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Spend your April Fools' catching Pokemon with Google Maps

Gotta catch 'em all

NSA spying through 'leaky' phone apps Angry Birds, Google Maps

Rovio Entertainment Senior Vice-President Holm wears Angry Birds jacket during news conference in Hong Kong

Agency documents describe program as the ‘GoldenNugget!’ of phone data collection

I SPY

IRS

The taxman is googling you

Google Maps gets Nintendo-style upgrade - PC Magazine

Google

Accessing 8-bit Quest Maps is easy: Just fire up your normal Google Maps web app and click on the “Try it now” button on the left-hand menu.

Google's maps go indoors with new mobile feature - AP

Google

‘In an upgrade released Tuesday, Google Inc. unveiled a feature that will include indoor directions within stores, malls, airports and transit centers in the U.S. and Japan’

Chicago burglar uses Google Maps to canvass wealthy suburban homes - TheDC

Google Robber

‘He used the satellite view on those homes where you can see 360 degrees.’

Bin Laden's compound burned in Google Maps reviews - TheDC

Google Maps reviewers criticize the village where OBL hid until his death

Apple voice navigation service could oust Google Maps suggests analyst - SlashGear

Apple to possibly create voice interface and navigation service to challenge Google Maps

Google says whole emails, passwords picked up by Street View cars - Telegraph

Company apologized and said it wants to delete the information as soon as possible

Censorship, as defined by Google - TechCrunch

Google issues ‘transparency report,’ equates countries that block access to site as censorship

Street view could put kids in harms way

Unfortunately, with these fast-moving and helpful innovations, there can be serious drawbacks. Recently, Google got a lot of attention when it was exposed that their Street View software was collecting unauthorized data from wireless networks

Google may have known of StreetView flaws - Bloomberg

Richard Blumenthal said he asked Google Inc. whether it tested its Street View software before using it,

Google's Street View faces multi-state US probe - BBC News

Google is being investigated by multiple states after admitting that it unintentionally collected private information about wi-fi hot spots through its Street View vehicles

Google showing Ford drivers the way - CNET

Need for paper maps eliminated as certain Ford models will allow drivers to sync maps from a computer or phone

Woman Sues Google After Bad Directions Led To Car Accident - Search Engine Land

After Googling walking directions for a trip in Park City, Utah, Lauren Rosenberg claims she was led onto a busy highway, where she was struck by a vehicle. She’s now suing Google for damages

The omniscient Internet - Roll Call

Waxman questions Google about Street View privacy issues

Google adds bicycle routes to Maps - Washington Post

The popular mapping site’s introduction of bike directions follows a couple of years of grass-roots lobbying that led the Mountain View, Calif., firm to expand to this feature, just in time for spring

EU investigates whether Google Street View is a ‘digital peeping tom’

It’s like déjà vu all over again for Google with privacy concerns related to its Street View Maps