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Australian company develops system for real time mapping of wildfires
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Israel awards nearly $6 million in grants to space tech startups
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Modi Govt’s ‘Urban Geospatial Data Stories Challenge’ To Promote Innovation Begins
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Ethiopian Government to Merge the Ethiopian Space Science and Technology Institute and Ethiopian Geospatial Information Institute
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Iran Slaps Down US ‘Concerns’ Over Space Programme After Satellite Launch
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Russia and China Ink Cooperative Deal on Respective GNSSs
Russian space agency Roscosmos and the Chinese Satellite Navigation...

September 3rd, 2012
Baidu Maps Gets 8-Bit 3D Views, Makes Real Life Feel Like Sim City

China’s biggest search engine, Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU), is hosting its annual Baidu World event today, so new features are being dished out like free coffee. Here’s another. Baidu Maps has gotten a couple of pretty sweet new features in the form of a highly-detailed 3D digitized landscape for some cities – sort of like in the game Sim City. At full zoom, you can make out Mao’s portrait very clearly atop Tian’anmen, or see the cherry trees in bloom outside a hall in Shanghai. Read More