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High court rejects Google appeal in snooping case

The Supreme Court has declined to hear Google's appeal of a ruling that it pried into people's online lives through their Wi-Fi systems as part of its drive to collect information for its Street View mapping project.

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Tim Cook on Apple maps: ‘Extremely sorry’

NEW YORK — Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized Friday for the company’s error-ridden new mobile mapping service, pledging to improve the application installed on tens of millions of smartphones and, in an unusual mea culpa, inviting frustrated consumers to turn ...

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Paper maps: Amid GPS boom, nostalgia finds a place

COLUMBUS, Ohio  — Used to be, Dad would stuff a half-dozen maps in the glove box before setting out with the family on a road trip to see the waterfalls at Yosemite or the granite faces of Mount Rushmore. Colorful ...

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High court rules against Navy in open records case

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the government’s broad use of an exemption in the federal Freedom of Information Act to withhold documents from the public, ruling for a Washington state resident who wants Navy maps relating to ...

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