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...

Facebook is hiring OSM experts for its Maps team

Facebook is looking for two GIS industry experts for full-time contractual positions based out of its California, US headquarters. The social media giant wants...

This new Google Earth tool will bring out your inner nerd

Google is hailing it as ‘one of the most requested features for Google Earth’ and we can just see why. The shiny new Measure...

You got a warrant, officer? SC sides with location data privacy

In a major win for privacy advocates, the United States Supreme Court has ruled that police cannot ask cellular service carriers to provide a...

Google Street View cars to fuel real-time pollution map in London

London Mayor Sadiq Khan is in no mood to make light of his city’s reputation as one of the most polluted in Europe. Come...

Location data reveals troubling reality of distracted driving in United States

We shouldn’t use our cell phones while driving, we all know that. But how many of us actually follow the rules of keeping the...

911 will soon take location data from your iPhone during emergencies

In emergencies, knowing the location of the person in distress is the single most important factor for first responders. Apple knows that all too...

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