- Google acquires Keyhole:
Keyhole is the 3D digital earth pioneer—the only company to deliver a
3D digital model of the entire earth via the Internet. Keyhole’s groundbreaking
EarthStream™ technology combines advanced 3D graphics and network streaming
innovations to produce a high performance system that runs on standard PC’s
and commodity servers. Both high performance and intuitive to use, Keyhole’s
solutions enable anyone to manipulate a rich map of the earth composed of imagery
and feature information.
- Google launches Google Scholar (beta,
Google Scholar enables you to search specifically for scholarly literature,
including peer-reviewed papers, theses, books, preprints, abstracts and technical
reports from all broad areas of research. Use Google Scholar to find articles
from a wide variety of academic publishers, professional societies, preprint repositories
and universities, as well as scholarly articles available across the web.
By Christian Cantrell
November 18, 2004