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Google Adds Street View Panoramas of the Eiffel Tower

Google Maps Street View capture panoramic imagery of the most visited monument globally the Eiffel Tower, Paris.

50 Country Launches on Street View – Google Earth Pro 7.1 Released

Spin the globe through Street View of over 5 million miles of the world, in 50 countries. Comprehensive Google Maps with new information for Southeast Asia. Earth Pro 7.1 with better ways to edit maps and measure site views.

Google Maps Engine Lite Beta; Street View Imagery of Fukushima Namie-machi Launches

Google Maps Engine Lite Beta helps create, collaborate and share advanced custom maps. Fukushima’s Namie-machi imagery on Google Maps. Map Maker in the United Kingdom.

Google Flight Search Adds New Regions Search; Detailed North Korea Maps Published

New detailed maps of North Korea in Google Maps published today to the world. Flight Search adds new region search now shows live prices on the map. Pwnium 3 with focus on Chrome OS take place on-site at the CanSecWest conference on March 7. Google and Le Monde to train journalists with its Monde Académie.

Google Maps Adds 25 Million New Building Footprints; Tsunami Data Now in Google Public Alerts for U.S. & Canada

Google Maps expands the coverage of building footprints — now, you can see 25 million new building footprints that have been added to Maps on desktop and mobile.

“These building footprints, across major metropolitan regions in the United States, including Houston, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, and the San Francisco Bay Area – complete …

Knowledge Graph Carousel in English; Biking Directions & Map Maker in New Zealand; Street View Imagery for 150+ Universities; Now Rent a Chromebook for $30/Month

Google’s Knowledge Graph Carousel which was until now available in English on google.com, starting today will be available more widely around the world. “Over the next couple days, we’ll begin showing the carousel for factual lists to our English users on all Google domains across the world,” Google stated.

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A Single Google Search Uses Same Amount of Computing as the Apollo Program; Blogger’s Dynamic Views Templates Now On Mobile Devices; Map Maker in Lesotho;

Google in a blog post published its findings of comparision of the amount of computation available to NASA engineers in 1969 versus what’s available now stated, “It takes about the same amount of computing to answer one Google Search query as all the computing done — in flight and on the ground — for the …

Street View Trikes Traveled in Canada; Google Map Maker Mapping Biking Paths in the Motor City

Google Maps Street View team has now traveled the furthest north in Canada –“Using the tools of 21st century cartography, we’re empowering a community and putting Cambridge Bay on the proverbial map of tomorrow,” posted Karin Tuxen-Bettman, Google Earth Outreach team.

Now we’re pedaling the Street View trike around the gravel roads of …

Google Map Maker in Poland and Ukraine; YouTube Video Editor UI & Features Updates; Find JavaScript Memory Leaks with ‘Leak Finder’; Introduces Google Fiber Customer Service

Google Map Maker, that enables people to add to and update the map for locations around the world – today, become available in Ukraine and Poland. With today’s launch, Google Map Maker join the 200 countries and regions already available.

“Whether you want to add a place, provide details for a …

Planned Service Alerts for NYC Subway in Google Maps; Map Maker Now Available in Australia

In addition to showing New York City’s public transit directions in Google Maps, starting today, Google will also be showing “planned service alerts” for the city’s subways, on a desktop browser and Google Maps for Android as well.

“Now when you click on any of the 468 New York City subway stations labeled …

Walking Directions on Google Maps & Maps for Mobile in Africa Launched

Walking Directions on Google Maps web & Mobile now in AfricaWalking Directions on Google Maps web & Mobile now in Africa

Google Maps introduces walking directions for 44 African countries in addition to existing driving directions which is available in many African countries since 2010.

Walking directions are also now available on Google Maps for Mobile. To get walking directions, start by doing one of the following – Note, walking …

Google Adds Twenty Popular U.S. Museums to Over 10,000 Indoor Maps; Cycling Directions on Google Maps Australia Launches

With indoor maps and walking directions for U.S. museums now available on Android phone or tablet, through Google Maps for Android, you can plan your route from exhibit to exhibit, identifying points of interest along the way, including between floors.

Today, Google added over twenty popular U.S. museums to its collection of over …

Surui Cultural Map Launches on Google Earth – Google Map Maker Now in 190+ Countries and Territories

At Rio+20, the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Google today revealed that the Surui tribe of the Brazilian Amazon launches their Surui Cultural Map on Google Earth.

“This represents the culmination of a unique five-year collaboration between the Surui people and Google, which began in June 2007 when Chief Almir Surui first …

Street View Trekker; Google Map Maker in South Africa and Egypt Launches; HALO Trust uses Google Earth for Landmine Removal

Google Map Maker Lands in Sourt Africa and EgyptGoogle Map Maker Lands in Sourt Africa and Egypt

At the Google Maps June 6 event, Google introduced “Street View Trekker,” that join the exisiting fleet of Street View that include: Street View cars, trikes, snowmobiles and trolleys.

Street View Trekker aims to enable taking photograph of the places such as the Grand Canyon so anyone can explore …

Google Maps: Traffic Conditions in Norway, NZ, and HK; Map Maker Now in France, Monaco; Enhances 3D Landmarks; Poland and Thailand Now on Street View

Google Street View cars begin driving, 65 of the Thailand’s 77 provinces experienced heavy flooding — resulting in one of the worst humanitarian and economic crises in the country’s long history.

“After six short months, it is with great pleasure that imagery of greater Bangkok, Chiang Mai and Phuket is now available on …