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Google's April Fools Prank Features 8-bit Version Of Maps
2012-04-01 05:49:45

Google got April Fool's Day festivities off to an early start on Saturday, unveiling the new and improved 8-bit version of Google Maps.

Google Takes Users On A Virtual Trip Down The Amazon River
2012-03-23 04:30:40

Google announced Street View Amazon on Wednesday, a project that allows users to take a 360 degree virtual tour of the Rio Negro reserve portion of the Amazon River.

Google Teaming Up With Scientific Survey To Show Off Great Barrier Reef
2012-02-23 14:10:01

Researchers have partnered with Google in an effort to allow anyone with Internet access to take a virtual tour of Australia's Great Barrier Reef.

2012-02-14 12:37:59

An interactive web tool has been developed to improve the accuracy and extent of global land use and forest cover information.

Google Earth Ocean Terrain Receives Major Update
2012-02-04 03:58:41

Internet information giant Google updated ocean data in its Google Earth application this week, reflecting new bathymetry data assembled by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, NOAA researchers and many other ocean mapping groups from around the world.

2011-12-16 08:00:00

In the months after adding the Google+ code to the TollfreeNumber.ORG website, Google users were no longer able to bring up the same search results when they search for "Toll Free" related

New Google Maps Offers Building Directories
2011-11-30 13:00:02

Google's new updated maps app for its Android operating system enables users to view the insides of a building, such as an airport or a department store.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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