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Google Maps, Earth Apps Get Major Quality Upgrades – InformationWeek

Article discussed Google’s new technology harnessed by the Landsat 8 satellite. The Lansat 8 creates imagery from a birds-eye perspective of the planet earth, allowing users to view images created by 700 trillion pixels. This is a massive improvement over the Lansat 7, which Google used to create the previous version of Google Earth.

Google Maps, Earth Apps Get Major Quality Upgrades – InformationWeek