Google introduces new pricing plans for Maps API

Back in 2012 Google introduced fees for developers using Maps API. Developers were offered Google Maps Premium – a paid for service starting from $10,000...

Life360 family network acquired Chronos passive activity tracking app

Life360, the company behind a popular family location-based network has acquired Chronos Mobile Technologies, a startup behind a number of mobile apps that passively collect...

GIS market growth during 2012-2016

Everyone is witnessed to the developments made in GIS mapping technology over the past few years which led to a drastic rise in GIS...

Everything there is to know about Apple Mapping Vans

Few weeks ago we reported about Apple secretly launching its own “Street View” mapping vans. In June Apple has brought to an end all...

Intergraph and ESRI partners to enhance geospatial for public safety

Two giants on the global GIS software and service market have joined forces to help improve the management and precision of public sector emergency response...

The US Mobile App Report – Google Maps App 64.5M Users, Apple Maps 42M

A few weeks ago comScore -  a digital research company published its annual US Mobile App Report. What's interesting is that only two map...

What can we learn from LBS market forecasts?

This year I've seen release of several LBS market reports and forecasts: - Berg Insight - Pyramid Research - Strategy Analytics - IE Market Research Corporation - ABI Research and other... of...

What does the acquisition of HERE mean for Nokia, carmakers, TomTom, Google and the...

Oh boy. It's finally confirmed. Audi, BMW and Daimler have announced on Monday the acquisition of Nokia's mapping brand - HERE. The deal is worth €2.8...

To pay or not to pay – Google Maps dilemma

Back in 2010 when we were playing with friends doing some mapping mash-ups, I've asked one of them "Why are you using Open Street...

Uber acquires Bing Maps. This means that HERE will be bought by German carmakers

Is Uber becoming a mapping company? It seems so. The company is heavily investing in maps. Two months ago we've been reporting that Uber, first alone and...

Nokia wants to sell its mapping division HERE

One year after selling its mobile phone division to Microsoft, Bloomberg Business reports that Nokia is planning to sell its mapping department HERE. The article claims that the...

Yahoo in talks to acquire Foursquare for $1 bln

Oh, Boy what a week. On Monday we've reported that Nokia is selling HERE... Today Yahoo is said to be in talks to buy Foursquare... Some sources says that the...

Geofencing And My Business

What is Geofencing? The heart of geofencing is exactly what it sounds like – a virtual fence around a geographic area. Establishing a geofence and linking it...

Apple quietly launched mapping cars in the US. Does it make any sense?

If you live around Los Angeles, Dallas, or New York you might have seen one of these strange vans driving around.  9to5mac reports that these are...

Yahoo will shut down Yahoo Maps by the end of this month

Last week Yahoo announced that by the end of June it will kill its mapping service Yahoo! Maps. The project started in May 2007...

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