Saturday, October 31, 2009

Google News Update

Trish Long: El Pasoans share their ghost stories
El Paso Times
Her ghost was caught on the Google street view camera. Google search for 2700 Silver El Paso, and select 'street view,' or zoom in until it puts you on ...


Google News Update

Android This Week: Droid Lands on Verizon; Google Adds Navigation
GigaOm (blog)
The features rival those of dedicated navigation devices =97 and even surpass them with the ability to display the route in either satellite or street view. ...


Google Street View

Google Navigator for Android Review: Good For Free But Far From Perfect
Gizmodo.com
One of the things I was super excited about when Brian came back from his secret Google meeting was the Street View feature: When you came to a tricky ...


Friday, October 30, 2009

Google Street View

Reuters
Google creates roadblock for TomTom, Garmin, Nokia
Reuters
... with Google navigation would be placed in a car dashboard holder -- like the other devices -- and have navigation information plus Street View images. ...


Google Street View - UK

Australian Personal Computer
Google builds turn-by-turn navigation into Android 2.0
Australian Personal Computer
The next wave of Android-powered smartphones will include free turn-by-turn navigation software powered by Google Maps and Google Street View. ...


Google News Update

Using Google Maps on the Samsung S5600
Know Your Mobile
And Google's Street View can be used in places where's it's available. It's easy to set up and use. Here's how... You can launch the Google Maps application ...


Google Street View - UK

Metro
Google deals a blow to sat-nav king tomtom
Metro
The new app combines several Google services, including the search engine to find addresses by name, Google Street View for photos of locations, ...


Thursday, October 29, 2009

Google News Update

Telegraph.co.uk
Is Google Maps Navigation a satnav killer?
Telegraph.co.uk
The news that Google is releasing free satnav software for Android handsets that will provide Street View images and turn-by-turn directions has sent the ...
Google music search and Google navigation may have long term impact
Khabrein.info
Google is ready to venture out to GPS navigation market with its free navigation app that adroitly weaves together Google Maps and Street View services. ...


Google News Update

Google Maps Navigation causes slump rivals' shares
Telegraph.co.uk
And users will be able to switch between overhead maps and display based on Google's Street View program. It also integrates Google's search facilities ...


Google Streets News

RTT News
Motorola Turns To Profit In Q3; Sees Q4 EPS Above Street View; Names Edward ...
RTT News
Further, the company issued fourth-quarter earnings forecast, above Wall Street view. Separately, Schaumburg, Illinois-based Motorola said it appointed ...


Google Street View - UK

BBC News
Free Google sat-nav shakes market
BBC News
Google Maps Navigation, revealed on Wednesday, combines services including a search engine to find addresses, Google Street View for photos of locations, ...


Google News Update

Gnews
onebox and Google Maps Navigation Get Show on Road
Gnews
... leaders at their own game, but also introducing Google twists like giving customers the option to use their navigation in conjunction with Street View. ...
Manchester by Google
Manchester HippoPress
Until now, Le Bot's main source for his paintings has been Google Street View. See his work at manchesterbybed.canalblog.com. Le Bot: The process, yes. ...


Google News Update

Google makes being a tourist in SA simpler
Mail & Guardian Online
The company is also collecting data for Google Street View, a component that displays street-level images of a location, which will be up and running before ...


Google Street View

PC World
Motorola Droid Review
PC World
One nice aspect of the new navigation features is the nifty use of Google's Street View: As you approach your destination, an interactive photo of the ...
CNET News Daily Podcast: Droid navigates its way to market
CNET News
Street view satellite view live traffic , layered maps live updates from the cloud. And Apple charges you for an inferior app. We know who is going to win. ...


Google Street View News

A New California Law Places Paparazzi Under the Spotlight
Wall Street Journal
Last year, a western Pennsylvania couple filed a suit against Google Inc., saying pictures of their home that appear on Google's Street View feature are an ...


Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Google News Update

Google Should Make Apple Beg For Maps Navigation
Washington Post
Beyond the advanced features of the Google Maps Navigation app (voice search, crowdsourced traffic data, Street View navigation), what makes the app ...


