Pokémon Go players will soon get to nominate their own PokéStops

Location-based game Pokémon Go, which released to meteoric success two years ago, has refused to show any signs of slowing down. A recent report...

Unavoidable location-aware digital ads on car windows: Yay or Nay?

You cannot skip them. You cannot close them. You cannot avoid them. There’s simply no escaping a digital advertisement that is playing on the...

Location awareness without GPS or (indoor) maps? No problem! Navisens thinks it has the...

It's not often that you come across a geo-startup that has its roots in the PhD thesis of its founder, let alone be mentioned...

This new feature in GIS Cloud app lets you collect lines & polygons in...

Last week GIS Cloud launched a new feature for their Mobile Data Collection app, a simple solution for real-time field location and attribute data...

Finally! iOS 12 will bring Google Maps, Waze to Apple CarPlay

Ever since Apple launched CarPlay in 2014, the tech giant has tried to tie down its users in a monogamous relationship with Apple Maps....

Will you help Pokémon Go makers create AR maps of Earth?

The potential of augmented reality (AR) is not lost on Niantic, especially after the runaway success of Pokémon Go. Now, as the game maker...
Google Maps Brain Cognitive Mental Map

Google will add our mental maps as a layer to Google Maps

How do we navigate from A to B without GPS? How did we do it in the pre-GPS era? 15 years ago to avoid...

Get ready to see more local ads on your Waze app

You must have chanced upon branded pins from big brands like McDonald’s or Adidas on Waze already, but get ready to see your neighborhood...
Google Maps Games API

Your next favorite AR game will be built on Google Maps

Apart from London, no Grand Theft Auto game is set in a real-world location. But that hasn’t stopped us from wishing for a chance...

5 ways geolocation will change marketing in 2018

Advertisers have had the option to target search and social media ads based on geographic locations for some years now. But, when Pokémon Go...

Heartbreaking tragedy shines light on efficacy of Snap Map’s web debut

Last Wednesday, on Valentine’s Day, a teenager opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17. Now, the United States is no stranger to...

Tinder says it will introduce ‘really sexy’ location-based features this year

Match Group, the parent company of popular dating app Tinder, is swiping right all the way to the bank. In an earnings call this...

Factual will now count number of store visits triggered by ads

Location big data company Factual has packed more power into its ad-targeting suite Geopulse to give marketers a wider range of real-world insights and...

TomTom redefines ‘lifetime’ map support, makes several devices obsolete

Your trusty old TomTom sat-nav device may be at the risk of becoming obsolete and not being able to renew any maps or services....

Strava heat map exposes secret military locations, sparks security fears

In June 2014, Strava, which offers cycling and running tracking apps for multiple fitness platforms, claimed to be tracking over 1 million activities per...

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