Wednesday, October 27, 2004

Google buys digital mapping company


Internet search engine company Google Inc., of Mountain View, says it's bought Keyhole Corp., a Mountain View-based digital mapping company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"This acquisition gives Google users a powerful new search tool, enabling users to view 3D images of any place on earth as well as tap a rich database of roads, businesses and many other points of interest," says Jonathan Rosenberg, vice president of product management for Google, in a written statement.