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Kevin Barrera was found shot to death in Richmond in August 2009. A satellite image in Google Maps showed his dead body while police were investigating. (CBS)

Google Maps To Remove Images Of Richmond Teen Murder Scene

Google has agreed to take down a satellite image on Google Maps that shows a crime scene involving the death of a 14-year-old boy.

11/18/2013

Apple's iPhone 5C model (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Apple’s iOS 7 May Drain Battery, Data

Our technology analyst addresses complaints that the Apple iOS 7 upgrade is draining iPhone batteries and eating up data.

09/30/2013

Picture taken on March 3, 2010 shows the camera of a street-view car, used to photograph whole streets, on the Google street-view stand at the world's biggest high-tech fair, the CeBIT in the northern German city of Hanover. (Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Affirms Decision Against Google In ‘Street View’ Privacy Suit

A federal appeals court has affirmed a judge’s decision that Google overstepped its bounds by enabling its vehicles to collect emails, Internet passwords and Web surfing behavior while photographing neighborhoods for the search giant’s popular “Street View” mapping feature.

09/10/2013

"Doctor Who" Tardis In England (credit: Google Maps)

Google Lets ‘Doctor Who’ Fans Peek Inside The TARDIS

Time Lord’s spaceship has been spotted in London on Google Street View, and fans of the British sci-fi series can take a look inside…

08/14/2013

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Larry Magid: Google Maps Navigates Way Back To Apple Devices

Google is out with a new and improved mapping app for both the iPad and iPhone. A previous version was removed by Apple last September, prompting a barrage of criticism about Apple’s own mapping app.

07/18/2013

Google Earth images running on a Nexus 7 phone. (KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/GettyImages)

Chinese Man Claims Google Maps Helped Him Find Home 20 Years After Abduction

According to The Next Web, Luo Gang claims he was abducted on his way to kindergarten at age 5 and taken to a new home hundreds of miles away. There he grew up in a fairly normal family and went on to graduate school, always remembering his original home.

05/28/2013

An Apple iPhone 5. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Maps Return To iPhone With New App

The world’s most popular online mapping system returned late Wednesday with the release of the Google Maps’ iPhone app.

12/12/2012

Apple Senior VP of iPhone Software Scott Forstall demonstrates the new map application featured on iOS 6 during the keynote address during the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center on June 11, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Outgoing Apple Exec Refused To Apologize For Mapping App Flaws

The head of Apple’s iPhone software development was asked to resign after he refused to sign a letter apologizing for the flaws of Apple’s mapping application, according to a published report.

10/30/2012

Google Street View car (CBS)

‘All-Seeing’ Google Eyes Mapping Grand Canyon Trails

The search giant now has brought its all-seeing eyes—mounted for the first time on a backpack—down into the Grand Canyon. The so-called trekker will showcase the most popular hiking trails on the South Rim.

10/25/2012

Apple Senior VP of iPhone Software Scott Forstall demonstrates the new map application featured on iOS 6 during the keynote address during the 2012 Apple WWDC keynote address at the Moscone Center on June 11, 2012. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Apple ‘Extremely Sorry’ For Maps Frustration

Apple CEO Tim Cook said the company is “extremely sorry” for the frustration that its maps application has caused and it’s doing everything it can to make it better.

09/28/2012

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