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Aan employee drives a Google Maps Street View vehicle around Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

Supreme court rejects Google appeal in snooping case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google’s appeal of a ruling that it pried into people’s online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for […]

06/30/2014

A skull lies in a niche in the Catacombs of Priscilla, a labyrinthine cemetery complex that stretches for kilometers underground, in Rome, Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Vatican unveils new frescoes in top catacomb

ROME (AP) — The Vatican on Tuesday unveiled newly restored frescoes in the Catacombs of Priscilla, known for housing the earliest known image of the Madonna with Child — and frescoes said by some to […]

11/19/2013

This photo provided by Carel van Schaik shows the orangutan Arno in the jungle of Sumatra in 1998 looking in the direction he intends to travel the next day and letting out a long whooping call to alert others of his route just in case they need to follow him or stay clear. (AP Photo/Perry van Duijnhoven)

Is there an ape for that? Orangutans plan trips

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the ape equivalent of Google Maps and Facebook. The night before a big trip, Arno the orangutan plots his journey and lets others know where he is going with a long, […]

09/11/2013

Marcus Mumford, center, and Ted Dwane, right, of the band Mumford & Sons, talk with Byron Berline, left, in Berline's Double Stop Fiddle Shop in Guthrie,, Okla. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

35K expected at Mumford & Sons concert in Okla.

GUTHRIE, Okla. (AP) — The population of the Oklahoma town of Guthrie is expected to quadruple in size this weekend as more than 35,000 people descend on the area to watch British rockers Mumford & […]

09/06/2013

In this photo taken July 30, 2013, and made available by Visit Florida, Gregg Matthews carries a Google street view camera as he walks recording St. George Island beach in the Florida Panhandle. (AP Photo/Visit Florida, Colin Hackley)

Google Maps Camera-toting teams map Fla. beaches

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — 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 […]

08/15/2013

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Google unveils maps, photo, music features

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google’s sixth annual conference for software developers opened Wednesday with a chance for the company to showcase its latest services. Announcements include new features for online games, maps and search, a […]

05/15/2013

Tim Cook on Apple maps: 'Extremely sorry'

NEW YORK (AP) – Apple CEO Tim Cook says the company is “extremely sorry” for the frustration its Maps application has caused and it’s doing everything it can to make it better. In the meantime, […]

09/28/2012

Google to unveil improvements to digital maps

(AP) – Google is expected to unveil the latest improvements to its digital maps amid reports that the navigation service is about to lose its prized perch on Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The upgrades are […]

06/06/2012

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