165 TB of new images added
Jun 26 2012, 1:30pm CDT
US lifts restrictions on more detailed satellite images — The Worldview-3 satellite is set to launch in August — Sites like Google and Bing Maps will be able to use higher-quality satellite images, thanks to US government restrictions being lifted. — Co ...
Full article at: Techmeme
Jun 16 2014, 10:45pm CDT
Nokia is getting rid of the Ovi Brand for its services.
May 16 2011, 7:25am CDT
Source: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Google Maps is about to get a lot more useful - or intrusive - depending on your point of view.
The US Department of Commerce has lifted restrictions on the accuracy of satellite images which can be used commercially.
One imaging firm, Digital Globe, says it will now be allowed to sell images with a resolution of just 31cm per pixel - almost twice as sharp as most current satellite pictures seen on sites like G ...
Full article at: The Huffington Post: UK Edition
Jun 16 2014, 9:15am CDT
Even a rose has thorns.
Sep 9 2010, 6:21pm CDT
Source: Tech Radar
Best Google alternativesThe news that Google is buying Skynet - sorry, Skybox - is just the latest piece of the search giant's world domination plan. It's in hardware and home automation, wearables and web ads, maps and military robotics, and we're rapidly reaching the point where the list of what Google doesn't do is shorter than the list of the things it does do. But what if you don't love, like or even trust Google? Is it the Vogon of tech, bellowing RESISTANCE ...
Full article at: Tech Radar
Jun 14 2014, 7:01am CDT
Most of you have probably at some point used or looked at the Google Maps API or Bing Maps API because you wanted a fancy map on a contact page with a pointer on it. Let's be honest; it adds an interactive element to the page which might give it a little more wow effect. Unfortunately, Google for one doesn't allow you to use their maps in an area of your site that requires authentication.
OpenLayers gives you a way ...
Full article at: SitePoint
Jun 13 2014, 2:00pm CDT
We all knew that Bing would have a tough time taking on the titan that is Google, but having now served a full five years on this planet just how much progress has it made?There were rumblings that Microsoft might be planning to spin off Bing, but at the recent Code Conference, Nadella was quite insistent that the search engine will stay exactly where it is. He also added that Microsoft was workin ...
Full article at: Tech.co.uk
Jun 1 2014, 8:25am CDT
Microsoft officially announced their new "search" excuse me "decision" engine called indeed Bing.
May 29 2009, 1:48am CDT