SAN FRANCISCO, June 10 Google Inc
said on Tuesday that it is acquiring satellite company
Skybox Imaging for $500 million in cash.
Google, the world's No.1 Internet search company, said that
Skybox's satellites will provide images for Google's online
mapping service. Google said that Skybox's technology could also
eventually be used to provide Internet access and help with
Google said the deal's closing is subject to regulatory
approvals in the United States.
(Reporting by Alexei Oreskovic, editing by Peter Henderson)