For once, Google was unlikely to face privacy complaints as the US Internet giant on Tuesday launched its Street View service in Kenya's Samburu park, in a move conservationists said could help protect endangered elephants.
Google is retiring its Photo Sphere Camera app on iOS and the Street View feature from the Google Maps app on Android in favor of a new app for both operating systems: the Street View app.
All it wanted was to capture the aftermath of Spain's annual Tomatina festival, but in the end, the Google Street View car turned out to be a ripe target for tomato throwers.
After recording images of towns and cities across the world, Google's Street View service launched on Thursday in a less likely location—the vast, sparsely-populated Asian country of Mongolia.
Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service.
Those keen to search for Scotland's mythical Loch Ness monster can do so from anywhere in the world after Google launched a cache of underwater and surface images of the lake.
Google just found out that luring a top executive from Wall Street to Silicon Valley is expensive.
Google launched a virtual tour of Nepal's Everest region on Thursday, allowing armchair tourists a rare glimpse of life in one of the toughest and most inaccessible places on earth.