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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.

2010-05-28 13:30:00

A federal judge has ordered Google to turn over its copies of U.S. private wireless data it captured while taking photos from a vehicle during its "Street View" mapping service.

2010-05-21 06:25:00

In a joint effort to bring Web and channel surfing together, Google Inc, Intel Corp, Logitech International and Sony Corp unveiled new plans for a “smart” TV on Thursday.

2010-05-20 07:25:58

Google Inc is being investigated by German prosecutors on suspicion of violating privacy laws by recording fragments of people's activities through unsecured Wi-Fi networks.

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  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
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