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Google Has Never Been This High

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 06.25.2013 | Technology

The Google Street View team has been mapping building interiors for a while now, but outdid itself this week. Terek Abdalla, Google's head of marketin...

Google Maps Is For The Birds

Posted 06.21.2013 | Technology

You are a Google Street View employee who is paid to wear one of these on your back and walk around Japan. Your life is sweet. One day, you see these ...

Google Has 35 Days To Delete Personal Data Collected By Street View

AP | Posted 06.21.2013 | Technology

LONDON — Britain's data regulator Friday ordered Internet giant Google to delete personal data scooped up in its Street View project – or face a c...

You Won't Believe What Google Street View Captured

Posted 05.31.2013 | Divorce

It looks like Google's Street View has captured its first breakup. In Google's quest to capture the world's streets, the cameras fastened to their...

Google Street View No Showing NYC Sandy Damage

DNAinfo | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

STATEN ISLAND -- Google updated images on their map service Wednesday to include pictures of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on neighborhoods in the ...

Take An Underwater Tour Of The Galapagos With Google

AP | By JASON DEAREN | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world's ...

This 'Murder' Caught On Google Earth Isn't What It Seems

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.27.2013 | Technology

Redditors love to try to solve crimes. As many of them gathered to pool clues to the Boston bombing case on Wednesday, there was another group on the ...

Google Maps To The Rescue

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.11.2013 | Technology

When Jason Torchinsky's beloved VW Beetle was stolen, he was lucky enough to get some help from the Internet. Thousands of cars are stolen every year ...

Turn Any Route In The World Into A Gorgeous Video

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.29.2013 | Technology

Google Street View is awesome as it is. You can walk down pretty much any street in the world without leaving your couch (sometimes with unintended, y...

You Can Now Explore Mt. Everest On Google Street View

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 03.19.2013 | Technology

Google's Street View already offers breathtaking views of the Grand Canyon, Antarctica and the Great Barrier Reef. Now the 360-degree panoramic imagin...

LOOK: Most NSFW Google Street View Ever?

Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

The 15-lens cameras atop Google's Street View cars have recorded a host of "interesting" moments in the nearly six years they've been snapping photos ...

Google's Last Quarter Wasn't Too Shabby

AP | MICHAEL LIEDTKE | Posted 03.24.2013 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Google eked out slightly higher earnings in the fourth quarter, despite a financial drag caused by the Internet search leader's ...

Google: We Didn't Run Over A Donkey In Botswana (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 01.16.2013 | Technology

Google says that one of its Street View cars did not kill a donkey in Botswana, despite what images taken by that Street View car seem to imply. As...

Instagram Stalking Made Easy

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 01.04.2013 | Technology

Putting up pictures on Instagram? You might be sharing more than you know. A new web app called The Beat, made by students at New Jersey's Rutgers Uni...

Betsy Isaacson

Google's Mapmaker: Meet The Man Behind Google Earth | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 11.30.2012 | Technology

Ed Parsons is Google’s chief geospatial technologist, responsible for evangelizing the “what," “how” and “why” of Google's mapping activit...

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 4)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

Nipping at Google's heels. That's what U.S. federal agencies and some foreign governments have been doing. But the issues they've looked at are trivial. It's time we all looked at the larger ones.

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 3)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 01.02.2013 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

s it unlawful for Google to collect and organize vast volumes of information about you, your family, and your business and then to use that information to try to alter your behavior? Nope. Is Google a threat to our civil liberties? Yep.

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 2)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 12.31.2012 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

As good as Google is at providing information, it should not and must not be allowed to conduct business as usual. It must and will eventually be regulated, just as the phone companies and credit bureaus are regulated. Fundamental civil liberties issues are at stake.

Google Street View Takes On The Grand Canyon

AP | FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 12.24.2012 | Travel

GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. — Google and its street-view cameras already have taken users to narrow cobblestone alleys in Spain using a tr...

Why Google Should Be Regulated (Part 1)

Dr. Robert Epstein | Posted 10.23.2012 | Technology
Dr. Robert Epstein

As good as Google is at providing information, it should not be allowed to conduct business as usual. It must be regulated, just as the phone companies and credit bureaus are regulated. Fundamental civil liberties issues are at stake.

Is That A Stormtrooper Guarding Google's Most Precious Secrets?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 12.17.2012 | Technology

These aren't the server racks you're looking for. Google, notoriously tight-lipped about the secrets locked away in its data centers, on Wednesday...

PHOTO: You've Just Seen A Ghost

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Technology

Paolo Cirio has a problem with Google. Specifically, Cirio's beef is with Google Street View, the web giant's mammoth project providing 360-degree...

Lee Speigel

UFOs Invade Earth, Courtesy Of Google Maps | Lee Speigel | Posted 10.03.2012 | Weird News

Just a few days ago, a couple of Google Maps images surfaced, showing what appeared to be reddish-pink UFOs in the skies above Texas and New Mexico. ...

Lee Speigel

Pink-Colored UFOs Spotted On Google Street Views | Lee Speigel | Posted 09.29.2012 | Weird News

If you use Google street view to get directions to Jacksonville, Texas, a glance into the sky reveals none other than...a good old fashioned pink UFO....

LOOK: Google Maps Breathtaking New Locations

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 09.27.2012 | Technology

While Apple can't seem to map the world correctly, Google has once again upped its global cartography collection -- this time by plunging into the dee...