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Clouds ruin GeoEye's satellite image of inauguration

Hoping to see a space shot of President Barack Obama's inauguration? Unfortunately, the weather ruined any opportunity at a good image, but astronauts snapped some relevant pictures to whet your whistle.

By January 21, 2013


Gigapixel shot shows a whole lotta inauguration

Want to get up close and personal with the Obama inauguration? Check out a massive gigapixel image of the event, courtesy of the Washington Post.

By January 22, 2013


Where to watch Obama's inauguration online

Numerous Web sites will be bringing you live coverage of the official swearing-in ceremony and accompanying festivities. Here's where to tune in.

By January 20, 2013


Bing map shows CIA's secret Bin Laden compound mock-up

Nearly 8,000 miles from Osama bin Laden's lair, Navy Seal Team Six trained in a mock-up of the compound at a North Carolina Defense Department facility.

By October 9, 2012


Digging for rare earths: The mines where iPhones are born

How are these unusual minerals extracted from the ground and why is that process an environmental risk? CNET's Jay Greene explains.

By September 26, 2012


GeoEye gives look at Iranian nuclear site

A U.S. satellite imagery company and IHS Jane's share an annotated photo of Iran's newly disclosed underground nuclear facility at the center of diplomatic controversy.

By September 27, 2009


Japan 'astonishingly unprepared' for Fukushima disaster

With the one-year anniversary of Japan's nuclear disaster approaching, an independent panel says Tepco and the nuclear industry had a false sense of security.

By March 5, 2012


Attention, Google Maps fans: Here come GeoEye photos

The first image has arrived from the GeoEye-1 satellite, which will supply new high-resolution imagery to Google Maps and other customers.

By October 8, 2008


Google to buy GeoEye satellite imagery

Google Maps and Google Earth will get a new infusion of higher-resolution imagery from the GeoEye-1 satellite, due to launch from a California Air Force base September 4.

By August 29, 2008


Bin Laden's death and the Web response (roundup)

News that U.S. special forces had killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden traveled fast via Twitter and other Web outlets.

By May 13, 2011