WorldPress Plugin for ArcGIS Online: Spatial-Blogging for all Bloggers

WordPress, nicely in love with spatial-thinking, in light of this; it has introduced a new plugin called ArcGIS Online plugin powered by ESRI's ArcGIS...

Now you can Google where is your lost Android phone

Phone left in the office, stuck under your sofa or in your jacket in a sofa... We've all been there. It seems that guys...

Uber acquires Bing Maps. This means that HERE will be bought by German carmakers

Is Uber becoming a mapping company? It seems so. The company is heavily investing in maps. Two months ago we've been reporting that Uber, first alone and...

A photographic journey around our planet as seen from space

“The blue marble” - one of the most iconic images in all of human existence, a symbol of our adventurer spirit and the constant...

iOS 11 will stop Uber from constantly tracking your location

Earlier this week, Tim Cook and his team unveiled an array of new and updated hardware and software at Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference...

Apple Maps gets smarter with iOS 11 indoor mapping, DND mode

Apple Maps are getting a lot more details and improvements with iOS 11, Apple has announced at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Here’s what...

Google’s Street View turns 10!

Would you believe it has already been 10 years that Google’s Street View has been dishing out some pretty amazing, weird and funny imagery...

This app will let you track location of your Comcast technician

Interesting use case of location-based technologies. As part of the company's attempt to improve customer service Comcast announced a new features to their app that...

Facebook’s disaster maps will help relief agencies track victims faster

Almost a fourth of the world’s population uses Facebook. A vast majority allows the social networking platform to see where they are by giving...

Two Galileo Navigation Satellites launched into Wrong Orbits

Wait, what? Yeah, you read that right. Recent launches of two Galileo satellites have gone terribly wrong. Due to unexpected reasons (well, no one could...

Google Buys Smart Travel Guide Start-up Jetpac

Google has bought the travel app startup Jetpac which managed to perfectly combine location and image recognition. Jetpac analyzes location-based images from Instagram using neural...

Mission failures

In her last article, Rohini reported on the failured orbit injection of two Galileo satellites. I came across the same news at the end...

MapWheel – the ultimate Christmas gift for every geogeek

Finding the ideal Christmas present can be stressful and challenging task. Especially when you need to buy something for a geo-geek or you want...

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...

Google will map air quality in California

In August we’ve reported that Google is using its Street View cars for more than just mapping road network features around the world. Together...

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