British Telecommunications has filed a civil suit in a Delaware court alleging that some Google products and services including Android, and its search, music, map, and location-based advertising infringe on one or more of six of its patents.
- PC World
In the wake of the devastation from tropical storm Sendong in central and southern Philippines, Google's Crisis Response Team has deployed a Crisis Map to help users find evacuation centers, donation drop-off points, and official updates from relief agencies.
There's a People Finder tool, too.
- GMA News
Share a Carol with Google Maps Street View lets you create and send a virtual Christmas card with some Christmas carollers singing on top of your own Street View scene.