GeoEye Sattelite

Google has signed a contract to use GeoEye the newest half-billion dollar satellite after it launches in September this year. GeoEye would exclusively provide its imagery for Google Map and Google Earth. Imagery will be available at as high as 41cm in black and white and 1.65 meters in color. The deal will only allow … Read more

Knol : a unit of knowledge

KNOL

Google has revealed the wikipedia alternative, Knol, to the public, letting people write about anything. The key differences are authors can opt to show Google ads to make revenue and authors can choose collaborate when moderating their work. Knol is still young and shy of 7 million edited articles available through Wikipedia. Full press release after the jump.

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