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See Google Street View in ASCII

07/31/2012, Google’s Street View is not exactly controversy-free, but that does not mean it is a bed of roses, either. For those of you who have a great love for ASCII art, then you might be interested to hear about this particular method of rendering Google...

France asks Google for Street View data

07/31/2012, According to France’s data-protection authority, they have requested for Internet search giant Google to pass data that were collected in secret from Internet users through their Street View mapping cars, which Google did mention recently that they...

Google brings panoramic imagery to Street View for Antarctica

07/17/2012, Google launched the first Street View imagery of Antarctica in 2010, allowing people from far-flung  places to view the lovely penguins in the region for the first time.  Today, the search engine giant is taking Street View to an entirely new level by...

Google Street View used to convict man of pet negligence

07/05/2012, If you thought Google Street View was only good enough for finding out what a place looks like from the comfort of your own home, think again. It looks like Google’s panoramic imaging service can also be used to convict people of their crimes. A...

Google sued over Street View photo

03/02/2012, It is one thing to go to court, but to go up against one of the largest Internet companies in the world is another. Google has been sued by a Frenchman after a Street View photo published online on Street View depicted him as urinating right there in his...

Catlin Seaview Survey brings Google Street View underwater

02/23/2012, If you’ve always wanted to know what it would like to explore the bottom of the sea, but have no idea how to dive, or afraid of the water – Google’s Seaview project with the University of Queensland and the Catlin Group is here to help....

Google Street View now has more university campuses

01/11/2012, It’s the start of the new year so some of you might be starting a new semester in a new school somewhere in the world. And just like every location you visit for the first time, you’re probably unfamiliar with where everything is. But thanks...

Street View lets you see tsunami-affected areas in Japan

12/12/2011, The devastation wrought by the tsunami and earthquake in Japan earlier this year might be in our distant memories by now, but I am very sure that for victims of those natural disasters, they are still reeling and picking up the pieces of their lives....

Google Street View Now Covers Parks

11/01/2011, Google is taking Street View to the next level as it has announced that Street View now covers parks as well. This has been made possible by using Street View Trike bicycles equipped with cameras. These can go inside parks to snap images that a car never...

Google Business Photos shows you store interiors

10/28/2011, If you’ve ever wished that you could see the insides of stores that you’ve never set foot into, you’re in luck. Google has recently announced the launch of a new service called Business Photos. Using a concept that’s similar to...

earthmine to be integrated with AutoCAD Map 3D

06/27/2011, When it comes to designing objects or structures that are significantly large and will be placed outdoors next to other buildings, it’s always important to be able to visualize how it will look like in the real world. After all, things might look...