Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Google Street View News

Gosimply.com Introduces Street View Of Airport Car Parks
Prfire (press release)
"Utilising the benefits of Google's Street View was a no-brainer making it a logical progression from the addition of car park reviews and our gosimply ...

Google Street View - UK

Only Kent (blog)
Google Earth Street View car, vandalism attack
Only Kent (blog)
It seems as though some people in Germany are not Google Earth Street View's biggest fans. Police say that a Google Street View car left parked up overnight ...
p2pnet.net
Protesters disable Google Street View vehicle
p2pnet.net
So wonders the Guardian in a story on Google's sneak view Street View product =97 you know: where Gargle SnoopMobiles tour the streets of the world taking ...

Google News Update

Google Street View Car Damaged by Protester in Germany
Softpedia
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Germans really don't like Google Street View or, at least, the ones that don't like it are more than eager to express ...
Landmarks' Street View vanishing act
Hull Daily Mail
It is not a trick of the light, but one of a number of quirks in the imagery of Hull and the East Riding on Google's controversial Street View. ...

Google News Update

TFTS (blog)
German Man Vandalizes Google Street View Car [Google Street View Camera Car ...
TFTS (blog)
I think Google's Street View is pretty cool. I have no concerns about my face, my license plate, my house, whatever, being on the service, and I actually ...

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Google car vandalised 'in protest'
Herald Sun
A Google Street View car at tech fair CeBIT in Germany earlier this year. Picture: AFP Source: AFP VANDALS in Germany have sabotaged a Google Street View ...

Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Google News Update

MapQuest 4 Mobile Brings Free Turn-by-Turn, Voice-Guided GPS to iPhone
Lifehacker
... to as polished as Google Maps Navigation. It doesn't rotate the map based on the direction you're heading, it doesn't have cool Street View integration, ...

Google News Update

Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
That's the wonder of.... Google Street View
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Take a virtual tour in your computer via Google Street View, however, and you will. A technical glitch means with a simple click of the mouse you are ...

Google Street View News

Users Concerned About Online Privacy with Spokeo
DaniWeb (blog)
On the other hand, it has the picture of my house from Google Streetview, as well as my address and telephone number, as well as other personal information ...

Google Street View

'Street View' car vandalised
News24
Was R269.95 Now R215.96 Berlin - Vandals in Germany have sabotaged a Google "Street View" car, police said on Tuesday, in an apparent act of protest against ...

Google Streets News

Avoiding Google's European Privacy Gaffes
Search Engine Land (blog)
Google Streetview. Another area in which Google clashed with the European privacy issues is Google Streetview. In many European countries there were people ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Search reveals' routes popular with world cup tourists
Travel Wires
Last year the South African public voted on the country's most popular tourist sites for Google's Street View Trikes campaign that ran in conjunction with ...

Google Streets News

Geek.com
Google Street View Car gets sabotaged in Germany
Geek.com
Oh Google Street View =96 will you ever cease becoming a topic of water cooler and Internet conversations? Well I certainly hope not. ...

Google Street View News

Google Says Mobile Services Partially Blocked in China
Wall Street Journal
For now, Google has chosen to keep some services in mainland China, like its maps and music search services. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal ...

Monday, March 29, 2010

Google Street View - UK

A German Takes The Air Out Of Google Street View. Literally.
TechCrunch (blog)
by MG Siegler on Mar 29, 2010 There's never a shortage of controversy surrounding Google Street View. Even if you think the service is useful and/or cool to ...

Google Street View

Google launches Street View in UK
UKZAMBIANS
Google has launched its controversial Street View mapping service in the UK, with web and mobile phone users able to see 360-degree views of 25 cities in UK ...

Google Street View

Google Street View's hidden cast of characters
The Guardian
A true badge of geek pride is to have been immortalised by the Google Street View camera. Mashable has found another ten gems, including Paddington Bear ...

Google Street View - UK

Online Social Media (blog)
Google Earth Street View Sightings: 10 of the best
Online Social Media (blog)
There has been some bad publicity about Google Earth's Street View of late, but there is no denying that it is still a great tool. ...

Sunday, March 28, 2010

Google Street View - UK

10 Must-See Google Street View Sightings
FTC Publications
While we brought you 15 amusing Google Street View sightings when the service launched back in 2007, in the last few years Google has expanded its coverage ...

Google Street View

You can't Google home
Morning Sentinel
Ladies and gentleman, I give you Google Earth Street View, a gala gimmick, a carnival ride to yesterday. Meet Google Street View -- The destroyer of ...

Saturday, March 27, 2010

Google Street View - UK

CBC.ca
Armed robber nabbed in Saskatoon
CBC.ca
A Streetview from Google shows a convenience store in Saskatoon where police say they went to catch a robber. (Google) A man wielding what police call "an ...
In Hindsight: Google, Oracle, Adobe and double real estate trouble
San Jose Mercury News
By Frank Michael Russell Mountain View Internet juggernaut Google, making good on its promise to no longer censor search results in China, redirected users ...

Google Streets News

Street View: Much ado about precious little
Windsor Star
Google's street view has been a novel investigative device for anyone considering a move to Windsor. You could cruise down a street and scope out your ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Makes a Good Move on China
The New American
According to the Wall Street Journal, Brin =93said he was moved by growing evidence in China of repressive behavior reminiscent of what he remembered from the ...

Friday, March 26, 2010

Google Street View

Bing beating Google all over the maps
VatorNews
It can't hold a candle to Google's streetview penetration, but Bing's winning the feature war. In return for a hefty ticket price, the annual TED conference ...

Google Streets News

OPB News
Google Bike Map: A Test Ride
OPB News
I'd say overall, my Google Maps experience wasn't too bad, except for the part where I had to carry my bike. I'd recommend using the "street view" function ...

Google Street View - UK

Castanet.net
Google Street View
Castanet.net
Police raided the home in the 1400 block of Allison Street Thursday. The home is across the street from an elementary school. RCMP Cpl. Brad Myhre says the ...
Top 10 articles: Best PC games and HTC Evo 4G
V3.co.uk
Google, meanwhile, made a number of headlines this week, most notably about its controversial Street View service which is once again in trouble. ...

Google News Update

Online Social Media (blog)
Google Maps Street View populated by avatars
Online Social Media (blog)
The way to imagine it is as Google Maps Street view inhabited by avatars. Micazook has acquired high- resolution imagery from various parts of the world, ...

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Google Street View

Walsenburg contractor is low bidder on first FASTER bridge replacement
INDenverTimes.com
By Kevin Flynn on March 25, 2010 =B7 Comment =B7 Drag your cursor around this Google Street View map to see the bridge and its surroundings. ...

Google Street View - UK

Castanet.net
Google Street View
Castanet.net
by Castanet Staff - Story: 53524 RCMP are looking for the driver who caused a four vehicle crash on Harvey Avenue Wednesday afternoon. ...
Microsoft's Bing Adds Foursquare To Maps
paidContent.org
... with that of Google; it launched a complete overhaul of the product in December (adding new 'Streetside' images to match Google Maps' own Street View) ...

Google Street View - UK

CNET
Start-up hopes to bridge real, virtual worlds
CNET
Think of it as Google Maps Street View populated by avatars. The imagery is useful in an aerial view, but if you want to see a realm when on the ground, ...
Stop writing your search queries, drawing is much more fun
Independent
Once you have narrowed down a location you can use a gesture controls to bring up a bird's eye view of the area, or switch to a street view. ...
Search Engine Land (blog)
Google's Street View Finds More Trouble In Europe
Search Engine Land (blog)
This is the latest in a long line of battles and complaints over the Street View program. You'll find significant background material in our Google Street ...

Google Street View

WND.com
'Images are now in the hands of suspect terrorists'
WND.com
MI5 has found its buildings across Britain have been included in the "Street View" service. Google has been warned that placing any of the images on its ...


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Beyond Google's clash with China, we must find rules for a global village
The Guardian
Google has become arrogant and thinks it's above the law. For example, look how their Streetview product was caught publishing photos of a sensitive ...


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Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Moby1 (blog)
Is Street View Dangerous?
Moby1 (blog)
Google's street view gives the public a chance to explore locations from a street level perspective that allows the user to view the world in 360 degrees. ...


