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Waymo’s fully autonomous cars enter US roads

Waymo, formerly known as Google’s self-driving car, now owned by Google parent Alphabet, is launching a fully autonomous ride-hailing service with no human driver...

Mapbox acquires MapData to help build its AR based Maps SDK

It's been less than a month since Mapbox announced it's mammoth $164 million funding round led by Softbank (Read: Softbank leads $164 million Series...

Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) – A new reference system

Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC) announces a new standard called Discrete Global Grid System (DGGS) that aims to the way Geospatial Information is spatially referenced...

How digital maps drove $1.2 trillion in business sales last year

So, you read the title and got yourself thinking: Wait, digital maps were responsible for $1.2 trillion in business sales last year? Where is...
"State of Location Intelligence 2018" - report by Carto

How does the business world perceive Location intelligence?

We have all read the statement "everything happens somewhere, and 80% of all data has a spatial component" but in reality how does the...

Facebook will show ads based on stores you visited in person

If you had any doubt that there was a clear separation between your offline life and online activities, Facebook's latest announcement on offline conversions certainly...

Study Projects an Expected $10.12 Billion Global Value in GIS by 2023

The market surrounding geospatial information sciences and systems is projected to reach exponentially greater global financial relevance towards the new decade. This "GIS" market -...

Is this the end of the road for TomTom Sports wearables?

OK, so the writing has been on the wall for some time now. First, analysts slashed their growth outlook for the market of wearable...

Satellogic raises $27M for building high-resolution earth observation satellites

Satellogic, an Argentian Earth Observation company has raised $27 million during their Series B funding round led by Chinese company Tencent as the lead, backed up...
Geovation Location Data Lab

Geovation Hub: How Ordnance Survey is promoting Geo innovation in UK

Back in 2005, when Google Maps was launched, maps were predominantly printed on paper. It’s difficult to imagine it today but paper maps meant...

Snapchat buys Zenly to show users where their friends are

If you updated your Snapchat app this week, you would have noticed a new feature called Snap Map. This nifty location-sharing tool allows users...

Snapchat buys Placed to prove location advertising leads to sales

Snapchat’s parent company Snap has acquired location analytics firm Placed to show its advertisers how online advertising leads to offline store visits and purchases....

Inside Geo IoT: Intelligent geolocation of assets and people

The ability to determine our location (outdoors) in a precise way is an integral part of our daily lives. We use it to navigate,...

Why didn’t Apple want to buy either TomTom or HERE?

When Apple launched its Maps back in 2012, it was a total failure (at least from a user perspective). The company stitched together spatial data from...

Sundar Pichai tells how Google plans to make money off Maps

Google Maps is used by more than a billion users every month, and yet it has remained Alphabet’s one of most under-monetized assets. But,...

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