows Off 360-Degree Video Street View
Erictric
It's Video Street View. The concept is exactly what you may think it is. If you're familiar at all with Google's Street View product, you know that the ...


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Ted Landau's User Friendly Blog
The Mac Observer
I can use Map's Street View to "see" almost any location =97 and rotate the view for a 360 degree look. With RedLaser, I can barcode scan almost any product ...


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Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Google Streets News

Anti-Google German city fights cameras with street-use fee
Monsters and Critics.com
Ratingen, Germany - A German city opposed to the Street View feature of the Google internet search website has passed a law to charge the US company a fee ...


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Gear4music.com
Acoustic guitar player plugs album on Google Street View
Gear4music.com
Acoustic guitar player Nate Heagy has come up with a novel way of publicising his new CD - getting a banner seen on Google Street View. ...

Google Street View - UK

Jon Rafman Turns Google Street View Into Art
Fast Company
His best-known project takes the dumb, unblinking eye of Google Streetviews and turns it an art medium. Combing through thousands upon thousands of images, ...


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Google Should Pay for Street View Pictures, German Town Says
Bloomberg
=93We are being informed by our citizens that their lives are becoming more and more public with cameras on the street, Google Earth and now by Street View. ...


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Printed from www.pcpro.co.uk
PC Pro
This is extraordinary power, integrating Google Maps, Street View, SketchUp and Google Earth, and essentially turning Google's Street View imagery into a ...


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Bing Gets an iPhone App
PC World
It's not clear whether Streetside, a feature of the Bing Maps Beta akin to Google's Street View, will make the leap. Of course, the app can be used to ...

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Tips for Searching Google Maps
eWeek
Drag Pegman=97the little Street View icon=97to your destination of choice and let go of the mouse button. Street View will fill the Google Map with an image of ...
Google's attitudes to privacy cause adverse competitor reactions
Gerson Lehrman Group
As mentioned in my recent analysis titled 'Switzerland sues Google over Street View privacy concerns' dated 11/13/2009 ,this is not the first time Google ...


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AndroidGuys (blog)
How To Properly Use Google Maps: A Satirical Narrative
AndroidGuys (blog)
Step 4 =96 Check Google Street View. How better to get the good old tingly =93deja vu=94 feeling then to know exactly what the club looks like before you get ...


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Pocket-lint.com
Musician advertises self on Street View
Pocket-lint.com
A musician from Saskatoon in Canada has managed to get himself on Google Street View in an attempt to promote his new album. Nate Heagy, who also goes by ...


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AOL's MapQuest Introduces Street-Level Imagery To Catchup With Google Maps
eBrandz
Earlier this month, Microsoft said it would add street view images to Bing Maps for the first time. Nevertheless, both Bing Maps and MapQuest are ...


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AOL's MapQuest Fights Back With Street-View Images
paidContent.org
The research firm also suggested that, at least in Great Britain, 'Street View' was a big driver of traffic to Google Maps. MapQuest's addition comes as ...
MapQuest Gets its Own Street View
WebProNews (blog)
By Chris Crum AOL's MapQuest has announced the launch of "360 View," a feature that may remind Google users of Google Maps Street view. ...

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p2pnet.net
Google Sneak Views: p2pnet, Part II
p2pnet.net
And, =93When villagers in the quiet, 'affluent' village of Broughton in Cambridgeshire spotted a Google Street View car creeping into sight, they leaped into ...


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Google StreetView to Add UK Tourist Attractions
CIO
The images are captured by specially adapted Google StreetView cars that travel the UK taking photographs. However, these cars are unsuitable for use in ...

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The Big Question: Does the latest online technology pose an unacceptable ...
Independent
Google, meanwhile, have long been criticised over privacy issues =96 particularly in regard to their StreetView service which, while being a genuinely useful ...


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Monday, December 14, 2009

Google News Update

Google phone is real - so what happens now?
ChicagoNow (blog)
And believe me - when we do find the Loch Ness monster, we'll see it on Google Streetview, so I'm sure those two are working together. ...