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Blast
Pompeii on Google Street View
Blast
If you can't be one of the 2.5 million tourists who wander through the streets of Pompeii every year, you now have another option: Google's Street View. ...
Google Lists Hotel Prices on Google Maps
Marketing Vox News
In recent months Google has been pushing the envelop with its Mapping and Street View applications - experimenting with ways to give advertisers greater ...
Only Kent (blog)
What if you don't want to be seen on Google Earth Street View?
Only Kent (blog)
While many of us love Google Earth's Street View and take a healthy curiosity (nosiness) in looking round areas where people live, and their houses (or is ...
Brin's own experience behind Google China move:WSJ
MarketWatch
... the anti-Semitic discrimination against his father--emboldened his view that it was time to abandon Google's policy," the newspaper reported.


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Street View creates quite a stir
Ballymoney Times
THE addition of Ballymoney and Moyle onto Google Street View caused quite a stir around north Antrim in recent days. Thanks to the technology people can now ...


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Geek.com
Google 'Street View' pic suggests impending hardware invasion
Geek.com
Even Google. I'm imagining this is the type of day a certain Google employee was having when he was out and about snapping some Google Map =93Street View=94 ...


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YOUR SAY: Google Stret View concerns
North Wales Pioneer
GOOGLE Street View has concerned local residents who feel the tool is an invasion of privacy. The Pioneer reported last week the nationwide roll out of the ...
Mobile Deals Compared (blog)
Google Street View Exposes a Little Too Much
Mobile Deals Compared (blog)
The Google camera car is making its rounds of the streets and alleys of the UK in order to put in Street View as a UK available function. ...
European privacy battle looms for Facebook, Google
The Associated Press
... Google last month, when the 27-nation bloc told the search giant to warn people before it sends cameras into cities to take pictures for its Street View ...


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Street views of military bases OK, says the MoD
The Herald
Google Street View has also been criticised for revealing views of a 'top-secret' SAS camp in Herefordshire, as it extends the service to most parts of the ...


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Real-life James Bonds annoyed at Google for showing secret base on Street View
ZDNet (blog)
The KGB also didn't have Google's fun little Street View camera cars. That brings us back to our spy-off, because as it turns out, Google seems to have ...


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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Google Street View News

Biz Break: A 'fragile' real estate recovery; plus: Google-China dispute
San Jose Mercury News
Google's move came after it said in January that it was no longer willing to censor search results on its Chinese site after the Mountain View Internet ...

Google Streets News

Online Social Media (blog)
Twitter Triumph: Finding Google Street View Car
Online Social Media (blog)
With a few keywords entered on Twitter.com everything ever mentioned about Google Street View came up =96 these are updated every second of the day. ...
UK military bases on Street View
Global Times
The once-secretive military bases in Britain can now be viewed online in detail thanks to Google's Street View service, resulting in British military and ...

Google Street View News

TopNews United States
Google's Street View to Reshoot Windsor
TopNews United States
Soon, Google will be approaching a town near you. Yesterday, the company declared that over 150 cities are already a part of Google's street view, ...


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GUIDE: How do I remove myself from Google Street View?
North Wales Pioneer
CONTROVERSIAL mapping tool Google Street View has raised concerns over privacy and security since initially launching in the UK's major cities. ...
CBC.ca
Synagogue vandalized in Montreal
CBC.ca
Vandals broke into the Ahavas Yisroel Viznitz Synagogue on Durocher Street last Friday night. (Google Streetview) A synagogue in Montreal's upscale ...


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Google Street View reveals time crack in Norfolk
Times Online (blog)
Take a look at the image above, of Dereham High Street as it is today. Now, using Street View, click right to take a stroll down the street. Et voila! ...


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Google adding more Canadian cities to street view
Montreal Gazette
More than 150 cities are already part of Google's street view, including Montreal, but that will be expanded in the coming months, the company announced ...
Taking the wide view | Philadelphia Inquirer | 03/23/2010
Philadelphia Inquirer
In an e-mail interview, Trachtman pointed to a blossoming of panoramic photography thanks to popular mapping programs such as Google's Street View, ...
StreetView puts St Albans in the spotlight
Advertiser 24
Google Maps has launched Street View in Herts, which means that people in most parts of the St Albans district can view 360 degree photographs of their own ...


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You Can't Google Home Again
TheTyee.ca
Using Google Street View, you can open your laptop and visit all your old neighbourhoods. Beware of heartbreak. By Crawford Kilian, 23 Mar 2010, ...


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

Monday, March 22, 2010

Google Streets News

Google Street View Ignites UK Security Debate
AOL News
The image, which was posted on Google Street View, immediately drew criticism from a number of politicians. ''There needs to be a certain degree of ...
Geeky gadgets
Google Forced To Remove Street View Images By UK Government
Geeky gadgets
Google [Goog} has been forced to remove certain images from its Street View maps by the UK Government. Google had taken a number of images around the UK of ...

Google Street View News

Google Street View to expand in Canada
CBC.ca
Google is expanding its popular Street View mapping service to "nearly all of the country," and is heading back for a re-shoot of Windsor, Ont. Starting ...


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Google Took Illegal Street View Pictures of SAS HQ
Tom's Guide
Google was last week forced to remove a set of images from Google Street View after it emerged that the photos showed the location of the SAS base in ...


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Google Street View Puts Photos of Secret Government Buildings Online
I4U
Google's Street view car is continually getting itself in trouble over the photos its camera cars put online. In the US Google has come under fire for ...


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Google Street View in SAS base controversy
Techwatch
by Darren Allan Google's Street View, the map based photography scheme which now covers 95% of Britain since its latest expansion, has been the centre of ...
Facebook, Twitter users prone to burglaries, say insurers
Sify
"Criminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated, using Google Earth and Street View to plan their burglaries with military precision. ...


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Concern over image of semi-naked child on Google's Street View
Wimbledon Guardian
Alex Deane, director of Big Brother Watch, said: =93For many, Google's Street View cameras are an upsetting invasion of privacy. People are not consulted ...

Google Street View

TopNews United Kingdom (blog)
Critics want Google Street View to remove controversial images
TopNews United Kingdom (blog)
Critics of the Google Street View are arguing that the service that now covers almost all of the UK's streets and roads could jeopardize country's security ...

Google Streets News

Latest Gadgets (blog)
Google's Traffic is Dominant in the Internet
Latest Gadgets (blog)
Most privacy concerns are generated in case someone's private information becomes available to the general public by means of Facebook, Google Street View ...


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CNET
Chinese media slam Google as 'politicized'
CNET
Google's position is untenable, they tried to carry out the Google Map's "Street View" of China, Chinese Government said no and thats when the false ...


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TopNews
Google can show Images of SAS headquarters - MoD
TopNews
The Ministry of Defense in UK said today that there is no need to remove the images of the Special Air Service headquarters from the Google Street View ...


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Sunday, March 21, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Google Streetview - security risk??
Pistonheads.com
What's the concensus on here... despite living in the middle of nowhere, Google Streetview have recently snapped our country lane and... guess what... the ...


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Street View Captures Boozing Super Heroes in the UK
Switched (blog)
by Warren Riddle =97 Mar 21st 2010 at 2:10PM Monitoring Google's Street View for serendipitous moments of ridiculousness provides seemingly infinite ...

Google Street View News

Google Street View 'forced to remove images of secret British security bases'
Telegraph.co.uk
But he added in a statement on Sunday: =93Google Street View is only made up of images from public roads and so it's to be expected that buildings that anyone ...


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SAS base images to stay on Google Street View
Times Online
Images of the SAS headquarters will not be removed from the Google Street View application, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. ...


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Brits Furious Over Google Street View Of Secret Base
Ozarks First
(London) -- British military chiefs and members of Parliament are blasting internet giant Google after its Street View service included detailed pictures of ...


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Saturday, March 20, 2010

Google Street View

Google Reconsiders Privacy Practices
PC World
... concerns are generated when someone's private information is made available to the general public, a la Facebook, Google Buzz and Google Street View. ...
Daily Mail
Google forced to remove pictures of secret bases
Daily Mail
... Editor Google was last night forced to remove images of some of Britain's most sensitive military and security bases from its Street View service. ...
Times Online
Facebook posts could push up your insurance premiums
Times Online
Malcolm Cooper at L&G said: =93Coupled with increasingly sophisticated location-based tools such as Google Street View, information on social networking sites ...


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Google Street View under fire again
V3.co.uk
Google's controversial Street View service has been in trouble once again, following the nationwide roll out of the technology a fortnight ago. ...


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Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Criticised Because Of SAS Photos
ITProPortal
Google said previously that "One in five people already use Google Street View for house hunting and the scheme has previously launched in 20 countries ...


