Wednesday, 24 October 2018

Google boosts Maps business with $500m Skybox buy

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 11 June 14

Satellite imaging start-up will also help Internet giant with plans to extend Internet coverage to hard-to-reach areas.

Google has agreed to pay $500 million in cash for satellite imagery start-up and Mountain View neighbour Skybox Imaging. Skybox operates small footprint satellites that take photographs and video footage of the earth. Its first satellite…

Google has agreed to pay $500 million in cash for satellite imagery start-up and Mountain View neighbour Skybox Imaging. Skybox operates small footprint satellites that take photographs and video footage of the earth. Its first satellite…

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