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Site lets people search satellite images for lost Malaysian plane

A crowdsourcing platform called Tomnod is letting volunteers comb through satellite images and tag objects of interest.

By March 11, 2014

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Web collects 650K clues in satellite-image search for missing plane

Thanks to Tomnod users, every pixel from available satellite images has been scanned by human eyes at least 30 times.

By March 12, 2014

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15 space organizations join hunt for missing Malaysian jet

China activates an international charter started in 1999 to aggregate global space data from satellites in an effort to locate Malaysian Airlines' flight MH370.

By March 12, 2014

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Whale-watching from space totally works

Researchers enlist a satellite in the quest to take a count of endangered southern right whales. Eerie pictures result.

By February 20, 2014

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20 awe-inspiring views of Earth from space in 2013

This collection of satellite images shows historical ruins, tiny sea animals, and a giant rubber duckie, just for starters.

By December 6, 2013

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DigitalGlobe's new satellite yields first images

Satellite imagery company releases some early views taken Monday of Texas. WorldView-2 images will be used by Microsoft and Google.

By October 20, 2009

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Microsoft images used in Maps for iOS 6

A sharp-eyed developer has spotted an interesting twist in Apple's much publicized departure from Google Maps in the iOS 6 Maps app -- an unexpected partner, in Microsoft.

By June 12, 2012

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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

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Pakistan seen from afar: Why tech still amazes me

When technology opens a link from a quiet existence in rural England to the attack on Osama bin Laden, sometimes even hardened technophiles stop taking tech for granted.

By May 3, 2011

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DigitalGlobe's new satellite view is twice as sharp

New satellite from DigitalGlobe sends supersharp images for military and commercial use.

By November 14, 2007