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Bing maps vs. Google maps
Kingsport Times News
While Google Maps has the edge with its street view service - some new features of which follow this report - Bing Maps Beta is offering an enhanced street ...
Popular Science
Official Google Phone Could Finally Make Ads an Integral Part Of Our Mobile Lives
Popular Science
That is, unless Google decided to subsidize the phone themselves. Even though the Wall Street Journal quotes people familiar with the phone stating that ...


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MapQuest (Finally) Launches Street Views With =93360 View=94
Search Engine Land (blog)
The imagery, I'm told, is provided by Immersive Media, which did some of the early Street View photography for Google. To initiate the images you check a ...


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Privacy implications have Google running scared
Independent
It also said Google was leading a "race to the bottom" among internet firms, many of which did little to protect their users. Google's Streetview, which ...


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Google's Android Smart Phone Marks New Assault on Apple IPhone
Bloomberg
Google, based in Mountain View, California, first disclosed that it was working on a phone in a blog posting on Dec. 12, saying that employees were using ...


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Google employees testing new mobile device
The Associated Press
The Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, reported Sunday that Google plans to sell the phone directly to consumers, instead of through a wireless ...

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Google Street View

Google streetview's Homegrown Competition?
Gizmodo Australia
He wants to know what's going on with this contraption, and so do I. Radio? Weather station? Google streetview for the hobbyist sect? Female repellent? ...

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IT Chuiko (blog)
The battlefield - Google vs Microsoft
IT Chuiko (blog)
Explicit appeal to the "Street View" on Google Maps. Absolutely the right move, you need to catch up on the functional Google, if you want to compete with ...


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Google Says Employees Are Testing Android Phone Internally
Bloomberg
Separately, the Wall Street Journal reported that Google will sell the device next year directly to consumers. Google, owner of the most-popular Internet ...


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Saturday, December 12, 2009

Google Street View

Mexico Property Listings Site Includes Street View
BigNews.biz (press release)
In mid-November 2009, Google "Street View" was expanded to Mexico for the first time, offering views of Playa del Carmen and the Riviera Maya, Cancun, ...


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Typeboard
Google Street View Car =96 Canberra photos
Typeboard
As many of you know, Google Street View started covering=E2 australian=E2 cities last month.=C2 Now, I don't know how many cars they have covering Australia at ...
VentureBeat
Google removes image of collapsed man from Street View
VentureBeat
Sometimes the craziest things can show up in Google Street View, the feature in Google Maps that displays photos taken from the road. ...
Gothamist
Collapsed Man on Google Street View
Gothamist
The Google street view car has captured plenty of odd incidents since its creation. Pat Kiernan points to a recently discovered one in Manhattan, ...


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Friday, December 11, 2009

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Twitter finally in the money with Google link
Times Online
This billion-dollar revenue stream is the driving force behind almost everything Google does. Whether that is Street View, which gives people a ...


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Singer Stalks Google Car to Get Photographed
Tom's Guide
"When Google announced that Street View was coming to Saskatoon, a light bulb went on," he said. "I just thought Street View would allow anyone on any ...
Wired News
Maps, Cameraphones Put 'Reality' in 'Augmented Reality'
Wired News
The company captures more data per street than Google Street View, which it claims is its only competitor. By matching Earthmine's 3D city data with what a ...
Daily Mail
Captured on Google's Street View: Moment man collapses on New York's Park Avenue
Daily Mail
By Anny Shaw Google Street View's roaming cars with cameras strapped to their roofs have become known for snapping unsuspecting people leaving shops, ...


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Vancouver latest stop on Google tour of stars' favourite haunts
Vancouver Sun
Combined with Google's Street View, virtual visitors can walk through tours following British Columbians' favourite sites.


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Moby1 (blog)
DROID is Time's Top Gadget of 2009
Moby1 (blog)
... Google Services; this includes access to the Android Market, Gmail and other Google-brand services such as Calendar, Contact Sync, Maps Street View, ...
The Googlenet has you
Asia Times Online
Imagine the power the company will have if it combines its satellite and Street View imagery with its maps and GPS technology - and then allow people to go ...


