Thursday, May 13, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Moby1 (blog)
Google Cannot Afford More Mistakes Like Buzz and Street View
Moby1 (blog)
The search engine company stepped on plenty of toes locally in the UK when they started taking street level images of UK's roads for their Street View ...

Google Street View News

Opinion: e-Passport technology
ElectricNews.net
In capturing pictures for Google's Streetview the company was doing more than just taking snaps. by ElectricNews.net The e-Passport revolution: the next ...

Google Street View News

Adobe tries to prod Apple to bury hatchet by placing full-page ad laced with ...
San Francisco Chronicle
Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam told the Wall Street Journal that his company is working with Google on a tablet that will help it catch up to Apple in the ...
The Technology newsbucket: Microsoft releases Office 2010, IBM's roadmap ...
The Guardian (blog)
Microsoft defends its Web Apps, says fidelity tops Google Docs -- Techflash Google retorts: "It says a lot about Microsoft's approach to customer lock-in ...

Google News Update

Brisbane Times
Google gets sneak preview of second Gateway
Brisbane Times
"And then they will be loaded up into Google Maps. "And so it definitely will take a few months." Images that you see on Google's streetview were taken in ...

Google News Update

Sydney Morning Herald
Google's Wi-Fi data trawl
Sydney Morning Herald
The Google Street View car. Photo: Ron Erdos The Street View photos are overlayed onto Google Maps and concerns that Wi-Fi data could potentially be used to ...
EU Is The Latest To Criticize Facebook's Privacy Changes
paidContent:UK
Unclear what steps the Article 29 Working Party could take next; the group has also criticized Google (NSDQ: GOOG) over Street View and has taken a hard ...

Google Street View

SunPower reports 1st-quarter profit
San Francisco Chronicle
The measure creates a coordinated approach to privacy issues that could arise as Street View is rolled out in Europe, Gerard Lommel, one of the officials, ...

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Google Street View News

The economics of newspapers in two charts
Washington Post (blog)
A very good point was made that newspapers can't hold a candle to a web-based ad with lots of pictures, no character limits, links to maps and street view, ...
Five Practical Ways to Look at Facebook Privacy
Fast Company
She found the address on one service, and then used Google street view to find the house. You can be found on the internet without being on Facebook. ...

Google Street View - UK

Tech Ticker: Google Street View, Facebook, Spansion
San Jose Mercury News
Google's Street View mapping service may break EU laws unless it improves the blurring technique it uses to disguise images. Officials from 30 European ...
Unwired View
Google Android tablet reportedly coming to Verizon
Unwired View
By Florin on 12 May 10 - In Android, google - View Comments That rumored Android tablet form Google has been recently confirmed by Verizon's CEO Lowell ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Street View visit delayed
Channel Television
A planned visit by the team from Google Street View to photograph Guernsey is being delayed. Street View allows web users to see what locations all over the ...

Google Street View News

Scroogle scrapes back to life
Register
The not-for-profit Scroogle stopped working on Monday, when Mountain View removed the interface page - google.com/ie - where it was scraping search results. ...

Google Street View - UK

Telegraph.co.uk
Google rebuffs privacy concerns
Telegraph.co.uk
A Google Street View Car uses 360 degree cameras and GPS to give a street level view of the world's cities. Google has claimed that privacy is a =93core ...

Google Street View - UK

TheStreet.com
Google, Verizon Team Up on Tablet: Report
TheStreet.com
(TheStreet) -- Google(GOOG) is working with Verizon(VZ) Wireless on a tablet device, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. ...
Microsoft Office 2010
PC Magazine
If you're not a power user who does tons of formatting of word docs and don't tend to put a serious strain on Excel, you might consider Google Docs, ...
Android's Google Maps get social
Fortune
If you want to meet someone on a street corner or gather friends at an outdoor concert, you can also send an exact location from the map =97 even a snapshot ...

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Downtown library unfairly called dangerous: CEO
Edmonton Sun
By ALYSSA NOEL, Edmonton Sun The Stanley Milner library, seen here in Google Street View, has been unfairly portrayed as a dangerous place, ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Urged to Bring Street View in Line With EU Privacy Rules
BusinessWeek
By Stephanie Bodoni May 11 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc.'s Street View mapping service may break EU laws unless it improves the blurring technique it uses to ...

