Saturday, September 4, 2021
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Maritime News

Tech Giants Ask For Foreign Flag Ship Waiver In Malaysia

By Liz Lee (Reuters) Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are seeking to meet Malaysia’s prime minister to ask that foreign vessels be allowed to repair undersea cables in its waters,...

September 4, 2021
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Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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Tech Giants Ask Malaysia For Subsea Cable Waiver

by Mei Mei Chu (Reuters) – Microsoft, Google, and Facebook have asked Malaysia’s Prime Minister to reinstate an exemption allowing non-Malaysian ships to carry out repairs to submarine cables in the...

November 24, 2020
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Tuesday, October 3, 2017
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Maritime News

Rolls-Royce to Use Google Machine Learning in Quest for Autonomous Ships

Rolls-Royce has signed a deal with Google to gain access to the tech giant’s intelligent awareness systems to help make existing vessels safer and eventually leading to the development of...

October 3, 2017
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Google To Track Commercial Fishing Vessels

By Alex Whiting (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Anyone with internet access and a passion for seafood will soon be able to track commercial fishing trawlers all over the world, with...

August 17, 2016
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Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Take a Cruise On The World’s Largest Cruise Ship… Without Leaving Your Couch

There's nothing like taking a cruise on one of the world’s largest cruise ships… without any of the hassles of leaving your couch!

July 8, 2014
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Monday, November 25, 2013

Google Nexus 7 Ad Strikes Familiar Chord

Check out this new commercial released by Google UK for their Nexus 7 tablet, featuring a homesick engineer perk up when he is able to video chat with his family back home on Christmas.

November 25, 2013
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Sunday, November 10, 2013

New Details Emerge About Google “Mystery” Barge

Able-bodied seamen, decorative sails meant to evoke fish fins and dozens of security cameras will eventually make up the on-board complement of a mysterious four-story barge being built by Internet company Google Inc.

November 10, 2013
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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Google Reveals “Mystery Barge” As…

Search giant Google on Wednesday finally broke its silence over the so-called "Google Mystery Barge" docked at San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island.

November 6, 2013
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Sunday, October 27, 2013

Is San Francisco Mystery Barge a Secret Google Data Center?

A report from tech media website CNET has revealed that a mystery barge seen near San Francisco Bay's Treasure Island could be a floating data center being built by Mountain View, California-based search giant Google... and is this related to a mystery barge in Maine? UPDATE

October 27, 2013
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Thursday, September 5, 2013

DON’T MISS: High-Def Google Street View from Inside a Ship

This summer Google took their cameras on board Schmidt Ocean Institute’s 272-foot research vessel, Falkor, while on a visit to the San Francisco Exploratorium at their new learning center facility at Pier 15 downtown.

September 5, 2013
Total Views: 68

Monday, October 29, 2012

Google Sets Up Hurricane Crisis Response Center

Already responsible for the loss of at least one ship, late-season Hurricane Sandy is expected to make landfall again tonight on the east coast of the United States.  The Google Crisis...

October 29, 2012
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Friday, June 8, 2012

Google Ship Tracking: DoD/DHS Response Misses The Point

By Cesar Morales Michael Jones’ presentation at the 2012 Joint Warfighting Conference regarding Google’s new ship tracking technology has ruffled a few feathers within the Federal Government. Unfortunately the government’s...

June 8, 2012
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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Tour the RMS Titanic in Google Earth 3-D!

With the 100 year Anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic upon us, there is no shortage of “Remembering the Titanic” blog posts, galleries, movies and even reenactments to help...

April 14, 2012
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Saturday, November 19, 2011
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Chart Your Voyages And Share With Friends Via Google Earth

Maps are great visualizing tools that help tell a story and Google custom maps lets you create and share personalized, annotated maps of your world. The above map is just...

November 19, 2011
Total Views: 203

Sunday, August 21, 2011

TECH: Google Street View is shifting to the global waterways, starting with the Amazon

For over four years now, Google has been driving around the world’s roads to bring you 360-degree street-level imagery. The project is called street view and covers most US roads...

August 21, 2011
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Tuesday, August 9, 2011
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Google Releases 3D Model Of Deepwater Horizon

gCaptain was recently invited to visit Google HQ to meet Jenifer Austin Foulkes, the head of Google Oceans’ team, to share our ideas of integrating maritime information, like the tracking...

August 9, 2011
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Saturday, July 4, 2009

Google Books – Supercharge Your Maritime Career

For the past few years thousands of trucks have been showing up at Google’s campus, discharging piles of books and picking up yesterday’s delivery. In what is now called Google’s...

July 4, 2009
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Saturday, June 27, 2009

gCaptain Announces New Site Search Technology

A feature we recently implemented is gCaptain site search built on the google search engine. We had this before but only on the homepage, lat week we added new functionality...

June 27, 2009
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Thursday, March 26, 2009

Google Toolbar Buttons – Maritime Edition

Introducing gCaptain’s Google Toolbar buttons. How do you get them? Click on one of the images then… if you already have Google’s Toolbar installed then a small anchor button will...

March 26, 2009
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Ocean in Google Earth

Yesterday, Google unveiled its newest version of Google Earth at the California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco.  Google Earth 5.0 introduces a number of new features, but most notably...

February 3, 2009
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