Google Maps updates high resolution images for 112 countries

While Tim Cook, Apple’s CEO, publicly apologizes for existing flaws in company maps, Google has just announced a major update to Google Maps by adding new 45 ° imagery to 51 cities, including 37 locations in the U.S. and 14 locations abroad, including the Leaning Tower of Pisa.

“Our quest to create the most complete and accurate map in the world is underway, but we are happy to take a break and share some impressive progress that our map teams on Google Maps and Earth recently made,” published Bernd Steinert, Geo Data Specialist.

The search engine also updated its high resolution images and satellite images for 112 countries. [incluindo o Brasil] and 17 cities in Google Maps and Earth products, which include photos of the Citadel of Lille in France and the Texas State Capitol in Austin.