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Archived Since:September 2, 2011

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Santa Tracker: ready for take-off

For the last 23 days the residents of the North Pole have been working day and night to help Santa Claus get ready for his big flight. And if you’ve stopped by Santa’s Village this month, you know the elves are coding, geography andShow More Summary

Have a holly jolly time in Santa’s Village — now open

Santa’s elves are back at the North Pole working to make sure old Kris Kringle is ready for his journey around the world on December 24 — and that means Santa’s Village is now officially open. Each day until the sleigh takes off, we’ll unlock a new experience that’ll get even the biggest grinch into the holiday spirit. Show More Summary

Google Earth: The 25-Year Search

Remember back to the time when you first opened Google Earth. Where did you fly? Nearly all of us search for the same place: Home. The starting point. Where we fit into the bigger picture, and one way we define our sense of identity....Show More Summary

Spooky Street View Treats

Whether you’re dressed like the divine or the spookiest kind, get ready for some of Street View’s most frightening and freakiest finds. Few places have more horrors than the Amsterdam Dungeons in the Netherlands. Enter the Dungeon and...Show More Summary

Now you can see your Google Calendar events in Google Maps

In our latest update, Google Maps teams up with Google Calendar to make it even easier to get where you need to go. Starting today, Android users worldwide will start to see their Google Calendar events on Google Maps. So whether you're...Show More Summary

Hailing more ride service options in Google Maps

Back in March, we introduced a new way for people to find and compare the fastest ways to get around town by adding a new ride services tab when searching for directions in Google Maps. Today, we’re adding two more partners in the U.S., Lyft and Gett. Show More Summary

Our most detailed view of Earth across space and time

In 2013, we released Google Earth Timelapse, our most comprehensive picture of the Earth's changing surface. This interactive experience enabled people to explore these changes like never before—to watch the sprouting of Dubai’s artificial...Show More Summary

A totally rebuilt Sites, customer-tested and open for business

Earlier this year, we announced that a totally rebuilt version of Google Sites was on the way. Since then, we’ve worked with a set of customers through an Early Adopter Program to test the new Sites and fine tune the experience. Today,...Show More Summary

Two new (and one tried-and-true) ways to get through turkey day with Google Maps

We’re just days away from Thanksgiving – the busiest American travel holiday of the year. Just in time for the mad dash to grandma’s house or your bestie's friendsgiving across town, we’ve got two new and one tried-and-true way for Google Maps to get you where you’re going without the holiday traffic hassle. Show More Summary

Know before you go, with Google

‘Tis the season for gift-giving, delicious dinners, and spending time with family and friends. That also means it's the season of crowded holiday shopping, travel planning and entertaining the in-laws. Never fear, Google is here to help you navigate some seasonal stress. First up: crowd control. Show More Summary

Now you can see your Google Calendar events in Google Maps

See your Google Calendar events and future reservations in Google Maps for Android.

Try these new Google Maps voice commands on your next road trip

Get traffic info, find gas stations, or call home — without needing to tap or even look at the screen.

Walk the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine like the pros with Street View

Turner Sports hit the links with a Street View Trekker to collect hole-by-hole imagery at Minnesota’s Hazeltine National Golf Club.

Always know which way you’re headed with this Google Maps update

To make orienting yourself even easier in Google Maps for Android, we've replaced the direction arrow on your blue dot with a shining blue beam.

Mapping global fishing activity with machine learning

Global Fishing Watch is a free, simple, online platform that gives anyone, anywhere, a way to to visualize, track, and share information about fishing activity worldwide.

Sheep View: Where there’s a wool, there’s a way

When some people from the Faroe Islands decided to document their country for Street View, sheep weren’t a baaad place to start.

Explore the hidden worlds of the National Parks

Take a virtual tour of some of the breathtaking National Parks, no matter where you are.

Five trending roadside attractions for your end of summer road trip

These weird and wonderful roadside attractions are searched for more during the summer months than the rest of the year.

Dragons and turtles, and fish, oh hi!

Explore new Street View imagery from the Komodo Islands, home of the world's largest living lizard.

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