Google Street View

  • Explore Cambodia's spectacular Angkor Wat temples on Google Street View 05-04-2014 12:59 PM

    Phnom Penh: The spectacular temples of Cambodia's Angkor civilization have been incorporated into Google's Street View, a boost to the impoverished country's tourism industry that also adds urgency to efforts to preserve the sprawling historic site. The Internet giant said in a statement Thursday that Street View now includes more...
  • Take a rafting trip at the Grand Canyon with Google Street View 14-03-2014 04:47 PM

    Flagstaff: Google has taken its all-seeing eyes on a trip that few experience: the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. The search giant partnered with the advocacy group American Rivers to showcase views of nearly 300 miles of whitewater rapids, towering red canyon walls, and rich geologic history. The 360-degree...
  • Now explore Taj Mahal in 360 degrees on Google Street View 21-02-2014 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Enthusiasts can now explore 360 degree online imagery of 30 Indian heritage sites, including the Taj Mahal, Qutub Minar and Red Fort, which were released by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) and Google. The launch was the result of Google and ASI's joint initiative to make 100...
  • Google to add 100 Indian monuments to Street View 03-10-2013 06:01 PM

    New Delhi: Archaeological Survey of India has joined hands with Google India for an endeavour to create 360-degree online panoramic imagery of 100 "nationally-important monuments" in the country like Taj Mahal, Humayun's Tomb, Khajuraho and the Ajanta and Ellora caves, etc. The Internet giant and the Ministry of Culture signed...
  • Google beings collecting Street View data in India 02-06-2011 07:34 AM

    New Delhi: Internet giant Google's long awaited and very ambitious project Streetview is ready to map and explore everything on Indian streets with its new application Google Streetview. This software will show you everything from a high rise to a small restaurant. Google Streetview unlike Google earth allows you a...
  • Google Street View coming to India 26-05-2011 03:50 PM

    Bangalore: Google announced its plans to offer Street View of Indian cities on its Maps platform. "We are launching the Street View project from Bangalore as it is the IT capital of India where IT-savvy users will be able to leverage the benefits of the facility optimally," Google India product...
  • Google Street View cars collected email, passwords 23-10-2010 02:57 PM

    San Francisco: Google Inc admitted for the first time its "Street View" cars around the world accidentally collected more personal data than previously disclosed - including complete emails and passwords - potentially breathing new life into probes in various countries. The disclosure comes just days after Canada's privacy watchdog said...
  • Canada's privacy watchdog bites Google 20-10-2010 11:31 AM

    Vancouver: Canada's privacy watchdog accused Google Inc on Tuesday of violating the rights of thousands of Canadians by inappropriately collecting their personal information in building its Street View service. Google must tighten its privacy protection systems to prevent a repeat of the incident, blamed on a careless software engineer, and...
  • Germany seeks Internet data protection code 21-09-2010 12:09 PM

    Berlin: Germany's government urged the Internet industry on Monday to produce a voluntary data protection code to cover services like Google Inc.'s "Street View" mapping service. Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere met with representatives of Google and Apple Inc. among others after Google's plans to introduce "Street View" in Germany...
  • Many Germans opt out of Google Street View 20-09-2010 12:39 PM

    Berlin Hundreds of thousands of Germans have requested their homes be kept out of Google's Street View mapping service, a German magazine reported. Citing company sources, weekly Der Spiegel said "several hundred thousand" tenants had already objected to inclusion in the Google service, which uses camera-equipped fleets of cars to...