Google Buys Swiss Mapping Company

Adding to the Google Maps and Earth, Endoxon was acquired by Google today. The Swiss-based mapping company offers Google a base of operations in Europe to further their mapping division.

Endoxon also provides the mapping for the Swiss local search engine,, that launched this year.

The addition also brings experienced personnel in the European market which will help Google develop their mapping of Europe.

Google announced the acquisition today.

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