Google Earth: News

16 Apr 2021


Google Earth's Timelapse feature lets you watch Earth's 40-year evolution

So far, Google Earth has served as an indispensable resource for anyone wanting to view any nook and cranny on Earth via satellite imagery.

14 Sep 2019

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22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth

Florida resident William Earl Moldt disappeared off the face of the Earth 22 years ago, after a night of drinking in November 1997.

07 Apr 2019


Now, report traffic slowdown on Google Maps: Here's how

Just a few weeks back, Google added 'incident reporting' into Maps as part of an effort to crowdsource essential navigation related data.

27 Sep 2018

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PM Modi, French President Macron get UN's highest environmental honor

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron have been jointly awarded the UN's highest environmental honor for their pioneering work in championing the International Solar Alliance (ISA) and promoting new areas of cooperation on environmental action.

27 Jun 2018


Now measure distances and areas on Google Earth

Google Earth has launched a new feature called "Measure" that allows users to measure the area and distance of anything on the map.

28 May 2018


Google announces Summer Camp for 100 Indian school kids

Google has announced a contest for Indian school children- the top 100 school kids will be selected for a "fun filled" Summer Camp to be hosted at Google's Gurgaon and Hyderabad campuses.

29 Mar 2018


Government rejects roll-out of Google's Street View service

The government of India has rejected a proposal from Google to introduce its Street View service in the country, Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir informed the Lok Sabha.

04 Aug 2017


Fighting slavery in India with the help of satellites!

The origin of slavery, the practice of owning human beings, often as forced laborers, dates back to as early as 3500 BC.

22 Jul 2017

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Google can now take you to outer-space! Find out how

Ever wondered what Earth looks like from space? Or wanted to take a tour of a spaceship?

24 Jun 2017

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Google Maps enables feature to find art work

Art aficionados can now explore the newest feature that Google Search and Maps offer.

14 Jun 2017

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The legacy of Marissa Mayer

After a year of negotiations, Verizon completed its acquisition of Yahoo for $4.48 billion.

14 Jun 2017

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Google's Local Guides program gets an upgrade

Google Maps' popular Local Guides program has been updated to introduce a new point system and greater rewards for user contributions.

19 Apr 2017

Earth Day

A brand new twist to the old Google Earth tale

Google has updated one of the most intriguing services provided by them - the Google Earth.

18 Apr 2017


MapmyIndia introduces new features and key partnerships

MapmyIndia has recently announced a plethora of new features and several critical partnerships in order to improve its services in a bid to stay ahead in the game.

16 Apr 2017


India has its own "desi" version of Google Earth

While we wait with bated breath for the new revamped version of Google Earth, this will be a good time to reflect on the fact that India too has its own homegrown version powered by ISRO.

14 Apr 2017


Revamped Google Earth to be unveiled on April 18

Google is going to unveil a new version of Google Earth at an event in New York's Whitney Museum of Art on April 18th, just before the Earth Day.

24 Dec 2016

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Google discontinues eight products as 2016 comes to an end

While Google released some critically acclaimed products like the Pixel smartphone and the Daydream virtual reality platform this year, it also pulled the plug on several of its ongoing products/projects.

22 Aug 2016


State Government Housing Scheme to go Electronic

Rajiv Gandhi Rural Housing Corporation Ltd. (RGRHCL), a Karnataka government-sponsored housing scheme for citizens that are not economically successful, will soon go digital.