Google Street View News

World Correspondents
Google Android Phone vs. Apple iPhone
World Correspondents
... with Google Apps. Not only that, it has also a built in compass and GPS which can determine which way you're facing and give you Google Maps StreetView ...

Google Street View

Google answers privacy questions
BBC News
It also expressed unease about Street View, Google's street level, 360-degree photographs of areas taken by specially equipped Google vehicles. ...

Monday, May 10, 2010

Google News Update

Google Defends Privacy Policies to Commissioners
PC Magazine
... pointing to social networking feature Buzz, as well as the company's Street View mapping tool. They asked for a response "indicating how Google will ...
Review: San Francisco's RN74 inspired by the Burgundy region of France
San Jose Mercury News
Since discovering it, I've spent far too many hours toggling between that list and Google Street View, wistfully imagining myself on holiday among the ...

Google News Update

Google Defends Privacy Practices
National Journal (blog)
They cited Google's launch of its social networking service Buzz as the most prominent example but also voiced concerns with Google Street View, ...

Google Streets News

Run Services
Google Street View Not Keeping Up With Regeneration
Run Services
Areas such as lime street in Liverpool, and Moston in Manchester have understaken millions of pounds worth of regeneration since the google street view ...
CNET
Am I a GPS-enabled phone artist or a touch mad?
CNET
Google is building the world of Google Earth into the much more mainstream Google Maps, capturing data along with its Street View imagery, ...
9 steps to landing the perfect vacation rental
Kansas City Star
Also use Google Maps Street View to check out the property and its surroundings. Make sure you have everything that's been discussed in writing. ...

Google Street View - UK

Up Close and Personal with One of Google's Street View Cars
Geeks are Sexy Technology News
My pal Korben (who runs the most awesome French blog on the web, seriously) recently got his hands on a few close-up shots of a Google Street View vehicle, ...

Sunday, May 9, 2010

Google Street View News

Earthtimes (press release)
Some see trouble in digital mapping, photo sharing
Earthtimes (press release)
"Our vision is to bring the entire internet into one map," says Raphael Leiteritz, responsible for Google's StreetView project in Europe. ...

Google Street View

Onion Kid
Google Maps v4.1.1: Google add Buzz for Google Maps Mobile
Onion Kid
Street View: View street-level imagery of businesses and turns in directions. - Layers: View layers of geographic information (eg My Maps, Wikipedia, ...

Saturday, May 8, 2010

Google Streets News

Man stabbed at Makhniashvilis' Forest Hill building
CP24, Canada
An image of the building at 20 Shallmar Blvd. is pictured on Google Street View. (Google image) A 26-year-old man was stabbed Friday night in the Forest ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Says It's 'Committed' to Protecting Privacy
BusinessWeek
... Internet search engine, said it is =93committed=94 to protecting users' privacy, seeking to address concerns about its Google Buzz and Street View services. ...

Google Streets News

CBC.ca
Attempted robbery at Regina credit union
CBC.ca
The Conexus Credit Union at 904 Victoria St., shown here in a 2009 Google Streetview image, was the attempted target of a robbery on Friday. ...

Google Street View - UK

CNET
Computer pioneer Palevsky was wary of Google, games, PCs
CNET
In an essay for an exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in 2005, he expressed a dim view of the "hypnotic quality of computer games, ...

Friday, May 7, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Google Latitude: 3m Users, Are We Impressed?
GPS Business News
When it comes to privacy, Peeping-Tom-Streetview-Cars have not been the best ambassadors of the Mountain View company, especially in some European countries ...
Zimbio
Old Navy Shooting Apparent Murder-Suicide
Zimbio
The shooting took place at this Old Navy at 35 N. State Street in Chicago. (From Google Street View) No names have been released, but police say both of the ...

Google Street View News

Yahoo's New Battle Plan: Attack Google
PC Magazine
Now, according to The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo is gearing up for another major campaign. Those reports put the price tag of the new campaign between $75 ...
Product Reviews (blog)
Beaver Dam in Canada: Google Earth software helps locate
Product Reviews (blog)
Read in detail what Sharon Brown said here. How have you used Google Earth, maps, and Street View over the last year? Let us know in the comments.

Google News Update

UK Site Yell.com Gives Google Maps A Run For Its Money
Search Engine Land (blog)
Bing Maps recently introduced =93Street Side=94 photography in the US, to match Google's Street View. But Bing Street Side doesn't yet exist in Europe. ...

Google Street View News

New York Times
36 Hours in Houston
New York Times
And the view from an airplane isn't exactly inviting: a flat and featureless plain of generic towers sprawling into the horizon. But in recent years, ...

Google News Update

Tagwhat Augmented Reality App Pushes Interactivity
PC Magazine
On Android, at least, the service will compete with Layar and with Google Goggles, Google's own AR app. The service has been in private beta with testers ...

Google Street View News

Google Takes A (Search) Page From Bing
Microsoft Watch
Call it the search-engine version of the Cold War: whenever one side rolls out a new feature (maps, street view, etc.) the other feels obligated to not only ...

Thursday, May 6, 2010

Google Street View News

President Obama Doesn't Like Shelby Amendment to Wall Street Reform Bill =96 But ...
ABC News (blog)
TJP if you don't understand a word or phrase, you can always google it. "Liberty and Tyranny and Epistemic Closure" Jim Mantz of NRO may be able to help ...

Google Streets News

Best Mobile Contracts (blog)
Sat Nav Fun: Star Wars in Your GPS
Best Mobile Contracts (blog)
GPS technology is about to take a serious change as Google is now joining the industry. Thanks to the Google Maps, Google Earth, Street View and the search ...

Google Street View - UK

Yahoo stabs at Google in new ad
CNET
I see they disabled the quick view feature, but it was such an annoyance that I searched for a new one. Behold...google news! I get my local news, sports, ...

Google Street View - UK

EUROPEAN UNION: Data Protection Commisioner Co-Signs Letter to Google
IBLS INTERNET LAW (subscription)
As highlighted in the recent launch of his Annual Report, Google Streetview gave rise to significant privacy issues where, again, it seemed Google did not ...
Faster Forward: Google tweaks search pages and logo
Washington Post
By Rob Pegoraro Google's search results should look a little different today. The Mountain View, Calif., company is rolling out a redesign of its search ...

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Google News Update

Biz Break: Google's mah-velous spring look (Yes, it had some work done)
San Jose Mercury News
Mountain View Internet advertising juggernaut Google today revealed a new look and feel for its flagship search page. First, the Google logo itself ...

Google Street View - UK

Google tweaks search pages and logo
Washington Post (blog)
Google's search results should look a little different today. The Mountain View, Calif., company is rolling out a redesign of its search pages that includes ...
Google Wins Industry Support For AdMob Deal
AdAge.com (subscription)
But in Google's proposed acquisition of AdMob, they're taking a different view: they like it, and fear the Federal Trade Commission will needlessly block ...

Google Street View

CBC.ca
School crossing guard incident prompts review
CBC.ca
(Google Street View) The Alberta Motor Association has launched a review of school-patrol procedures after a 12-year-old Airdrie crossing guard was hit by a ...

Google Street View - UK

Google Street Views Put On Hold Amid Privacy Concerns
Infopackets (blog)
As of last Friday, Google has agreed to put Germany's Street View project on hold. (Source: yahoo.com) Click any thumbnail to view a full screen sample.

Google Street View - UK

Greater Greater Washington
Bridging a 138-year-old divide suits L'Enfant's spirit
Greater Greater Washington
Image from Google Street View. The railroad first separated the two when it was built in 1872, and the freeway created an even bigger barrier in 1974. ...

Google Street View

Appscout
SepiaTown: See the World's Cities Then and Now
Appscout
You can click the "then/now" link above the map widget to see what Google Street View has to show you of the same location and even in the same direction as ...

Google Streets News

Google agrees to put Street View on hold
Legalbrief (subscription)
Berlin has accepted a promise from Google to delay the launch of a panorama photo service, Street View, because of German privacy concerns. ...

Google Street View - UK

NCPC worries about viewsheds in waterfront development
Greater Greater Washington
I tried to look on Google streetview, but a small grove of trees blocks what would be the view to the Monument. Where those trees cleared, ...

Google Street View - UK

Standoff continues outside of Regina motel
Global BC
The Coachman Inn Motel is shown in this Google Streetview picture. Police have brought in a phone to help negotiate with an armed man said to be hiding ...

Google Streets News

Google to start selling e-books this summer
San Jose Mercury News
The Mountain View-based search giant outlined the plan during a panel discussion in New York that was first reported by The Wall Street Journal. ...

