Google brings 76 Indian heritage sites online

Internet giant, Google is releasing panoramic images of 76 heritage/historical sites and 30 new exhibitions of arts and historical institutions from across India on the the Google Cultural Institute. This iniative has been made in collaboration with the support of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and are collected using Street View technology.

Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View

The search engine sent trekkers with 42lbs backpacks containing cameras mounted on towers to wander and click pictures of forgotten island.

Google to pay $7 mn for ‘Street View snooping’ in US

Google has agreed to pay a group of states seven million dollars to settle complaints that it violated people’s privacy while using its Street View technology.

Google to pay $7m to 30 US states over Street View `personal data collection` issue

Google is set to pay a settlement of about seven million dollars to 30 US states, which had accused the search giant of using its Street View technology to collect personal information from unsecured Wi-Fi networks.

Google unveils virtual tours of ‘world wonders’

Google is now offering a virtual tour of famous sites across the world, including that of Stonehenge and Jerusalem.