It’s the cloudless map’s first major makeover since 2013. More than 1 billion people use Google Maps every month, making it possibly the most popular atlas ever created.
After being besieged by telecom lobbyists, the European Union’s communications regulatory body, BEREC, has issued “net neutrality” guidelines that let ISPs prioritize certain services and throttle whole classes of traffic, like VPNs, BitTorrent, or videochat.
Several years ago, Google engineers figured out a way to stitch together satellite imagery to remove clouds, giving Google Earth and Google Maps users a better and more comprehensive view of the ground below.
Facebook is undeniably one of the most popular sites out there, enabling people around the world to meet and interact with just a few clicks and taps.