Good news! Uber will be partnering with DigitalGlobe to use its satellite imaging technology. As yet, there is no word from Uber on the details of the partnership, but DigitalGlobe seems really, really excited about it.
Google has announced that its recently acquired company Skybox, known for its high-quality satellite imaging, is to begin giving away satellite images to help people do goo things. But don't worry: you'll be able to see them too.
Last year at this time, it looked like we were about to be hit by an alarmingly intense hurricane season. Instead, we had the smallest hurricane season since 1982. So what happened? An unusual — and unpredictable — wind pattern showed up and scattered all the previous predictions.
The Department of Commerce just lifted a ban on satellite images that showed features smaller than 20 inches. The nation's largest satellite imaging firm, Digital Globe, asked the government to lift the restrictions and can now sell images showing details as small as a foot. A few inches may seem slight, but this is…
What do you get when Google, the University of Maryland, and NASA's Landsat 7 satellite team up? A very sobering view of man's impact on the earth. It only took us 12 years to destroy all that forest.