Google Street View In Israel

The Israeli Law Information and Technology Authority (ILITA), Israel’s data protection authority, authorized Google to operate its Street View cars in public areas in Israel and to include these photos in Google Maps. For full article please see ILITA webpage.

YouTube Money With Strings Attached

YouTube is trying to convince professional content makers to create stuff for the video site. And it’s offering some of them millions of dollars to make it happen.
But even though Google has plenty of money, it’s not giving it away. That
cash comes with strings (For full report see Peter Kafka, All Things Digital).

eBay and PayPal sue Google

Google is being sued by internet payment firm PayPal over claims the web giant stole technology allowing smartphones to buy things in shops.

PayPal allege that former executives Osama Bedier and Stephanie Tilenius defected and used trade secrets to help their new company create Google Wallet.
The lawsuit was filed just hours after Mr Bedier, who was hired just five months ago, launched the product in New York, where it will be tested this summer (Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1391421/eBay-PayPal-sue-Google-stealing-mobile-payment-trade-secrets.html?ITO=1490).