Higher resolution imagery coming to Google Earth

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Last week DigitalGlobe, one of the primary suppliers of imagery for Google Earth, was given permission to sell higher resolution imagery. Previously they've been limited to selling 50 centimeter … [Read more...]

Google acquires Skybox Imaging for $500 million

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Google has just announced that they've purchased Skybox Imaging for $500 million, in an effort to help keep imagery updated more rapidly, improve global internet access, and assist in disaster … [Read more...]

Google releases Street View imagery for all 12 World Cup stadiums in Brazil

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The 2014 World Cup is a week away, and Google has just released Street View imagery for all 12 stadiums. As you'd expect, the imagery is very sharp and looks great! In addition, Google has … [Read more...]

Google to release Street View imagery in Greece

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While Google has published Street View imagery for an amazing collection of countries around the world, one they've never covered before is Greece. That is set to change, potentially tomorrow (June … [Read more...]

New Google Earth imagery – May 19, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a new imagery update! Thanks to GEB readers 'Z C', 'Munden' and 'HGy' for being the first to let us know about it. As is often the case, you can use … [Read more...]

The latest developments in Google Ocean

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Google first released their 3D Ocean feature in Google Earth more than five years ago, and it's something that has seen steady improvements over the years.  Here are some of the more interesting … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – May 1, 2014

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It appears that Google has just pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Horvath' and 'Munden' for being the first to let us know about it. The imagery has already … [Read more...]

The long history of Google Earth in Google Maps

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I just came across this old post on Google+ from Evan Parker on the Google Maps team and felt it was worth sharing. Evan's post goes back in time to walk through some of the history of Google Maps and … [Read more...]

New Google Earth Imagery – April 16, 2014

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It appears that Google has pushed out a fresh batch of imagery. Thanks to sharp-eyed GEB readers 'Jonah', 'Munden', 'Andreas' and 'Horvath' for letting us know. The new imagery can already be … [Read more...]

Google releases the Google Maps Gallery, with solid support for Google Earth

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Google has just launched the Google Maps Gallery to help "unlock the world's maps". It's an impressive collection of maps of various kinds, easily accessible in one place. The maps all have a … [Read more...]