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Google Plus Week Episode 4 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

The controversial Google Plus naming policies were a hot topic as usual as were the recently added games. More celebrities are getting their profiles on Plus and some are being verified, ala Twitter.

New Country Approves Google Street View, Drops Privacy Concerns

Posted 10.22.2011 | Technology

DANIEL ESTRIN, AP/THE HUFFINGTON POST (JERUSALEM) -- Israel has given Google a green light to photograph its streets after a deal with the Internet gi...

Google Starts Mapping The Amazon

Posted 10.19.2011 | Travel

Armchair travelers rejoice! Google StreetView has set its sights on the Amazon. A team of Googlers are currently traveling the Amazon by boat and ...

Google Plus Week Episode 3 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.17.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

This week we continued our experiment in democracy by opening our show prep sheet to editing by visitors and the general public.

Google Plus Week Episode 2 (Video)

Dan McDermott | Posted 10.08.2011 | Technology
Dan McDermott

In this week's Google Plus Week, I discuss how Google Plus performed during that initially scary period when those of us who cover Virginia thought, "Oh no. Not again."

Google's Street View Cars Grabbed Locations Of 'Millions' Of Phones, PCs

CNET | Declan McCullagh | Posted 09.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Street View cars collected the locations of millions of laptops, cell phones, and other Wi-Fi devices around the world, a practice that raise...

Google, Microsoft Sued Over 3D Map Technology

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 09.04.2011 | Technology

Microsoft and Google have been sued by a Louisiana company accusing the two tech giants of violating a patent around 3D mapping technology. Transc...

Google Loses Bid To End Privacy Violation Suit

Posted 08.30.2011 | Technology

By Andrew Longstreth NEW YORK (Reuters) - Google Inc can be sued for allegedly violating federal wiretap law in a lawsuit over the data collectio...

Google Street View Told To Halt Filming In India

AP | MUNEEZA NAQVI | Posted 08.21.2011 | Technology

NEW DELHI — Google has been barred from taking pictures of streets in India for its popular Street View service until it obtains approval from t...

Google Threatens To Shut Down Street View In Switzerland

AP | By FRANK JORDANS | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

GENEVA -- Google is threatening to wipe photographs of streets and houses in Switzerland from its online maps unless the country's supreme court overt...

Google Feature To Let You See Through Walls

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.05.2011 | Technology

TechCrunch reports that Marissa Mayer, Google VP of Location and Local Services, told a crowd at the Social Loco social networking conference that Goo...

Microsoft Launches Google Street View Rival

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 06.13.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for update.* Microsoft has equipped cars with mapping cameras and turned them loose on the London streets, with Paris and Barcelona to...

NEIN: Google Halts Street View In Germany

The Register | Posted 06.11.2011 | Technology

Google has confirmed it will not be collecting any more pictures for its Street View service in Germany. The decision, taken in light of objections...

Swiss Court: Google Street View Must Guarantee Anonymity

Posted 06.04.2011 | Technology

(FRANK JORDANS, AP) GENEVA -- A Swiss court has ruled that Google Inc. must guarantee anonymity before publishing faces and license plates captured in...

Google Fined For Street View Privacy Breach

AP | GREG KELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PARIS — Google received its first ever fine for improperly gathering and storing data for its Street View application on Monday when it was pena...

Google Street View Site Gets A Major Revamp

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has announced the revamp of its Street View website. According to the Google LatLong Blog, the site now includes several interactive featur...

Will Google Maps New Street View Tricycles Take Pictures of Our Kids' Playground?

Jamie Court | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jamie Court

Google Maps isn't publishing a newspaper, where photos of people in public places are allowed. It is taking pictures of people against their will to make more money from it's contextual advertising.

Blog Watch: Collapsing Time And Space On DailyServing

dailyserving.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Recent advancements in technology such as Google Earth and street-view, has given anyone with a computer and an internet connection the ability to col...

Israel Concerned Google Street View Could Be Used To Plot Terror Attacks

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

JERUSALEM — Israel says it is considering ways to allow Google Street View to photograph Israeli cities, despite concerns the popular service co...

What Has the Internet Ever Done for Art? The Google Art Project and the Missing Net Art Movement

Andy Miah | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Andy Miah

Viewers can now browse classic gallery collections in hyper-real gigapixel quality, but Google's project is out of sync with the values of the digital revolution.

Woman Sues Google For Photographing Her Underwear

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

According to the Telegraph, a woman in Japan is suing Google after a photo of her underwear allegedly appeared on Google's Street View mapping service...

Google Street View Captures Bodies In The Streets Of Brazil

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google's Street View service in Brazil has been been flooded with complaints after users were shown graphic images of dead bodies in the streets at se...

Google Pays Only $1 In Trespassing Suit

AP | JOE MANDAK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

PITTSBURGH — Google Inc. has acknowledged that it trespassed when it took a photo of a Pittsburgh-area house for its Street View service, but wi...

EGG BLITZ: Google 'Fans' Allegedly Attack Homes Blurred On Street View

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Some German residents who opted out of Google's Street View service received a hostile response on Saturday, when an unspecified number of homes, all ...

PHOTO: Google Captures Naked German Escaping From Trunk?

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google Street View recently launched in 20 cities in Germany, and already the first mysterious sighting has occurred. The odd scene appeared at 39 Zw...