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...

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...

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...

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...

PwC opens drone mapping division in Poland and it’s a milestone for the whole...

If you’ve ever had a chance to work with one of the Big Four consulting firms you must have noticed that these guys are good with...

Apple opens Maps production unit in Hyderabad, India with 4000 employees

How to tell if a mapping company is mature? When it opens a data production unit in India. Today Apple announced the opening of a...

Waze is testing Uber-like ride-sharing service

Last July Google owned Waze rolled out a ride sharing service in Israel. Now Waze is expanding the service to San Francisco. The choice of...

Drones will replace $127bn worth of human work according to PwC

Google and Amazon are both planning to launch drone-based delivery services next year. But according to the new report by PwC - one of the...

List of all mapping start-ups acquired by Apple

When Apple launched its Maps back in 2012 it quickly became the laughing-stock of the internet. Streets and town were missing, famous landmarks were...

Twitter’s Golden Egg: Can Twitter do more with its location data?

Twitter is an amazing tool. It's probably the most diverse (and fast-spaced) among all the social media out there! Off late, Twitter hasn't been doing...

Geotrends 2016 – What to expect across Geoindustries this year?

The new year symbolises the beginning of new start to some and to others it symbolises an arbitrary point in time where the earth...

Uber partners with TomTom

By the end of last week Uber and TomTom announced a partnership. The ride-hailing company has sign a multiyear agreement to use TomTom’s maps...

Why would you use OpenStreetMap if there is Google Maps?

If you're a GeoGeek, cartographer, developer or you simply need to find a particular place on a map you've got two main mapping environments...

Tesla enters map making business. What does it mean for the industry?

We’ve been hearing about autonomous cars for a while now and with the launch of the new Tesla Autopilot feature we are one step...

Apple buys geo visualization start-up Mapsense for about $25M

This is year of mapping companies. First in June Mapbox has raised $52.55 million in a Series B round of funding, which was one of the...

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