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T3
Google Street View captures secret SAS base
T3
Google Street View has been criticised for revealing the loacation of the SAS's secret headquarters, which has previously been left off all maps for ...


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Mobiletor.com
Google Maps 4.1 comes to Android
Mobiletor.com
Moreover, on tapping the buttons, one can see the place on the map, get direction-based information and also view it with street View. ...

Google Street View - UK

Mirror.co.uk
Elite SAS regiment's HQ appears on Google Street View - pics
Mirror.co.uk
An Army insider said: =93We have had concerns with Google Street View for some time. It is highly irresponsible for military bases, especially special forces, ...
Google May Reveal China Plans on Monday
TheStreet.com
By TheStreet Staff 03/19/10 - 02:43 AM EDT MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (TheStreet) -- Google may make an announcement Monday about whether it will pull out of ...
Television Broadcast
Reports: Google's Android Is Getting Into TVs
Television Broadcast
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIF.:Google, Intel and Sony are creating a custom TV browser, so say emerging reports about the triad. The New York Times said this week ...


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Friday, March 19, 2010

Google Street View

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View criticised for 'showing images of secret SAS headquarters'
Telegraph.co.uk
=93Military chiefs have had concerns with Google Street View for some time,=94 one military source said. =93It is highly irresponsible for military bases, ...
CBC.ca
Old Montreal slayings linked to Mafia
CBC.ca
(Google Streetview) Two men were killed and two more had to be treated in hospital for gunshot injuries after masked shooters opened fire in Flawnego, ...


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IT PRO
Your Views: Google Street View across the UK
IT PRO
Google has extended Street View across the UK - but is it a fantastic service or a privacy invasion? By Nicole Kobie, 19 Mar 2010 at 13:50 Google's Street ...
ZipRealty Releases New App for the Android
VentureLoop (blog)
And just in case the over view map isn't clear enough on directions, users can access Google's Street View in order to get a real world view. ...


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Daily Mail
Google Street View shows 'secret' SAS base in major security breach
Daily Mail
'Security breach': The Google Street View shows the peremiter boundary and one of the entrances to the SAS base in Credenhill, Herefordshire. ...
Top 10 articles: Google Street View and Microsoft IE9
V3.co.uk
This week's most popular story with V3.co.uk readers is a report damning Google's Street View as an intrusive service that is more useful to burglars than ...
Weird and wonderful on Google Street View
Techwatch
by Darren Allan The latest round of updates to Google Street View's UK photography, which has now focused 95% of the country under the search giant's ...


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Daily Mail
Google posts 'secret' British SAS base on Street View in 'very serious ...
Daily Mail
By Daily Mail Reporter Controversial: A Google Street View camera. The internet giant's map service features detailed pictures of the SAS headquarters in ...
A peek into Google's global farce
China Daily
First, Google lost the Gmail trademark case there. Then, Google's Street View was criticized and opposed by the German government, not to mention the ...


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ABC Online
Police end search for Sydney campus gunman
ABC Online
(Google StreetView: file photo) Police have called off the search for a gunman who tried to rob a woman at a university campus in Sydney's west. ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View: Giant floating pliers above the sky of West Bromwich
Telegraph.co.uk
A curious resident in West Bromwich found a rather unusual aspect to his road when he logged on to Google Street View - a giant pair of floating pliers. ...

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ABC Online
Sydney campus evacuated as police hunt gunman
ABC Online
(Google StreetView: file photo) The University of Western Sydney's Werrington South Campus has been evacuated and a police search is underway for a man who ...


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Google Street View online =96 a virtual visual tour of all West Cumbria
Times & Star
GOOGLE Street View has gone live in West Cumbria, giving computer users the chance to tour our streets from the comfort of homes and offices. ...
Zillow hits Android
IntoMobile (blog)
Zillow has layered its data on top of Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Maps, so you'll be able to use Google Street View to get a closer look at your next castle. ...


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Make Google Maps your live Android wallpaper
CNET
... which replaces the tabs of yesteryear with buttons you can tap to view the location on a map, call up directions, dial, or engage Street View. ...


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Thursday, March 18, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street view 'forced to remove murdered teenager's image'
Telegraph.co.uk
Google has been forced to remove from the controversial Street View an image of Ashleigh Hall standing in the doorway of her family home only weeks before ...
Zillow launches on Android, as its iPhone app hits 1M downloads
VentureBeat
... from Google Street View, multiple photos of what many houses look like inside, and the ability to call the relevant real estate agents with one click. ...


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Smile, you're all on Google Street View!
Milton Keynes Today
Milton Keynes became a nosy parker's paradise this week as Google aired every nook, cranny and cobweb on its infamous Street View site. ...
Three injured after Old Montreal shooting
CTV.ca
This is a Google Street View image of the Flawnego store where shots rang out around 2 pm Thursday. Police say that three people have been shot in a ...


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Huffington Post (blog)
Seagull Google Street View Camera Photobomb (PHOTO)
Huffington Post (blog)
As a Google Maps street view of Brighton's John Street reveals, the bird's portrait has made it online, and the seagull can be seen permanently suspended ...
Google Overhauls Maps For Android
InformationWeek (blog)
It has new buttons that users can tap to see the place on the map, get directions, call it, or see it with Street View. The neatest new feature is the ...

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Metro
Google Street View catches God fixing West Midlands
Metro
Google Street View's roving camera has caught many strange sights in its time - and now it appears to have spotted God doing a bit of a DIY, as a giant pair ...
South Cumbrian streets in Google street view
NW Evening Mail
Internet search engine Google introduced Street View last year to allow users to take a virtual tour of selected towns and cities. Now Google has rolled out ...
East Anglian Daily Times
Google Street View captures UFO over Suffolk castle
East Anglian Daily Times
IT has captured images of swearing Suffolk folk, picturesque county beauty spots, a giant invading bug - and now Google Street View appears to have snapped ...
ReadWriteWeb (blog)
Popular Real Estate App Zillow Debuts on Android
ReadWriteWeb (blog)
For instance, with the new Google Street View option, users are able to see curbside photos of all the homes in a particular neighborhood, whether or not ...


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ZipRealty Introduces Free Google Android Mobile Phone Application for Home Hunters
CNNMoney.com (press release)
Android app users can also view search results through Google's Street View option, which gives a home buyer a "drive up" feel for each property. ...
System iNetwork (blog)
i Tour with Google Street View
System iNetwork (blog)
I recently took a Google Street View "tour" of the UK, seeing such sights as the MI6 building, the UK headquarters of Google, and Abbey Road (site of the ...
Pocket-lint.com
Apps we'd like on Google TV
Pocket-lint.com
Much like the image recognition of the Shopper app, another app, most likely from Google, could access the Street View database and work out where locations ...


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BikeRadar.com
Top 8 new cycling images on Google Street View
BikeRadar.com
This function on Google Maps lets you view photographs of locations from street level, and when it was first launched some amusing cycling images were ...
Google Maps for Android gets improved user interface
NetworkWorld.com
... or see it with Street View. Google has also added a feature that lets users swipe left or right on the touchscreen to see more search results, in, ...


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Zillow's mobile app comes to Android, gets voice search
Seattle Times (blog)
The Android version uses GPS to find and follow users' location and displays Google Street View images of houses, along with sales information and estimated ...


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Times 24
Google moves to a Street near you
Times 24
By Simon Wesson , Reporter Thursday, 18 March, 2010 MAPPING system Google Street View, which enables internet users to interactively walk through towns, ...


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BetaNews
Google improves Maps for Android, rolls in bonus features
BetaNews
Under the Address tab, there were options to Show the result on the map, get directions to it, call it, look at it in Street View, or add it as a contact. ...
Inman.com
Zillow, ZipRealty roll out Android apps
Inman.com
The app also uses Google Street View to let users see homes up close. "As Google adds additional features and services, we expect to take advantage of them ...


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Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Bing Maps is seeing stars, constellations
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
However, comparing with Google Street View, Bing Map (and the Bird View) does not cover much area in the world. Especially, the fast growing Asia. ...


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Search Engine Journal
Gesture Search, Swipe N' Search for Google Android Phones
Search Engine Journal
... that you can tap on and will show you places on the map, directions in getting to those places and even option to see those places in Street View. ...


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HONOLULUMagazine.com
Google Maps Bike Directions come to Hawaii
HONOLULUMagazine.com
Google Maps continues to get more useful for Honolulu residents. This past November, it unveiled Street View for Hawai'i, giving people a panoramic view of ...


