Google buys satellite image firm Keyhole

Search giant Google said Wednesday that it has acquired Keyhole, a company specializing in Web-based software that allows people to view satellite images from around the globe.

Financial terms of the deal were not announced, but Google said it has cut pricing for Keyhole’s flagship software package, Keyhole 2 LT, from $69.95 to $29.95.The acquisition of Keyhole underscores Google’s efforts to widen its search capabilities beyond basic Web page results, as competition in the search sector heats up.

News source: CNet News


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