China Blocks Google Maps, Creates Own Virtual 3D Views

Chinese search engine company Baidu has developed an alternative to Google's (banned in China) 3D view.
March 4, 2011, 2pm PST | Shay Kahen
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In a sad (due to the censorship laws) but totally awesome display of Chinese prowess (see this video), the search engine company has created a SimCity-like duplication of the major Chinese cities down to building specifications.

3D virtual map

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Published on Tuesday, March 1, 2011 in Gizmodo
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