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Wednesday, March 17, 2010

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There's nowhere to hide when the street view van's out and about!
Portsmouth News
Google's Street View service has been available in 25 cities since last March, but now south-east Hampshire and West Sussex have been added. ...


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Mashable (blog)
New Bing Maps Feature: Stargaze from Street Level
Mashable (blog)
... in Google Earth, but it only worked in the desktop application (as opposed to maps.google.com) and it wasn't integrated with Google's own street view ...


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Sky News
Street View Removes Pic Of Murdered Teen
Sky News
An image of Facebook murder victim Ashleigh Hall standing outside her home weeks before she was killed has been removed from Google Street View. ...
INTERNET LAW - Google Street View Privacy Lawsuit Fails: Boring v. Google, Inc.
IBLS INTERNET LAW (subscription)
Although the innovative Google''''s Street View application offers some benefits, it also fosters controversy. This case is one of the first United States ...
Whole of Bolton is caught on camera with Google Streetview
The Bolton News
IMAGES of almost every home in Bolton are now available to anyone with an internet connection after Google updated its controversial Street View website. ...


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YOUR SAY: Conwy goes Google eyed over Street View launch
North Wales Pioneer
The Google Street View service was officially widened on Thursday to include almost the whole of the UK, including streets in Colwyn Bay, ...
Google Street View puts Ellesmere Port and Cheshire on the map
ic CheshireOnline
Previously, Street View was only available in 25 UK cities, with the nearest being Liverpool. Have you seen your street on Google Street View? ...
Expanded Google Street View now takes in Wirral
Wirral News
GOOGLE'S Street View cameras have finally made it through the Mersey Tunnel, and all over Wirral! The service, developed by the internet behemoth, ...
Daily Mail
Ashleigh Hall captured on Google View just weeks before she was murdered by ...
Daily Mail
Alex Deane, director of privacy campaign group Big Brother Watch, said: 'For many, Google's Street View cameras are an upsetting invasion of privacy. ...
Google Has All of Holland, in Streetview That Is!
Multilingual Search (blog)
It's only a very small country, so it hasn't been the biggest job the Google Streetview-people had to do, but they did it. Almost the entire country of the ...


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Google Street View Shows Too Much
Best Mobile Contracts (blog)
So getting these spots available in the Google Street View is hardly a concern. For people living in more closed locations such as residential areas, ...


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How US Government Spies Use Facebook
ReadWriteWeb (blog)
The EFF posted IRS training documents for using various internet tools as well, including Google Street View, but those were much tamer than the Justice ...


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Google Street View comes to East Grinstead
thisiseastgrinstead.co.uk
Internet giant Google has now launched its much-hyped Street View in the town. Visitors to the site can see their homes and workplaces at street level, ...


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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

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Google Earth and Bonneville - Haul Monitor
Custom Classic Trucks Magazine
The other night I was perusing that eye in the sky known as Google Earth, peering at random things that caught my attention and using the street view to ...


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Google Street View to cover 96pc of UK roads
ZDNet UK
By Charlet Kloet, 10 March 2010 15:17 Google plans to make a further 210000 miles of British roads available on its Street View service on Thursday, ...
Germans get the last laugh with 'Google HomeView'
Los Angeles Times (blog)
Though Google's "StreetView" is clearly no laughing matter in Europe, Germans are using Google's video-sharing site YouTube for a spoof on Google's ...
Why China has more to lose than Google
ITworld.com
The piece says losing permission to operate in China means Google won't be able to take Street View pictures, and its partnerships with cell phone companies ...
eWEEK Europe UK
New Street View Images Raise Privacy Concerns
eWEEK Europe UK
A recent survey of 1317 people by discount website MyVoucherCodes has found that only 34 percent of those surveyed consider Google's Street View service a ...


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Undercover Feds on Social Networking Sites Raise Questions
Wired News
... (.pdf) for employees of the Internal Revenue Service describing the use of social networking sites and Google Street View to investigate taxpayers. ...

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Product Reviews (blog)
Google Maps Street View: Launched for Hong Kong
Product Reviews (blog)
As you are probably aware Google are doing their best to cover as much of the World as possible with their Google Maps Street View, we are now hearing that ...

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MapQuest Expands Mobile Version; Enables 360 View Linking
Search Engine Watch (blog)
Meanwhile, the other nifty new feature is the ability to link to 360 View. You may remember that 360 View is MapQuest's answer to Google's Street View. ...

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TopNews United States
Google's Street View; A Boon or A Bane?
TopNews United States
Hence, Google Street View plan is no less than a service that is provided free of cost to the burglars in the UK Google has managed to add new imagery ...
Google may again try pre-testing for privacy of new buzz features
ABH News
If Google street view camera catch your snap without any cloth from your bathroom window & post it online for the world to see, not violate your privacy? ...


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The Shambles in York wins Google Street View Award, report Octopus Travel
24-7PressRelease.com (press release)
LONDON, ENGLAND, March 16, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ -- With the news that a street in York has scooped the Google Street View Award 2010 for most picturesque ...


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Google gets you there - by bike
Pioneer Press
Google Maps has evolved in other dramatic ways, too. A Street View option, consisting of overlapping photos shot by a fleet of Google cars equipped with ...


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Google Street View comes to Scarborough
Scarborough Today
We reported in March that the Google's specially adapted Street View car was driving the streets of Scarborough and taking photogrpahs of the town. ...
Are you on Google Street View?
Banbury Guardian
BANBURY is among hundreds of towns and villages to have been added to internet search giant Google's Street View programme. It means web users can take a ...
UK residents fear burglary crime wave planned through Google Street View
Expert Reviews
A recent survey has unveiled that more than half of us believe that Google Street View is an intrusion on our private lives, while 24 per cent believe that ...


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Monday, March 15, 2010

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Google launches Street View in Hong Kong and Macau
NetworkWorld.com
By Computerworld Hong Kong Staff, Computerworld Hong Kong Google launched Friday its Google Maps Street View feature for Hong Kong and southern areas of ...


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Britain's best foodie street
Times Online
In this week's Table section in the Times we'll be analysing the results of Google Street View's competition to find Britain's best foodie street. ...


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News@Five : Google Leaving China, Street View Good For Burglars & More
ITProPortal
Google Street View project is being looked upon as service for burglars in the UK, with 57 percent Britons calling the service 'intrusive', a poll conducted ...
Only Kent (blog)
Google Earth Street View: Posing for the Cameras
Only Kent (blog)
It seems as though some cities are literally posing for the cameras with the expansion of Google Earth's Street View. Previously some companies have ...

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AboutMyArea
Google Street View Goes Live in Leicestershire
AboutMyArea
View Castle Donington, Kegworth and the surrounding area in minute detail using the Google Street View service now available for Leicestershire. ...
Music Video Made Entirely With Google Street View? Phoenix Band Race You There ...
Phoenix New Times (blog)
Made entirely with Google Street view, "Starcrossed" takes you through a beautiful desertscape while vaguely Coldplayian rock whizzes by. ...
Google Earth Blog (blog)
Cities getting dressed up for the Google cameras
Google Earth Blog (blog)
Now that Google StreetView is getting so popular, cities are trying to look their best for those Google cameras. Of particular note is Windsor, Canada, ...
Spiked
Are we heading for 'a privacy Chernobyl'?
Spiked
Last week, a year after Google's Streetview was launched in the UK, a further 210000 miles of the country's roads and streets were made available to ...


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IT PRO
Google Street View slammed as 'a service for burglars'
IT PRO
It may have reached near-universal coverage in the UK, but the majority of us appear to still have major objections to Google Street View. ...


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Google Street View Is Service For Burglars Says Survey
ITProPortal
According to a recent poll undertaken by discount website myvouchercodes.co.uk, people in the UK believe that Google's Street View service is highly ...

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Reading Street View is safe, says Google
Reading Post
But Google, which launched the facility on its Google Maps last March, maintained it was safe. Spokeswoman Laura Scott said: =93Street View only contains ...


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Google China Exit Seen Within Weeks
TheStreet.com (subscription)
By TheStreet Staff 03/15/10 - 03:27 AM EDT MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. (TheStreet) -- Google(GOOG) reportedly is expected to shut its Chinese-language search ...


