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After getting booted from Maps.app, Google is plotting their own amazing iOS Maps experience

Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O

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Ahead of the Google I/O developer conference next week, Google announced Friday it is lowering the fees for apps accessing its API from $4 per 1,000 map loads to $0.50 per 1,000 map loads. After years of offering free access, Google imposed fees and restrictions on third-party apps using Google...
Google Lowers Fees, Simplifies Maps API Ahead of Google I/O

Making it easier to browse places in Google Earth

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Google Earth is a great way to take a quick tour around your neighborhood or fly to your next holiday destination. Infomation about hotels, parks, mountains and other interesting places is available at your fingertips. You can check out the nearest bus or train station for a spontaneous trip or...
Making it easier to browse places in Google Earth

Google Earth Goes DROID

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Google Earth for the Android phone is now available on the Verizon DROID, according to Peter Birch, writing on the Google LatLongBlog. Google Earth for Android launched in early March, but the specific needs of adapting it for Verizon's phone and service took an extra month. According to Birch, Google...
Google Earth Goes DROID

Google Maps On Your Desktop Is Getting A Brand New Look, More Features (GOOG)

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Google Maps has been one of the more popular apps Google created and Google just announced a bunch of new improvements to it. The new Maps includes a gorgeous full-screen mode. The side bar is gone. It allows you to customize the maps in new ways, too, like connecting to...
Google Maps On Your Desktop Is Getting A Brand New Look, More Features (GOOG)
StubHub shows off 3D maps for mobile app and site, says open APIs coming soon

Google Earth for iOS updated with 3D imagery of 5 cities, with more on the way

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Google Earth for iOS has been updated to add 5 3D cities including Los Angeles, Boston, San Francisco, Geneva and Rome, bringing it on par with the release for Android devices last month. This release also includes the ‘tour guide’ feature that takes you on a trip through the historic locations...
Google Earth for iOS updated with 3D imagery of 5 cities, with more on the way

Google's "AR" Game Ingress Offers A Glimpse Of The Future

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Google’s John Hanke told me that he has always wanted to create a multi-player game using the assets he developed with Google Earth. I remember him talking about gaming at the initial Google Earth press conference years ago. Now he and his team at Google’s mobile incubator Niantic... Please visit...
Google's "AR" Game Ingress Offers A Glimpse Of The Future

Google Earth on Android, iOS adds file and Gallery support

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Google has released updates for its Google Earth mobile apps on Android and iOS devices. The latest versions bring support for KML files, enabling users to view custom waypoints that were saved from the desktop software, shared between mobile devices, or posted on the mobile web.......
Google Earth on Android, iOS adds file and Gallery support

Google updates Santa tracking algorithm, reopens North Pole privacy debate

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Old Saint Nick may be full of mystery and magic most of the year, but as soon as December 24th rolls around, all eyes are on the jolly fat man, especially in this era of always-on social media. Sure, it's not the first to track Santa, but Google's been...
Google updates Santa tracking algorithm, reopens North Pole privacy debate

Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

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Hate flying? Google Earth could keep you visiting attractions anyway for the next, oh, rest of your life or so, thanks to 100,000-plus new tours it just added across sites and cities in over 200 countries. That's on top of the 11,000 tours that came with its recent launches...
Google Earth's tour guide feature swells to the tune of 100K new attractions

Google upgrades Earth with better rendering, teaches it to sing in perfect harmony

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Google's bringing a number of changes to its Earth service courtesy of version 6.2, including Google+ integration and improvements to search. Most notable here, however, is a new method of rendering that stitches aerial photos together in a manner less patchy than before, making for "the most beautiful Google...
Google upgrades Earth with better rendering, teaches it to sing in perfect harmony
StubHub shows off 3D maps for mobile app and site, says open APIs coming soon

3D imagery now available on iPad and iPhone

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Today, we’re happy to announce the availability of 3D imagery for Google Earth on the new iPad, iPad 2 and iPhone 4S. A map must be comprehensive and accurate no matter where you are or what device you use. We also believe maps can be useful in ways you might...
3D imagery now available on iPad and iPhone

Google Beefs Up Maps

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Google unveiled an expansion of its Google Maps and Google Earth services, upping the ante ahead of an anticipated new mapping service from rival Apple....
Google Beefs Up Maps

