For one of Silicon Valley's most important inventions, we can thank Avideh Zakhor, creator of the technology that brought us Google Earth and Street View.
Google Earth is getting a revival, as the 3-D mapping service reorients itself to become more of a tool for adventure and exploration.
Google Maps users will soon be able to broadcast their movements to friends and family—the latest test of how much privacy people are willing to sacrifice in an era of rampant sharing.
Someone renamed Donald Trump's midtown Manhattan building on Google Maps, and the new moniker isn't very flattering.
South Korea rejected a request by Google to use local mapping data in the company's global maps service in a long-awaited ruling Friday that had divided the country for months.
I always thought Google was missing out on a great opportunity in not having its own phone to take advantage of its Android operating system.
Google wants to add a middleman to your mobile chats—a personal virtual assistant who's not shy about interjecting itself into the conversation.
When it comes to map apps, consumers are finding plenty of fresh paths to digital navigation thanks to Google, Apple and a whole host of rivals.
Engineers from Caltech have developed a method that uses data from satellite and street-level images, such as the ones that you can see in Google maps, to create automatically an inventory of street trees that cities may ...