Maps can help solve border disputes as well as exacerbate them

A recent story in the news says that Pakistan and Afghanistan will be using Google Maps to help resolve border disputes between them. Hopefully, they will not require recent satellite imagery for the … [Read more...]

Google Earth Imagery Update – Plane Crash in Pakistan and Landslide in Ethiopia

Last week Google updated the historical imagery in Google Earth. It was a somewhat disappointing update for a number of reasons: Due to the demise of the Google Earth API/plugin, we no longer have a … [Read more...]

Imagery of the flooding in Pakistan

UPDATE, 13-August: Google has now put out a blog entry with a lot more info from their Crisis Response team about the flooding -- read it here. A few days ago we told you that Google was seeking … [Read more...]