Google buys satellite firm Skybox for $500m (14)

IOL 2014.06.11 13:28
San Francisco - Google said it's acquiring satellite company Skybox Imaging for $500 million as it works to bolster its mapping services and improve Internet access. The all-cash deal is subject to adjustments, the Mountain View, California- based company said on its website yesterday. Skybox has designed satellites to capture images and deliver them to customers with details down to less than a meter.
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