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  1. Google Pays $7 Million to Settle Street View Snooping Case

    The settlement ends a case against Google that dates back to 2010, when it was revealed that the company's Street View camera units had been illegally snooping in on local Wi-Fi networks while the vehicles were taking pictures for the service...

  2. Google I/O: Jelly Bean, Nexus 7, Nexus Q & Skydiving With Project Glass

    All your guests need is an Android phone or tablet and a connection to your Wi-Fi network. Other new tweaks include an updated camera app with a new gallery view, improved animations and the ability to make a phone call from the notifications menu.

  3. UK Reopens Google Street View Wi-Fi Investigation

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has reopened its investigation into Google's Street View Wi-Fi collecting in light of recent revelations that the firm was fully aware the technology would grab users' data.

  4. Google Not Responsible for Policing YouTube Content: French Court

    In March 2011, the search giant was fined €430,000 for breach of copyright and €100,000 for collecting wi-fi data from unsecured networks while collecting Street View images for Google Maps. Google has no obligation to “police (YouTube) content...

  5. Google Blames FCC for Street View Investigation Delays

    Google today filed a 17-page response to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), accusing the government agency of causing delays that slowed down the Street View Wi-Fi data grab investigation and resulted in Google paying a $25,000 fine.

  6. Congressman, EPIC Push for Larger Google Street View Investigation

    The fallout from Google's Street View Wi-Fi data grab continues. Department of Justice (DOJ) to further investigate Google's Street View service, specifically whether Google violated the Wiretap Act when the company collected Wi-Fi data from...

  7. Google, Microsoft, Yahoo Working With White House on Do No Track Browsing

    Google was previously investigated over the collection of Wi-Fi data from private accounts by its Street View cars. A new Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights was also introduced today. The ad industry has also signed on to the browser-based do no track...

  8. How to Use QR Codes for Better Conversion Rates

    Test to ensure codes are scannable (Code size, lighting, Wi-Fi, etc.across different readers and handsets) Feature a QR code near product price tags that encourage users to scan and view additional info, customer reviews or price comparisons.