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a satellite startup could be google\'s next purchase

by:Tuowei     2019-08-31
According to a report, Google is interested in buying Skybox Imaging in California-
Based on building high
Provides a platform for viewing data.
Because Facebook now has drones, Google obviously needs satellites.
As the information says, the acquisition will be well in line with Google\'s map ambitions.
Skybox Imaging\'s micro-satellite will provide Google with its own Sky camera, allowing search giants to take their own images for Google Earth.
At present, SkyBox Imaging provides a subsidiary for enterprises and investors
Instrument imaging captured by its satellite constellation.
The company produces and provides everything from satellites in the sky to data.
Analysis platform used by customers.
Since its inception in 2009, Skybox Imaging has raised $91 million in three rounds of financing.
The information also reports that the company is considering additional venture capital in order to increase development.
Its last round was two years ago, when it ended round C, which was led by Canaan Partners and nosi Risk Partners, worth $70 million.
While its goals are different, Google, like Facebook, is clearly looking for a way to spread its influence.
Facebook entered the drone market mainly to provide Internet access.
If Google does buy Skybox Imaging, this move will further drive Google\'s efforts to the World Catalog.
The story first appeared on TechCrunch.
TechCrunch is a USA Today content partner that provides news, reviews and coverage in the technology industry.
Its content was produced independently of USA Today.
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