Intel acquires driverless tech company Mobileye for $15.3b

Intel confirmed that it is acquiring Mobileye for $15.3 billion. Mobileye is one of the leading companies using computer vision for traffic safety and autonomous driving tech....

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 -...

PwC opens drone mapping division in Poland and it’s a milestone for the whole...

If you’ve ever had a chance to work with one of the Big Four consulting firms you must have noticed that these guys are good with...

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...

Esri’s commitment to Open: Open Data, Interoperability, … Open Source?!

Open source has gone from strength to strength in the last few years with the giants of the tech industry - Google, Facebook and...

Geospatial Industry you are a Mess!

Geospatial industry look at yourself in the mirror. Be honest. What do you see? Are you well groomed, carefully put together? Do you clearly express...

Facebook acquires activity-tracking app Moves

Last week Facebook announced it is buying Moves - daily activity and fitness tracking app. In a blog post, the Finnish startup said it will be...

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...

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...

Nokia HERE now powers Chinese Baidu with global map data

HERE, the maps service owned by Nokia, announced a partnership with Baidu - the biggest Chinese web search company which is often compared to...

Apple Fires Its Map Manager

According to Bloomberg Apple has fired the manager responsible for its terrible mapping software. "Richard Williamson, who oversaw the mapping team, was fired by Senior Vice President...

Twitter and Foursquare partnering to finally make use of location

Location-information is a link between the virtual and the physical world. It's a key context that gives every information useful meaning. Even if the...

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...

SAP partners with ESRI to deliver Real-Time Spatial Data Analysis with SAP HANA

SAP is one of the well known brands across the globe for their enterprise software and business management solutions. What is the next BIG thing...
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Geovation Hub: How Ordnance Survey is promoting Geo innovation in UK

Back in 2005, when Google Maps was launched, maps were predominantly printed on paper. It’s difficult to imagine it today but paper maps meant...

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