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Google brings Dubai to Street View

Google's Street View team has just posted imagery for its first Middle East city – Dubai. The panoramic photos take you close to not only the famous skyscrapers and glitzy malls for which the city is famous, but its historical parts, too…
Podcasts

Digital Trends Podcast – Episode 4

This week we discuss offensive costumes, boobs on Street View, cheating with a math app and Elon Musk's comments about 'demonic' artificial intelligence.
Mobile

Google coughs up $2,250 for showing a woman’s cleavage in Street View

Earlier this month, Google was ordered to pay a Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View on Google Maps. The lawsuit was initially filed back in 2011.
Web

Street View straps a camera onto a camel for a trip through the Arabian desert

Realizing its Street View cars probably weren't up to the job of taking on the 40-meter-high sand dunes of the Arabian desert, Google's mapping team decided to strap one of its Trekker cameras onto a camel instead.
Mobile

Google recruits users to photograph what Street View cannot by expanding Views

No time to shoot panoramas? No problem. Google wants you to dig out those dusty digital snaps and pin them to a map for the world to discover with a new function for Views.
Photography

Street View rolls out virtual tours of more universities around the world

With a new academic year just around the corner, Google's addition of Street View imagery for 36 more universities – Georgetown University in DC, the University of Miami among them – could be of interest to incoming students.
Cool Tech

Google uses its Street View cars to sniff out gas leaks in US cities

Mindful that Google's Street View cars cover thousands of miles of roads in a methodical and organized way, an environmental agency recently contacted the Web company to suggest fitting the vehicles with sensors to detect…
Web

Stay-at-home sailors invited to tour world’s largest cruise ship via Street View

Royal Caribbean International has teamed up with Google's Street View team to bring you an on-board view of the Allure of the Seas, which happens to be the world's largest cruise ship.
Photography

Now Google Street View lets you rewind time to the good old days (of 2007)

Google has added time travel to Street View. Well, virtually, that is. You can now look at past images for a particular location, as far back as 2007. The feature is available in the desktop version of Google Maps.
Web

Google Street View explores Angkor’s 1,000-year-old temples

Google Street View has added another fascinating location to its growing library of famous places, with stay-at-home travelers now able to explore the ancient temples of Angkor in Cambodia.
Web

Google Street View takes Colorado River rafting trip through Grand Canyon

The Colorado River has just landed on Street View, offering sofa-based rafters the chance to explore 286 miles of the iconic waterway, with plenty of stunning views of the Grand Canyon included along the way.