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  Sivan 13, 5774 , 11/06/14

Google Purchases Satellite Firm Skybox Imaging

Google confirmed on Tuesday that it has purchased satellite firm Skybox Imaging for $500 million.

"[Skybox's] satellites will help keep our maps accurate with up-to-date imagery," said Google in a statement quoted by the BBC, adding that Skybox's satellites could be used to help expand internet access.

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