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Study Master’s in Mobile Mapping and Navigation Systems to accelerate your career in the...

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As America starts to lift coronavirus shelter-in-place restrictions, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has made its high-resolution population distribution database, LandScan USA, open and...
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International space agencies plan hackathon to tackle COVID-19 pandemic

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If you are an iOS user in the United States or Puerto Rico, you can now search for a nearby COVID-19 testing location directly...

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A new study program is an answer to the needs of modern engineering which drives the development of technology, including systems of mobile mapping and navigation. The program is planned to last 3 semesters and includes specialized knowledge in...
In 2005, Google launched an ambitious project to map the world. Today, more than a billion people use Google Maps every month. And every week, more than 5 million active apps and websites leverage the core products of Google...
Don't Miss: Apple-Google contact tracing solution first look The global tally of coronavirus (COVID-19) infection has crossed the 5,000,000-mark. When this article was last updated, there were more than 5,016,000 confirmed cases of coronavirus around the world. The death toll from...
Almost a year after it entered the Japanese market with support from one of Japan’s biggest mapmakers, Zenrin, digital mapping startup Mapbox has announced the establishment of Mapbox Japan. Mapbox Japan is a joint venture between California-headquartered Mapbox and Japanese...
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