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Sunday, March 14, 2010

Google Streets News

Every brother is watching you: Google Street View debuts in Macau and Hong Kong
Macau Daily Times
However, if you browse Google Street View, user generated photos, or even the building option in Google Earth, you'll find that the mega-casino is where ...


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PC World
Privacy is Not Dead, Just Evolving
PC World
If the Google Street View cameras happen to catch you standing naked in your living room window and post it online for the world to see, does that violate ...


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TopNews United Kingdom (blog)
Google's Street View Raises Protest in Britain, Owing to Invasion on Privacy
TopNews United Kingdom (blog)
On Thursday, some inhabitants of Britain have complained that Google's has trespassed into their privacy with its service, Street View, which covers 99% of ...


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County man's Google view in the spotlight
Shropshire Star
A Shropshire man has made national news after using Google's Street View service to map out his life story in pictures. Marc Loterijman, 23, who grew up in ...

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Google Street View

Street View slammed as 'service for burglars'
V3.co.uk
Google Street View is seen by most UK consumers as an intrusive technology and nothing more than a 'service for burglars', according to a new poll reported ...

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CBC.ca
Charges laid in 2009 double homicide
CBC.ca
This is a Google Street View of the neighbourhood. (Google) In a case that may be related to gang activities, Winnipeg police say a 25-year-old man has been ...


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Only Kent (blog)
Google Earth Street View, Privacy Concerns Amongst Many
Only Kent (blog)
Google Street View is being seen by many people as a =93service to burglars=94, according to a recent survey. The survey shows that people have major concerns ...


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Google Street View has come to our area this week
Yate People
By SandraHurst1 Have you seen your house yet on Google? The 360-degree street level imagery program called Street View was rolled out to cover more of ...


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Google Street View goes live in Cumbria
News & Star
Google Street View went live in the county on Thursday, with pictures of nearly every house, shop and landmark shown in 360 degree detail. ...


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Product Reviews (blog)
Google Earth Street View buildings update
Product Reviews (blog)
Whenever Google Earth Street View releases a new city with 3 D buildings, they only offer two at a time =96 they recently went all out and offered us five new ...


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Google sets sights on homes and landmarks as Street View maps outskirts of Bristol
Bristol Evening Post
Google spokeswoman Laura Scott said: "Through the Google Street View Partner Program people can invite us to go off the beaten track. ...
Most (but not all) of Otley now on Google Streetview
Otley People
Just go to Otley on Google Maps and zoom in until you get to Streetview. If you were walking around Otley the day the Google car came through, ...


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Have you been Google'd?
Boston Standard
Saturday, 9am - INTERNET search engine Google's Street View imagery has gone nationwide and now includes many of the roads and highways of Boston borough. ...

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Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View: internet search engine 'apologises over part naked child ...
Telegraph.co.uk
Google, the internet search engine giant, has been forced to apologise after its controversial Street View service appeared to show a young child partially ...


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Take a virtual tour of Lincoln on Google Street View
Lincolnshire Echo
Google Street View has finally arrived in Lincolnshire =96 allowing people to take a virtual, 360 degree look at anywhere on the map at the click of a button. ...
Google Prepares to Stop Censoring in China
Wall Street Journal
At issue is whether the Mountain View, Calif., company can operate its Chinese search engine, google.cn, without filtering out some results=97and if not, ...


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Friday, March 12, 2010

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Gothamist
Google Maps Bike, Now in Beta, Is NOT Perfect, Post Declares
Gothamist
If so, we don't see them on Google Street View. The article also calls Google out for misidentifying some footpaths as bike paths in Central Park, ...
UPI NewsTrack Quirks in the News
UPI.com
Google blurs faces and car license plates on Street View and argues that preserves privacy. Thames Valley Police say there is no evidence burglaries go up ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View is a 'service for burglars'
Telegraph.co.uk
Google Street View, which has now been expanded to cover more than 95 per cent of Britain's roads, is being seen as a =93service for burglars=94, according to ...

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Tech Eye
Village sticks fingers up to Google Streetview
Tech Eye
In April 2009, Google Streetview was cleared of breaking the Data Protection Act by the information commissioner. At the time the commissioner said that ...
How to use Google Street View
Worcester News
By Murray Kelso =BB BEFORE you read these instructions, please bear in mind that I am no Street View expert and I've taught myself how to do this. ...
ShutterVoice: Breaking News for Personal Technology & IT
London Inhabitants Protest against Google Street View Service
ShutterVoice: Breaking News for Personal Technology & IT
Inhabitants of a village in London have decided to fight against Google's street view service that was launched in the previous year. ...


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Pembrokeshire added to Google Street View
Milford Mercury
Pembrokeshire was virtually put on the map yesterday (Thursday), when images of the county's streets, villages and towns were added to Google Street View. ...
South Norfolk and north Suffolk streets now featuring on Google's street view map
Diss Express
A street view of south Norfolk and north Suffolk is now available on Google Maps. The service allows users to 'walk through' the streets of towns and ...
CNET
Why no one cares about privacy anymore
CNET
A lawsuit that a Pennsylvania couple filed against Google Street View, for the clearly felonious act of publishing a photograph of their house that mirrored ...


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TopNews United States
Google's Street View Service a Hit
TopNews United States
The street view service provided by Google thus comes with an ability to capture all kinds of views from all angles. The service is now available in more ...
Bowstring Bridge in Leicester lives on thanks to Google Street View
Leicester Mercury
They may have been razed to the ground last year, but in the 360-degree world of Google Street View, the Bowstring bridge and the Pump and Tap pub, ...
Have you seen anything quirky on the new Google Street View?
Bridgwater Mercury
How do you feel about the Street Map? Do you think it's a good idea or do you feel it's an intrusion into your privacy? The Mercury would like to hear from ...
Google tweaking Buzz to declutter Gmail inbox
CNET
E-mail Stephen, follow him on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/stshank, or contact him through Google Buzz. by Chris Matyszczyk stshank: Google Street View ...

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CNET
Google makes its local shopping move
CNET
He has covered the technology and financial-services industries since 1995. by Chris Matyszczyk stshank: Google Street View makes it to Hong Kong. ...


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Google Street View Launches in Hong Kong
Softpedia
By Lucian Parfeni, Web News Editor Google has been on a roll lately with Street View. After a boatload of new Street View images went live in the UK, ...
Google Street view expanded throughout Bucks
Bucks Free Press
By Oliver Evans =BB VIRTUALLY every street in south Buckinghamshire has been added to Google's controversial Street View programme, which feature street-level ...
Exeter homes on Google Street View
Express & Echo
Google Street View allows internet users to view every street in the city =97 and places elsewhere in Devon =97 and hone in on individual properties. ...

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ShutterVoice: Breaking News for Personal Technology & IT
Google Told To Reshoot Street View Shots to Get Rid Of Crime Scene
ShutterVoice: Breaking News for Personal Technology & IT
We have always noticed governments complaining on Google's aspect of Street view, but here's the first of its kind. Google has been asked to go back to ...


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Ogle with Google: Street View captures nude Taiwanese girl
CNNGo.com
This is not the first time Google Street View has captured odd situations or potentially privacy-infringing moments. Mashable's Top 15 Google Street View ...

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UK Receives 95% More Google Street View Coverage
Search Newz (blog)
This morning Google Street View Coverage in the UK has greatly Improved by up to 95% " 96%. With this imagery update around 238000 miles of public road are ...


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Google Streetview Comes to Tiverton
Tiverton People
By Lewis_Clarke GOOGLE's controversial Street View has finally gone national, and has given us the chance in Tiverton to see our own houses. ...
Taking On The Internet Giants - Germany Applies The Brakes To Google And Co.
Free Internet Press
And while Aigner was attacking Street View, the chancellor appeared to give Google Street View her blessing in her weekly video address. ...


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Thursday, March 11, 2010

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Metro
Google Street View in the UK: Top 10 British landmarks that have been Googled
Metro
As Google Street View makes images covering the length and breadth of Britain available, we look at some of the top UK landmarks to be given the 360-degree ...
Google Street View puts Flintshire on the map
Flintshire Chronicle
Have you seen your street on Google Street View? Have you spotted any unusual pictures Google has taken in the county? What do you think of the application? ...
Channel 4 News
On camera: Google Street View's UK snapshot
Channel 4 News
By Stuart McTeer Google extends its Street View images to cover an estimated 95 per cent of the UK's roads, with the search engine's cameras catching some ...
Location-aware websites scare us silly
TechRadar UK
By Gary Marshall We're not ones to miss a good time-wasting opportunity, so we've spent most of this morning using the new, improved Google Street View to ...


