Astonishing hi-resolution satellite views of the destruction from the Moore, Oklahoma tornado
A new satellite map from Google and Digital Globe shows just-released satellite imagery of the damage from the tornado that struck the area of Moore, Oklahoma on May 20, 2013. It's been called one of the ...
Google stock surges to new record above $900
Google shares leapt to a new all-time high Wednesday, topping $900 for the first time, as the Internet giant opened its developers' conference and reports said new services were planned.
Geologists in Norway are using flying drones with cameras to hunt for oil
Geologists have long used seismology on the bottom of the ocean or have been throwing dynamite from snowmobiles when they look for oil. But now researchers at Centre for integrated petroleum research (CIPR), ...
(Phys.org) —Geographic information systems – once limited to the domain of physical geographers – are emerging as a promising tool to study the past, as researchers are discovering for medieval history.
Review: Google Now useful as a supplement to Siri
Google Now is often compared with the Siri voice assistant on Apple's mobile devices, but its power lies in giving you information you need to know before you have to ask. It works best as a supplement to ...
Google boss sees autocrats' pushback against Internet
Life in authoritarian states is likely to get tougher before it gets better as their citizens gain more access to the Internet, Google's executive chairman Eric Schmidt said.
Google Glass for consumers will 'take a while', Schmidt says
Consumers can expect to wait a while before they're able to lay their hands on Google's much-hyped Internet-connected eyewear, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said Friday.
Google agrees to change search display in Europe (Update 2)
Google has agreed to change how it displays search results in Europe—including a better labeling of its promoted content and displaying links to competitors—to appease concerns it might be abusing its ...
Review: Galaxy S4 decent, but filled with gimmicks (Update)
I've seen Android phones get better and more powerful over the years, as Google and phone manufacturers pack devices with more and more features. There comes a time, though, when less is more. I'm afraid ...
US digital library brings culture, history online
A new "digital public library" set to launch this month aims to provide an alternative to Google for those looking for American cultural information online.
Lithuania taxman uses Google Maps to find dodgers (Update)
As soon as Google Maps Street View was rolled out in Lithuania earlier this year, tax authorities were ready.
India files police complaint over Google mapping
India's national surveying agency has filed a police complaint against Google over a contest organised by the firm for its Map Maker application, a senior official said on Friday.
Apple buys WiFi-location startup
Apple has bought WiFiSLAM, a startup that has been developing a way to use WiFi hotspots to help smartphones navigate large indoor spaces, like stores, airports and conference centers.
Google Maps adds view from Mt. Everest
Google on Monday added views from some of the world's tallest mountains to scenes woven into its popular online map service.