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NASA’s new 3D map of forests to fill carbon knowledge gap

NASA is all set to create the first three-dimensional map of the world’s forests with its newly-launched Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) laser instrument....

Want to enrich your maps with 186 million geo-positioned roadside objects?

Because you can. No kidding. Geoawesome startup Mapillary has just fueled its map features repository with more than 186 million roadside objects, so autonomous vehicles...

Esri seeks to woo developers with new, affordable ArcGIS plans

If you are an independent developer who has always found Esri products too expensive, here’s a news that may brighten up your Monday –...

Mapbox introduces dynamically changing boundaries

The decision of how to name an area and where to draw a boundary on a map has always been subject to controversy, as there...

Ordnance Survey maps to get an upgrade with Mobileye’s location data

After a successful year of pilot projects, the United Kingdom’s national mapping agency, Ordnance Survey, is officially joining forces with Intel’s autonomous driving unit...

Has Google Assistant shown up on your Google Maps yet?

After weeks of quiet testing and stormy anticipation, Google has finally rolled out Assistant integration within Google Maps this week. And for a change,...

RIP WorldView-4: Remote sensing community loses an icon

A week into the New Year and we have received heartbreaking news from DigitalGlobe, a division of Maxar Technologies. High-resolution commercial earth observation satellite,...

Map shows when it’s actually supposed to snow in your neighborhood

Much of the northeastern United States received the first snow of 2018 in mid-November – but not many were happy about it. The problem...

Planet to acquire Boundless Geospatial!

If 2018 started off on a sad note with the shutdown of Mapzen, it seems to be coming to an end...
There’s a strong area of overlap between Jibestream and Here Venues. So, why did the two competitors decide to collaborate? | By Ishveena Singh

What does Jibestream’s partnership with HERE Venues mean for indoor mapping?

Toronto-based software platform Jibestream entered the indoor-mapping space well before the behemoths of the location industry brought their positioning technologies inside buildings. Its coveted...

Can Apple and Google be forced to share their mapping data?

Not really. But, should they be sharing their mapping data? Absolutely – or so believes one of UK’s prominent advocacy groups, Open Data Institute...

Surviving the holidays with Google Maps: A handy guide

Holidays can be stressful. There is so much planning and preparation, gift shopping, partying and travelling involved that this season can take a toll...

These are the new features in Google Maps you shouldn’t miss

The good people over at Google Maps have been on quite the roll lately. So many new features have been introduced in the last...

Uber wants to deliver ‘flying burgers’ to you by 2021

We have been hearing about flying robots delivering food to a user’s location for over half a decade now, but complicated legal regulations have...

How Google and Apple are killing tourism for 2 Australian towns

We are no stranger to map fail stories. Vehicles plunging into water bodies, tourists finding themselves in the middle of nowhere while visiting popular...

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