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Street View Trike takes photos
Investor's Business Daily
The bike is called the Google Street View Trike. All of the images it snaps are part of Google's (GOOG) Street View product.


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Musician Finds Minor Fame By Stalking Google Street View Car
Gizmodo Australia
By Rosa Golijan on December 11, 2009 at 11:00 AM When Nate Heagy heard that the Google Street View team was coming to his town, he quickly hatched a plan to ...

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Column: Serenity Now: Street view goes viral
Argonaut
... a senior mechanical engineer, who is currently involved with Google. =93I began thinking about building a bicycle-based street view system after realizing ...

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Google Street View News

Google's Dominance May Limit Choice, Ad Agency Says
Bloomberg
Adam Kovacevich, a spokesman for Mountain View, California- based Google, said the ad market remains highly competitive. =93We don't take anything for granted ...


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Google Street View Shows Man Collapsed On Street In New York
Huffington Post (blog)
Beloved NY1 anchor Pat Kiernan pointed out this morning that Google Street View appears to show a man collapsed on the corner of 29th Street and Park Avenue ...

Google Streets News

Google Street View now features Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
Horticulture Week
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew can now be viewed online through Google's Street View tool. Visitors to the Google Street View's Royal Botanic Gardens, ...


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Google cycles about to capture street views
Independent Online
The Google Street View Trike, a new feature of Google maps, arrived in Cape Town on Tuesday. The tricycle, fitted with 360186 view cameras, ...


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Smile Aylesbury - you're being googled
Aylesbury Today
But whether you like it or not, it's coming to a street near you. A specially adapted Google Street View car with a roof-mounted camera is snapping the ...


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Musician Chases Down Google Street View Car To Promote His Music
Techdirt
He told all his friends to be on the lookout for the Google Street View car, and to alert him, but he actually spotted it himself while eating lunch one day ...


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Wednesday, December 9, 2009

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Wired News
Modders Crack Into Verizon Droid, Unlocking Multitouch and More
Wired News
The navigation capabilities are astonishingly good, especially the integration of street view with navigation. Plus the free price tag is much better than ...

Google Streets News

Google debuts news story experiment
CNET News
In some corners, Google has been seen as the enemy to traditional print outlets. Media maven and Wall Street Journal owner Rupert Murdoch has even accused ...


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Google Trike is ready for your close-up
msnbc.com
But there's no denying that Google Street View, a function of Google Earth and Google Maps, is also wicked cool. Giving a whole new meaning to =93I can see my ...


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Microsoft Executive Suggests Google De-Listing A No-Go
Microsoft Watch
... which provides an eye-level view of local terrain that's reminiscent of Google's Street View) and a new Bing mobile application that allows voice search ...


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Tuesday, December 8, 2009

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Google Goggles And Their Goo-Goo-Goo-Ga-ly Eyes
Mediapost.com
While the index right now is sparse, how long will it take for Goggles to leverage all of those street view images so that the locations of most major ...


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Microsoft, Navteq Partner to Boost Bing Streetside
PC Magazine
The offering drew comparisons to Google's Street View, but Microsoft's version is not currently as comprehensive as Street View. Microsoft intends to close ...


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You're on Google street view
Ladysmith Chronicle
Google was in town in June photographing Ladysmith and other spots on Vancouver Island for the Google Street View function online. ...


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Sterkfontein Caves on Street View
ITWeb
sa's famous caves join the list of World Heritage sites appearing on Google's Street View. By Staff writer, itweb One of sa's World Heritage sites, ...


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Ancient City of Pompeii Added to Google Street View
ShortNews.com
Italy: The ancient city of Pompeii, buried under Ash from the an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD, is now Google Street View, allowing the Roman temples, ...


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Google exposes city streetscapes
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Gary O'Brien, Nanaimo RCMP spokesman, said the RCMP won't have much use for Google Street View either. =93Could we use it in a search warrant? ...


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Monday, December 7, 2009

Google Streets News

Google Adds Near Real-Time Results to Search
MIT Technology Review (blog)
Scientist should not indulge in whether the cancer was inherited... david k : There is strong history of the street view as art. Ed Ruscha took photos along ...


