USGS “Water On-the-Go” App Helps Keep Texans Safe with Current Stream Conditions

For more than 100 years, the US Geological Survey (USGS) has monitored flow in selected streams and rivers across Texas. The information collected at...

A big comeback of location sharing. First Google and now Facebook. Who will be...

Location-sharing is not a new idea. Remember Foursquare, Gowalla, and Google Latitude among others? Most of these services don't exist anymore. The value proposition...

Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility...

You can now find King Kong’s Skull Island on Google Maps

Long awaited monster movie Kong: Skull Island hits theaters on March 10th, 2017. Universal Pictures and Legendary joined forces with Google Maps team to promote the...

Google Maps will be soon showing parking availability data

It is estimated that even up to 30% of traffic on some streets may be related to searching for a parking spot. It often...

Play Pokémon Go while enjoying your cup of coffee at Starbucks

Since the release of Pokémon Go, Niantic - the company behind it - is the undisputed leader of location-based gaming. Despite the drop of the hype,...

Let your loved ones know you’re safe with Google’s new safety app

In the ever-connected world that we live in, it can be worrisome not to know the exact whereabouts of a loved one; or sometimes...

Is the store crowded? Google Maps now lets you check it in real-time

Google Maps gets another awesome update, just in time for the famed Black Friday shopping craze - the ability to check how crowded a...

Creating Location-based Games and Experiences

Pokemon Go has catapulted Augmented Reality and Location-based games into the mainstream. It’s amazing to experience the intertwined web of reality and fantasy that...

Snapchat partners with Foursquare to make location-based ads better

Yesterday Snapchat, the popular multimedia messaging app, filed for an IPO. For us the more interesting news is that at the same time the company...

The future of Indoor Navigation is here: interview with the CEO of SNS, a...

The future of Indoor Navigation IS here: this is especially true for the person who leads a successful start-up, is a reliable partner and...

Alibaba invests in PlaceIQ – location-based targeting start-up

Alibaba the largest online commerce company in the world has invested in PlaceIQ. The companies did not disclose the value of the deal. PlaceIQ build its business based...

Esri and Waze partner to provide Open data for governments

Waze, the crowdsourced navigation app has partnered with Esri to make it easier for Governments to access anonymized traffic information from the Waze Connected Citizens...

Waze wants to make your navigation work in tunnels using Bluetooth beacons

You can't beat the physics, when you drive through a tunnel you lose a GPS signal. Most likely your navigation app will emulate your...

LATAS – the advanced airspace safety app that will tell you where and when...

Drone safety is one of the biggest challenges for the emerging UAV industry and there is still a lot to be done around how...

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