Tag Archives: Google

Planet to acquire Terra Bella

PlanetPlanet Labs is thrilled to announce that we have entered into an agreement with Google, wherein Planet will acquire the Terra Bella business including the SkySat constellation of satellites, and Google upon closing, will enter into a multi-year contract to purchase Earth-imaging data from Planet. Click here for more…

Below you can find a short presentation for the Planet activities.

Here is the Skybox constellation (Terra Bella) description from the co-founder Ching-Yu Hu.

Project Sand Hill: Google’s Unknown Campaign to Track the World’s Hottest Startups (by Davey Alba)

GoogleSince 2012, Suman Prasad and his team have worked with various Silicon Valley venture capital firms to identify “rocketship” startups before they really take off, and they help plug them into the Google machine. They help them build apps for Android phones, hook into Android Pay, and make use of countless other Google services, from Google Maps to Google ads. Prasad started the project in his Google “20 Percent Time,” but it has since grown into something much bigger. Click here for more…

Author: Davey Albay