Google Maps introduced photo tours on Wednesday, offering armchair travelers a more immersive experience when visiting famous landmarks and locations around the world.
Taking advantage of data that can be provided by millions of Android-powered smartphones, Google re-launched traffic estimations using more accurate real-time data.
Google's latest Street View mapping projects let users take a stroll in the lush Amazon rain forest or the recuperating cities of Thailand, shining a spotlight on both deforestation issues and disaster recovery.
Google has built its entire business on gaining the trust of its users and arguing that it is a 'good' company, different from others. Its actions in the last year and a half are clashing up against its own philosophy. Is Google still 'good' or has it become…
First Foursquare and now Apple are scaling back their use of Google Maps. Why are major players starting to back way from Google's nearly ubiquitous mapping service?
Apple goes with OpenStreetMap for its iPhoto app, cutting its ties with the Google Maps API.
Foursquare is thinking outside the Google Maps box. Will this inspire other applications to start looking elsewhere for their geo-mapping needs?
Checking into places on Google Latitude will now earn users points and compare their scores globally, adding a Foursquare-like feature to Latitude's check-in function.
A French court has ruled Google must pay damages and a fine for making Google Maps available for free...and undercutting French mapping company Bottin Cartographes.
Google's new Public Alerts feature lets you find emergency information about your area, in real time.
While Google is currently dealing with disgruntled investors over not meeting projected fourth-quarter profits, the search giant is rolling out a revision to privacy policies that may concern consumers.
An original Maps-based game from Google is set to launch in February for Google+
While advances in technology certainly help make our daily routines easier both at home and in the office, one lost hiker found out how useful his iPhone could be after getting stuck in the wilderness.
British Telecom has filed a civil lawsuit against Google, alleging everything from Android to Google Maps to Google Plus infringes on BT patents.
A new viral ad campaign out of the Netherlands turns Google Maps into a first-person shooter of sorts.