US man says Google Maps image shows slain son
A man in the San Francisco Bay Area wants Google Maps to remove an aerial image that shows the body of his 14-year-old son, who was shot and killed in 2009.
Brazil orders Google to hand over Street View data
Brazilian judges have given US Internet search giant Google until Saturday to turn over private data collected through its Street View program, press reports said Thursday.
Google street view—tool for recording earthquake damage
A scientist from Cologne University has used Google's online street view scans to document the damage caused by the 2009 L'Aquila earthquake and suggests that the database would be a useful tool for surveying ...
Google Street View is new arm against alien species
Google Street View can be a useful weapon in the costly and time-consuming fight against invasive species, French biologists said on Thursday.
Google loses appeal in Street View snooping case (Update)
A U.S. appeals court said Google wrongly collected people's personal correspondence and online activities through their Wi-Fi systems as it drove down their streets with car cameras shooting photos for its ...
Street View shows Japan nuclear evacuation zone
New explorable images from the Japanese coast devastated by an enormous tsunami have been posted online, allowing web users to see how the disaster changed the area.
With Google's Photo Sphere, users contribute photos of remote spots
Mounted on cars, bikes and even snowmobiles, Google Street View cameras have been scouring the globe taking panoramic pictures of roads, alleys and buildings.
Waze traffic app integrated in Google Maps
Google said Tuesday it began integrating into its online maps features from the Waze traffic app it acquired earlier this year in a deal said to be worth some $1 billion.
Google Maps Camera-toting teams map US beaches
Gregg Matthews fancies himself a lumbering Star Wars character of sorts as he treks along a popular Florida beach. He wears stout hiking sandals on the squishy sand and uses ski poles for balance as he shoulders a 40-pound ...
What does a city's appearance say about itself?
Hawaii hiking trails to be on Google Street View
(AP)—Hawaii's volcanoes will soon be visible on Google Street View.
UK regulator orders Google to delete private data
Britain's data regulator Friday ordered Internet giant Google to delete personal data scooped up in its Street View project—or face a contempt of court action.
German railways to use mini drones to stop graffiti
Germany's railway operator plans to deploy mini drones to catch vandals who deface its trains with graffiti, with the aerial vehicles shooting thermal images of its train depots at night.
Google team captures Galapagos Island beauty for maps (Update)
Google has followed in the footsteps of Charles Darwin to gather images of the beauty and biological diversity of the Galapagos Islands for the Internet titan's online maps.