Oregon Police Arrests Marijuana Grower, Thanks To Google Earth

Oregon Police Arrests Marijuana Grower, Thanks To Google Earth

Google Earth is, without a doubt, the most extensive satellite mapping service online which has proven highly useful for many professionals and users. Now, it would appear that images from Google Earth can also help the police. Oregon police recently arrested a man after Google Earth images revealed that he was growing illegal marijuana.

By On October 22, 2013 Respond
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Explore The Galapagos Islands With Google Street View

Explore The Galapagos Islands With Google Street View

Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from positions along many streets in the world. We reported that Google intends to add Galapagos Islands to Street View. The good news is from now on, you can explore the Galapagos Islands with Google Street View as the company has added it in its system.

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Google Intends To Add Galapagos Islands To Street View

Google Intends To Add Galapagos Islands To Street View

Galapagos islands feature a unique landscape that usually feels out of this world. That, and the creatures that inhabit the islands, was precisely what led Charles Darwin to coin his theory of evolution. Now, Google intends to add the Galapagos islands to Street View.

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Iran Making An ‘Islamic Google Earth’, Plans To Launch Within Four Months

Iran Making An ‘Islamic Google Earth’, Plans To Launch Within Four Months

Iran’s Ministry of Communications and Information Technology has announced that it’ll launch Islamic Google Earth within four months.

By On April 11, 2013 Respond
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The Mysterious Case of Sandy Island: Something That Never Existed

The Mysterious Case of Sandy Island: Something That Never Existed

Seems like Sandy Island, that was supposedly located between Australia and New Caledonia in the Coral Sea, is playing hide and seek. Though the island appeared in world maps for years, scientists say that it never existed in reality.

By On November 27, 2012 Respond
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Researcher Locates ‘Lost’ Egyptian Pyramids Through Google Earth

Researcher Locates ‘Lost’ Egyptian Pyramids Through Google Earth

Google Earth has been extensively used for many different purposes. Besides finding places, its main functionality, the application has been used for many other purposes. Recently, the satellite archaeology researcher, Angela Micol, has put this excellent tool to a new use. She is hopefully optimistic that she has been able to locate undiscovered Egyptian pyramids with the help of Google Earth.

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Google Launches Walking Directions In Google Maps For Africa

Google Launches Walking Directions In Google Maps For Africa

In 2010, Google added the driving direction feature in Google Maps for some African countries. Recently, the search giant has launched the walking direction feature on its Google Maps to over 44 African countries in the continent. Users can easily find their directions by using walking directions features. For getting directions, users have to click “Get directions” and input a starting and ending location. Users can also enter a direction in the search field then click “Directions” in a window or simply right click on the map to get directions to a specific location.

By On July 12, 2012 Respond
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Google Will Use New Modeling Algorithms In 3D Google Earth

Google Will Use New Modeling Algorithms In 3D Google Earth

Google recently afforded the world a glimpse of a 3D version of Google Earth. And what we saw was truly mind-blowing. In a way, it felt that one was flying right over a city, viewing it all in 3D, such is the near-real 3D imaging of Google’s new Google Earth. We also reported that Google was using new techniques to render the 3D images.

By On June 11, 2012 Respond
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3D Version Of Google Earth Finally Unveiled By Google

3D Version Of Google Earth Finally Unveiled By Google

We have long been hearing that Google is working on a 3D version of its mapping service, Google Earth. And now, the search giant has finally unveiled a fully 3D version of Google Earth. While we will have to wait to finally use and see how awesome it is, the bit that has been unveiled by Google sounds very promising.

By On June 7, 2012 Respond
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Google To Reveal The Next Dimension Of Maps On 6 June

Google To Reveal The Next Dimension Of Maps On 6 June

Google will reveal behind-the-scene workflow of Google Maps and Google Earth, and share it’s vision for map related products at a special press event which will be held on Wednesday June 6. Brian McClendon, Vice President of Google Maps and Google Earth will walk the reporters through the invitation only tour. Google is expected to show off some demo of the newest technology and a sneak peek at upcoming features. The event will be held a week before Apple’s WWDC event where the latter is expected to officially drop Google Maps to make way for its own mapping system.

By On June 2, 2012 Respond
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Google Updates Panoramio To Snap Photos To Their Locations

Google Updates Panoramio To Snap Photos To Their Locations

Google has been working on the uploader tool in Panoramio to make uploading more fun, and relevant, to the photographs. Now, Google has announced some new features for Panoramio which will enable the users to geo-tag their photos. Panoramio is basically a community site which contains photos of different locations.

By On April 21, 2012 Respond
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Google Includes Images From Balloons And Kites On Google Earth

Google Includes Images From Balloons And Kites On Google Earth

Google already offers one of the best repository of Earth’s images online. However, it is always trying to expand this repository. Now, Google has devised a rather unique way to do so. It has taken images from kites and balloons and has now added these images to the online repository of Google Earth.

By On April 20, 2012 Respond
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Google Earth Helps Man Find His Way Back Home After 25 Years

Google Earth Helps Man Find His Way Back Home After 25 Years

Google Earth has been one of the most useful services of its kind. It has been extensively used by individuals as well as organizations. Now, it has been reported that an Indian man, who got lost in the childhood 25 years ago was able to rediscover his home-town with the help of Google Earth and got to meet his mother.

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[VIDEO] Take A 3D Tour Of The Titanic Using Google Earth Technology

[VIDEO] Take A 3D Tour Of The Titanic Using Google Earth Technology

Titanic, the largest passenger ship sank on its maiden journey from England to New York 15 April, in the year of 1912, after hitting an iceberg in mid-Atlantic. We just celebrated 100 years of that sinking ship yesterday. Within this 100 years, the most important we have seen is James Cameron’s new CGI that shows exactly how Titanic sank. Now, Google has come up with an interactive 3D model of the Titanic, allowing people to take a tour of the ship that now sits in the somber depths of the sea.

By On April 16, 2012 Respond
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Google Maps and Google Earth Now Show Latest Updated Satellite Imagery of Japan After Tsunami

Google Maps and Google Earth Now Show Latest Updated Satellite Imagery of Japan After Tsunami

Google has been updating its maps. Every now and then it comes up with significant and important updates for Google Maps. This time it is about Japan’s new imagery after the Tsunami. The new updates will show the progress that has been made in these tsunami and earthquake hit areas through Google’s satellite according to The Next Web. With the help of these people who want to know what had happened can have a satellite view and those who are interested in making out studies can link their research to these Google Maps to show a better look at what happened and what recovery has been made.

By On March 14, 2012 Respond
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