Adidas buys popular fitness app Runtastic for €220 million

Runtastic, the company behind a variety of fitness apps, has been acquired by Adidas in a deal worth €220 million ($239 million). Runtastic is one of the...

Yelp acquired Nowait to allow users skip lines

Last year, Yelp teamed with Nowait, investing $8 million as part of the partnership to integrate Nowait's "get in line" functionality into it's own...

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...

Audi, BMW and Daimler will close the deal to buy Nokia’s HERE by the...

The story behind Nokia selling HERE started when the company decided to acquire Alcatel-Lucent for close to $15 bln and to twist its core...

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...

3D Printers and Google Maps: 3D Printed Terrain Models

Move over Google Earth, now its possible to get 3D scale models for the terrain that you always liked - Grand Canyon, Alps, Cape...

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 & Oracle Team On Mapping

Yesterday Nokia announced a deal with Oracle which will give their customers and developers possibility to use Nokia Location Platform. This is a big step...

Everything there is to know about Apple Mapping Vans

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

PrecisionHawk raises $18M to bring drone safety to the next level

As millions of drones started to fly over skies around the world, safety became a major issue. PrecisionHawk, a North Carolina-based company that is addressing this...

Telenav acquires OpenStreetMap leader Skobbler

Telenav acquires OpenStreetMap leader Skobbler, the Berlin based startup and developers of leading location-aware apps and GeoInfo games based on the open source OpenStreetMap (OSM) in...

MAPS.ME acquired by Mail.Ru – Russian Internet giant

MAPS.ME - one of the coolest mapping apps out there announced that I has been acquired by Mail.Ru Group - one of the largest Russian internet...

Apple awarded patent to communicate Location data between devices

Google for "Apple Patents" and you'll end up finding 104,000,000 results. A LOT of pages right? Well, add more to that list; Apple has...

Uber is about to lose Brian McClendon, its VP of mapping and the man...

Something wrong is going on at Uber. Key executives joined the #deleteuber movement and are leaving the company. Among them Brian McClendon, VP of maps and...

Garmin to acquire Navigon

  On Tuesday 14th of June, 2011 Garmin - one of the most popular sellers of navigation and smartphone GPS software - announced that Navigon’s shareholders...

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