Tags for Google Places in 11 cities - Google Earth Imagery for 'Haiti earthquake and Yazoo tornado' and April Updates

Google rolls out Tags in following additional cities: San Jose, Houston, Austin, Atlanta, Washington DC, San Diego, Seattle, Boulder, Chicago, San Francisco and Mountain View, customers can sign up for Tags from their Google Places accounts. “For $25/month flat fee businesses can opt to add a yellow tag to their Google Places listing that highlights […]

Google rolls out Tags in following additional cities: San Jose, Houston, Austin, Atlanta, Washington DC, San Diego, Seattle, Boulder, Chicago, San Francisco and Mountain View, customers can sign up for Tags from their Google Places accounts. “For $25/month flat fee businesses can opt to add a yellow tag to their Google Places listing that highlights a particular aspect of their business, that include coupons, photos, videos, menu, reservation, website, and driving directions.”

Google Earth and Maps Imagery has pushed out large amount of updated imagery. In total, more than 35 countries are getting updates in one form or another. For a complete picture of updated imagery, download this KML, or view in Google Maps.

Finally, for relief efforts in Haiti, Google and GeoEye updates imagery of Port-au-Prince. You can access new Haiti satellite imagery by using Historic Imagery feature – open Google Earth, click ‘clock icon’ in top toolbar. Historical imagery time slider will appear beneath toolbar. The tick marks on slider represent images in database available for your current view. Drag the slider with your mouse to flip between images from different dates.