The world at the touch of a button

It flies you through cities and valleys and over mountains. It identifies streets, buildings, boats and even houses.

2nd September, 2006

It flies you through cities and valleys and over mountains. It identifies streets, buildings, boats and even houses. It's Google Earth, the world's emerging satellite photography atlas. With 100 million copies downloaded, everyone agrees that it's great fun. But can it help your business?

Paul Wilcock is an engineer for Irish Rail. As someone responsible for helping to plan projects such as new train stations, his job means pictures and maps are important for keeping bosses...

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