February 12, 2017, 9am PST
This start-up uses an AI to comb through Google Street View images, matching users with cities that fit their "lifestyle preferences."
September 2, 2016, 5am PDT
Some local residents of the Faroe Islands created Sheep View 360 to document the 18 rocky islands that make up their home—and now Google is lending a hand.
The San Jose Mercury News
December 11, 2015, 6am PST
Created with input from historian Mark Footer, this tool overlays street views of modern Hong Kong with historical photos from the colonial era through the 20th century.
June 26, 2015, 6am PDT
Google Street View climbed 3,000 feet, straight up, to capture the images for its first-ever vertical street view.
December 21, 2014, 5am PST
A peak under the hood at "Ground Truth"—the operation behind Google Street View.
August 7, 2014, 8am PDT
By assessing three different groups of indicators, researchers were able to tour thousands of blocks in Chicago through Google Street View and compare visual signs of reinvestment and renewal between 2007 and 2009.
April 24, 2014, 11am PDT
Clear your schedule: a new feature on Google Street View allows users to click through images from the past.
April 11, 2014, 5am PDT
For the music aficionados: a recent article in Guardian Cities dug up the Google Street Views of the exact locations of iconic album covers, laying the album cover over the current condition.
July 31, 2013, 12pm PDT
Utilizing an online tool that compares images from Google Street View, researchers have built a better understanding of the 'small, often imperceptible reasons' that make some streets and places feel safer than others.
June 13, 2012, 10am PDT
Sarah Laskow reveals what may be the greatest job in the world at the moment - those lucky Google employees who are helping to map areas of the world only accessible on foot.
June 10, 2012, 1pm PDT
Jacob Aron reports on the promising new software developed by an international group of researchers that can recognize "what makes Paris look like Paris."