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    Video: Isuzu Trail View is Google Street View for off road
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    Isuzu has taken to advertising its not-for-North-America KB pickup truck with a unique initiative. The company wanted to apply the Google Street View philosophy to some of South Africa's more remote off-road trails, and the result is Isuzu Trail View. Using multiple action cameras situated in a ...

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    Video: Toyota uses IQ minicar to help improve Google Street View
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    Google Street View vehicles have logged millions of miles in an effort to display video of every street imaginable, but unfortunately the G-Mobile is too big for a few European roads. But instead of leaving the thin and narrow out of Street View, Team Google has employed the diminutive Toyota iQ ...

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    Google Street View documents Japan tsunami devastation
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    The online news cycle moves at a blistering pace. It's easy to forget that, while the story of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that occurred last March may move from the front page, individuals are still struggling to cope with the widespread devastation on the island. Google took it upon ...

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    Google Street View pedals through the world's parks
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    In Google's relentless push to map and photograph the world's public spaces, the search giant has prepared custom trikes to bring its Street View treatment to parks. Using these specially developed, tech-laden trikes, riders can take 360-degree photographs of trails and parks as they pedal ...

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    Mercedes-Benz extending app selection for COMAND, ready to fight Audi with gesture controls
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    Mercedes-Benz is in the process of revamping its COMAND infotainment system for the next decade, and as you'd expect, apps, search and advanced navigation is on the way. But it's not just about what's on the screen; it's about how you interact with the system. In addition to researching 3D ...

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    Report: Judge says Google can be held liable in Street View wi-fi security debacle
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    It's a good thing for Google that have all of the money in the world. A federal judge has announced that the Silicon Valley giant can be sued for any damages related to the data grabbed by its Street View cars. As you may recall, earlier this year, it was determined that when the mapping machines ...

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    9-eyes.com features Google Street View's most beautiful and disturbing images
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    Tumblr is a collection of personal fetishes, with homemade sites focused on everything from cats to cars to freckles. The site 9-eyes.com, on the other hand, doesn't look through the two eyes of Jon Rafman, but rather through the numerous and far-flung eyes of Google Street View; the site is ...

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    Could the U.S. Postal Service fleet be outfitted like Google Street View?
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    The U.S. Post Office is having a rough run of things. With expenses increasing at every corner, our nation's mail system is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Needless to say, the institution is currently looking into extra ways to rake in cash that doesn't involve hiking the price of stamps. ...

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    Report: Google admits Street View cars swiped emails, passwords
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    Remember when we mentioned that Google, through its Street View camera cars, had accidentally captured "bits of data" from unsecured WiFi networks? The search engine giant has now admitted that the street mapping cars captured quite a more. In fact, when the vehicles found open networks they were ...

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    Best reaction to an oncoming Google Street View car ever
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    There's no denying that Google StreetView has made our lives easier. There's always a difference between knowing where something is on a map and seeing the surrounding landmarks with your own virtual eyes, and Google Maps has gone a long way toward ...

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    Google Street View cars collected personal data over Wi-Fi, entire fleet grounded
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    Big Brother is always watching. Or listening. Or maybe just nabbing some info off of your unsecured Wi-Fi network. Google has officially grounded its fleet of Street View cars after discovering that the rolling tech stations were inadvertently sampling data from open Wi-Fi networks. How did this ...

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    Google Maps gets down with the Woodward Dream Cruise
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    You have to drive something really special to stand out from the crowd at the Woodward Dream Cruise – something like a Google Street View Chevrolet Cobalt. When we spotted the Street View crew at last summer's cruise, we wondered if any shots of the vintage metal rolling around Detroit ...

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    Google Street View confirms Elephantitis strikes deer population in Canada
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    Let's all collectively thank the glorious bit of technology that is Google Street View for letting the world know about the rare and mostly undocumented breakout of Elephantitis in Canada's deer population. Unlike the human form of the disease which is generally characterized by the swelling of a ...

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    Circuit Logic: Mazda captures Laguna Seca on Google Street View
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    Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on Google StreetView – Click above to jump to the interactive map
    Looking for a corkscrew? If it's a bottle of wine you're looking to open, we're afraid we can't help you there, pal. But if you want to take an interactive look at one of America's best race tracks, ...

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    REPORT: Google forced to re-shoot all of Japan's StreetView images [w/POLL]
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    We happen to love Google StreetView for the fun things that can be found using the free service. Ugly Buicks, Porsches testing in Colorado and even a rare split-window Corvette barn find are just a few of the many, many things uncovered by Google's free service, which snaps 360-degree images at eye ...

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    Google StreetView inspires copycat Smart ForTwo police patrol in UK
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    After revolutionizing search, advertising, and e-mail, Google is changing the way police in Greater Manchester keep track of motorists: Filming them a la StreetView. After having seen Google's StreetView car doing its Cylon sweep of everything, everywhere, the local authorities were apparently ...

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    They're Watching: Google StreetView catches Porsches testing in Colorado
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    There's no hiding these days from Big Brother. The nutcases in the tin-foil hats would tell you there never was, but now even automakers have to watch out. Development teams out testing prototypes on public roads used to have to watch out for professional spy photographers, but with the advent ...

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    Google Maps Street-View features upgraded visuals for directions
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    Thanks to inventions like GPS Navigation and online directions, it's getting harder to get lost by the day. Google Maps has been a big hit for folks trying to navigate to new destinations, and the free service just got cooler with the integration of Street-View into driving directions. Now when you ...

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    Google Street View finds one fugly Buick and more
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    Wasting time scouring Google Maps with the company's new Street View feature has become our new favorite hobby. Earlier today we showed you one of the vehicles that's used to take the street level pictures. It turns out these vehicles capture some amazing things, and since they're on the ground ...

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    Google's Street View Car: Take a look at the vehicle that's looking at you!
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    While it was much more fun to think of the little hover-droid flying around New York City waiting to snap pictures for you of the surrounding city-scape, the reality is a bit less interesting, although more realistic. The vehicle you see in the picture above is one of Immersive Media's camera ...

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