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Take a train through the Swiss Alps with Street View

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For the first time, you can ride a train on Street View. Through a partnership with UNESCO and Rhaetian Railways, we captured 75.8 miles/122 km of the famous UNESCO World Heritage Albula/Bernina railway line with Street View cameras. Starting today, in addition to accessing the imagery from directly within Google...
Take a train through the Swiss Alps with Street View

Pirated Buildings In China And The Rise Of Architectural Mashups

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Although China is often glibly dismissed as little more than an imitator of others, yet another story about copying paradoxically shows it leading the way. That's because what's being cloned is an entire building complex that's still under construction: The project being pirated is the Wangjing SOHO, a complex of...
Pirated Buildings In China And The Rise Of Architectural Mashups

Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

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Just in time for the Euro 2012 championships this summer, Google has opened up Street View to Ukraine, letting visitors to one of football’s most prestigious football tournaments see where they’re going before they arrive. Kicking off on June 8 and lasting for almost four weeks, the four-yearly tournament is...
Google Street View arrives in Ukraine, just in time for the Euro 2012 football championships

Google Maps hosts its first NFL arena with a 360-degree look at the Indianapolis Colts stadium

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Google is adding some pretty interesting imagery to its Google Maps service. Today, the company is announcing that it has partnered with the National Football League’s (NFL) Indianpolis Colts. Through this arrangement, Google Maps now offers users a VIP, 360-degree interactive tour of the team’s stadium, Lucas Oil Stadium. It...
Google Maps hosts its first NFL arena with a 360-degree look at the Indianapolis Colts stadium
Google Street View now takes users on a virtual train ride through the Swiss Alps

Facebook wants to organise our relationships. What's not to like? | Jean Hannah Edelstein

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I welcome Facebook's unique timeline for couples. It'll be great when I can share a profound connection at my best angle onlineThis week's announcement that Facebook has launched pages for couples, automatically sorting photos and other posts involving a loved-up pair into one scrolling timeline, has proved to be controversial....
Facebook wants to organise our relationships. What's not to like? | Jean Hannah Edelstein

Google Expands Its Street View Imagery In Israel, Adds Hundreds Of New Cities, Towns & Tourist Attractions

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A day after its Street View cars were mistakenly accused of donkeycide in Botswana, Google today announced that the cars have now made their way through hundreds of  ”cities, towns, villages, heritage sites and tourist attractions across Israel.” As far as we know, no donkeys were harmed in the process....
Google Expands Its Street View Imagery In Israel, Adds Hundreds Of New Cities, Towns & Tourist Attractions

Street View hikes Endor-like Yakushima Island in Japan

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The island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is home to towering cedars that are thousands of years old. Google has captured views of the forest in winter. [Read more]...
Street View hikes Endor-like Yakushima Island in Japan

Crunchie-Winner Fotopedia Launches New App With World Bank

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Just a week after winning Best Tablet Application at the Crunchies, Fotopedia is launching its latest iPad and iPhone app. The app lives up to its title Women of the World, showcasing photos of women in more than 75 countries. It was developed in partnership with the World Bank. All...
Crunchie-Winner Fotopedia Launches New App With World Bank

Google Street View reaches trains, rides the Swiss Alps

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Google has now mounted its Street View trike onto the front of a Rhaetian Railways train to capture nearly 76 miles of the Albula-Bernina line in Switzerland. Located in the Swiss Alps, the UNESCO World Heritage site offers breathtaking views of lakes, snow-capped mountains, and forests. The images are now...
Google Street View reaches trains, rides the Swiss Alps
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