How to add videos to Google Maps

You can now add video reviews to Google Maps

Earlier this year, Google CEO Sundar Pichai revealed how Google Maps is on its way to becoming the company’s next billion-dollar business. One of...

Esri’s New Podcast Explores How Location Technology Helps Businesses

Esri has announced the launch of its latest podcast "Esri & The Science of Where", a weekly podcast where they explore how location-based technologies...

ESA launches the 1st MOOC on Radar Remote Sensing

With the advent of drones and drone mapping, remote sensing has now finally entered mainstream usage. A large community of people are already using...

Google Earth VR gets Street View imagery upgrade

Google gave us the best use case for virtual reality by quietly putting the whole world within our reach with its Google Earth VR...
Biggest satellite industry fails of 2017

Biggest satellite industry fails of 2017

Nobody said launching a satellite is easy. After all, it does require rocket science. But this year is far from over and we have...

Stuck in Florida? Check Google Maps for real-time road closure updates

As Florida braces for Hurricane Irma’s impact over this weekend, Governor Rick Scott is urging citizens to leverage technology to stay safe and updated...

Google upgrades Street View cameras after 8 years for AI-based mapping

Have you ever looked at a Google Street View picture and felt that the image looks a li’l washed out? Like this one: It’s because...

How Hurricane Harvey helped Snap Map shed its ‘creepy AF’ status

Snapchat’s Snap Map debuted in June this year, but it wasn’t until Harvey flooded Texas in late August that the nifty location-sharing tool finally...

How Google Maps is using machine learning to ease our parking woes

If you drive in a crowded city, you must have learned by now that even if you know the route to a place, it’s...

Missed out on attending State of the Map 2017? Here are all the talks

The 10th annual State of the Map conference was held earlier this month in Japan. According to the organisers over 200 participants attended one...

Esri World Imagery + OpenStreetMap = Awesomeness!

The community of 4 million collecting and using geo data for the common good of all now has another addition to its growing catalog...
Google Maps Questions and answers feature

Know before you go with Google Maps’ new Q&A feature

You know all those times you had to juggle between Google Maps and other apps because you wanted to find out more about the...

Where Are People Most Fluent in Emoji and What is Their Native Language?

In the 1870s L. L. Zamenhof created Esperanto in attempt to connect the world through a universal language. Little did he know that if he...

Apply now: Apple is looking for map tech and GIS experts

Apple is on a hiring spree. The company is looking for people who are skilled in the areas of mapping, geospatial information services, navigation...
Why doesn’t anyone want to run the world’s largest telescope?

Why doesn’t anyone want to run the world’s largest telescope?

It sounds like a lifetime opportunity for any astronomer. A $1.2 million compensation package sprinkled with cool incentives like free accommodation to oversee the...

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