News Snippets

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2011

>> Google has started a pilot project allowing the public to look inside shops and business houses found on its maps. The feature is an extension of its Street View technology, which lets users view 360° exterior images.

>> Russia has not put its clocks back for winter this year, after President Dmitry Medvedev decided the country would stay permanently in summertime. Medvedev said the order aims to relieve the stress of changing clocks. It means henceforth winter mornings in Russia will be darker for longer and afternoons will have more daylight.

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