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Bing Maps piles on 215TB of new Bird's Eye imagery, proves it's a small world after all

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Did you think Microsoft was done with Bing Maps updates after it threw a whopping 165TB of satellite imagery at virtual explorers? You've got another thing coming. The mapping crew in Redmond has thrown another 215TB of data over the fence, this time targeting its Bird's Eye views. Most...
Bing Maps piles on 215TB of new Bird's Eye imagery, proves it's a small world after all

An update on Google.org and philanthropy @ Google

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(Cross-posted from the Google.org Blog)What do tracking flu, helping consumers monitor their home electricity use, slowing deforestation and perhaps most importantly in 2010, helping the people of Haiti have in common?While they are all part of the wide-ranging work of Google.org over the last year, they also show what our...
An update on Google.org and philanthropy @ Google

Collaborate.org: A global intelligence dashboard that visualizes the world's data

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Dr. Kevin Montgomery was working at NASA when he had his “A-ha” moment. During a trip to Hawaii, he visited a remote valley on the island of Kauai, accessible only by helicopter. As he stood in the wild of that pristine valley, home to a range of exotic species and endangered...
Collaborate.org: A global intelligence dashboard that visualizes the world's data
Great Arctic Cyclone of 2012 really was impressive
Geocentric App Developers Compare Apple's MapKit and Google Maps SDK

Google Releases Satellite Imagery of New Jersey Coast Post-Sandy

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Atlantic City (Photo: Google Maps) Google’s Crisis Response Map for Hurricane Sandy, which has been updated systematically with information about power outages, traffic advisories and emergency shelters in the wake of the storm, has now published satellite imagery illustrating the magnitude of devastation Sandy wrought on coastal communities in New...
Google Releases Satellite Imagery of New Jersey Coast Post-Sandy
Satellite Imagery Company Skybox Teams Up With MapBox For Analysis And Annotation Of Data

How Google and Apple's digital mapping is mapping us

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Digital maps on smartphones are brilliantly useful tools, but what sort of information do they gather about us - and how do they shape the way we look at the world?Over the last few years, at the kinds of conferences where the world's technological elite gathers to mainline caffeine and...
How Google and Apple's digital mapping is mapping us
Sloppy security? Apple and Nokia conceal fewer sensitive sites than Google Maps

George Clooney's satellite spies reveal secrets of Sudan's bloody army

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Actor and activist funds a hi-tech project that is tracking troops and warning civilians of attacksNathaniel Raymond is the first to admit that he has an unusual job description. "I count tanks from space for George Clooney," said the tall, easygoing Massachusetts native as he sat in a conference room...
George Clooney's satellite spies reveal secrets of Sudan's bloody army

USGS shuts down Landsat 5, the longest-operating Earth-observing satellite

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Launched back in March of 1984 with the intent of capturing satellite imagery of Earth, Landsat 5 was initially only planned for a three-year mission. Back in March of this year, it celebrated 28 years of being operational, 25 years beyond its projected lifespan. After 29 years of orbiting Earth, making...
USGS shuts down Landsat 5, the longest-operating Earth-observing satellite

Google Maps adds natural geography details

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Google on Friday announced it has added new details to its online Google Maps. The natural geography overlay for the basemap includes new terrain color gradations to depict vegetation and labels that show natural land formations. Users can now see mountain ranges, deserts, and forests without turning to the satellite...
Google Maps adds natural geography details
Betaworks Launches Weather Service Because Let's Face It, You're No Meteorologist

Bing Maps gets 165 terabytes of new satellite imagery, more than its past aerial releases combined

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Bing Maps, Microsoft’s answer to Google’s omnipresent mapping platform, has today received a whopping 165 terabytes (TB) of new satellite imagery – its single biggest release to date. In fact, the latest release is more than its entire history of data combined. The latest aerial release includes new satellite imagery...
Bing Maps gets 165 terabytes of new satellite imagery, more than its past aerial releases combined

Mapping creates jobs and drives global economic growth

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Twenty years ago, we used paper maps and printed guides to help us navigate the world. Today, the most advanced digital mapping technologies—satellite imagery, GPS devices, location data and of course Google Maps—are much more accessible. This sea change in mapping technology is improving our lives and helping businesses realize...
Mapping creates jobs and drives global economic growth

