[via Google Blog and others   ]
Update: John Battelle talks with John Hanke (CEO of Keyhole):
- Keyhole is in the Holy Crap That's A Lot of Data business - that alone is reason for Google to be interested. Their database stands at 12 terabytes and growing.
Hanke showed an application, which he called geoblogging, which allows folks to fly around Keyhole's data and annotate various things they see ... [and] others can view and comment upon.