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Navteq to supply Microsoft with map data
CNET News
Google Street View has a major head start over Streetside, but it lacks a fluid interface. Expect it to arrive some day, though: Google already collects ...
Ruins of Pompeii added to Google Street View
NST Group
Google's Street View application now enables internet users to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the Ancient Roman city of Pompeii. ...


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Google's Coolest 20% Project: Liquid Galaxy
Washington Post
It was basically eight giant, long screens arranged in a circle that displayed Google Street View imagery. When you stepped the contraption, ...
New features for Bing
High Tech Lounge
... having some road overlays and the possibility to navigate through the world using just a few clicks; these features are similar to Google's Street View. ...


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The Internet is virtually ruling our lives
Vancouver Sun
... for the holidays -- not in real life but in Google Street View so that in case any visitors are checking my address, they can see it's ready to party. ...

Sunday, December 6, 2009

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MacVideo.tv
Stonehenge pictures added to Google Street View
MacVideo.tv
Stonehenge can now been seen on Google's Street View along with other iconic British tourist attractions. Google Street View is an add-on to Google Maps and ...

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Google Street View overlooks Walla Walla's Main Street
Walla Walla Union-Bulletin
Google Street View is a free online image viewing service that provides navigable images of popular cities, which are captured by a roving car with camera ...


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CBC.ca
Sask. musician promoted via Google Street View
CBC.ca
Heagy said he has not heard of anyone else trying, on their own, to appear in a Google Street View image. He has heard of organized efforts, co-ordinated ...


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Saturday, December 5, 2009

Google News Update

Microsoft's Week: Bing v2.1, And Death to the Black Screen of Death
eWeek
Bing users can now view local terrain at eye level in 100 cities, in a feature seemingly designed to compete with Google's Street View. ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
Pompeii added to Google Street View
Telegraph.co.uk
Pompeii has been added to Google's Street View service allowing internet users to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the ancient Roman city. ...

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Street View to Feature UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Softpedia
Google has been working on adding interesting locations to Street View apart from all the cities it already sports and has now partnered with UNESCO to ...


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Google branching out into property search
Mirror.co.uk
Launching next year, Google will allow estate agents to list their properties in a layer on Google Maps complete with Street View pictures and detailed ...


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Man Promotes Band In The Middle Of Nowhere On Google Street View
Washington Post
We've heard of people getting upset when their picture shows up on Google Street View (the street-level picture you can zoom into from Google Maps). ...
Ruins of Pompeii now on Google Streetview
Baltimore Sun
Google Streetview gives you a good peek inside the place, but it's definitely worth a visit with your feet on the ground, if you're ever in Italy. ...


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Friday, December 4, 2009

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Man Promotes Band In The Middle Of Nowhere On Google Street View
TechCrunch (blog)
by Erick Schonfeld on December 4, 2009 We've heard of people getting upset when their picture shows up on Google Street View (the street-level picture you ...


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Google Public DNS, Cisco Gets Tandberg
PC World
The mapping service includes something called Streetside, which -- you guessed it -- rivals Google's Street View. 4. Study: mysql use to drop under Oracle ...


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USA Today
Google Street View adds Pompeii to its 360-degree virtual tour
USA Today
Google Street View, the Internet service that allows panoramic street-level views of cities all over the world, has added a new town: Pompeii. ...
Ontario Now
Google Street View Adds More Canadian Cities
Ontario Now
Good news for fans of Google street view! Google has added 9 new Canadian cities to their street view mapping service. They have added Victoria, Nanaimo, ...
Microsoft, Google Take Maps in New Direction
Wall Street Journal
Microsoft's Bing street view images, as with Google, are taken by company-hired vehicles outfitted with an array of cameras that shoot 360-degree images as ...


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GenevaLunch
World Heritage sites now on Google Street View
GenevaLunch
Zurich, Switzerland (GenevaLunch) =96 Google and Unesco have agreed to put 19 of the 890 World Heritage sites on Google Street View. ...


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24/7 surveillance may be on horizon
London Free Press
And I'm not the only one who thinks the latest technological craze to envelope London -- Google Street View, which gives viewers a 360-degree view of city ...


