Ever wish you could explore the Galapagos Islands? Now you can, without ever leaving the comfort of your computer chair. Google in partnership with Galapagos National Park Directorate and the Charles Darwin Foundation on Thursday added brand-new, 360-degree images from the isolated volcanic islands to Street View.
A U.S. appeals court upheld a district court decision that Google’s collection of data from unencrypted Wi-Fi networks under its Street View program is not exempt from federal wiretap laws. Google’s data collection does not qualify for the exemption as data transmitted over a Wi-Fi network is not an electronic communication that is readily accessible… Continue reading Google loses appeal in Street View privacy lawsuit
The social media explosion means that it’s easier than ever before to keep in touch with old friends and to hook up with some new ones at the same time. Sites such as Facebook and Twitter are great for sharing news too and the majority of users will happily head online to announce details of… Continue reading I always feel like somebody’s watching me – and they do it virtually
It’s hard to believe that it’s already been over 9 years since Gmail was opened up in beta. When it was first launched, many thought it was an April Fool’s Day joke because it was launched April 1, 2004. Some joke, eh? The funny part is that it stayed in beta for over five years,… Continue reading With Gmail approaching a decade, here’s how it has evolved
Traveling can be logistically hard and fiscally challenging, even when staying in the boundaries of the United States. There are so many places to see, so many activities to do, and so many roads to drive that getting a great view of the wonders of America can be challenging. For those who simply want to… Continue reading 10 cool views of America as seen through Google Street View
Just about everyone who is familiar with Google Maps has explored a distant land at one point or another. Big cities like Moscow, Sydney, and Jerusalem are accessible in ways that we could have hardly imagined a decade ago. As Google continues to expand their catalog of cities on Google Maps Street View, they are… Continue reading Google demonstrates maps expansion by hitting remote Canadian community Cambridge Bay