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Google Street View goes country
Inquirer
By Spencer Dalziel If you thought your life was safe from Google's mobile cameras in country areas, think again. Its Street View operation now extends ...


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Train conductor uses Google Street View to tell life story
Telegraph.co.uk
A train conductor has taken advantage of Google's Street View roll-out to tell his life story. Marc Loterijman, who works for Southern railways, ...
Yeovil Captured On Google Street View
Yeovil People
How about a virtual stroll down Yeovil's high street from the comfort of your warm, cosy bed. Thanks to the intriguing Google Street View this is now ...

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Google Street View to fix your street
The Guardian
But aside from being a handy aid to finding your way around, Google Street View is also proving a to be a vital service for helping local councils target ...
Google Street View's new images
Telegraph.co.uk
Google's Street View imaging service has been extended to cover almost all of Britain's roads. By Chris Irvine On Thursday, 360-degree pictures from John ...
eWEEK Europe UK
Google Takes Street View Nation-Wide
eWEEK Europe UK
However, the introduction of Google Street View to the UK has been far from plane sailing. In April last year, villagers in Broughton in Buckinghamshire ...
On yer bike with Google Maps
Expert Reviews
For the time being these are only available for US cities, but just like Streetview, we'd imagine it will be rolled out to major European cities in the near ...


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Blighty surrenders to Street View
Register
By Lester Haines =95 Get more from this author Blighty today surrendered to Sreet View's all-seeing eye as Google extended the service's coverage to encompass ...
Google Street View comes to Bracknell
Get Bracknell
By Mike Pyle Google Street View in Bracknell Forest has been launched today meaning people can take virtual tours with a few clicks of a mouse. ...


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Google Street View comes to Wokingham
Wokingham Times
By Victoria Corbett Wokingham has become one of the latest boroughs to be immortalised on Google's Street View. Landmarks such as Wokingham Town Hall in ...
Dorset now live on Google Street View
Bournemouth Echo
The addition of Bournemouth, Poole and the surrounding area has been long anticipated since Google's modified camera cars were spotted at work here almost a ...
Google Street View comes to Reading
Reading Post
By Anna Roberts Love it or hate it, the Google phenomenon has come to the town and it's garden - getreading staff have spent much of the morning looking at ...


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Daily Mail
Google Street View: Virtually all of UK streets will appear on map tool
Daily Mail
By Sean Poulter and Claire Bates Google is extending its Street View service to peer at 95 per cent of homes in the UK, despite criticism that it amounts to ...


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Google Street View goes live in Hong Kong
Xinhua
by Rob Welham BEIJING, March 11 (Xinhuanet) -- Google's Street View has gone live in Hong Kong. The launch had been much anticipated since Google cars were ...
Google StreetView to cover all Coventry and Warwickshire
Coventry Telegraph
Until now several towns and some parts of Coventry have been left out of the Google StreetView service. But now 360 degree images of the areas will be ...


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Race for Google Fiber turns once-sane cities into bran flakes
Palm Beach Post
Now Google promises to click-and-sell millions of books, including those long out of print. With GoogleMaps, Google is everywhere. Its Street View lets ...


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TrustedReviews
Google Maps Extends Street View to Every UK Road
TrustedReviews
The evolution of Google Maps' Street View in the UK has been a curiously slow since its roll out back in early 2009, but today we finally get the full fat ...


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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

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Search Month European Edition, February 2010
Search Engine Land (blog)
EU Wants Google to keep Street View images no more than six months. The European Union urged Google to provide people advance notice when its Street View ...


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CNET
Google-China resolution coming 'soon,' says CEO
CNET
If you take the longer over all view, google is just like bing/yahoo search in the US out in the cold looking in. I think it's a great PR move by google!

Google News Update

Google is a wonder of the age, but it can't read your mind =97 not yet
IrishExaminer.com
Soon Google Streetview will be upon us. If the experience in other countries is anything to go by, unsuspecting people will have been caught by Google's ...


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Google Street View to cover 96pc of UK roads
ZDNet UK
Google plans to make a further 210000 miles of British roads available on its Street View service on Thursday, adding to the 28000 miles currently shown. ...


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Google Street View to expand Hertfordshire coverage
Watford Observer
Google, which has courted controversy among privacy campaigners with its Street View Project, will launch an extension to the project tomorrow =96 granting ...
Is Google Dangerous?
33 KDAF-TV
But not without controversy. It's facing several international lawsuits over streetview pictures. So why is Google after all your info? ...


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Google Street View adds wiki features
Xinhua
In Britain where Google's Street View service is almost complete, covering nearly 400000 km of the country's roads, tourist organizations are in general ...
Google Earth Blog (blog)
Use StreetView to make Points of Interest more precise
Google Earth Blog (blog)
Google has already provided tools to help place markers more accurately, but now you can use StreetView to put them right on the buildings! ...
ZDNet UK (blog)
Book review: Googled
ZDNet UK (blog)
Google has been persistently blind about privacy risks, despite its notorious 'Don't be evil' motto. Many Google products =97 notably StreetView (in multiple ...

Google News Update

Daily Mail
Google Street View: All of UK streets will appear on map tool from tomorrow
Daily Mail
The current Street View coverage - highlighted in blue - is very patchy. This is set to change dramatically tomorrow, with few roads escaping the Google ...


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Ride Don't Drive: Google Adds Bike Directions To Maps
Search Engine Land (blog)
The directions and underlying data to support bike directions come from Google's Street View effort as well as selected third parties that have already ...
Find a Property
Google Street View goes nationwide
Find a Property
Great news for house hunters, as Google Street View launches a nationwide service later this week, making online property searching even easier. ...

Google News Update

Google Street View extends to Huntingdonshire
Hunts Post
INTERNET users will able to view images of houses and streets of Huntingdonshire online when Google extends its Street View function to the area. ...
Google gets bike-friendly
Chicago Tribune
Bicyclists can also use other features in Google Maps, including Street View, to receive turn-by-turn directions or preview the width of a bike lane, ...


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East Yorkshire scenes added to Google's Street View
Hull Daily Mail
Snaps of street scenes across East Yorkshire will be added to Google's online Street View service. Users can zoom in on images and take a virtual walk along ...

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Google Maps Adds Biking Directions
GigaOm (blog)
They are built using Google's newly expanded base map dataset from last October, and will as much as possible be accompanied by Street View and Trail View ...

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Aintree and Maghull are finally on Google StreetView
Maghull & Aintree Star
AINTREE Racecourse and the remains of the Paradox nightclub will be appearing on Google's Street View from today (Thursday). The controversial mapping tool ...
Google Maps to include bike routes
Chicago Breaking News - Tribune (blog)
It will be at maps.google.com/biking starting Wednesday. Bicyclists can use other features in Google Maps, including Street View, to receive turn-by-turn ...

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Google gets users to build Street View wiki
THINQ.co.uk
Google said it wants to let users of Street View edit the service to add local colour in the hope of making it more useful. Naturally, Google is interested ...
CBS News
The 4 Biggest Lies in Real Estate
CBS News
Get the Truth: Go to Google Street View or Microsoft Live Search Maps for a reliable third-party look at a neighborhood or home exterior. ...


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Google Streetview to cover every UK road
Telegraph.co.uk
A survey commissioned by Google from polling company YouGov indicated that Streetview's launch has coincided with a 30 per cent increase in people using the ...
CBC.ca
1 dead in Martensville crash
CBC.ca
The intersection of highways 12 and 305 north of Martensville, where the crash occurred, is shown in this Google Street View image from the summer. ...


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Huffington Post (blog)
Best Google Street View Shots (PICTURES): What's The Most Picturesque Street ...
Huffington Post (blog)
Go to Google Maps' Street View, take a screenshot of what you consider to be the most beautiful, charming, or distinctive street in the United States, ...
Only Kent (blog)
Google Earth and Streetview to enable phones with X-ray vision
Only Kent (blog)
Google Earth and Google Streetview already provide images that are used in databases and it will be these that are used to enable 'augmented reality', ...
EPPING FOREST: Google Street View to reveal '90 per cent' of district
Guardian Series
By Daniel Binns =BB ALMOST every town, village and road in the district will appear on internet virtual map Google Street View from this Thursday (March 11), ...
Report: Google testing search for TVs
CNET
The new search service would run on Internet-connected set-top boxes loaded with Google software, according to The Wall Street Journal, and would let Dish's ...

