Google rolls out new features for Google Earth as it turns 10

Google has released new features for Google Earth which has turned 10.

Google Maps adds vertical Street View feature
Google Maps adds vertical Street View feature

Google has added a feature that lets user virtually climb a real mountain in Google Maps with its first ever vertical Street View feature.

Hyderabad may become first Indian city covered by Google Street View

Hyderabad may be become the city in India to be entirely covered by Google Street View after the Internet services giant Google gets permission from the union home ministry.

Google adds Grand Canyon to Street View

Google has reportedly added virtual trip to the Grand Canyon in its Street View mapping service.

Google adds Monaco, Cancun, Isla Mujeres to underwater Street View

Google has reportedly added new locations to its underwater Street View imagery, including spots around Monaco, Cancun and Isla Mujeres.

Google adds Top Gear test track to Street View

Google has reportedly added the famous Top Gear test track to its virtual mapping service, Street View.

Google let users create their own Street View experience

Internet giant Google Inc has launched a new Street View feature for users to build their own Street View experiences.

Google maps airports, train stations with Street View update

In what is touted to be the `first effort` in transit mapping, Google has reportedly extended service of its Street View project to international airports, which often get confusing for foreign travellers.

Brazil demands explanation over data collected by Google`s Street View cars

Brazil has reportedly sought answers from search giant Google over its alleged Street View cars collecting private wi-fi data while photographing for its maps.

Mumbai start-up Wonobo takes on Google, on the street!

In its two-year journey since ideation, a dozen data-collecting vehicles of Wonobo.Com have traversed as much as 150,000 km scanning the major cities in the country to launch an indigenous `street view` service on the lines of Google`s offering.

Google accused of illegal Gmail wiretapping

Google has been reportedly accused of illegally wiretapping Gmail content of its users to send them targeted ads.

Google loses appeal in Street View privacy case

A federal appeals court rejected Google Inc`s bid to dismiss a lawsuit accusing it of violating federal wiretap law.

Google Maps adds view from Mt Everest

Now people can easily climb the world`s most famous mountains, like Mt. Kilimanjaro in Africa and Mt. Everest and Aconcagua in South America with the help of Google Maps.

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 shows panoramic photos of disaster-hit buildings

Google`s website "Memories for the Future" displays photos of remains such as schools and a fish market damaged by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami last year.

Google adds Street View to web maps service

Google has updated its web-based maps app, which iPhone users can easily access through their mobile’s web browser.

Google charts a careful course through Asia`s maps

Google rushed out its panoramic Street View maps in Thailand on Friday as part of the country`s efforts to show tourist hot spots have recovered from last year`s floods.

France convicts Google Maps for unfair competition

The court ordered Google to pay 500,000 euros in damages and interest to the plaintiff and a 15,000 euro fine.

Google Maps taking viewers inside shops

Google`s free online map service is letting shops, gyms, restaurants and other small businesses provide viewers glimpses of what lies behind facades seen on Street View.