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Google buys satellite image provider Skybox

Google wants to buy Skybox

Google is buying Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.

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Publishing Date: 
Wed, 11/06/2014 - 13:54
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37.4249
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UNISDR: Google plays important role in disaster relief

Speaking in Japan at the Google-hosted event, "Big Tent: The Role of Technology in Disaster Preparedness and Relief", the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) head of office Mar

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Wed, 04/07/2012 - 08:46

UNITAR/UNOSAT and Google aim to provide map data for improved disaster and humanitarian response

After years of successful collaboration, UNITAR/UNOSAT (the operational satellite applications programme of UNITAR) and Google have strengthened their collaboration by signing an agreement that wil

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 18/07/2011 - 10:49
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46.2132
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6.11137

e-GEOS International Conference 2011

Time and Duration
Venue City: 
Rome
Basic Information
Date: 
25/05/2011 - 26/05/2011
Venue: 
Hotel Parco dei Principi
Venue Country: 
Italy
Event Organisers: 

e-GEOS

Language of event: 
English

This event will give the opportunity to get together to discuss new products and services available from e-GEOS, sharing new business opportunities and developing new initiatives of mutual benefit.

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Satellite Images from GeoEye and Google Earth- The Destruction in Port-au-Prince

The New York Times Interactive Feature covers the Destruction in Haiti, Then and Now. Satellite photos from GeoEye and Google show Port-au-Prince before and after the Jan.

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Publishing Date: 
Mon, 10/01/2011 - 12:10
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18.5393
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-72.3364

Hacking for Humanity: Random Hacks of Kindness Takes New York

Parsons The New School for Design and the United Nations Global Pulse hosted the New York event of Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), a global initiative held in over twenty locations around the worl

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Publishing Date: 
Fri, 10/12/2010 - 16:22
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40.7145
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-74.0071

Monitoring the Gulf Coast Oil Spill - UPDATED 05/05/2010

Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

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Publishing Date: 
Thu, 29/04/2010 - 11:02
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29.183
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-88.0254

November 2009

Issue Date: 
Sat, 05/12/2009

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