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Google Now Invading the Privacy of Dolphins, Sponges and Sea Cucumbers

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Google released an update of its Google Earth for Android app yesterday, giving users the chance to look underwater at the sea floor. Seeing as it's not April 1st, we have to assume this is a proper feature release.

There's only a tiny selection of the seabed included for your viewing so far, with the Monterery Bay Canyon area somehow captured by Google's... fleet of underwater cars. The app is only compatible with Android 2.1 and above—while users of the 2.2 OS update get Flash 10.1 features, like embedded videos of sea stuff, uploaded and sorted by the tool's new Explore the Ocean layer. [Google Mobile Blog]