Google Street View - UK

First Look: Verizon Droid with Google Maps Nav GPS
PC World
When you get closer to your destination it can switch to Google's Street View (an interactive street-level photo). It also supports voice navigation, ...
US HOT STOCKS: Apollo, Goodyear, Massey, Ashland, Harris
Wall Street Journal
Revenue slipped from a year earlier, falling short of Street's view, but climbed 5% from 2Q, helped by strong margins that were bolstered by higher volumes ...


Google News Update

DailyTech
Motorola unveils DROID smartphone and Google Maps Navigation ships with the ...
DailyTech
Gizmodo offers more details on the free Google Maps Navigation app that Google is offering on the DROID. The app has street and satellite view and voice ...
US HOT STOCKS: Apollo, Goodyear Tire, Massey Energy, Harris
Wall Street Journal
Peet's Coffee & Tea Inc.'s (PEET, $32.03, +$3.76, +13.30%) third-quarter results topped Wall Street view and the company raised 2009 guidance. ...
Eclair =96 The Sweet New Version of Android.
geeks
You can also view a Satellite Image or a Street View version of your intended route and destination. Whats more, the Google GPS system will be free.


Google Street View

Google Maps Navigation Service: Another Shot at the iphone
BusinessWeek
In fact, the service offers bells and whistles beyond those of dedicated navigation devices, such as integration with Google's Street View, ...
Hello Humans: DROID by Motorola Arrives Next Week
FOXBusiness
See live traffic, use Street View or satellite imagery to view your route, and get access to the most recent maps and business information from Google Maps ...


Google Street View News

Google Maps Navigation takes a turn
CNET News
Perhaps the most interesting and useful feature comes from Google Street View, allowing Google to provide a Street View image at every turn that the ...
Droid arrives on Verizon Nov. 6 with Google Maps Navigation
Apple Insider
The service will allow users to search by voice, offer live traffic updates, and integrates with the Google Maps satellite view and Street View. ...


Google Streets News

Searchcowboys (Blog)
EveryScape? Have you heard of it?
Searchcowboys (Blog)
What I like about this is it enables you to step into a very intuitive and engaging environment to navigate around as Google street view does. ...


Google News Update

Google Working on Free [Ad Supported] Turn-by-Turn Navigation App?
the iPhone Blog (blog)
Google already provides the free Google Maps service (with Street View, pictured above), but could they be planning to step up to full on turn-by-turn ...
Microsoft maps out Google beater!
AutoExpress
Computing giant Microsoft is plotting a rival to Google's Street View software =96 and the new set-up presents your pre-planned route in the form of a video, ...


Google News Update

Samsung Moment review
infoSync World
Once you've arrived, the Samsung Moment comes with Google Maps to help you search your new location, and the Moment gets the great Street View we've enjoyed ...


Google Street View

IACI Q3 Revs, EPS, Cash Flow Top Street View
Barron's (blog)
By Eric Savitz IAC/Interactive (IACI), Barry Diller's Internet conglomerate, this morning posted Q3 revenue of $336.6 million, slightly ahead of the Street ...


Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Google Street View News

Phandroid.com
Google Navigation: GPS, Turn-By-Turn Directions?
Phandroid.com
They've already got Google Maps, Streetview and Traffic indicators. They've already got Google Latitude which pinpoints where you and your friends are on a ...


Google Street View - UK

Mashable (blog)
Little Buddy Child Tracker Makes Spying on Your Kids Easy
Mashable (blog)
It looks like you can track where your child is using a Google Maps Street View type feature, designate a perimeter that your child is supposed to stay in, ...


Google Street View News

DIYer concocts homegrown View-Master, relies on HTC Magic and Google Street ...
engadget (blog)
... an HTC Magic and Google Street View, the designer was able to mimic that "immersive" environment we've grown to know and never forget. Don't believe us? ...
Cool: Augmented Reality Heads-Up-Display
mediabistro.com (blog)
Ever used Google StreetView on your iPhone? Notice that as you turn, the image on your screen reacts. Combine that with the crazy cardboard HTC goggle setup ...
TheCarConnection.com
Top 5 Social Media Apps For Your Car
TheCarConnection.com
Then there's street view, satellite view, the new augmented-reality view...what's not to love, other than your evanescent privacy? Waze does Google one ...