Bing Maps revamped with ocean topography, updated satellite imagery

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Ballmer an Co. have loaded up Bing Maps with yet another batch of images, and though they're staying quiet about the update's file size this time, they say it includes 13,799,276 square kilometers of fresh high-res satellite shots and a better view of the ocean floor. Brand-new "straight down"...
Bing Maps revamped with ocean topography, updated satellite imagery

Two Facebook graphs Wall Street analysts and investors should ignore

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Wall Street likes data. Annual reports and quarterly reports move markets. If Wall Street could access daily data on the ins-and-outs of a company, it would. Hedge funds have been known to use analysis of satellite imagery of Wal-Mart parking lots to try to get a jump on the markets....
Two Facebook graphs Wall Street analysts and investors should ignore

You Won't Believe These Before and After Images of Sandy's Damage

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The image you see at the right is a screen grab of an interactive composite of satellite and aerial images of Belmar New Jersey, showing it before and after it had been damaged by Hurricane Sandy. The appears with several others of other New Jersey communities, including Keyport, Sea Bright,...
You Won't Believe These Before and After Images of Sandy's Damage
Developers give in-depth look at Google Maps iOS SDK vs Apple's MapKit

Google Maps gets more high-res aerial and satellite imagery

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Google has updated both Google Maps and Google Earth to add new high-resolution aerial and satellite imagery. The additions were announced today in a post on the Google Lat Long blog. In addition to more aerial and satellite imagery, Google has added 45º imagery for 51 cities in the United...
Google Maps gets more high-res aerial and satellite imagery

GeoEye Makes Bid for DigitalGlobe

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GeoEye made a cash-and-stock offer for fellow satellite-imagery company DigitalGlobe that it values at more than $790 million....
GeoEye Makes Bid for DigitalGlobe
Apple Expands 'Maps Ground Truth' Hiring to Rest of the World

iOS 6 Maps debacle exposes Apple's Achillies' Heel: services

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You known something has gone terribly wrong when a major feature of your most anticipated software release of the year has a parody Tumblr blog and Twitter account in less than 24 hours. If you’ve been on the internet in the last 24 hours, you know that Apple’s getting roasted...
iOS 6 Maps debacle exposes Apple's Achillies' Heel: services

Google adds detail to North Korea map

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New map of secretive state includes positions of roads, parks, monuments to Kim dynasty and labour campGoogle is slowly filling in the blanks in its quest to build a comprehensive map of North Korea - one of the world's most secretive states - with the addition of new details, including...
Google adds detail to North Korea map

Delta Air Lines iPad app shows the view below the plane during flight

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The airline's new Fly Delta for iPad app has a 'glass bottom' feature enabling passengers to watch what's on the ground as they fly overheadA glass-bottomed jet ... sounds as cartoon-like as a flying car but a new iPad app created by Delta Air Lines has a nifty feature called...
Delta Air Lines iPad app shows the view below the plane during flight
Island found on maps does not actually exist, scientists say

Yea it is! RT @Jesse Wow - this is amazing! - Satellite imagery showing sharks off coast of Australia http://bit.ly/9VRzyA

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Yea it is! RT @Jesse Wow - this is amazing! - Satellite imagery showing sharks off coast of Australia http://bit.ly/9VRzyA

Apple's Eddy Cue fires exec in charge of iOS 6 Maps

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Apple's senior VP for Internet software and services, Eddy Cue, has fired the executive in charge of iOS 6 Maps, Richard Williamson, according to Bloomberg sources. Although it's unknown if a replacement for Williamson has been lined up, one of the sources claims that Cue is planning to install a...
Apple's Eddy Cue fires exec in charge of iOS 6 Maps

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

Google Brings 45 Degree Imagery To 30 New Cities In Google Maps

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Google just announced that it is bringing its 45 degree imagery in Google Maps to 30 new cities, including Bloomington, IN; Buffalo, NY; Columbus, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Lincoln, NE; Louisville, KY and Rochester, MN. Outside of the U.S., 45 degree imagery is now available in a number of cities in...
Google Brings 45 Degree Imagery To 30 New Cities In Google Maps
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