Jun 11, 2015

Apple cars hit the streets to gather new map service data

Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service. For years, a Street View team has been ranging the world for Google Maps. Following in its tracks, Apple promised ...

Street View shows Tohoku tsunami, nuclear evacuation zones

Sep 5, 2013

Street View shows Tohoku tsunami, nuclear evacuation zones

New images from areas devastated by the tsunami of March 11, 2011, have been posted on Google’s Street View, allowing users to see how the disaster changed the area. The images include pictures of towns and villages near the stricken Fukushima No. 1 nuclear ...