Why Google Maps, StreetView brains are investing in a parking app

Crowdsourced parking app SpotAngels has just closed a $2.3 million funding round. Lars Rasmussen, the co-founder of Google Maps, and Luc Vincent, former Google...

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...

Interview with the CEO of Estimote – start-up that is about to revolutionize indoor...

Recently I had a pleasure to talk to Jakub Krzych - CEO & Co-Founder of Estimote - start-up that is about to revolutionize indoor location-based...

Foursquare splits into two separate apps, will this big change save the service?

Last Thursday Foursquare surprised everyone announcing that it will be splitting its current location-based app into two separate services. The first one will stay...

HERE’s Automated Driving Project: #HEREInterview

Automated Driving and Driver-less cars are definitely one of the most exciting tech projects in development and they have constantly been in news for...

Interview with the CEO of Total Communicator Solutions Inc: The startup that is revolutionizing...

"The future of Location Based Information and Marketing is not just about knowing where you are but its also about knowing who and what...

Moovit raises $50M to scale its public transit app

Waze is one of apps which has proven that crowdsourced data can become the basis of a popular and practical transportation app for drivers... and that...

Crowd-sourced StreetView start-up – Mapillary turns images into 3D points clouds

Mapillary is a service for crowdsourcing map photos. Using smartphones or action cams users collect images that are combined into a collective street level photo view....

How Earth Observation Startups & CubeSats are changing the industry

The Earth Observation and Space Exploration industry is certainly abuzz with activity and already several start ups have entered into an arena where traditional...

The new location-based app WeFuel delivers gas to your car

There are thousands of apps that use your location information to deliver to you goods and services but this one is different... The WeFuel is...

Map Action: Mapping Disasters Throughout The World

When disaster strikes in any area of the World, one of the first questions that arises is ‘how can we effectively distribute information to...

This small startup that makes maps for driverless cars just raised $6.6 million

Civil Maps a California startup that creates three-dimensional maps for autonomous cars announced a $6.6 million seed funding round with Ford among investors... and I believe...

Maps, CartoDB and Open Source: Interview with Andrew Hill

CartoDB is the next generation location intelligence and data visualization engine that enables the transformation of location data into insights. CartoDB is building an...

Creating Location-based Games and Experiences

Pokemon Go has catapulted Augmented Reality and Location-based games into the mainstream. It’s amazing to experience the intertwined web of reality and fantasy that...

Twitter + Geosocial intelligence: Interview about PetaJakarta.org with Dr. Tomas Holderness

Twitter has already proved to be a great tool for almost everything from making awesome data visualizations to cool maps to (well almost) Location...

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