You can now create your very own Street-view experiences, using little more than some patience, an Android phone, or a DSLR. Google has announced a new feature for Google Maps that lets anyone convert 360-degree images into street view-esque guided tours that can be plotted on Google Maps and shared with the world.
Navigating through highly trafficked airports and train stations can be more difficult if you don’t know the native language.
Marine iguanos and blue-footed boobies aren’t found on too many streets. But both are found in significant quantity in the unspoiled ecosystems of the beautiful Galapagos Islands, which Google announced this morning are now available on Street View.
The Internet is already owned by cats. Now some more exotic animals will get love thanks to Google Street View.
Google’s Street View Wi-Fi data snooping has cost it $190,000 in Germany. Some, however, aren’t quite convinced that that’s enough money.
After two years, Google may soon pay $7 million to settle a lawsuit that says Google siphoned off private information from personal Wi-Fi connections while collecting its Street View information.
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Everything is amazing and no one notices, comedian Louis CK told Conan O’Brien not too long ago. That’s what is cool about The Secret Door, a passageway to just about anywhere on the face of the earth.
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By now you’ve either heard about how inadequate the native iOS 6 Maps app is compared to the old Google Maps app or experienced it yourself. Well, some good news is in the pipeline for those still suffering.
Google just unveiled underwater “street views” of the world’s most popular undersea destinations: the Great Barrier Reef, Hawaii’s Hanauma Bay, and Apo Island in the Philippines. And the amazing views are available in all their 1080P high-def gloriousness.
Google Maps got a leaf-filled refresh on Tuesday with the addition detailed images of a couple hundred of the world’s most famous parks.
Google is taking its Street View feature indoors. The company announced last May it would be taking interior shots of stores, but now it is moving out of its pilot phase with more 360 degree interiors cropping up online.
Google’s Street View cars are meticulously crawling the world, taking pictures of every street so that we can all be virtual tourists. But those cars won’t be doing that in Germany anymore.
Larry Page takes over Monday as chief executive of Google, one of the most successful tech companies of all time. As co-founder, Page has been instrumental in the company’s success from the very start. But the company must overcome a number of challenges in the years ahead, if it is to be all it can be.
This morning, Google released version 6 of its desktop-based 3D mapping tool, Google Earth. The update adds integrated Street View, 3D trees, and an easier way to access historical imagery.
Police raided the offices of Google in South Korea as part of an investigation into whether the company had illegally collected and stored personal wireless data.
(Updated) Here’s the latest action, catching up for the past two days: