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...

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...

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...

Boundless Introduces Open GIS Platform for the Enterprise

Open Source software isn't something new nor is it a fringe movement anymore. More and more companies across the world are building solutions and...

Google buys satellite startup Skybox for $500m

Yesterday Google confirmed it has purchased satellite start-up Skybox Imaging for $500m. Founded in 2009, Skybox's satellites offer images and video clips at a resolution...

Mapillary – the crowdsourced Street View start-up raises $8M

Mapillary is a Swedish start-up that created a service for crowd-sourcing map photos. Using smartphones or action cams users collect images that are combined into a...

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...

Public transit app Citymapper raises $40M funding

Citymapper - London-based urban transport startup has just raised $40M in series B funding. The company uses public data from transport authorities to give users the fastest or...

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...

Here On Biz – Location-Sharing for Business Professionals

LinkedIn is a great service but surprisingly it lacks of the most basic feature - geolocation. How is it even possible that such a...

How to make and save money on route planning?

Thirty years ago, if you painted a picture of today's technology to the CEO of UPS or any other company that relies on timely...

TripAdvisor acquired ZeTrip and its personal travel journal app Rove

TripAdvisor, the travel planning and booking company, announced the acquisition of ZeTrip the start-up which stands behind the travel-journaling app Rove. Rove app allows users...

HERE app for Android downloaded 2.5M times

Recently we've been reporting a lot about HERE. It seems that there is a lot of going on after the change of their CEO...

GPStoo: The new age of positioning!

GPStoo "The new age of positioning" has announced itself to the world at a time when there is increased excitement and anxiety in the...

Drones beyond line of sight in USA?: FAA allows PrecisionHawk to fly drones beyond...

The commercial drone industry is expanding fast and is estimated to replace $127 billion worth of existing business services and labor by 2020 (PwC). The...

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