Geospatial Industry you are a Mess!

Geospatial industry look at yourself in the mirror. Be honest. What do you see? Are you well groomed, carefully put together? Do you clearly express...

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...

Boundless Introduces Open GIS Platform for the Enterprise

Open Source software isn't something new nor is it a fringe movement anymore. More and more companies across the world are building solutions 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...

Google acquires Urban Engines to better understand location-based big data

Google has acquired Urban Engines, location-based analytics start-up that aims to help cities and companies better understand urban mobility. The company has been founded in 2014...

Intel to acquire Movidius, a startup that makes chips for drones and indoor mapping

Intel has invested heavily in computer vision and drones in recent times and as part of that vision, they announced their planned acquisition of...

Drones beyond line of sight in USA?: FAA allows PrecisionHawk to fly drones beyond...

The commercial drone industry is expanding fast and is estimated to replace $127 billion worth of existing business services and labor by 2020 (PwC). The...

TripAdvisor acquires Citymaps to improve your travel experience

Travelling is all about location. TripAdvisor - one of the largest online hotel booking platforms seems to be aware of it. Last week the...

Uber quits China and sells business in the country to its rival Didi Chuxing

Today Uber announced that its selling its business in China to the biggest local rival - Didi Chuxing. After a two-year battle that cost the...

This small startup that makes maps for driverless cars just raised $6.6 million

Civil Maps a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars announced a $6.6 million seed funding round with Ford among investors... and I believe...

Starting a space business: initiatives that can help you

Space is widely associated with science. Indeed, space and the technology around it imply a lot of research and testing. Public or international organizations...

How to make and save money on route planning?

Thirty years ago, if you painted a picture of today's technology to the CEO of UPS or any other company that relies on timely...

With the new location feeds Twitter is finally making use of geographic information

We've been always complaining about the way Twitter uses location information. Although a huge number of users geotag their tweets, Twitter was never able to...

RWE to use Data intelligence & Geospatial IoT to improve wind farm performance

Data analytics and IoT are two of the most promising technologies today and not a day passes without some futuristic application that portrays them as the...

With Drive, Mapbox now has its sights on the in-car navigation market

Mapbox is one of the coolest geo-startups out there today and earlier this month, they announced a new SDK - Mapbox Drive! The latest SDK...

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