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Self-Driving Cars on the Prairies? Hurry Up, Google

By Roger Currie Memo to the folks at Google, please hurry up with getting those cars that drive themselves on the market. I say that because scarcely a day goes by without further evidence that not only is driving not as much fun any more, it also isn't very safe, for...

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Walk on the Wild Side of Your Trip, Before You Leave Home

(NC) -- Do you ever feel a bit apprehensive about leaving the comfort of home for the uncertain terrain of the great outdoors? Trips to national parks and historic sites, for instance, often make us wonder how challenging the trails will be, or if the kids will be...

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Google Street View Maps Manitoba Polar Bears

Visiting Northern Manitoba to see wild polar bears can be a once in a lifetime experience, but for those who can't make it to Churchill, Google has brought the polar bears to you. Frontiers North Adventures teamed up with Polar Bears International to help bring...

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Human Rights Museum Now in 3D on Google Earth

The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) can now be viewed in 3D on Google Earth. One of the few Canadian 3D models on the software, the museum joins Toronto’s Rogers Centre and buildings used for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. “We are very excited to see...

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Google Adds Winnipeg to High-Resolution Aerial Maps

View Larger Map Google Maps has turned on 45-degree imagery in 51 cities, including Winnipeg. On its website Friday, Google said its quest to "create the most comprehensive and accurate map of the world is ongoing, but we’re happy to take a pause and share some...

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Spotted: Google Street View Car in Winnipeg

The Google Street View car has been spotted on the streets of Winnipeg once again. The car, which has several cameras mounted on it, snaps photos of its surroundings. The photos are then uploaded to Google and stitched together for its highly-popular "Google Street...

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Manitoba Man Launches Lawsuit Against Google

A man from Rosa, Manitoba is suing Internet giant Google over privacy concerns. Tyler Wereha alleges Google breached his privacy when they automatically set up a social profile on his behalf as part of its Google Buzz service. Wereha says a popup box appeared when he...

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What the World Googled in 2010

By David Klassen Now that Yahoo has released its Year in Review to highlight the most popular searches of 2010, Google has put together a compilation of their own. Some of Google's top searches overlapped with Yahoo's list in areas, as the iPad, Justin Bieber, Lady...

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