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LaughingPlace.com
SeaWorld parks get the Google Maps Street View treatment
LaughingPlace.com
(December 2, 2009) Some of the world's most popular theme parks are now featured in Street View on Google Maps. Virtual visits to the SeaWorld parks in ...


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A Google property site is bad news for Rightmove
CITY A.M.
Instead, they were captivated by Google's Street View mapping service that allows users to see 360 degree images of every street in 25 UK cities. ...


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Ancient city of Pompeii added to Google Street View
BBC News
Google has added Pompeii to its Street View application, allowing internet users to take a 360-degree virtual tour of the ancient Roman city. ...
Coming soon to a street near you =96 Google the estate agent
Scotsman
Google launched a property portal in Australia last August through which estate agents list properties for free, showing both pictures taken from its Street ...


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Thursday, December 3, 2009

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Street View for Saskatoon
Regina Leader-Post
Saskatoon was one of nine Canadian cities to receive the Google Street View service Wednesday, following the release of 11 other Canadian cities in October. ...


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BBC News
Google set to offer property dimension to UK mapping
BBC News
That site allows estate agents to list properties for free, with pictures taken from its Street View service and listing details on a map. ...


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Ancient Pompeii is on Google's Street View
msnbc.com
Italy's Culture Ministry said Thursday it had worked with Google to add to the Street View application images of the avenues, villas, temples and theaters ...


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A Tweak in Google's Relationship with Publishers
New York Times
Eric Schmidt of Google pushed back a bit in an editorial on Thursday in the Wall Street Journal. (There's potent symbolism in the fact that he chose to ...


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Google's Coronation Street view
The Press Association
Coronation Street is now available to see on Google Street View. Fans of the hit ITV soap can take a virtual tour of the street on the internet, ...
Intel tests 48-core processor
Computerworld
The beta service also includes Microsoft's answer to Google Street View, which it calls Streetside. Although Symbian's future on Nokia's smartphones has ...
Google offers a whole new view
Victoria Times Colonist
The woman with two heads, a divided torso and three legs is one of the zanier images to be found in Victoria's entry into the world of Google Street View. ...


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Bing Launches Streetside Maps
InformationWeek
The new experience, which Microsoft is calling Streetside, goes a step further than Google's Street View in that it can layer posts from Twitter and other ...
Google Street View hits SA
Mail & Guardian Online
This fabulous application features on Google Maps, allowing users to view a location 360 degrees. The special Google street view trikes and cars will be ...
Google's property website lets you tour your new neighbourhood from home
This is London
It combines listings with pictures of properties taken from Google's Street View service. This allows people to explore the neighbourhood around a potential ...
Google CEO says not to blame for news industry woes
Reuters
"Much of their anger is currently directed at Google, whom many executives view as getting all the benefit from the business relationship without giving ...

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Telegraph.co.uk
Google refuses to rule out property website launch in Britain
Telegraph.co.uk
The site shows pictures taken from Google's Street View service and provides details on a map. It first launched such a service in the US in 2007. ...


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PRESS DIGEST - Canada - Dec 3
Reuters
Nine more Canadian cities were added yesterday to Google's (GOOG.O) Street View -- a program that lets Internet users view 360-degree images of places ...


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Forever on Street View
Winnipeg Free Press
Many people in Winnipeg and around the world are worried about privacy issues because the Google Street View camera was shooting homes, businesses, ...
stv.tv
Coronation Street launches on Google Street View
stv.tv
Coronation Street has made internet history by becoming the first soap to feature on Google Street View. Coronation Street has made internet history by ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
The Motorola Milestone: will Google Androids take over in 2010?
Telegraph.co.uk
The Android 2.0 software also promises to turn mobile phones in to sat-navs, providing traffic alerts, turn-by-turn directions, and Street View images of ...

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Daily Mail
Online property market threatened by Google's talks with estate agents
Daily Mail
It will allow estate agents to list properties for free, using pictures taken from Google's Street View service and map details, the Financial Times ...


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Microsoft Bing Maps Beta adds much richer images
CNET News
Like Google Street View, Microsoft has driven the streets of major cities such as San Francisco and assembled its own library of map-related images. ...


