Apple dispatches fleet of cars to get map service data
Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service.
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.
Facebook eyes $1bn deal for GPS app Waze
Facebook is in talks on a potential $1 billion deal to buy the Israel-based GPS mobile navigation app Waze, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Google pays $7M fine to settle Wi-Fi privacy case (Update 2)
Google will pay a $7 million fine to settle a multistate investigation into a snoopy software program that enabled the Internet search leader to intercept emails, passwords and other sensitive information ...
Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app (Update)
Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone.
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.
Revamped Google maps goes offline for mobile (Update)
Google unveiled a revamped maps program Wednesday that allows mobile users to use the service without an Internet connection as the Internet giant geared up for a possible competing service.
Google blasts FCC handling of 'Street View' probe
Google on Thursday blamed the Federal Communications Commission for dragging out an investigation into Google's "Street View" online mapping service gathering data from private wireless hotspots.
FCC drops Google 'Street View' investigation
US government telecom regulators have ended an investigation into Google's "Street View" online mapping service gathering data from private wireless hotspots.
Google opens Amazon wilds to armchair explorers
Google's free online map service on Wednesday began letting people explore portions of the Amazon Basin from the comfort of their homes.
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.
Google Maps taking viewers inside shops
Google's free online map service is letting shops, gyms, restaurants and other small businesses provide viewers glimpses of what lies behind facades seen on Street View.
German privacy watchdog dislikes Facebook's 'Like'
(AP) -- A German data protection authority is "unliking" Facebook's "Like" button.
Google Maps taking armchair explorers to the Amazon
Two women washed clothes in the dark water of the Rio Negro as a boat glided past with a camera-laden Google tricycle strapped to the roof, destined to give the world a window into the Amazon rain forest.