A Google Map of Google Maps' Legal Troubles

Remy Stern · 10/27/10 11:57PM

Italian officials today launched a probe into Google, which has been accused of collecting mounds of personal information through unsecured Wi-Fi networks with its Street View cars.

Did Google Street View Find God Above a Swiss Lake?

Max Read · 10/19/10 01:58AM

Who are those blurry, possibly robed figures hovering above a lake in Quarten, Switzerland, visible on Google Street View? Is it something on the camera lens? Or is it maybe... God and His only begotten Son?

Googler's Creepy Drone

Ryan Tate · 08/09/10 11:45AM

A Googler took delivery of a near-silent mini-drone from a German company, which says it hopes to sell a fleet of the spy planes for taking Google Maps photos. Hopefully without using the optional thermal camera that sees through walls.

Google Maps Catches Children Making Out Behind Bushes

Maureen O'Connor · 06/11/10 03:45PM

Two sexy underage teens were in the midst of their "very first kiss as a couple" when a Google Maps van snapped their picture. Now Eddie Bateman and Hayley Moss are recorded for posterity getting it on behind a bush.

Google Sued for Giving Bad Directions

Max Read · 06/01/10 02:14AM

A woman is suing Google after being hit by a car while following directions from Google Maps. Do you remember when a fictional character basically did this on The Office, and people said it was unrealistic? Ha. [PC World]

The Great New York Oil Spill

Jeff Neumann · 05/10/10 04:37AM

The BP oil spill is spread across an estimated 2,500 square miles, and is dumping at least 200,000 gallons of crude into the Gulf of Mexico every day. What would that look like in New York?

Google Creates a Complete 3D New York

nightintern · 04/16/10 05:03PM

Google has done it again, this time by linking up Google Earth and Google Street View to create an amazing 3D map of Manhattan. Is this ground breaking new technology or one step closer to ultimate world domination by Google?

Is Google Using Pilfered Maps?

Ryan Tate · 11/03/09 03:25PM

The town of Argleton, England doesn't exist, but you can search its white pages, look for nearby chiropractors and map a jog through town, because "Argleton" is on Google Maps. How'd the phantom town get there? Funny you should ask.