Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.
Mere hours before Google I/O 2013 is slated to begin, a flurry of leaks and rumors are flying around the Web.
A rumored overhaul of the Google Maps UI will nix the
Google must pay a $190,000 fine in Germany for gathering and storing emails, photos, passwords and chat protocols from unprotected Wi-Fi networks with Google Street View cars, Hamburg's Commissioner for Data Protection and Freedom of Information said on Monday.
Picking on mapping programs when it comes to distracted driving is bizarre, considering you don't hear of people getting tickets for using a paper map while driving.
The earthquake and tsunami that demolished northeastern Japan in 2011 left many thousands of its survivors cut off from their homes. But displaced residents of Namie-machi, a small town on the eastern coast of the Pacific that's still in an exclusion zone, can now at least get a present-day glimpse of their neighborhood, thanks to Google.
Google Maps on Monday released images from four expeditions taken to some of the world’s tallest mountains, including Mount Everest and Kilimanjaro.
A small Japanese town, abandoned because of radiation concerns after the Fukushima nuclear plant disaster in 2011, is working with Google's map service to keep its memory alive.
Google's Street View team has delivered more than 9500 panoramic images of the Grand Canyon, visible through Google Maps.
Google relied on Map Maker, an online app that allows people from all over the world to contribute to making Google Maps