Google News Update

5 web technologies to make you say 'WTF?'
TechRadar UK
By Gary Marshall With most things online, the benefits are immediately obvious: Google Street View, say, or online banking, or social networking. ...


Google News Update

Baidu 3Q Earnings Jump, But 4Q Rev View Disappoints >BIDU
Wall Street Journal
The company has grown by leaps and bounds over the past few years but is starting to see inroads from Google Inc. (GOOG) and Alibaba.com Ltd.'s (1688. ...


Monday, October 26, 2009

Google Street View

Tech Jackal
Google Street View In Canada
Tech Jackal
Google street view is now available in several Canadian cities. Whether you want to check out someplace you have been, or a place where you want to go, ...
RTT News
Verizon Q3 Profit Falls On Charges, Yet Tops View - Update
RTT News
However, adjusted earnings and operating revenues surpassed the Street view. The company's third-quarter net income attributable to Verizon was $2.89 ...


Google Street View

Google is Hiding Something
Torontoist
The neighbourhoods of Alderwood and Long Branch have been almost entirely omitted from Google Street View. The blue lines represent the areas covered by ...
DIY virtual reality goggles: make your own
ElectricPig.tv
Attach it to a pair of Goggles with some cardboard and a bit of retro felt tip writing, and because Google Street View integrates with the compass and ...


Google Street View News

Google Makes Biggest Design Upgrades To Maps
eBrandz
In another Google Maps related comments, you may have seen that Google officially announced its Street View Trike last week, even though it has been around ...


Google Street View News

Sound map of Britain to be built up
Telegraph.co.uk
He believes eventually the project could be linked to Google Street View so that people could hear a place as well as see it =96 and so get a better ...


Google Street View

Google Maps' Biggest Little Refresh For Map, Hybrid Styles
eWeek
Crowdsourcing of Maps, Google Earth buildings and Street View has been the latest Maps binge, but late last week the Maps team rolled out dozens of ...


Saturday, October 24, 2009

Google Street View - UK

Google Makes Biggest Design Changes to Maps Yet
WebProNews (blog)
Google shows a few more examples here. On another Google Maps related note, you may have seen that Google officially announced its Street View Trike last ...


Google Streets News

The Toronto neighbourhood Google Street View forgot
National Post
Toronto's Google Street View map extends from Oshawa and Whitby to the west, to Oakville and Hamilton to the east, so there may be other holes. ...


Google News Update

Ontario Now
Google Street View: A Cool Look At At Canada
Ontario Now
Street View is a Google service has experienced the highest growth of use in 2008, said the head research and development of Google, Luc Vincent. ...


Google Street View

B.C. Catholic Newspaper
Blurring of photos a work in progress for Google
B.C. Catholic Newspaper
The Google Street View car had driven by as his father and several colleagues were standing on the sidewalk. He checked with his father, who recalled a ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Adds New Spartanburg Images
Spartanburg Spark (blog)
By Steve Shanafelt | 1 Comment I'm not exactly sure when Google's Street View updated their Spartanburg section of the map, but it must have been in the ...


Google Streets News

Google Street View Adds New Spartanburg Images
Spartanburg Spark (blog)
By Steve Shanafelt | Comment on this post I'm not exactly sure when Google's Street View updated their Spartanburg section of the map, but it must have been ...


Friday, October 23, 2009

Google Street View News

=93White Collar=94 Show Creator: =93I wrote the pilot using Google Street View.=94
Wall Street Journal (blog)
=93I wrote the pilot using Google Street View,=94 says Eastin, who also serves as the series's executive producer. =93As soon as I decided on writing a show on ...


Google Street View - UK

Smile =96 you may be on Google Street View
Squamish Chief
Street View is a feature of Google Maps and Google Earth that, instead of showing a boring old coloured map, shows ground level photographs stitched ...


