Citymapper’s bus-taxi is proof why we need more public-private collabs

Remember when we told you Citymapper was starting its own nighttime bus service in London to fill the gaps in the transportation system? Well,...

How to get real-time, personalized info on Google Maps for iOS

Nobody likes to be late for a meeting or event. And when you’re on the go, juggling between different apps for essential information like...

Heartbreaking tragedy shines light on efficacy of Snap Map’s web debut

Last Wednesday, on Valentine’s Day, a teenager opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17. Now, the United States is no stranger to...

Watch the chilly Winter Olympics 2018 from space

Before the games begun, meteorologists had predicted that 2018 Winter Olympics could be the coldest in the history of the games. They weren’t wrong....

Troubling satellite images reveal how Cape Town ran out of water

In a few weeks from now, the South African tourist hub of Cape Town will be forced to shut down most of its water...

Planning a trip? Google says it can help you save money

When it comes to travel planning, Google has been on something of an overdrive lately. Its mission is clear: Planning a vacation should be...

BBC changes controversial weather map after 13 years, sparks more controversy

In 2005, the British public service broadcaster BBC ditched its old-style Mercator maps for a tilted/curved version. The aim was to give weather-watchers a...

Shocking LiDAR discovery astounds Maya civilization experts

Mind=blown. That’s the popular sentiment in archaeological circles right now. Maya experts have just learnt that the ancient civilization was home to “millions” more...

Google’s algos can now forecast flight delays even before airlines do

What causes flight delays? The reason could be anything from extreme weather to air traffic congestion to aircraft maintenance issues or something else entirely....

Render map data at video-game speeds with this new CARTO-Mapbox partnership

Two of our favorite GIS technology stacks are joining forces to turbo boost location intelligence, and we couldn’t be more psyched! In a new partnership...
What3words’ addressing system will be the standard navigation solution in all upcoming Mercedes-Benz models | By Ishveena Singh

What made Daimler buy a stake in what3words’ addressing system?

Daimler has acquired a 10% share in what3words – the UK-based startup which has reinvented the global addressing system. What what3words has basically done...

It snowed in Sahara and we can’t stop staring at pictures

So, the freak weather season has gotten even freakier, folks. On Sunday morning, residents in the sleepy desert town of Ain Sefra in Algeria...

Karma cleanse: GoPro exits drone business, lays off hundreds

Some things are just not meant to be, GoPro has learned the hard way. After laying off one-fifth of its workforce (over 250 positions...

Thank you for being so awesome and so open, Mapzen. RIP.

2018 has barely begun and the mapping community has already been smacked with what would be one of the saddest news of the year....

Augmented reality platform Tango to join Google graveyard in early 2018

Long before Pokémon Go made augmented reality (AR) a household name, Google was pushing people to experiment with 3D motion and AR using their...

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