Tech giants look to skies to spread Internet
The shortest path to the Internet for some remote corners of the world may be through the skies. That is the message from US tech giants seeking to spread the online gospel to hard-to-reach regions.
Google announces Floor Plan app for venue owners
Google issues Maps APIs for tighter tabs on vehicles
Building an indoor 3-D map on the spot, via smartphone
The view from the basement laboratory is breathtaking. Not the one out the tiny windows of the half-underground office. It's on a smartphone that computer science Prof. Stergios Roumeliotis is using while walking around the ...
European team suggests new way to measure scientific relevance by city
Google launches digital tour of Cambodia's Angkor Wat
Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.
Google makes the world a playboard for Legos
Google on Tuesday began letting Lego lovers build with virtual color blocks in its Chrome web browser and then give creations homes in online maps of the real world.
Australia's Barrier Reef to get Google treatment
Australian scientists mapping the Great Barrier Reef will broadcast their findings in partnership with Google, emulating its "Street View" to spotlight the impact of climate change.
Hackers see "sheeple" sheared by Google wireless data grab
Long before Google online mapping service cars snatched data from private wireless hotspots there was the Wall of Sheep.
Google tries new approach with real time traffic estimates for Google Maps
Spies use smartphone apps to track people, report says
Documents leaked by former NSA contactor Edward Snowden suggest that spy agencies have a powerful ally in Angry Birds and a host of other apps installed on smartphones across the globe.
Apple still perched high, but seems vulnerable
Apple, the world's biggest and perhaps most admired company, seems to have lost some of its luster.
Money talks when ancient Antioch meets Google Earth (w/ Video)
There's a map of an ancient Syrian trade route that shows how one city's political sway extended farther than once thought.
US digital library brings culture, history online
A new "digital public library" set to launch this month aims to provide an alternative to Google for those looking for American cultural information online.