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Google Street View - UK

Futures Drop on Euro Debt Concerns
FOXBusiness
While the drug store operator's revenue of $23.76 billion missed the Street's view, it boosted the low end of its 2010 revenue outlook. ...

Google Street View News

Fatalities confirmed in Edmonton car-train crash
Vancouver Sun
A Google Street View image of the train crossing in Edmonton west of 215 Street and north of 111 Avenue. EDMONTON =97 Emergency responders are at the scene ...
Tourists set to look before they book Croatia holiday
Croatian Villas
People planning a Croatia holiday will soon be able to check out their destination on Google, as the search engine gears up to provide its Street View ...
FP Tech Desk: Google will begin selling eBooks this summer: Wall Street Journal
National Post (blog)
If Google were to begin selling eBooks it would place the Mountain View, California-based Web giant in direct competition with Amazon.com's Kindle store, ...

Google Street View News

LG Ally Mini Site Launches to Promote Phone/Film
MobileCrunch (blog)
Monaco, Google Street View, spinny-whirly thing, English accent giving me instructions=85 and that's where my attention-span stretches too far and I close ...

Google News Update

Geek WIth Laptop
Google TV coming to a set near you soon
Geek WIth Laptop
The rumours of Google TV have been doing the rounds for a while now but the latest word on the street is that Google TV could be quite a bit nearer to ...

Google Street View

Google, Germany reach agreement on Street View privacy concerns
Total Telecom
Germany said Friday that Google Inc. had agreed to address thorny privacy concerns before launching its Street View navigation service in the country, ...

Google Street View

Break Up Google Consumer Group Calls For It
SEO Consult (blog)
Privacy officials in 10 countries just sent Google a letter detailing complaints about Google Buzz and Street View. There are recent reports that the FTC ...

Monday, May 3, 2010

Google Street View

Building Google Map Mashups in .NET
Dr. Dobb's
Google Maps offers street maps, a route planner, and an urban business locator for numerous countries around the world. With the Google Maps API, ...

Google Street View

Castanet.net
Google Street View
Castanet.net
They are also warning addicts on the street there may be tainted heroin in the city. "I can't say what they are suspecting but it is clearly a reaction. ...
SEO Web Designing
SubmitEdge SEO News
Once again things like satellite imagery and Street View were also helpful to make a rich, thorough base map. In both cases, Google allows for quick and ...
CBC.ca
Student crossing guard hit by irate driver
CBC.ca
(Google Street View) RCMP near Calgary are looking for an upset driver who ignored caution pylons at an elementary school and struck a 12-year-old crossing ...
CRUSH: Road Trip 2010
Huffington Post (blog)
Taking a more active approach, a group in Germany expressed their concern over "privacy invasions" by sabotaging a Google "Street View" car. ...

Google Streets News

Best Top Droid Incredible by HTC New User Incredible Tips an' Tricks
Wireless and Mobile News (blog)
When you first get the Droid Incredible by HTC, we suggest you sync it with your Google account to get your contacts loaded if they are stored in Google. ...

Sunday, May 2, 2010

Google Street View News

Google to delay Street View launch amid German privacy concerns
Ethiopian Review
Google =93has agreed to start its new Street View service only when all the objections raised by citizens have been fully taken into account,=94 said Consumer ...

Google Street View - UK

CBC.ca
Sask. spa 'shocked' by order to close pool
CBC.ca
(Google Streetview) Manitou Springs, a popular tourist resort in Saskatchewan, has been forced to close its mineral pool over a dispute with health ...

Saturday, May 1, 2010

Google Street View

Google Street View Lunch In Germany
Explore Everything
Google was unable to resist the pressures of the German Government has agreed not to launch its Street View service in that country until it has resolved ...

Google Streets News

Castanet.net
Eagle Court. (Google Street View)
Castanet.net
... Community Curling and Multi-Use Facility on 6th Street. house on Monday, May 3 from 3 pm until 7 pm at the Peachland Community Centre, Council Chambers. ...

Google Street View News

=93EarthView=94 immersion is impressive
White Hat News
The shift in total feature of Google Earth is now possible directly from your browser. In addition to still photographs Google Street View, ...

Google Streets News

New tools boost hunt for homes
Dispatch Online
Prop IQ, Google Street View, Buffalo City Municipality's general valuation roll, and an estate agency's SMS innovation are all available to house hunters ...