Maps

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Google Street View Catches Smoking Husband Who Swore He Quit

A man who promised his wife he quit smoking was caught by Google Street View having a cigarette in their driveway.

07/21/2015

Google Street View of Yosemite's El Capitan (Google)

Google Street View Goes Vertical With Yosmite’s El Capitan

Google Maps is treading on new ground by taking its horizontal view mapping system 3,000 feet up the world’s most famous rock wall: Yosemite’s El Capitan.

06/25/2015

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Feds Approve Ecstasy Therapy Study In Marin County

A team of psychotherapists at a Marin County clinic now have permission to start using ecstasy in therapy trials.

05/26/2015

A USGS map showing details of the seafloor around San Francisco Bay. (Source: USGS)

Detailed Maps Offer Glimpse At Bay Area’s Underwater Landscape

A joint effort by more than a dozen states has resulted in detailed maps of the sea floor in and around the Bay Area, offering a never before seen glimpse at the underwater landscape.

05/24/2015

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Hidden Message? Android Seen Urinating On Apple Logo In Google Maps

The Google and Apple rivalry just took bathroom humor to a new level.

04/24/2015

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Google Turns Maps Into A Giant ‘Pac-Man’ Game — Here’s How To Play

Google is getting a head start on April Fools’ Day by releasing its first prank that is sure to decrease productivity all over the world.

03/31/2015

An Uber car.

Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation Technology

Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.

03/04/2015

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San Jose’s ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Marked On Google Maps, Days Before It’s Demolished

As city police and crews are working to wipe Silicon Valley’s largest homeless camp off the map, one anonymous person intends to keep it on another.

12/05/2014

FAIRFAX, CA - DECEMBER 13:  The Google Maps app is seen on an Apple iPhone 4S on December 13, 2012 in Fairfax, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: San Jose Domestic Violence Prevention Summit Deals With Stalking & Trafficking Through Technology

Our technology analyst reports from a domestic violence prevention conference in San Jose where the focus has been on issues dealing with map apps and geo-location playing into stalking and trafficking.

07/30/2014

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)

Bay Area Homeowners Concerned Over Privacy Can Have Google Blur Street View Images

Homeowners concerned over privacy on Google maps have a new solution.

05/19/2014

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