Uber launched a new service that could help cities master their traffic

Traffic and transportation planning is a tricky business. Local governments have been struggling for years to make good, data-driven decisions to transform cities into...

Planet & Orbital Insight: Satellite Imagery & Machine Learning In the Financial Markets

A few years ago when startups like Planet Labs (now Planet), Skybox Imaging (now Terra Bella) started their ambitious efforts to monitor the planet with...

DigitalGlobe partners with Uber: Geospatial BigData to help improve the “Uber experience”

Uber has made no secret of their interests in developing self-driving cars and has been driving mapping cars around for a while now but...

World Economic Forum’s 2016 Technology Pioneers: 4 Geospatial companies in the list!!

Each year the World Economic Forum awards the most innovative and impactful early-stage tech companies on the planet with their "Technology Pioneer" award. The award...

Location Intelligence: Foursquare does an amazing job predicting Chipotle’s Q1 results

Two weeks before Chipotle was set to announce its Q1 results, Foursquare's CEO wrote a blog post on medium predicting that the chain will...

An operating system for Earth: Interview with the CEO of PlanetOS

The California based startup PlanetOS is on a mission to connect all the Geospatial sensors in the world - in the oceans, in the atmosphere,...

Searching the Twitter database: MapD TweetMap

It's no secret that Tweets contain a wealth of information and with the proper search algorithm, one can find very interesting patterns using the...

Facebook created the most detailed Population Density Map to bring the rest of the...

Facebook has been working on the Aquila project to deliver internet connectivity using solar-powered drones to 3rd world countries for a while already. The company...

Foursquare predicts based on location data that Apple will sell 13-15M iPhones this weekend

Analysis of location data can give you answers to many questions. Foursquare is trying to prove that you can use location specific data about...

This map visualizes human activity in cities around the World

Last year the number of active mobile phones crossed the level 7.22 billion, while the number of people is estimated at the level of 7.2...

Map of global adultery – 30 million AshleyMadison users mapped

Last month hackers claimed to have stolen data of about 36 million users of AshleyMadison -  the online dating site for people who want to commit...

New Maps feature shows that Google tracks your every move

Most of us are aware that Google collects plenty of data about each internet user. We just don't realise how much data it actually...

Tomnod: Using Machine Learning & Crowd Sourcing To Build Object Aware Maps Of The...

Earth observation startups like Skybox imaging, Planet Labs, Urthecast among others, have already energized the satellite imagery industry in general and have raised expectations...

Twitter + Geosocial intelligence: Interview about PetaJakarta.org with Dr. Tomas Holderness

Twitter has already proved to be a great tool for almost everything from making awesome data visualizations to cool maps to (well almost) Location...

The role of Wearable Tech and Internet of Things in Geomedicine

A few years ago, Bill Davenhall, who was ESRI’s Global Marketing Manager for Health and Human Services Solution on Geomedicine at that time gave an...

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