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2022 China-ASEAN Satellite Application Industry Cooperation Forum Held in Nanning
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Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Google Street View Driver Detained by Thai Villagers on Suspicion of Spying

Google's controversial Street View project has photographed millions of miles of roads and paths across the world, but that doesn't mean everyone has accepted the company's camera-equipped cars with open arms. A group of 20 villagers from Sa-eab,...

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

Google to Map Angkor Wat

The US technology company arrived in Cambodia last week to announce a major new drive into the country, which will also see it map the streets of the capital, Phnom Penh. Google Street View will use cars...

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013

Google Street View Goes to Ghostly Japanese Island

Google sent an employee with a Street View camera backpack to roam the streets of Gunkanjima for its immersive map. The island provided was the lair of criminal mastermind Raoul Silva, played by Javier Bardem, in James...

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Google Adds a Time-Lapse Viewer to Explore Our Changing Planet

Together with the U.S Geological Survey (USGS), NASA and TIME magazine, Google released an interactive time-lapse viewer of a full 25 years of images of Earth. The viewer provides insight into our changin planet with millions of...

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

Drawing the Line on Google

Google’s power and usefulness are well-recognised. An entire generation reveres Google as the god of all information. This aura makes it harder to understand the company’s conduct. It has not only contemptuously ignored the queries raised by...

Saturday, April 27th, 2013

Issues That Survey Of India’s Complaints Against Google’s Mapathon Raises About India’s Maps Policy

A statement in Parliament is non-committal on why exactly the complaint was filed, except that the Mapathon was without permission. In our opinion (detailed below), India’s Maps policy is regressive and bureaucratic, leaving little scope for innovation,...

Saturday, April 13th, 2013

Putting People on the Map

Last week, the Survey of India (SOI), the mapping arm of the government, filed a police complaint against Google’s ‘Mapathon’ — the first ever mapping competition in India. It alleged that Google, which had invited Indian participants...

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Map Row: Google Says Survey of India to Blame

A day after Delhi Police said it was probing Google for violation of the country's mapping rules in the company's Mapathon contest, the search firm blamed the Survey of India for the fiasco. It said the contest...

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Delhi Police Probing Google’s Map Contest

Internet giant Google could land in serious trouble over its ‘Mapathon 2013’ as the Delhi Police have launched an inquiry into the mapping contest held in February-March this year following a formal complaint by the Survey of...

Sunday, March 24th, 2013

Indian MP Asserts Google has Violated Map Regulations

The government should book Google for "violating" India's defence regulations on maps and force the company to surrender its "illegally stored" data to the Surveyor General of India, BJP MP Tarun Vijay says. "Getting every inch of...

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