Google Street View - UK

Plug In music
Editors Announce US Release Of New Album
Plug In music
The locations are normally unavailable on the regular Street View. Editors modified version of Google Maps allows users to enter into these locations and ...
Google Maps "Street View" car spotted in North Platte
North Platte Bulletin
by Ben Schwartz (North Platte Bulletin) - 10/22/2009 A Google Maps =93Street View=94 vehicle was spotted on Fourth Street in North Platte Thursday afternoon. ...
Google Street View not doing enough to protect Canadians' privacy, MPs told
Calgary Herald
OTTAWA =97 Canada's privacy police say Google Inc. needs to do a better job of protecting the identity of Canadians captured on Google Street View. ...


Google Street View - UK

Privacy not protected on Google Street View, MPs told
National Post
Google Street View Screengrab A Google Street View of Yonge and Dundas Street in Toronto. OTTAWA - Canada's privacy police say Google Inc. needs to do a ...


Thursday, October 22, 2009

Google Streets News

Views Of Manchester From An Ocean Away
WMUR
He uses the technology of Google Maps' street view to bring the city to him and inspire his paintings. Le Bot said he thought it would be a neat social and ...


Google Street View - UK

Stray Google Street View Driver Doomed to Map Hell For All of Eternity
Gizmodo.com
After careening into a wall outside of Rankin, PA, one Street View photographer has been trapped, and condemned to send dispatches from a horrifying ...


Google News Update

Google Street View a privacy worry
Toronto Star
Then imagine that friend checking homes of friends and relatives through Google Street View and seeing the painting that you had gushed about out on the ...
Obama & Google (a love story)
CNNMoney.com
Google may win this one: Obama, his FCC chair, and his deputy CTO share Google's proneutrality view. Google is in the business of gathering scads of ...


Google Streets News

Twitter strikes search deals with Google, Microsoft
The Money Times
The Wall Street Journal blog, All Things Digital, which was the first to report on the ongoing search talks had earlier this month stated that Twitter is ...


Google Street View - UK

Google releases University map
University Daily Kansan
McClendon is in charge of Google's geographical content, which includes Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Street View. He said that Google decided to add ...


Google Streets News

COMMENT: Google promises sharper Street Views as it re-photographs NZ
National Business Review
As an example of the enhanced quality, a Google rep points to this snap of Rue St-Sulpice, taken during a similar update of Street View for Montreal.


Google Street View - UK

PC World
Nokia's Future Is All About Location--Indoors and Out
PC World
... establishing location, similar to the way cars fitted with cameras cruised through city streets gathering the images we see in Google Street Views. ...
the iPhone Blog (blog)
UPDATED: Google to Partner with iLike, Lala, Launch Music Service, Compete ...
the iPhone Blog (blog)
I don't see them wanting to be Apple/iTunes completely since data and software on the client side is minimal in their world view. I've mentioned before how ...


Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Google Street View News

Cult of Mac (blog)
Pic of The Day: Tokyo's Apple Store Looks Like Giant iMac
Cult of Mac (blog)
Here's another view, courtesy of of Google Street View. Leander Kahney is senior editor of Cult of Mac, editor of two books about technology culture, ...


Google News Update

Loss of privacy exceeds new info
BCLocalNews
Online images now available on Google's street view can be used for nefarious purposes, writes Dave Blair. Re: Were you caught on Google's new street view?, ...


Google Street View

Londonist
Met Maps Crime
Londonist
And we'd just like to congratulate The Mail for dovetailing this story with a handy reminder of how Google Streetview can be used to casing joints and ...


Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Google Street View News

INSTANT VIEW: Yahoo beats Street view, shares up
Reuters
LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc's third-quarter profit more than tripled from a year ago, beating Wall Street estimates and sending its shares ...


Google News Update

Web 2.0 Attracks Much More Venture Capital Than Any Other Industry
IBLNEWS
A Google engineer, who happens to be an avid mountain biker, created this Google Street View's photo-device. It mapps trails, zoos, campuses, landmarks, ...


Google Street View News

VIDEO: Microsoft may one-up Google Street View with virtual video drives
Autoblog (blog)
The project took the snapshots of cities collected by mapping companies (like Google Streetview does) and 'plays' them like video at important sections of ...


