Apple invested $1 billion in Chinese Uber

Last week Apple made an announcement that it has invested $1 billion in China’s most popular ride hailing app Didi Chuxing. According to Reuters, it has 87% of the Chinese...

The interactive map of taxi trips in New York city

In order to optimize anything such as money, time, efforts and resources, one should understand the ground realities and behavioral pattern on how things are changing...

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...

10th edition of Geospatial World Forum in Hyderabad

Geospatial World Forum (GWF) is a geospatial technical event, started in 2007 in India, promoting the power of geospatial technology as a tool to...

Google’s latest: Augmented Reality GPS Navigation

Sometime in the recent past, I remember reading an article that ended like this "In the future, Google will be remembered as a manufacturer...

Google Acquired Waze For $1bln To Make A Better Traffic Experience For Google Navigation...

Google confirmed yesterday the acquisition of Waze - the Israeli social traffic and navigation app which created a community of over 36mln users. The idea...

Study Projects an Expected $10.12 Billion Global Value in GIS by 2023

The market surrounding geospatial information sciences and systems is projected to reach exponentially greater global financial relevance towards the new decade. This "GIS" market -...

Intel Inc enters GPS/GNSS Industry: Acquires ST-Ericsson’s GNSS business

Intel Inc, the leading semiconductor company is now officially the latest entrant into the GPS/GNSS industry. Intel has acquired the GNSS business of ST-Ericsson. ST-Ericsson,...

GPS Innovation Alliance

The GPS  (Satellite positioning industry) has formed a new trade organization - GPS Innovation Alliance; the new organization is dedicated to furthering innovation, creativity and...

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...

Queries getting answered in the network of Balloons: Project Loon

<!-- Think, its Sunday! you are in your couch, watching movie; enjoying your laziness. Suddenly, you wished for...

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...

ESRI acquired GeoIQ – true marriage with love

ESRI - the largest geospatial enterprise in the universe (and as well the largest privately held software company in the world) has announced to...

Indian Railways and GeoEye ink six figure deal

The Geospatial Industry has been showing tremendous growth in the last couple of years. Last week, Google released the market research documentation for the...

Uber quits China and sells business in the country to its rival Didi Chuxing

Today Uber announced that its selling its business in China to the biggest local rival - Didi Chuxing. After a two-year battle that cost the...

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