Google Streets News

Brighton and Sussex to appear on Google Street View this Thursday
The Argus.co.uk
It shows almost two thirds (60%)of people who have used Street View have done so to find out where they're going and get directions; one third (33%) have ...
iAfrica.com
Google's legal hurdles
iAfrica.com
European authorities have registered their concern via a letter delivered to Google early in February this year that the company's 'Street View' mapping ...


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X ray vision phones
Sydney Morning Herald
... appears to be X-ray vision, but in reality it uses pictures and images that already exist in databases such as Google Earth and Google Streetview. ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
Mario and Luigi takeaways spotted in Manchester on Google Street View
Telegraph.co.uk
By Matthew Moore The two eateries in the Moss Side area of the city are being celebrated around the world after being captured on Google Street View. ...
Google has its sights set on Princes Street
Scotsman
VIRTUAL mapping tool Google Street View is expanding in the Lothians and may be set to include Princes Street for the first time. The website, which creates ...


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Picture-perfect county streets
Northamptonshire Evening Telegraph
... which dates back to the middle ages, was voted Britain's most picturesque street in a poll of 11000 people in the Google Street View Awards. ...


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New York Times
Google Improves Its Translation Tool
New York Times
... including photos of streets taken for its Street View service. Mr. Och acknowledged that Google's translation system still needed improvement, ...


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Google, DISH Network in Set-top Tests
PC Magazine
by Mark Hachman Google appears to be testing at least search functionality on a set-top box designed by DISH Network, The Wall Street Journal reported late ...


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Monday, March 8, 2010

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Wired News
Pentagon-Backed Venture Aims for 'Google Underground'
Wired News
My neighborhood isn't even on Google Street View, but I'm guessing there's a pretty good chance that my apartment is mapped perfectly in somewhere off to ...


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Jaunted
Google Maps Expands Street View To Boulder's 360 Miles of Bike Routes
Jaunted
Now the search giant is taking their toy off-road, promising to add Boulder, Colorado's 360 miles of bike routes to Street View. The city officially won a ...


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Is Gold Hill Britain's most picturesque street?
Bournemouth Echo
By Faith Eckersall =BB IS this Britain's Most Picturesque Street? That's what we'll find out today when internet mapping service Google Street View announce ...


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Google Street View's most picturesque street is Shambles
NetworkWorld.com
By Oliver Garnham, PC Advisor UK A winding, cobbled street in York has been voted the most picturesque street in Britain in the inaugural Google Street View ...
Google May Not Refresh Street View Imagery In Europe
Search Engine Land (blog)
For a non-European traveling to Europe Google Street View is a great resource. This weekend, for example, the NY Times ran a piece on the Italian region of ...


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Historic Shambles tops Google Street View poll
TravelMole
They were winners of the Google Street View Awards based on votes cast last more by 11000 people. The three winning streets faced competition from 48 other ...


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WEEK ON THE WEB: GM to reinstate hundreds of dealerships, report says
Crain's Detroit Business
The zoo was the top vote-getter among theme parks and zoos around the country in Google's national Street View contest. =95 The Dick Purtan Radiothon held Feb ...


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The Guardian
It's a Shambles =96 but it's the most picturesque street in Britain
The Guardian
Tourists in Shambles in York, which is the UK's most picturesque street, according to a vote organised by Google Street View. Photograph: Rob Ford/Alamy It ...
KCBS
Google Earth Faces Pressure from Europeans
KCBS
European Union officials are demanding that Google reduce the time it stores its street view images from 12 to six months. Ryan Calo of Stanford Law ...


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Sunday, March 7, 2010

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Offending Streetview photos can be reported to Google
Earthtimes (press release)
By : dpa Berlin - People who feel that their privacy rights have been trampled upon by Google's Streetview project should register their complaint with the ...


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Saturday, March 6, 2010

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Apple iPad release date confirmed
MyADSL
The iPad will feature a touchscreen interface with virtual keyboard and multitouch, iTunes support and a Google Maps application featuring Street View. ...


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Australian Personal Computer
We're better than Google Streetview, claims Sydney company
Australian Personal Computer
A Sydney company has come out with the bold claim that it is better than Google Street View =96 at least for Australia's major icons. ...
From the editorial advisory board: Google and the Boulder Creek Path
Daily Camera
Google is using the trike to complement its popular Street View function =97 which gives users an on-the-ground perspective through their computer screens. ...


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Google buys DocVerse, maker of group editing tool
Los Angeles Times
The Mountain View, Calif., company hinted at such integration in its blog post. "As we continue to improve Google Docs and Google Sites as rich ...


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DigitalJournal.com
Finland Eyes Action Against Google Street View
DigitalJournal.com
It's only been a month since Google's Street View went public in Finland, but the complaints are pouring in, leaving officials wondering how to handle them. ...


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Friday, March 5, 2010

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Google Buys DocVerse for Sharing Microsoft Software
BusinessWeek
In November, the Mountain View, California-based company agreed to buy mobile-ad company AdMob Inc. for $750 million. The following month, it announced ...


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World Tech Update: Apple vs. HTC, Google Isn't Evil, and More...
PC World
... Sony's PlayStation Network hits a leap-year glitch, North Korea develops its own version of Linux, Google attempts to convince users that StreetView ...


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Google Street View 'not welcome' in Potters Bar
Times 24
A Google spokeswoman told the Potters Bar Edition last week they did not believe Street View aids burglars and took privacy issues very seriously, ...


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CNET
Does Google Street View see a future in Europe?
CNET
by Lance Whitney Google's Street View snapshot tours of Europe could potentially come to a end, according to a high-level executive. ...


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Google seeks to ease German opposition to Street View
Deutsche Welle
Kay Oberbeck: Basically, Google Street View is a new mapping product. When you think of old maps on paper, for instance, or even when you think of digitized ...
Ramsay's Web Wire =96 Issue #3: It's All Good-gle!
Moovin On Up (blog)
Google's street view tool has also seen some advances as the new addition of user's photos gives a more comprehensive view of those hard to reach areas. ...


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Telegraph.co.uk
First Google Street View awards search for Britain's best
Telegraph.co.uk
Streets across Britain are battling it out to be crowned the nation's best in the first Google Street View awards. The general public was called upon by ...


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Streets ahead
Mirror.co.uk
They are among the nominees in the first ever Google Street View Awards. Here's a look at some of our top thoroughfares, see a full list of nominees at ...


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TECH.BLORGE.com
Google stands up to EU on Street View
TECH.BLORGE.com
But Google is having none of it, sticking to its guns over the issue. Google Street View has been a bone of contention for lawmakers and privacy advocates ...

Thursday, March 4, 2010

Google Street View News

Sydney Morning Herald
How Google became the indispensable frenemy
Sydney Morning Herald
Like the human chain of residents that blocked a Google Street View camera van from photographing their village in England last year, not everyone thinks ...


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Pictures: Hot Technology
FOX6Now.com Milwaukee
Google's Street View project has raised controversy from people across Europe worried about infringement of their privacy. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty ...


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Google on Street View pictures: =93We are an American company=94
Helsingin Sanomat
Complaints emerging from pictures taken in Finland for Google's Street View service are proving to be a difficult issue for Finnish police and data ...


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Street View threatens to throw Eurostrop
Register
By Lester Haines =95 Get more from this author A senior Google exec yesteday suggested that if the company doesn't get its way over Street View data retention ...


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Windsor wants Google to redo Street View shoot
National Post
The City of Windsor, unhappy with the image of itself that appears on Google Maps Street View, is seeking a reshoot. After successfully working to rid ...


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Search Engine Land (blog)
Liveblog: SMX West 2010 Keynote =96 An Insider's Look At Google Research
Search Engine Land (blog)
Trike and Street View: the Google Maps projects we all know and love. User Photos in Street View: just announced this a few days ago. ...


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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

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The Rock Can't Get Google on Board
NBC Bay Area
By SAJID FAROOQ The former prison was one of 24 finalists in an online survey to become the next place to be caught on film by Google's Street View. ...


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Google back in Commission's sights
Europolitics.info
Street View, built into the Google Maps service since 2007, has often come under fire for the nature of some of the shots published. ...


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Fast Company
EU Legislator's Data Privacy Concerns Could Kill EU Street View
Fast Company
The Euro types have particularly focused on Google Street View, and the 12-month period those (sometimes highly personal) images are retained in Google's ...


