Let Google Maps remember where you parked your car

It’s one of the most frustrating things in the world: Wandering about a crappy parking lot looking for your car, pointing the remote key...

Uber integrates public transportation departure times in its app

If you often find yourself toggling between the Uber app and the local train schedule, your life is going to become much easier. At...
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Waymo and Lyft team up to work together on Self-driving car tech

Waymo, Google Alphabet’s self-driving car company, is teaming up with Uber's competitor Lyft to develop self-driving car tech. The two companies confirmed their partnership to New York Times, providing little...

Waze now lets you record your own GPS audio

One of the coolest things about using the Waze app for navigation is listening to all those wacky celebrity voices giving you driving instructions....

ESA adds high-res Copernicus Sentinel data to Open Access warehouse

The European Space Agency has been sharing images, videos and other contents with the scientific community, geospatial industry, media and the general public for...

Windows Maps app update is all about making your life easier

We all know that Microsoft has been trying to make Windows 10 Maps a usable app by adding new functionality and improving the map...

Google Maps goes on deep learning diet to update addresses

When Google first introduced Street View, all it wanted to do was to provide panoramic views of the real world in its Maps. But...

Yik Yak and the anonymous local network

As of April 28th, the controversial application Yik Yak is shutting down. Its main premise was simple yet innovative, a way for local communities...

Uber was tracking your iPhone even after you deleted the app

It was a lovely mid-afternoon, circa early 2015, when Apple almost kicked Uber out of the iOS App Store. Turns out, Uber had been...

Boundless wins $36M Contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names...

New Google Earth is out but it’s not exciting for mapping professionals

Today Google released a new version of Google Earth (version 9). Unfortunately, it's not a new standalone desktop app. This version is again designed to...

60 years of EU: Fostering a more united Europe through GNSS

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, which laid the foundations for the European Union. However, recent events in the region...

New Google Earth will be released next week

Google Earth is one the best mapping tools ever. It democratized the mapping industry and made millions of people around the world spatially aware....

Google Earth Enterprise is now Open Source

All the 470,000+ lines of code behind Google Earth Enterprise (GEE) are now available on GitHub under an Apache 2 license. Apache 2 essentially...

Guess what! Google once again allows you to share your location

Last week was pretty intense for Google Maps. A few days ago they announced a handy feature which allows saving location of a parking...

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