Google Maps launches metropolitan 3D maps in Google Earth on iOS and Android

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Today, Google announced that it will feature 3D models of entire metropolitan areas on mobile devices in Google Earth. It’s doing so by working on new imagery and rendering techniques, combined with new computer vision tech that automates creation of cityscapes in full 3D. The 3D rendering will come complete with buildings,...
Google Maps launches metropolitan 3D maps in Google Earth on iOS and Android

Google Earth gets 3D imagery in Denver and Seattle, on both iOS and Android

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It’s a big day down in Denver with Uber launching its driver-for-hire service earlier today. And now Google is gracing the so-called Mile-High city with a launch of its own, rolling out its 3D Google Earth imagery in the Colorado city, alongside Washington’s Seattle. We first reported that Google Earth...
Google Earth gets 3D imagery in Denver and Seattle, on both iOS and Android
Google beats Apple to the punch with 3D update to iOS Google Earth app today

Google Earth 7 adds more 3D imagery to desktop app

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Google has updated the desktop version of Google Earth with 3D imagery that was previously only available to mobile users of the mapping program. A new tour guide feature--also included in the Google Earth update--allows you to fly over given areas where Google has prepared guided tours. Google Earth...
Google Earth 7 adds more 3D imagery to desktop app

Google’s Street View Trekker could help find people who have gone missing

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Whether you think the Google Maps event today was a rushed one in response to upcoming Apple news at WWDC or not, there were a few interesting things that came to us from the Maps team. To me, the most interesting thing announced was the Street View Trekker. Yes, it’s a...
Google’s Street View Trekker could help find people who have gone missing

Google’s New 3D Imagery Comes to Google Earth For Android, iOS Coming Soon

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A few weeks ago, Google hosted a last-minute press conference in San Francisco to announce its new, highly detailed 3D maps. While many of us expected the company to actually launch the maps then, Google never announced actual launch date. Today, the wait is over, as the new version of...
Google’s New 3D Imagery Comes to Google Earth For Android, iOS Coming Soon

Google Earth for Android and iOS reaches version 6.2, supports custom KML overlays and more

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Good news for fans of the iOS and Android ports of Google Earth: the apps are getting updated to version 6.2, which brings more customizable experience with it. Just like the browser and desktop variants, Keyhole Markup Language files are now accessible, meaning you'll be able to open up...
Google Earth for Android and iOS reaches version 6.2, supports custom KML overlays and more

Apps & updates: Walking Dead: The Game, SafePay, Google Catalogs, Angry Birds Space, more

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It looks like the biggest app update might go to the Google Earth iOS app with reports claiming the new 3D maps feature Google demoed last month will be rolling out sometime today. Until then, below is our list of other apps and updates hitting the App Store: Walking...
Apps & updates: Walking Dead: The Game, SafePay, Google Catalogs, Angry Birds Space, more
Google Earth 7.0 for iPhone and iPad brings all-new 3D imagery for select cities

Google Posts New Images Of Superstorm Devastation

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Both Google Maps Mania and the Google Earth Blog are reporting that Google has started to post-Sandysatellite imagery showing the destruction in New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland. Specifically, via the Google Crisis Map, you can select these areas for post-Sandy Imagery: Beach Haven to Cape May,... Please visit Search Engine...
Google Posts New Images Of Superstorm Devastation

Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

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Unsightly mosaic artifacts no longer mar Google Earth's high-altitude views. But for an even more singular look at the planet, check Flickr's latest NASA contribution....
Google Earth 6.2 seamlessly stitches over mismatched patchwork

Today in Tech: Meet the other Zuckerberg

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Also: eBay unleashes a redesign; how Google Earth reunited two brothers.  Saroo's Google Earth Quest: How an orphaned boy foud his way home as grown man [VANITY FAIR] In 2009, having graduated from college, Saroo was living with a friend in the center of Hobart and working on the Web...
Today in Tech: Meet the other Zuckerberg
Google doesn’t plan to leave iOS users without a fight

Google fetes 40 years of Landsat with new timelapse videos of Earth

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Compared to Landsat, which has been beaming photos of our planet since 1972, Mountain View is a cartographic newb. But Google Earth drove geospatial interest into the stratosphere when it launched in 2005 and, with a billion downloads and counting, the company is well placed to celebrate 40 years...
Google fetes 40 years of Landsat with new timelapse videos of Earth

Inhabitat's Week in Green: glowing green sea, an equinox house and energy-efficient skyscrapers

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. Tidal energy made waves around the world this week as Inhabitat reported that Verdant Power was awarded the first license for an East River...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: glowing green sea, an equinox house and energy-efficient skyscrapers
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