Aclima sucks in $24M to scale its air quality mapping platform

Aclima, a San Francisco-based company which builds Internet-connected air quality sensors and runs a software platform to analyze the extracted intel, has closed a $24 million Series A to grow the bus

Google Earth now lets you measure distances and areas

Only a few years ago, Google Earth was the only practical way to see all of Google’s satellite and 3D imagery. These days, Google Maps pretty much offers all of the mapping features that casual

The redesigned Google Earth app arrives on iOS

In April, Google unveiled a new vision for its Google Earth application, two years in the making, that introduced more ways to explore the planet through guided tours, informational cards, integrated

Google Earth comes to the classroom with new educational tours and lesson plans

In April, Google introduced a revamped, reimagined version of Google Earth, which included a number of new features that go beyond visualizing the planet through the use of maps and satellite imagery,

Google Earth for Chrome & Android gets upgraded with guided tours, more discovery features

As reported earlier this month, Google today has unveiled its new vision for Google Earth, the software that combines satellite imagery, topographic maps and 3D cities, to help you better visualize t

Google will soon open-source Google Earth Enterprise

Google Earth Enterprise, which originally launched over ten years ago, was Google’s tool for businesses that wanted to build and host private versions of Google Earth and Google Maps for their

Google Earth brings its breathtaking views into VR

Google may have just launched its major consumer virtual reality effort, Google Daydream, last week, but the company is showing no signs of slowing development on other platforms as it looks to give V

Google shuts down Panoramio

Panoramio, the location-centric photo sharing service Google acquired in 2007, will show its last image on November 4. For the longest time, Google used Panoramio to augment its Google Maps and Goo

Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers

Google Classroom, the company’s platform that brings together Google Apps for Education and a number of tools for managing classes and content, is getting one of its regular summer updates today

Google Earth and Maps get sharper satellite imagery with new update

Several years ago, Google engineers figured out a way to stitch together satellite imagery to remove clouds, giving Google Earth and Google Maps users a better and more comprehensive view of the groun

Astro Digital Releases Platform For Anyone To Analyze Satellite Imagery

Astro Digital, a satellite imaging and imagery analysis company, released the newest version of their image processing software today. Anyone can access their software, for free, and retrieve satelli

How Google’s Networking Infrastructure Has Evolved Over The Last 10 Years

Google today announced that it wants to fix your home Wi-Fi, but internally, it has long been working on far more complex networking issues. To connect the hundreds of thousands of machines that make

Google’s Maps For Business A Key Ingredient For HALO Trust’s Mine Clearing Efforts In Kosovo

Google's Maps and Earth products are a good way to pass some idle time, zooming around the globe, but they're also tools that can be put to use in scenarios with considerable social impact. The search

Google Maps Gets New And Updated 3D Imagery For 50 U.S. Cities

Google today announced one of its largest updates to Google Maps' 3D imagery since it launched last year. The service now covers a number of additional cities that weren't included in the previous rel

Google Launches Google Earth Pro 7.1 With New Viewshed Visualization Tool And Improved Printing Options

Just in time for Earth Day, Google just launched version 7.1 of Google Earth Pro, the professional version of Google’s desktop-based mapping tool. The new version adds a number of map-making and

You’ve Got The Whole World In Your Hands As Leap Motion Gains Google Earth Support

Leap Motion's gesture-based controller launch is less than a month away, but so far we've heard relatively little about app support, besides the fact that the company is working hard on filling out it

Google Earth, Columbia University Map Seafloor Area Bigger Than North America

<img src="" class="shot2" /></img> Thursday marked <a href="" title="World Oceans Day page at

Video: Yes, These Kids Are Google Earth Sky-Diving

<img src="" />There's no way around it: this is pretty neat. This here video shows a bunch of teenagers, from Japan, runnin

Google Earth 6 Brings Integrated Street View And 3D Trees. Yes, Trees. 80 Million Of Them!

<img class="alignright size-full wp-image-249100" title="treebeard" src="" alt="" />There's an easy way to tell that <a href="http://earth.

Stand Back There's A Hurricane Coming Through: Google Adds Weather Data To Google Earth

<img src="" /><a HREF="">Google</a> has added weather data to its Google Earth application. As of
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