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Did Google Street View Catch A Break Up Scene?

Ever since Google has introduced the “Street View” function to its Maps service, there have been all kinds of discoveries and finds by users all over the globe. So much so, in fact, a multitude of publications–this one included–have leveraged these finds for content. A great example of this is the StreetViewFun blog, which, as the name implies, catalogs some …

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Google Expands Google Maps Business Photos Program

Google announced that it is expanding its Google Maps Business Photos program into seven new countries: Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Poland, Russia, Singapore and Switzerland. The program is part of Google’s quest to make every inch of the public earth available for visual perusal via computer or smartphone, and certainly fits in well with the redesigned Google Maps interface. “The …

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Google Street View Adds 9/11 Memorial, Hurricane Sandy & Central Park Imagery

Google announced on Wednesday that it has added new New York imagery to Google Maps Street View, including imagery of neighborhoods struck by Hurricane Sandy, a tour of the 9/11 Memorial, and 360-degree imagery of Central Park. “To create a space where the New York community can share memories from before, during, and after the storm, we partnered with Historypin …

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The Earth’s Many Faces Spotted On Google Maps

Considering all the concern out there about privacy implications of facial recognition technology, it’s nice to see the technology being put to more creative, less troublesome uses. Design lab onformative has used its facial recognition algorithm to scan the Earth using Google Maps to uncover parts of the planet that appear to make human-like (or monster-like in some cases) faces. …

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Google Launches New Online Mapping Course

Google wants you to teach yourself how to better utilize its various mapping products. Google has just launched registration on a brand new online mapping course that they say will allows interested parties to better “harness the world’s most comprehensive and accurate mapping tools.” It’s called Mapping with Google, and you can register today. The online courses will begin on …

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Google Maps Shows Before/After Moore, Oklahoma Tornado Imagery

Google has a crisis response map for those affected by the giant tornado that ripped through Moore, Oklahoma. Included in that is imagery of the area from Google Maps. Google posted a before/after look at the area to its Google Maps Google+ account today: Google Maps7 hours ago We've published post-tornado imagery of Moore, OK on our Google Crisis Response …

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Google To Add ‘Stunning’ Imagery From Galapagos Islands To Street View

Google has partnered with the Charles Darwin Foundation and the Galapagos National Parks Directorate to collect panoramic imagery of the islands with the Street View Trekker. As a result, Google will be adding the “stunning” images to Google Maps later this year. Here’s an early preview of what to expect: “The Galapagos Islands are some of the most biologically unique …

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Googlers Talk Indoor Maps For 40 Minutes [Video]

Google is doing a lot of interesting things with maps these days. Not only do they have a whole new Google Maps experience, but they continue to amaze us on a regular basis with some of their imagery. Google still has a long way to go, however, when it comes to maps, specifically indoor maps. The search giant already has …

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Businesses Should Make Sure They Didn’t Miss These Google Announcements

Google kicked off its annual developers conference, Google I/O, on Wednesday, with a keynote lasting nearly four hours. It’s always expected that Google will make a bunch of announcements at these events, and they certainly did. This year’s hasn’t been the sexiest Google I/O full of new gadgets and big new services, but it has focused a great deal on …

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New Google Maps Revealed At Google I/O

Update: The official blog post is up now. Last week, images of a new Google Maps redesign leaked. Last night, the sign-up page with details about new features leaked. Today, at Google I/O, Google discussed the new offering further. First, they talked about the next generation of Google Maps for mobile coming to Android and iOS. This involves a new …

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The New Google Maps Is Real, And Here Are All The Cool New Things It Does

It has been officially announced. Last week, a couple screen caps of an apparently upcoming Google Maps redesign leaked. While the authenticity of these was questioned, it seemed likely that they were real. Now, it’s pretty much certain than they were, as another leak has sprung ahead of Google I/O. DroidLife reported on a sign-up page for the new Google …

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Google Maps Is Probably About To Look Like This. Improvement?

Google could be getting ready to unleash a massive redesign for one of its most beloved products – Google Maps. While reports are unconfirmed, it’s looking like the company may soon implement some major changes. Do you think Google Maps needs a redesign or should they leave it how it is? Let us know what you think in the comments. …

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