Monday, October 19, 2009

Google Streets News

Curbed (blog)
When Stalking the Google Car Pays Off!
Curbed (blog)
[Photo of Will Femia by Google Street View car.] Next: Google Street View catches Lockhart Steele longingly peering into the windows at Palazzo Chupi.


Google Street View News

How Google May Be Overreaching
Minyanville.com
Requests are being considered for off-road locations in Google's Street View project. And Google Wave's recent beta launch had people clamoring for ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View finds new places with trike
StrategyEye (subscription)
Google is mapping previously inaccessible locations for its Street View project with a camera-mounted trike. The trike can collect images from areas such as ...


Google Streets News

Google goes off the beaten path
Daily Breeze
Google is using a camera-equipped tricycle to photograph off-road locations for its Street View service, and it's asking for nominations of places where the ...


Google News Update

The Value of Unconventional Investment Research
Seeking Alpha (blog)
In some cases Google Street View can be a good tool for checking out the company headquarters of smaller companies. Is it a fancy building? Is it a dump? ...


Google Street View News

BBC News
Broadband test offers street view
BBC News
There are big variations between broadband speeds in the same street, a new broadband speed test has revealed. The test, launched by comparison site Top 10 ...


Google News Update

Motorola DEXT Review by 3G.co.uk
3G (press release)
Google Maps is as impressive as ever. Here, you even get street view, which means you can see a panoramic view of most locations from street level. ...


Google Street View - UK

Erictric
What Google Maps Needs: Street View Route Overview
Erictric
I've thought about this dozens of times, both pre-Google Street View and now that we have this great application. Google is on a mission to image nearly all ...


Google News Update

Google Street View goes off-street with pedal power
iTWire
by Stephen Withers Google Street View is already well known for its panoramic images of streets stitched together from photos taken from moving cars. ...


Sunday, October 18, 2009

Google Street View

Google Street View: The Movie, A Buddy Comedy
Switched (blog)
by Terrence O'Brien (RSS feed) =97 Oct 18th 2009 at 2:00PM Google has photographed nearly every street in America, and it's working on expanding Street View ...


Google Street View

Street Fight: Now Taking Bets on Google Vs. Daum
DigitalEastAsia.com (blog)
Daum's service is extremely detailed (take a look) and, therefore, somewhat different from what US users know of Google's =93Street View=94. ...


Google News Update

Woman Blasts Porn out Home near Elementary School, Assaults Police Officer ...
ShortNews.com
Given that information, this link (http://maps.google.com,) is Google maps + Street View for the address. The school is a little more than 3 lots south of ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Now Crowdsourcing Street View With A Trike
eWeek
The cool thing here you need to be aware of is that with Google Street View trike, Google is continuing its red-hot trend of crowdsourcing Google Maps. ...
Popular Science
Here Comes the Google Street View Trike
Popular Science
By Jeremy Hsu Posted 10.16.2009 at 2:49 pm 2 Comments Google Street View has typically depended upon camera-toting vans and cars to provide onsite visuals ...
Google Introduces Street View Trike
ChrisD.ca (blog)
Google is stepping up its game by introducing the Street View Trike =97 which just like the car, has a camera attached to take photos of everything in its ...
Mashable (blog)
Google Street View Gets a New Vehicle: The Trike
Mashable (blog)
A Street View Trike, that's what. While collecting imagery for its Street View project, the folks at GoogleGoogle realized that some places are inaccessible ...


Saturday, October 17, 2009

Google Street View

Editors hack Google Street View in London
MOG
.Editors hack Google Street View to create a unique album listening experience. The application allows users to travel via Street View to areas of London ...


Google Street View News

Google Street View goes off-road
San Jose Mercury News
By Frank Michael Russell Google engineer Dan Ratner rides on the Street View trike at Shoreline Park in Mountain View. Google is using a camera-equipped ...


Google News Update

Google Maps for mobile v1 by Google
Palm Infocenter
Street View. View street-level imagery of businesses and turns in directions. Layers. New! View layers of geographic information (eg My Maps, Wikipedia, ...


Google Street View

> Google Street View Wants You to Direct New Tricycle...
Slashdot
But what catagory to put it under. by drdugan (219551) on Friday October 16, @07:32PM (#29774269) Homepage I'd really like to see Google open the API so ...


Friday, October 16, 2009

Google Street View News

Nominate Walkable Spaces for the Street View Trike
Lifehacker
Google's Street View cars can't drive everywhere, and especially through some of the most interesting walkable destinations around. ...
TechCrunch (blog)
No, That's Not The Ice Cream Man. It's The Google Trike Taking Street View Off ...
TechCrunch (blog)
Now Google Street View is hoping to engage users by letting them suggest spots where the =93Trike=94 should venture. Google Street View's Trike what Google uses ...
Equities Update: Disappointment Drives the Train
Seeking Alpha (blog)
Strength in Google (GOOG) shares kept the downside in check as the tech behemoth's Q3 profits came in well ahead of the Street view and kept alive some of ...


Google Street View - UK

11 am Roundup: YouTube Earns Some Dough | Google's Street View Trike | Ev ...
BayNewser
Google offers a new look at its Street View trike, which collects mapping video in places that are inaccessible to cars, such as trails and parks. ...


Google Street View

Ads drive Google's profit way up
San Francisco Chronicle
As the dominant Internet player, the Mountain View company's performance is widely viewed as a gauge of the online industry's overall strength. ...


Google News Update

Google Street View goes off-roading
CNET News
The trike was initially launched as a 20 percent project by Daniel Ratner, a Senior Mechanical Engineer on Google's Street View team. ...


Google Street View News

Google Maps Trike: New 'Street View' Bike Will Map Your Mall (VIDEO)
Huffington Post (blog)
The images that make up Google's Street View are culled from cameras mounted on moving Google cars that foot-by-foot, block-by-block snap pictures of ...


Google Street View - UK

Google Street View Gets A Trike For Off Roading
InformationWeek
Google Street Views, the feature of its Maps product that allows people to see a street-level view of places across the US and around the world, ...
US HOT STOCKS: bofa, Google, GE, IBM, AMD, MGIC, Targacept
Wall Street Journal
Google's ($548.17, +$18.26, +3.45%) third-quarter earnings rose 27% to top Wall Street expectations as the Internet-search company recorded a return to ...


Google Street View

Google Accepting Nomination for Street View Locations
Appscout (subscription)
The winning locations will get a visit from Google's Street View Trike, a three-wheeled "mechanical masterpiece" with a Street View camera mounted on top. ...


Google News Update

Korea Times
Google, Daum Take Fight to Streets
Korea Times
Although Google hasn't provided an exact date for Street View's debut here, the company expects the service to be up and running by the first-half of next ...
Street View in (kind of) Swiss roll-over
Register
By Lester Haines =95 Get more from this author Google has agreed to a demand that it apply extra blur to faces and number plates to its Street View service in ...


Google Street View

Google Street View Catches Burning Van
Switched (blog)
by Warren Riddle (RSS feed) =97 Oct 16th 2009 at 6:32AM Google Street View provides endless entertainment, as the Googlemobile frequently catches people ...


Google Street View - UK

PR Web (press release)
Create Your Very Own Google Maps Street View Like Tours with Quiksee
PR Web (press release)
Google's Street View is also based on panoramic technology but lets users jump from one to the other - so the user gets the feeling of moving around, ...


Google Street View

Montreal debuts on Street View
The Gazette (Montreal)
Bookseller Amazon released a street-navigation tool in 2005, and Microsoft rolled out its own version a year later. To use Street View in Google Maps, ...
Google's Q3: $5.94 billion, 7 Percent YoY Revenue Growth, 14 Percent Paid ...
Search Engine Land (blog)
The data are coming from a wide range of sources including Street View, Census bureau, overhead imagery, local knowledge (UGC) =97 it gives us lots of ...


Thursday, October 15, 2009

Google Street View News

INSTANT VIEW: Google, IBM post stronger-than-expected results
Reuters
NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Google Inc. reported quarterly earnings that blew past Wall Street expectations, while posting its strongest sequential ...


Google Streets News

Editors release album through Google Street View
Revolution Magazine
LONDON - The band Editors have hi-jacked Google Street View, embedding images and tracks to promote their latest album. Accessing Street View through the ...