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In the first major update for over two years, Google Earth adds a massive number of new features as well as updating the satellite imagery for a significant portion of the globe. The experience that the new Google Earth web application offers is quite good, at least from a usability point of view.
"You use Google Maps to find your way", Rebecca Moore, director of Google Earth, said a colleague once told her. Fly through 3D cities like London, Tokyo and Rome. So on the eve of Earth Day, Google has released a new version of Google Earth for the web and Android.
I have to admit, I all but forgotten about Google Earth - until I recently saw the movie Lion - in which a five-year-old Indian boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. To add a dash of serendipity to your travels, flip through the stack of cards and discover related places.
Other new features include Voyager, which gives you an interactive guided tour of areas complete with street images, photos, and 360-degree video. Another tour allows users to visit some of the locations the BBC visited to film Planet Earth 2.
From today, the new version of Google Earth is available on the web and for Android. Google Earth is getting a revival, with the mapping service becoming more of a tool for adventure and exploration. Google says that it has curated 20,000 different places for this feature to work. You can access these features and try it by yourself by downloading the latest Google Maps version 4.30.0 from the App Store. There's also a tour of Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania, narrated by Jane Goodall.
Tuesday's update is about giving you a reason to use Google Earthagain. Beyond learning more about the location you're now looking at, you can also use Knowledge Cards to find related places.
One highlighted feature allows users to send a postcard from a virtual 3D spot, basically a link that will take friends and family to that exact viewpoint.
If you feel like learning about somewhere random, Earth has adopted "I'm Feeling Lucky" from Google's main search engine, so you can be instantly transported to a random location at the click of a button.
President Donald Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday, citing what he called an global consensus to act. He also described the bond between the US and South Korea as "unshakeable" during an address on Monday.
But honestly, it is touch and go and we'll have to look at team shape over the next few days", Shakespeare said. It could have been worse for Leicester . "But we know we still have a challenge ahead against a very good team.
Although sharks are common in Australian waters, the country has averaged fewer than two fatal attacks per year in recent decades. Surfer Sean Pollard, then 23, lost his arm and his other hand in a shark attack at the same beach in 2014.
That makes sense, as has been the case for several months, with more and more consumers avoiding the mall and shopping online. These so-called core retail sales correspond most closely with the consumer spending component of gross domestic product.
HMD Global has shared that the global variant of the Nokia 6 will be released this spring, which includes the United States. According to the changelog , the update coming to Nokia 6 includes the Android 7.1.1 update and other features.
Mashal had talked about the student's issues and mishappening in university to a local TV channel just two days before his death. Four of them have reappeared and at least one has said he was abducted and interrogated by Pakistan's intelligence agencies.
Benneteau and Mahut defeated Dom Inglot and Jamie Murray of Great Britain in a contested battle 7-6 (7) 5-7 7-5 7-5. Britain team captain Leon Smith defended his team who were champions in 2015 when Murray starred.
Sarin is a nerve agent banned by the United Nations chemical weapons convention and is capable of killing victims within minutes. According to South Korea's 2016 Defense White Paper, North Korea has been developing chemical weapons since 1980.
The company's share price peaked at around $294.65 per share on Tuesday, giving it a total market value of over $50bn. The reveal of the Class-8 truck will likely precede its official production by 12-18 months, if not more.
Speaking to Bartiromo, Trump said Comey "was very, very good" to Clinton, who would be "going to trial" if he was not. Trump continued by blaming Comey for not recommending that charges be pursued in the Hillary Clinton email scandal.
BJP readies for 2019 elections with 2-day meeting in Odisha
According to Prasad, Shah said: "Such talks are like not accepting the defeat honestly and dishonouring the Election Commission". The two-day meet would formally begin with the speech of Shah while on Sunday the concluding remarks will be delivered by Modi.
Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days
This followed Friday's legal developments including a temporary restraining order issued on the drugs used during the executions. Arkansas has drawn national scrutiny and criticism since scheduling its executions, which would be the state's first since 2005.
First Official Trailer For 'Thor: Ragnarok' Released
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Countries should help those hurt by free trade
Over the longer term, countries highly dependent on one or a few commodity products should work to diversify their export bases. It calls on countries to put in place necessary measures to help those who lose out in global competition.