Google Street View

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

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

Google loses appeal in Street View snooping case

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Attorneys suing Google for enabling its camera-carrying vehicles to collect emails and Internet passwords while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant’s popular “Street View” maps look forward to resuming their […]

09/10/2013

A Galapagos giant tortoise crawls along the path near Googler Karin Tuxen-Bettman while she collects imagery with the Street View Trekker in Galapaguera, a tortoise breeding center, which is managed by the Galapagos National Park Service. (Photo credit: Google)

Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Few have explored the remote volcanic islands of the Galapagos archipelago, an otherworldly landscape inhabited by the world’s largest tortoises and other fantastical creatures that inspired Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. […]

05/23/2013

Google street view of Namie, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan. (Photo credit: Google)

Google adds street views of Japan nuclear zone

TOKYO (AP) — Concrete rubble litters streets lined with shuttered shops and dark windows. A collapsed roof juts from the ground. A ship sits stranded on a stretch of dirt flattened when the tsunami roared across the coastline. There isn’t a person in sight.

03/27/2013

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