Here's the recent Google geonews.
From the official sources:
- Here's the 3-minutes launch video of Google Earth Builder at the Google Geo summit, I like it when Ed Parsons says "Geospatial technologies is moving away from […] the specialist, it's now available to everyone", since you're reading Slashgeo, you probably are a specialist, should we be afraid or is this just our jobs' natural evolution?
- There's new 45° imagery available for 16 cities: "Europe: Caceres, Spain; Graz, Austria; Montreux, Switzerland; Zurich, Switzerland; US: Bakersfield, CA; Boise, ID; Canton, OH; Centennial, CO; Columbia, SC; Davenport, IA; Des Moines, IA; Enumclaw, WA; Grand Rapids, MI; Kansas City, KS/MO; Lawrence, KS; Los Angeles, CA; Merced, CA; New Orleans, LA; Omaha, NE; Payson, UT; Portland, OR; Springfield, MO; St. Louis, MO; The Woodlands, TX;"
- There's new StreetView imagery of the Swiss Alps, taken from railways
- The tool that allows you to get notified when new imagery is available, Follow Your World, is now available in 43 new languages
- We've been invited to Explore the history of Mexico with Google Earth
From other sources:
- The GEB shares the location of the Turkey earthquake and Gaddafi's death
- The GEB also describe YoubeQ, a 3D social network using the Google Earth plugin: "YoubeQ puts you on a Segway to drive around the globe, with the option to quickly teleport to any location that you wish to visit. You can click on other users to chat with them, collect stamps as you travel the globe, and it has a variety of other features (with many more coming)."
- A week ago the same site offered an entry on what Google Earth can do for responding to the Thailand Floods
- Here's a round-up of the great (American) Football resources in Google Earth
- If you have interest in it, here's how to tweak the Google Earth Flight Simulator
- Last Wednesday, there was new imagery released to Google Maps / Earth