News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.
Google launched its Street View map service in Greece on Thursday after winning approval from the country's privacy authority, which had blocked the ground-level map application five years ago.
Google Maps on Thursday began letting soccer fans dive into World Cup venues in Brazil without having to leave home.
Most of the time, maps help you get from point A to point B. But when it comes to geopolitics, maps have long been used as much more than way finders.
The executive credited with bringing the Google+ social network to life is leaving the Internet colossus after playing a key role there for nearly eight years.
Google on Wednesday added virtual time travel to its Internet offerings.
The shortest path to the Internet for some remote corners of the world may be through the skies. That is the message from US tech giants seeking to spread the online gospel to hard-to-reach regions.
Cambodia's Angkor Wat has been digitally mapped for the first time, allowing people to visit the World Heritage Site from the comfort of their armchair using Google Street View.