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S. Korea police raid Google over data collection

South Korean police Tuesday raided Google's local office to investigate whether the global search company used its mobile phone advertising platform to illegally collect private location data.

May 03, 2011
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Google to correct map highlighting Rio slums

Internet giant Google has agreed to redo its online map of Rio de Janeiro within a year after being criticized for giving undue prominence to the Brazilian city's notorious favelas.

Apr 26, 2011
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Belgium probes Google's Street View

Belgium became Thursday the latest European country to investigate Google's Street View picture map after cars taking pictures for the programme collected private data.

Apr 21, 2011
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Google's citizen cartographers map out the world

Google on Thursday revealed that an army of citizen cartographers is behind its widely used mapping service, helping the Internet search giant chart the world, including often inaccessible places.

Mar 31, 2011
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Review: Foursquare a fun complement to city jaunts

(AP) -- At first, I didn't see the point of Foursquare, the mobile service that turns sharing your location with friends into a game of sorts. More than a year later, I still don't, but I'm hooked - much ...

Mar 23, 2011
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Google Chrome scores at SXSW Interactive awards

A music and imagery website that shows off capabilities of Google's Chrome Web browser won top honors at a South By Southwest Interactive (SXSW) festival known for its technology trendsetters.

Mar 16, 2011
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EV fueling stations now on Google Maps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Having an electric can can be a challenge for the owners. Unless you have spent a fair amount of time doing the research and making calls, getting your charge on when you are away from home ...

Mar 14, 2011 weblog
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