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. ...

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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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Google Street View - UK

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 ...

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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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