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Google Maps API Office Hours – Places API

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

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Paul Saxman and Marcello Camello discuss the latest developments in the Google Places API and answer questions from the audience:

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Google Earth helps a little boy find his family after 25 years

Monday, April 23rd, 2012

Article source: BBC

An Indian boy who lost his mother in 1986 has found her 25 years later from his new home in Tasmania – using satellite images.

Saroo was only five years old when he got lost. He was travelling with his older brother, working as a sweeper on India’s trains. “It was late at night. We got off the train, and I was so tired that I just took a seat at a train station, and I ended up falling asleep.”

That fateful nap would determine the rest of his life. “I thought my brother would come back and wake me up but when I awoke he was nowhere to be seen. I saw a train in front of me and thought he must be on that train. So I decided to get on it and hoped that I would meet my brother.”

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Architectural service firm, Asylum, uses Google Maps API for Business

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

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This video is part of a series of customer stories showing how businesses use the Google Maps API for Business. This short film shows how the innovative architectural service firm Asylum are using Google Maps and Earth in their District 3D offering.

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