Latest Keyhole Markup Language Stories

2014-07-25 23:00:39

Launched by TerraPages, Pty Ltd MokBee Maps is a feature rich geospatial mapping application that allows android users to view and pinpoint their exact location. An alternative to Google Maps, MokBee Maps contains real-time tracking andmapping co-ordinates, directions (within Australia); extensive points of interest (POI) database and the option for account holders to create/edit and review POI’s. (PRWEB) July 25, 2014 Google Maps has always been the top gun for mapping applications...

2014-06-25 08:24:23

Parks Canada's own team members to collect Northern and remote images for Street View Project OTTAWA, June 25, 2014 /CNW/ - The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister responsible for Parks Canada, today announced that, this summer, Google and Parks Canada's own team members will capture breathtaking panoramic images in more of Canada's national parks and national historic sites - including some of the country's northern national parks. In the coming months, some...

Merger Deal Worth $500M Struck Between Google And Skybox
2014-06-11 10:42:50

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Google confirmed that it would acquire Skybox Imaging, a satellite imaging and analytics startup, for $500 million. Previous reports had put the deal closer to the $1 billion mark for the five-year-old Skybox, which reportedly has the world's smallest high-resolution imaging satellite. Skybox utilizes its satellites to collect a range of images and videos from around the world, and this acquisition could provide Google with...

freedom tower street view
2014-04-24 07:27:26

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Google is looking to its archives to add a fun feature to Street View. Street View will make older images of certain landmark locations and sites of interest available so that users can see a chronological progression of development, or rebuilding in some cases. This time-traveling feature of Google Maps was recently discussed on the Google Maps blog. The historical images date back to Street View imagery from 2007. Users will know that...

titan aerospace
2014-04-15 04:43:39

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Not so fast Facebook. Google just bought Titan Aerospace, a company that makes drones, which Facebook entered into contract to acquire in early March for $60 million. Titan Aerospace has become the target of Silicon Valley giants for its development of a solar-powered drone that can fly for several years without ever touching down. Google did not disclose details of the purchase, the Wall Street Journal reports. It did say that Titan...

2014-03-27 08:40:04

Vosmap empowers businesses to virtually welcome new customers using Google Search, Google Maps and +Local NEW YORK, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Selected and certified by Google, Maureen Erokwu leads the way in expanding Google Street View for businesses with Vosmap. First in New York to achieve Google's Top Performance Recognition for the Business Mapping initiative, she is committed to helping more local businesses welcome new customers during the "Get Your Business Online Week...

2014-03-11 08:36:11

LOS ANGELES, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Google Enterprise named SADA Systems, global leaders in cloud computing solutions and IT consultancy, as the North America Partner of the Year 2013 for Google Maps, Large Accounts. The award was presented at the Google Enterprise Global Partner Summit in San Francisco, CA. The award emphasizes SADA's proven track record of increasing product adoption for Google Maps for Business customers and acknowledges the consistent development and...

2014-03-10 08:34:21

LOS ANGELES, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Google Enterprise named SADA Systems, global leaders in providing cloud computing solutions and IT consultancy, as the 2013 North America Partner of the Year for Google Apps for Government. The award was presented at the Google Enterprise Global Partner Summit in San Francisco, CA. The award emphasizes SADA's proven track record of enabling product adoption for customers on Google Apps for Government and acknowledges the consistent...

2014-02-23 23:02:02

The newly redesigned ACMB website shows owners and managers of restaurants & bars, and the hospitality & real-estate industries, how to establish a commanding Internet presence that differentiates them from competitors, brings customers right to their door, and actively builds business. The same powerful photographic tools enable schools and universities to showcase their faculty, campus and student activities. (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 Many businesses already have an Internet...

2014-02-20 12:25:47

WILMINGTON, Del., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The origination of the widely popular application Google Earth is the focus of a patent infringement lawsuit filed today by ART+COM Innovationpool GmbH ("ACI") against Google, Inc. in Delaware Federal Court. In the lawsuit, ACI, which is a spin off of ART+COM AG, charges that Google Earth products infringe U.S. Patent No. RE44,550, entitled "Method and Device for Pictorial Representation of Space-related Data," relating to its Google Earth...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'