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Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To Google Explores Antarctica So We Don’t Have To
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I absolutely love cold weather with winter being my favorite season. You may find me crazy, but I do have my limits – Antarctica being one of them. While I love the idea of a snowy wonderland, the South Pole …

Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery Google Gets Beautiful California State Park Street View Imagery
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Google has added new Street View, 360-degree panoramic imagery for five state Parks in California, and refreshed Street View imagery for most of the state. Here are some particularly scenic areas, where Google is now providing some amazing imagery. I …

Google Gets Stunning Hawaii Street View Imagery Google Gets Stunning Hawaii Street View Imagery

Google has expanded its Street View coverage of six Hawaiian islands, including panoramic imagery of beaches, rainforestes, lava fields and oceanfront resorts. With Google Maps, you can now find such imagery for the islands of Oahu, Maui, Hawaii (Big Island), …

Google Street View Data Now Available For Panoramio Mapping Google Street View Data Now Available For Panoramio Mapping
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Google Maps has been in the news a lot over the last week or two, having unveiled its own new 3D imagery and offline maps, along with being dumped by Apple as its primary Maps provider (in favor of TomTom). …

Google Airplanes? And You Thought Street View Cars Were All You Had to Worry About Google Airplanes? And You Thought Street View Cars Were All You Had to Worry About

As mentioned yesterday during the Big Google Maps 3D parade, Google has indeed been using some airplanes to capture that stunning imagery used to create its next generation of mapping imagery. While describing how Google Maps created the images used …

Google Maps Is On A Quest For Perfection Google Maps Is On A Quest For Perfection

Google is on a quest. They have traversed the Amazon, gotten lost in Jerusalem and taken us on tours through the world’s most famous museums. Google Maps should have hit level 100 year ago, but they just keep on grinding …

Google World Wonders Project Brings Earth’s Finest Right to You Google World Wonders Project Brings Earth’s Finest Right to You
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In terms of us wee little humans, Earth’s a pretty big place. There’s a lot to get around and see and that distance never really seems to get any shorter. Barring the miles or kilometers that keep you from the …

Google’s World Wonders Project Explores History Google’s World Wonders Project Explores History

Google today has announced the launch of a new cultural project that allows users to explore historical sites around the world as if they were in those locations. The new World Wonders Project displays Street Views of historical landmarks around …

Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview Euro 2012 Stadiums: a Street View Preview

The European Championships, which start next week, are being co-hosted this year by Poland and Ukraine. Ukraine will host the final in the Olympic National Sports Complex in Kiev, and Poland will host the opening match in its brand-new National …

Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars Google Accused of Stealing Info With Street View Cars
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Independent British data protection watchdog Information Commissioner Office (ico.gov.uk) has launched an inquiry into accusations that Google is using Street View Cars to spy on residents of Great Britain. According to DailyMail, they are accused of downloading emails, text messages, …

Living in Google’s World; or, Lessons from Street View Wi-Fi Spying Living in Google’s World; or, Lessons from Street View Wi-Fi Spying
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A friend of mine spotted the Google Street View car here in my city a couple of days ago. It’s always fun to hear about those sightings because it feels like catching a glimpse of a full-on double rainbow or …

Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal Google Street View “Rogue” Engineer Identified in Spying Scandal

When basically anything you want to know about the world is out there on the internet and all you need in order to find it is some gumption and know-how, is anybody surprised that the concealed identity of the engineer …

Google To FCC: We Didn’t Delay Street View Investigations Google To FCC: We Didn’t Delay Street View Investigations

Earlier this month, the FCC decided to issue a $25,000 fine to Google for so-called “delays” in their investigation into Google’s street view-data collecting privacy flareup. Google says they’re going to pay the fine, but they’re not quite sure that …

Google Art Project Hopes To Add Mona Lisa, The Louvre With Next Phase Google Art Project Hopes To Add Mona Lisa, The Louvre With Next Phase

Make no mistake, Google Art Project has partnered with some amazing museums and cultural centers around the world in order to bring people greater access to some of the world’s most important and valuable works of art. Not only has …

Google Street View Goes Inside Museums, Wins At Technology Forever Google Street View Goes Inside Museums, Wins At Technology Forever

Google Maps has demonstrated that one of the best uses for Street View has been when the feature has in fact gone off the street. The latest unique Street View offering comes by way of a collaborative effort with another …

Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train Google Street View: The Swiss Alps Via Train

This past week has really been a no-car moment for Google Maps and Street View. First they ditched the Street View car and fixed their trike to a dinghy in order to canvas the Amazon, then they hit the pavement …

Google Street View Finds Japan In Cherry Blossom Season Google Street View Finds Japan In Cherry Blossom Season

Lately, as Google Maps has announced the inclusion of different parts of the world with Street View, the selection of these regions has seemed less and less random and a more deliberate effort by Google Maps to provide a new …

Google Street View Adds Thailand; Car Nearly Runs Over A Couple Google Street View Adds Thailand; Car Nearly Runs Over A Couple
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Turning a Google Street View car into a makeshift schooner to sail down the Amazon is one thing, but outright floods in places that cars are supposed to go is another obstacle altogether. However, one of the Thailand’s worst natural …

Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland; Adds Warsaw, Cracow Google Maps Adds Street View To Poland; Adds Warsaw, Cracow

As a boon for travelers, you cannot deny that Google Maps has become a great companion for preparing for trips. They’ve made a habit of waving their Street View wand at parts of the world expecting loads of tourists and …

Google Maps Give The Amazon Some Amazing Street Views Google Maps Give The Amazon Some Amazing Street Views

As adventuresome as you may consider yourself, taking on something as geologically daunting as the Amazon is a towering challenge. The heat, the anacondas, the bugs, the very real and likely possibility that you will get lost – it’s a …

Google HUD Glasses Will Be On Your Face By The End Of 2012 Google HUD Glasses Will Be On Your Face By The End Of 2012
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Those rumors about some Google HUD glasses on the horizon were more than a mirage: turns out these things are really happening. In case holding a phone in your hand and occasionally looking up to scan your surroundings is simply …