Feeds

Street View caught taking the piss - again

Reg hack also nailed on Google Maps

Gartner critical capabilities for enterprise endpoint backup

It's evident that Google is having a busy time of it down on Blighty's mean Street View - pulling dodgy content left right and centre as quickly as net wags gleefully pinpoint outrages against common decency.

Birmingham has proved fertile ground for such spots, including some poor geezer taking a slash (now pulled), and this touching scene:

Small boy caught urinating on Street View

This image has a slightly melancholy, and perhaps disturbing, atmosphere - a kind of "Gary Glitter pays homage to Edward Hopper" vibe. Accordingly, it has also now been airbrushed from history.

At Vulture Central, meanwhile, our elite Street View team is still working through your tip-offs. Rather sensationally, we have a confirmed sighting of Reg hack Bill Ray saying hi to the Orwellian Opel:

Bill Ray caught on Street View

We're not sure what's more shocking here - Bill's friendly wave to the privacy-busting spymobile or his shirt. We'll leave that for you lot to ponder, while we get back to scouring Google Maps for more entertainment. Expect further Street View excitement over the coming days. ®

Next gen security for virtualised datacentres

More from The Register

next story
Cops baffled by riddle of CHICKEN who crossed ROAD
'Officers were unable to determine Chicken's intent'
Drunkards warned: If you can't walk in a straight line, don't shop online, you fool!
Put it away boys. Cover them up ladies. Your credit cards, we mean
Yes, but what are your plans if a DRAGON attacks?
Local UK gov outs most ridiculous FoI requests...
Murder accused DIDN'T ask Siri 'how to hide my roommate'
US court hears of cached browser image - not actual request
Why your mum was WRONG about whiffy tattooed people
They're a future source of RENEWABLE ENERGY
Chomp that sausage: Brits just LOVE scoffing a Full Monty
Sales of traditional brekkie foods soar as hungry folk get their mitts greasy
Nuts to your poncey hipster coffees, I want a TESLA ELECTRO-CAFE
Examining the frothy disconnect in indie cafe culture
Ex-Apple man Sam Sung - for it is he - sticks namebadge on eBay
Stump up via tat bazaar, do a good thing for ill kids
Check your Clungene, Irish women warned
Have a quick shufti, you may not be pregnant after all
prev story

Whitepapers

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup
IT departments are embracing cloud backup, but there’s a lot you need to know before choosing a service provider. Learn all the critical things you need to know.
Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Build a business case: developing custom apps
Learn how to maximize the value of custom applications by accelerating and simplifying their development.
Rethinking backup and recovery in the modern data center
Combining intelligence, operational analytics, and automation to enable efficient, data-driven IT organizations using the HP ABR approach.
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.