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2010-07-22 10:00:00

A coalition of 37 state attorney generals, led by Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal, is pressuring officials at Google to release the names of engineers responsible for code that obtained personal information through unsecured wi-fi networks.

2010-07-19 14:33:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Citing new information about Google's classified government contracts and the Internet giant's admitted Wi-Spying activity, Consumer Watchdog today said it is more imperative than ever for the Energy and Commerce Committee to conduct hearings into possible privacy violations by Google. In a letter to Committee Chairman Henry Waxman and Ranking Member Joe Barton, the nonpartisan, nonprofit public interest group's John M.

2010-07-12 08:07:00

MILAN, July 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - Rolled Out Today is Viamente Route Planner 2.0, the Latest Version of the Web-Based Routing and Scheduling Optimization Software, Now With Unlimited Optimization and With the Option to Save Route Plans Online. Every day, Fleet and Team Managers face the complex challenge of planning the routes for their vehicles and professionals with multiple goals: maximizing the number of serviced locations, minimizing resource consumption (number of...

2010-07-10 07:48:23

After much controversy surrounding the collection of private information by Internet search giant Google, the company announced it will return its “Street View” cars back to the road next week, but all wireless scanning equipment has been removed.

2010-07-08 11:22:00

WASHINGTON, July 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's WiSpy snooping could have sucked up and recorded communications from members of Congress, some of whom are involved in national security issues, an investigation by Consumer Watchdog's InsideGoogle.com has found. Rep.

2010-06-22 05:36:22

Connecticut is at the head of a multi-state investigation into whether Google broke the law when it collected personal data off wireless networks around the globe, which the Internet search company says it did so inadvertently.

2010-06-07 23:02:00

DEARBORN, Mich., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford adds Google Maps to its 'Send to SYNC' feature, allowing drivers to send destinations from Google Maps to their Ford vehicle through the cloud-based SYNC® Traffic, Directions & Information (TDI) appDrivers download destination information into the vehicle via their Bluetooth-enabled mobile phones; the information will be processed into audible turn-by-turn directions, eliminating the need to bring printed maps into the car and...

2010-06-07 05:55:00

A police investigation has been ordered on Internet search giant Google by the Australian government over alleged privacy violations, Attorney General Robert McClelland said Sunday.

2010-06-04 06:00:00

Internet search company Google has said it is “close” to resolving issues that have kept it from passing Wi-Fi data disks, which contains data Google Street View cars gathered by accident, to German authorities.

2010-06-02 06:10:00

A woman who was struck by a car while walking along a route she followed after checking Google’s online mapping tool is suing the Internet giant for not recommending a safer direction.

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.