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Google's Panoramio offers people a way to explore the world through maps and photos. The founders of the service don't want Google to kill the service.

Panoramio founders try persuading Google not to kill site

Users of the site for sharing geotagged photos are upset Google is migrating to its Views service instead, and now the founders want Google to reverse course.

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Evan Rapoport, Google's product manager in charge of its Views photo service, at Photokina 2014.

Google Views' growth means death for longtime photo-sharing service

The little-known Panoramio service will eventually disappear as Google moves to a new Views option for sharing location-linked photos -- and adding imagery to Google Maps.

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Google Maps had screen orientation issues and sometimes wouldn't even show where on the map it thought we were.

How Google Maps led me astray

Google Maps should be the all-knowing geographic assistant that gets me where I need to go. But after some botched navigation on a European vacation, I now have trust issues.

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Directions to a shortcut to classic Google Maps

If you prefer the older, simpler brand of Google Maps, we have a link for you.

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Google aims to make street art last forever

The painting skills of Banksy, Shepard Fairey, and dozens more are now preserved in the Google Street Art Project.

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Google Maps kicks off the World Cup with Street View flair

The Web giant takes viewers inside all 12 of Brazil's World Cup stadiums, while also ramping up transit data in the tournament's host cities.

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Get elevation info for bike routes in Google Maps

Google Maps finally answers a common bike route question: How hilly is it?

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Google ordered to clear your history in CNET UK Podcast 389

Google has been ordered by European lawmakers to erase links to online stuff you don't want anyone to see. Is this a triumph of the individual over the corporations, or assault on free speech?

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Google Maps adds 17K routes to UK public transport data

The tech giant amps up transportation data from England, Wales, Scotland, Vancouver, Chicago, and major cities in Brazil.

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Google Street View mod shows your town under water

In the wake of a US government report on climate change this week, an interactive site shows what your homestead could look like in the worst case scenario.

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Google adds shopping alerts, Uber to mobile apps

Several updates arrive for Google apps, including location-based shopping alerts on Google Now and Uber's on-demand car service in Maps. Meanwhile, Microsoft is ready to show off a mini Surface tablet.

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Google blesses Uber with iOS, Android Maps integration

In the most recent update to its mobile Maps apps, Google brings integration for the transportation and ride-sharing service, as well as offline map-saving.

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