Google takes its map cam for a spin on biking, hiking trails (USA Today)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Meet the Google trike.

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Old Japanese maps on Google Earth unveil secrets (AP via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

When Google Earth added historical maps of Japan to its online collection last year, the search giant didn’t expect a backlash. The finely detailed woodblock prints have been around for centuries, they were already posted on another Web site, and a historical map of Tokyo put up in 2006 hadn’t caused any problems.

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A Google Whiz Searches for His Place on Earth (New York Times)

Saturday, April 11th, 2009

Google is based in Silicon Valley. But Sanjay G. Mavinkurve, one of the key engineers on a map project, is not. His wife doesn?t have a visa, so he lives in Canada.

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