Honor the fallen by mapping them on Google Earth (CNET)

Sunday, May 24th, 2009

A Google engineer develops a Google Earth layer, an interactive tool that shows details of some 5700 service men and women who died in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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Thief picked targets from Google Earth (UPI)

Monday, March 16th, 2009

LONDON, March 16 (UPI) — A friend of a man who pleaded guilty in London to stealing lead from the roofs of buildings said the culprit used Google Earth to identify his targets.

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California lawmaker wants to blur Google Earth (CNN)

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

OK, it’s California. So we are quite used to the rest of the country rolling their eyes in knowing exasperation at our fads. But often, they turn out to be harbingers of national trends. And so the question: Will AB-255 (a bill that would “censor” some aspects of Google Earth) number among them as well?

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Fabled City of Atlantis Spotted on Google Earth? (New York Times)

Saturday, February 21st, 2009

Can the mythical city of Atlantis, described by Greek philosopher Plato, be added to that list? British aeronautical engineer Bernie Bamford sighted a mysterious grid of undersea lines while browsing through Google Earth?s new underwater search tool . The strange pattern was spotted off the western coast of Africa, apparently near one of the possible sites of the legendary island.

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Google Earth Gets A Better View Of D.C. (WebProNews)

Monday, January 19th, 2009

Some people have spent hundreds or even thousands of dollars to be in D.C. during the presidential inauguration.  For those folks who are interested but couldn’t find the money (or just didn’t feel like camping on someone’s lawn), Google Earth has at least unveiled some new imagery of the area. read more

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