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Google Street View surfaces in Victoria and with it mistakes and weird moments
Vancouver Sun
This was a Google Street View blooper on Victoria's University Drive spotted by Times Colonist reader. Victoria scenes are now available on Google Street ...
Microsoft Launches Bing Map Beta
ChannelWeb
For one, there's Bing's Streetside, paralleling Google's Street View feature, which allows users to take a virtual walk through any city street with a 360 ...
Google restricts access to paid-for newspaper content
Times Online
Google is talking to estate agents about a property website that lists homes alongside pictures from its Street View service. It already has a portal in ...


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Straits Times
Google Street View service
Straits Times
By Chua Hian Hou Google's Street View is accessible via the Web and some cellphones using Google's Android phone software. -- PHOTO: THE HOFFMAN AGENCY ...
Victoria gets its closeup with Google Street View
Victoria News
To access the tool, go to google.ca/streetview and type in an address to view, or maps.google.ca, then drag the man-shaped icon to the area you want to look ...


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Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Examiner.com
Shamu, Hersheypark, Boston University added to Google Street View
Examiner.com
Not all countries are thrilled about Google Street View. Switzerland's privacy watchdog recently announced it would take Google to federal court for the ...
National Briefs.
Canada.com
She must attend counselling as directed and cannot go to the Safeway store in Courtenay, BC Google Street View adds nine more Canadian cities. 134 words. ...
Wired News
Placating Publishers by Limiting Links: A Google ' Five-Click' FAQ
Wired News
The idea is to allow searchers to find and read content on pay sites like the Wall Street Journal or mandatory registration sites like the New York Times ...


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The Fall Of Bing (Seasonal Release, That Is)
Washington Post
Explore Streetside is Bing's answer to Google Streetview. Their icon is called "Andrew."Green helium balloons show up in the maps too =BF these are synths. ...
Google Street View adds nine more Canadian cities.
Canada.com
Nine more Canadian cities were added Wednesday to Google Street View - a program that lets Internet users view 360-degree images of places around the world ...
Edmonton now on Google Street View
Edmonton Sun
By SUN MEDIA To leave a comment either provide your name and e-mail address or login with Facebook. Please type in the word you see in the image. ...


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Hands On: Bing Maps Adds Street Level Pics, More
PC Magazine
Streetside is similar to Google's Street View, but Microsoft has not photographed quite as many streets as Google. But with Photosynth, ordinary users will ...
Google Street View looks inside SeaWorld theme parks
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Users can access Street View by visiting maps.google.com and searching for SeaWorld, Discovery Cove or Aquatica. To map the 10 theme parks, Google deployed ...
SLIDESHOW: See your Street View photos, send us more
Winnipeg Free Press
We're compiling some of the most interesting images from Google Street View gathered by Free Press readers. Seen anything interesting, funny or unusual in ...
Edmonton now on Google Street View
Edmonton Sun
This brings the total number of cities in Canada with Google Street Views to 20. Users can =93travel=94 around the city by looking at 360-degree photographs of ...
Bing Launches a Hearty Bunch of New Mapping Features and Tools
ResourceShelf (blog)
Our new Streetside imagery [compare to Google's streetview] features allow you to get down to the street level and walk down the streets to find that good ...


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Bing Maps Steals The Cool Crown From Google
Search Engine Land (blog)
This is the Microsoft answer to Google Street View: immersive street-level photography that, like Street View, allows users to =93walk down the street=94 and ...
SkiddMark
Lotus opens its doors to Google Street View
SkiddMark
Matthew Prestopino, Google's Head of Street View Operations in Europe said, =93Being invited to come and drive alongside some of the UK's coolest cars was a ...
Google allows publishers to strengthen `pay walls'
The Associated Press
The distinction may not mean much to Web surfers, but it could placate publishers who view the bundle of stories and photos assembled in Google News as a ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
Google to limit free access to online news
Telegraph.co.uk
Dozens of famous landmarks, including Kew Gardens, Stonehenge and Coronation Street, can now be seen on Google Street View. The company's camera cars and ...
Another 9 Canadian cities can now be toured through Google Street View
The Canadian Press
TORONTO =97 Another nine Canadian cities have been added to the list of those offering virtual tours through Google Street View. ...
Lotus Headquarters and Test Track Now on Google Street View
Automobile Magazine
Thanks to Google Street View, Lotus enthusiasts can now take a virtual lap on the British automaker's private test track. Lotus recently invited Google to ...


