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Google Just Bought a Swarm of Satellites To Make Maps Way Better

Sarah Zhang-, Gawker Media

Google Just Bought a Swarm of Satellites To Make Maps Way Better

Today, Skybox Imaging announced it had been bought by Google for a cool $500 million. Known for its high-resolution satellite imagery and video, Skybox's fleet of satellites could make Google Earth a whole lot crisper-and help fulfill Google's vision of satellite-based internet access.

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