Google has updated Google Earth with sharper and brighter images from the Landsat 8 satellite. The new images will also show in the satellite view of Maps, and over time will replace all of the older images in Earth.
Scientists are now analyzing radar images to better understand the impact site of the Nepal earthquake. A downloadable KMZ file also now allows the public to view the Nepal earthquake region via Google Earth.
Love the idea of flying around Google Earth, but aren't sure where to start? Our handy how-to will help you learn all the ins and outs of the virtual globe, and even teach you a few tricks you haven't heard of before.
Using new cameras and algorithms, Google has rebuilt 3D images of buildings and landmarks in New York City and San Francisco, making them look more realistic. The enhanced rendering effects are coming to other cities in 2015.
Surveillance is dope: Law enforcement agents in southern Oregon were tipped off to a local man's illegal marijuana crop after using Google Earth satellite images to spot his neatly-planted ganja gardens.
Google on Wednesday rolled out a new interface for Earth for mobile, and added Street View too. Meanwhile, Earth and Maps imagery has been spruced up and cleared of clouds to offer even clearer views of the planet.
To coincide with Earth Day, Google is adding Leap Motion support to Google Earth 7.1, which means you'll soon be able to explorer the planet with your fingers – that is, if you can get your hands on a device when they become available on…
Google Earth is just a front for Western intelligence agencies to gather information about foreign powers - which is why Iran is planning to build its own alternative, according to one Iranian official. Not that theirs will spy or anything…