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"Aigner plans to set up a censorship agency.": Internet entrepreneur Debik ...
PR-inside.com (press release)
The federal consumer rights minister Ilse Aigner (CSU) is fighting Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft. The building photo service Google Streetview is ...


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Google Gets Tough With EU on Street View
GigaOm (blog)
3, 2010, 6:44am PST No Comments If the European Union continues to ask for changes to the way Google handles its Street View images, the search engine ...


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Street View spymobiles invade CeBIT
Register
This is because Google invited some happening German art students to give the motors a makeover - a nifty bit of PR which might have guaranteed Hitler's ...


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Google May Drop Street View in EU if Photo Storage Time Is Cut
BusinessWeek
By Claudia Rach March 3 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc., the owner of the most popular search engine, may not map Europe again with photos for its Street View ...
TechShout! (blog)
Google Maps Street View now easier to navigate
TechShout! (blog)
In the midst of criticisms by EU data privacy regulators regarding Street View, Google has gone ahead and added new tweaks to this Google Maps feature. ...


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Soft Sailor (blog)
Download Google Earth 5.1.3533.1731 Free
Soft Sailor (blog)
Another great feature is Google Street View that if it's activated it displays street names, hotels, restaurants or other important places in their ...
Moovin On Up (blog)
Google Street View Extends Its Range
Moovin On Up (blog)
Street View is one of those tools that seems to have been around for ages, yet I never feel like I make best use of it, it's such an incredible resource ...


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The Google Street View Trike Headed to the Washington National Mall
Softpedia
Finally, Detroit Zoo will be visited by Google's Street View trike, as it won in the Theme Parks & Zoos category. Google got an overwhelming result, ...


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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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Westword (blog)
Google Street View trike visits Boulder Creek Path
Westword (blog)
2 2010 @ 3:08PM The Boulder Creek Path won a contest on Monday to become one of the first off-road locations visited and mapped by Google's Street View. ...
Google Street View waits for no man
Guelph Mercury
But Google Street View waits for no man to get properly dressed. I discovered that last month, when other Guelphites giddily went scouring over the latest ...


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Google Hopes to Launch German Street View This Year
PC World
Concerns over privacy mean Google has yet to launch its Street View service in Germany, more than a year-and-a-half after its camera cars began ...

Google Street View

Google StreetView adds SF
Your Ottawa Region
Although the car shown turning onto Beckwith Street North is unmarked, there appears to be a Google Street View camera mounted on the roof. ...


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Google To Offer Street View Opt-Out In Germany
WebProNews (blog)
By Doug Caverly The back-and-forth over Street View in Germany has been fierce at times, with one Google representative recently hinting that the company ...
02/03/2010Google launches 'Street View' charm offensive
Expatica Germany
"We strongly believe that Google Street View is completely legal in Germany," Kay Oberbeck, a spokesman for the firm's local unit, told a packed news ...
CBC.ca
Saskatoon sportswriter injured in street attack
CBC.ca
The corner of 37th Street West and Avenue B North is seen in this Google Street View image. (Google Maps) Saskatoon police are trying to track down the ...
Experts Call Google Hackers 'Amateurs'
International Business Times
A camera used for Google street view is pictured at the CeBIT computer fair in Hanover March 2, 2010. The world's largest IT fair CeBIT opens its doors on ...


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Google launches 'Street View' charm offensive
Sydney Morning Herald
"We should have communicated earlier on Google Street View, I admit. We started taking photos in Germany in 2008 and we should have explained things more ...
StreetView: Trike winners and slick new photo viewing
Google Earth Blog (blog)
=95 Navigate through photos: Google has added a feature where you can navigate through user photos while in StreetView. The new feature is quite cool and ...


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German court overturns law on phone, e-mail data
The Associated Press
... European-wide attempt to set limits on the digital sphere, that includes disputes with Google Inc. over photographing citizens for its Street View maps. ...


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Technology helps you get a better view of the zoo
Detroit Free Press
Google's Street View Trike, a three-wheeler with a camera and Global Positioning System, is to digitally record panoramic shots of the Arctic Ring of Life ...

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RocNow
RIT campus to be featured in gallery on Google Maps
RocNow
About 10 photos will be featured by early fall on the Street View Gallery, which features such sites around the world as the Eiffel Tower. ...

Google Street View - UK

Google's trouble in Europe exposes lack of social responsibility
Xinhua
Google had been invited to respond. Meanwhile, Google's controversial Street View application, which provides panoramic views of streets, buildings, ...


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Zoo tops Google contest
Royal Oak Daily Tribune
The Google Street View Trike will collect digital images throughout the Detroit Zoo, including immersive experiences such as the Arctic Ring of Life's clear ...
European Union puts the thumbscrews on Google Street View maps
Gadling (blog)
by Scott Carmichael (RSS feed) on Mar 1st 2010 at 4:30PM Google Street View is probably one of the coolest mapping applications of the past decade (along ...

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Boulder Creek Path wins visit from Google Trike
Daily Camera
With 21000 votes, the Boulder Creek Path won a contest Monday to become one of the first off-road locations visited by the new Google Street View Trike, ...


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EU targets Google's Street View
Investor's Business Daily
Citing privacy concerns, EU authorities urged the Web search king to shorten how long it stores images from its controversial Street View Web service, ...
Faneuil Hall wins Google picture contest
WHDH-TV
The local landmark took first place in Google's street view picture contest, beating out shopping centers in Chicago and San Francisco. ...
Is Tasmania The Google Street View Black Hole
Gizmodo Australia
By Nick Broughall on March 2, 2010 at 11:52 AM We've seen plenty of Street View anomalies in the past, many of which originated from Tasmania. ...


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Monday, March 1, 2010

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Microsoft Turning The Antitrust Tables On Google
ChannelWeb
In Google's view, it's obvious that Microsoft is waging a behind-the-scenes legal campaign in a bid to stall the search giant's progress. ...


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Castanet.net
Google Street View
Castanet.net
Gibbs says the award plaques would be located in the civic square area of the park, directly across the street from City Hall. "These plaques will rotate ...


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Google's Geolocation Tools Useful When Real-Life Needs Trump Privacy
Mediapost.com
A new report analyzes geotargeting and Take Google Street View, for example. In a blog post the Mountain View, Calif., search engine tells us it began ...
CNET
NordicTrack x7i could let you jog on the moon
CNET
You can even take a look from the ground level through Google Street View. Now, if only the NordicTrack x7i weren't a treadmill, we'd really be on to ...
IT Chuiko (blog)
Google Street View vs Data Protection Officers
IT Chuiko (blog)
Adverse winds for Google Street View also blow in the European Union. Service once again is questionable from the standpoint of data protection - said Alex ...
Ignore the Media and Buy This Stock
Motley Fool
There's a satellite view. There's Google's street view which, in theory, shows you exactly what you'll be seeing along the roads as you navigate. ...


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Google Street View Trike Heading to Rochester, Detroit Zoo
Appscout
If you've spent any time perusing Google's Street View feature, it might appear that the search engine giant has been everywhere. ...

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Freedoms, Borders And Google
Mediapost.com
... month from the Article 29 Data Protection Party, a unit of the European Union, asking it to make changes to Google's Street View photo-mapping service. ...


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EU privacy body wants changes to Google Street View
Reuters Canada
Launched in San Francisco in 2007, Street View allows users to navigate around a 360-degree view of city streets, buildings, traffic and people, ...
Shelly Palmer: Twitter Gunning For Third Party Services
Huffington Post (blog)
In other news, do you like using Google Street View? Then you'll love navigating through user photos in Street View, it's a new feature from Google that ...


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Google, Microsoft Spar on Antitrust
Wall Street Journal
Larry Matlack, president of the American Agriculture Movement, said, "From my view, I wouldn't know if they've got 10% of the market or 99%. I use Google ...


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Google told to dump Street View images after six months
Consumer Tech
The European Union has asked Google to overhaul the way it captures and holds data for its Maps and Street View services. Google's Street View - which adds ...


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ReadWriteWeb (blog)
Google Challenges Bing's Photosynth; Adds User Photos to Street View
ReadWriteWeb (blog)
Now, we've learned that Street View will also begin to feature user-submitted photographs. According to a recent Google Lat Long blog post, ...


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Google to map marketplace
Boston Globe
By Jenn Abelson Faneuil Hall Marketplace has beat out shopping centers in Chicago and San Francisco to win Google's Street View contest, making the historic ...


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