Founder of Blackboard and SocialRadar appointed as a new CEO of PrecisionHawk

Drone mapping industry is growing incredibly fast, and it is here to stay. It's not one of the tech bubbles. It solves many important problems...

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...

Esri Maps for Office:Bringing Spatial Thinking to Every Home.

This is really gonna be  a game changer. For sure it is gonna bring spatial thinking to every home and every desktop. Esri Maps...

Economics of Geo Services

Let me begin with a "borrowed" sentence from www.oxera.com " When was the last time you went to a new place without checking a digital...

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...

Groupon Acquires Glassmap – Location-Based Discovery Startup

Groupon has acquired Glassmap, the startup which was big last year as the first real-time location tracking built on top of Facebook’s social graph.  This acquisition makes a...

Esri bringing them all together; Maptel acquired.

  Coutesy of Spatial Source Esri has announced that it recently acquired Maptel, a mobile application development company based in Melbourne. The addition of Maptel, which...

Twitter invests in iBeacons

Twitter is interested in indoor location beacon technology. Last week the company invested in Boston-based beacon start-up Swirl. During this funding series Swirl raised...

MapMyIndia + BlackBerry: A new Navigation App to take on Google Maps

The leading Navigation Device company in India "MapMyIndia" is all set to extend its customer base in India and take on Google Maps, courtesy...

Toyota enters map making business

It has been a very interesting year for the mapping industry. Apple has launched it’s mapping cars, Uber acquired Mapping cars department from Microsoft,...

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...

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...

TomTom acquired a Berlin-based autonomous driving startup

Today TomTom announced that it has acquired a Berlin-based autonomous driving startup called Autonomos. The terms of the deal were not disclosed. Autonomos was founded in 2012 by...

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...

Uber will now use Foursquare POI data to make it easier to find your...

Uber and Foursquare announced a partnership. The ride hailing company will incorporate Foursquare’s Places data in it’s app. The aim is to allow both drivers...

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