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Google Street View now includes the canals of Venice: Man + gondola = watery fun

Google Street View now includes the canals of Venice: Man + gondola = watery fun

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Google has added Street View panoramic imagery for the beautiful Italian city of Venice to its Maps service, thanks to the Street View Trekker technology that made it possible to capture the water-filled canals and tight, narrow, cobblestoned alleys and... >>

London's River Thames in 360-degree panoramic views now live on Google Maps

London's River Thames in 360-degree panoramic views now live on Google Maps

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You can now experience the River Thames in London right from the comfort of your own home, thanks to Google Street View. Google has mapped out a 30-mile route of the River Thames in 360-degree views, making it the first river in the UK and Europe to be... >>

Google Street View coming to UK's canals and rivers

Google Street View coming to UK's canals and rivers

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The UK's beautiful canals and rivers are to make an appearance on Street View, with the Canal & River Trust securing a loan of a portable Google Trekker backpack allowing it to capture imagery on foot. Typically, Street View gathers its images from a... >>

Google launches Views, a community for contributing photo spheres to Google Maps

Google launches Views, a community for contributing photo spheres to Google Maps

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Google launched on Tuesday a new community website, called Views, which allows people to publicly contribute, share and geo-tag their photos spheres of places around the global to Google Maps. To upload a photo sphere, sign into Views with your Google+... >>

Google Maps adds Ghost Island Street View, the abandoned Japanese city that inspired Skyfall

Google Maps adds Ghost Island Street View, the abandoned Japanese city that inspired Skyfall

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Google has added a Street View experience to Google Maps that allows you to virtually wander around Hashima Island, otherwise known as Gunkanjima (Battleship Island) or Ghost Island. Situated nine miles off the coast of Nagasaki, the island was abandoned... >>

Google Street View explores Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building

Google Street View explores Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building

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Burj Khalifa, aka the world's tallest building, is now available on Google Maps with Street View, allowing web surfers to gobble up all 828 meters of the skyscraper through up-close and panoramic imagery.  Google said in a blog post on Monday that Burj... >>

Google adds Kilimanjaro, Everest and other mountains to Street View

Google adds Kilimanjaro, Everest and other mountains to Street View

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Sometimes there are places you want to go in life, but will never be able to - huge mountains included. Luckily, the folks at Google have stepped in to give you a little bit of the experience, adding some of the world's tallest mountains to its Google... >>

Nintendo to add Google Maps to Wii U, including GamePad controlled Street View

Nintendo to add Google Maps to Wii U, including GamePad controlled Street View

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As part of its Nintendo Direct online showcase, which highlights the forthcoming games and features for the Wii U for Christmas and beyond, the gaming giant has shown Google Maps integration for the new console. The Panorama View application - soon to... >>

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

Google Street View updates 250,000 miles of road and doubles number of special collections

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Google Street View has been upgraded, updating 250,000 miles of roads across the globe and doubling its number of special collections enabling users virtually to step inside more specific points of interest.  The update increases the number of places... >>

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

Google Street View becomes...Ocean View with underwater maps of the sea

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It’s now possible to explore the bottom of the ocean without so much as getting your big toe wet. Google has teamed up with The Catlin Seaview Survey to create a Street View experience for six prominent sea spots.  Sites in Hawaii, the Philippines... >>