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Find UK landmarks on Google Street View 3:51PM, Wednesday 2nd December 2009
Expert Reviews
Following Google and VisitBritain's online poll this summer find the most popular UK landmarks, the winners are now available on Street View. ...

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Winnipeg's on Street View
Winnipeg Free Press
Like it or not Winnipeggers, the world now has an up-close view of your home. Google Street View launched its street-level pictures of Winnipeg late Tuesday ...


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Google Street View for landmarks
The Press Association
Google's Street View cars have created a virtual tours of attractions including London's Kew Gardens, Stonehenge, in Wiltshire, and the set of ITV soap ...


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Google shrinks its door to free WSJ stories, slightly
Register
Up to now Google News has provided a mechanism for users to get access to content that is otherwise subscription-only (in, say, the Wall Street Journal ) ...


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This is London
Now Kew is right up Google's street
This is London
Managers at the 300-acre site allowed Google's Street View cars to drive around, capturing hundreds of thousands of photographs. The internet search company ...

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Google Street View launched in Singapore
Channel News Asia
By Hoe Yeen Nie, Channel NewsAsia | Posted: 02 December 2009 1748 hrs SINGAPORE: Google Street View has arrived in Singapore - making it the first in ...
Google Street View has eye on Victoria
Victoria Times Colonist
Google's controversial Street View project now features candid images of streets and neighbourhoods in Greater Victoria. With the click of a mouse, ...


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Google's Street View service
Straits Times
By Chua Hian Hou TAKE a virtually real drive down Singapore's streets via Internet giant Google's new Street View service. Launched Tuesday morning, Street ...


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Google to Let Publishers Set Limits
Wall Street Journal
By SCOTT MORRISON SAN FRANCISCO=97Google Inc. said Tuesday it will let publishers set a daily limit on the number of articles readers can view for free ...


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Cnet Asia
Singapore gets Google Street View, finally
Cnet Asia
Google Street View was first launched in five US cities back in May 2007. The service provides users with a 360-degree horizontal and 290-degree vertical ...
Google launches Street View in Edmonton
Edmonton Journal
The Edmonton Journal Building makes an appearance in Google Street View, which launched in Edmonton on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2009. EDMONTON =97 Google launched its ...

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CNET News
At last, Google has some parasites
CNET News
Two enterprising entities, different in their form but united in their purpose, have attempted to use Google's Street View as a medium for their own ...

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Google Street View

CBC.ca
Michael Jackson tops Google, Yahoo searches
CBC.ca
... Yahoo Mail, the Desjardins financial tool Acc=E8sD, Craigslist, Natasha Richardson, Justin Bieber, New Moon, Michael Jackson and Google Street View.
Google To Let News Groups Set Reader Limits
Wall Street Journal
News Corp. is publisher of Wall Street Journal and this newswire. The Journal already levies subscription fees for access to some of its content online. ...


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Review: Google Maps turn-by-turn navigation on Android 2.0
Autoblog (blog)
Another feature that is truly unique to Google's navigation is Street View. On the right side of the nav screen is the familiar Street View figure and ...


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TODAYonline
Google Street View coming to Singapore tomorrow?
TODAYonline
There's a Google event happening here tomorrow morning and I reckon it's for the launch of Street View for Singapore. For the uninitiated, Google Street ...
PC World
2010: The Year of the Droid?
PC World
Motorola is set to sell its millionth Google-powered Droid device by the end of this year, exceeding analyst expectations, and quickly developing a large ...


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=95 Google-mania creates Canadian jobs
Hamilton Spectator
But he admits Canada has lagged behind the US when it comes to getting access to Google's latest online tools. Google Street View launched in the US in May ...


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