News tagged with street maps

Google threatens to shut down Swiss Street View

(AP) -- Google is threatening to wipe photographs of streets and houses in Switzerland from its online maps unless the country's supreme court overturns a ruling requiring an absolute guarantee of anonymity ...

May 11, 2011
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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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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 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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Italy antitrust closes probe into Google

Italy's antitrust authority on Monday closed a probe into Google for alleged abuse of its market position, saying it accepted pledges made by the search engine to provide greater transparency.

Jan 17, 2011
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SKorean police say Google violated laws

(AP) -- Police said Thursday that Google Inc. violated South Korean laws and referred the case to state prosecutors, adding to a slew of privacy cases the world's largest search engine is facing.

Jan 13, 2011
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SKorean police say Google collects personal info

(AP) -- Google Inc. collected e-mails and other personal information from unsecured wireless networks in South Korea while taking photographs for its Street View mapping service, police said Thursday.

Jan 06, 2011
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