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Interior of St Patrick's Cathedral, on Google Streetview

Google Releases New Off-Road Streetviews from Irish Landmarks

Google Street View has just released a new collection of imagery from parks, castles and historic sites from across the country. A wide range of iconic locations can now be accessed right from your phone, tablet or computer including Christchurch Cathedral, Dublin’s oldest medieval cathedral; Co. Clare’s Ennis Friary founded by the Franciscans in the […]

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Google Launch Treasure Map Mode For Google Maps

As part of Google’s rather elaborate suite of April Fool’s jokes they’ve unveiled a “Treasure Map” mode for Google Maps. [youtube]http://youtu.be/_qFFHC0eIUc[/youtube] Here’s O’Connell Street in Dublin using Treasure Map mode: And if you switch to street view you get this kind of sepia tone effect: You can view pretty much everywhere using the “treasure map” […]

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Google Gets Fined For Street View Privacy Screwup

Google will have to pay a $7 million fine in the US. The fine stems from Google’s “Street View” vehicles sucking up too much data. While photographing streets and buildings the “street view” vehicles also collected a LOT of other data, including accessing unsecured wireless networks and collecting hundreds of gigabytes of personal data. Full […]

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