Google Maps Gets Corporate

Google's unveiled an updated version of Google Maps, its mapping feature. Along with all the new bells and whistles, there's also now fee-based licensing and support for businesses that wish to add Google Earth to their Web sites, or use the mapping facet on their computer networks. Prices begin at

Google's unveiled an updated version of Google Maps, its mapping feature.

Along with all the new bells and whistles, there's also now fee-based licensing and support for businesses that wish to add Google Earth to their Web sites, or use the mapping facet on their computer networks.

Prices begin at $10,000, according to Google.

Google suggests businesses can use the technology for viewing data in a geographic context. Real-life scenarios include mapping customer locations, tracking shipments and managing facilities.

Google didn't immediately respond to a request for additional info.