Google acquires ImageAmerica to boost mapping

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Google has acquired ImageAmerica, a company that builds high-resolution cameras and uses them to take aerial photographs. The search engine giant announced the move Friday on its LatLong blog about Google Earth and its other...

Beta API to help MapQuest developers add mapping features

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Denver-based online mapping vendor MapQuest Incorporated has released a new beta API that allows software developers to use Adobe Systems Incorporated's ActionScript 3.0 programming language to create richer online applications and capabilities for MapQuest users....

Scoop! Smile for the Google 3D Mapping Truck

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Google plans to use trucks equipped with lasers and digital photographic equipment to create a realistic 3D online version of San Francisco, and eventually other major US cities. The move would trump Amazon's A9 service,...

Google UK Goes Local, Gets Mapping

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As predicted just a few days ago, Google has this morning launched UK versions of its local and mapping services. Yes, you can now find Pizzas in Plymouth with the aid of everybody's favourite search...

MSN Messenger Server Mapping

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This is a neat idea- what microsoft will say in response is anyones guess. "When MSN Messenger is down, you cant chat, your social life is ruined. In order to make a...

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