Now you can help NASA improve its global land cover maps

Did you know, the smartphone in your pocket is your key to becoming a contributing mapmaker at NASA? The space agency’s newly-launched ‘Adopt a...

Samsung’s new smarthome-ready GPS tracking device is powered by LTE

Are you one of those people who can never seem to locate their keys? Or a doting parent who wants to keep tabs on...

Map shows all possible impact zones of Hurricane Florence in real-time

The United States is right now bracing for Hurricane Florence, a category 2 storm expected to unleash catastrophic rain on the East Coast. If...

The poison India is breathing, as seen from space

In India, pollution has become a way of life. The air quality index regularly screams ‘hazardous’ and it’s not uncommon to see schools shutting...

Debunking the myth: Is climate change responsible for heatwaves and wildfires?

The European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S) is a popular go-to tool for the media when it comes to reporting news about weather...

You’ll be shocked to know how frequently TomTom Maps are updated

Ever since Google Maps announced pricing changes for its API earlier this year, rival mapmakers have pulled up their socks. While several companies have...

Esri’s new solution ensures buildings don’t look like GIS black holes

“Why do buildings look like black holes in our geographic database?” For Esri, this question has formed a recurring theme in its conversations with...

The Earth is not flat, Google Maps confirms with Globe Mode

In a crushing blow to the community of so-called flat-Earthers, Google Maps has put its weight behind a spherical planet. Till last week, if...

Google Maps now reveals how much battery juice your phone has

When a loved one is travelling in an unfamiliar area, worrying about their safety can turn many of us into a bundle of nerves....

NASA’s new Remote Sensing Toolkit for startups is free and awesome

There are dozens of websites that NASA uses to host its remote-sensing data and tools (more than 50, we kid you not!). So, for...

BMW’s ride-hailing service offers custom radio, temperature settings

Looking for a cab? If you are in Seattle, US, you can now get the BMW brand experience while going from Point A to...

US cities can improve urban transport with free Waze Live Alerts

In 2016, Waze joined forces with Esri to help city officials improve their transportation systems. The partnership worked by facilitating a two-way information exchange...
The startup uses machine learning to deliver high-resolution emission maps with up to 100,000 times greater spatial resolution | By Ishveena Singh

Aclima to scale intelligent air pollution mapping platform with $24M funding

Remember Aclima, the tech startup helping Google map air pollution in places like San Francisco and London? Well, it just raised a cool $24...

After launching its first fully owned maps this week, Apple is now officially ‘a...

When Apple Maps launched back in 2012 is was far from being perfect. The quality of mapping data was terrible, the app was lacking...

Google Maps is asking users for real-time information on road closures

One of the most awesome things about Israeli crowdsourced navigation company Waze, which Google acquired in 2013, is that it allows drivers to log...

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