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This balloon is going to make earth observation unbelievably affordable

Arizona-based stratospheric exploration company World View has successfully completed a five-day test flight of its high-altitude balloon, the Stratollite. This is the longest flight...

Nokia HERE Removes It’s iOS App From Apple’s AppStore

In November 2012, just after Apple launched it's terrible mapping service, Nokia entered to AppStore it's navigation App for iOS. In terms of User...

Google Maps will predict your next destination

Google is rolling out an update to Google Maps for Android that includes a new Driving Mode feature. Using your location history and recent web...

HERE maps for drones and advanced robotics?

It is no secret that HERE has been focusing on HD maps for autonomous cars but what about drones and advanced robotics? In an...

Boundless Sweepstakes: Celebrating 5 years of #Geoawesomeness

All the cool sweepstakes for "5 years of Geoawesomeness" celebrations isn't quite over yet ;) If you missed out on our last sweepstakes, here is...

Can Apple and Google be forced to share their mapping data?

Not really. But, should they be sharing their mapping data? Absolutely – or so believes one of UK’s prominent advocacy groups, Open Data Institute...

Boundless wins $36M Contract from the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Open source is thriving and in fact proving to be a great success even in enterprise markets. Boundless, one of the most recognised names...

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...

RIP WorldView-4: Remote sensing community loses an icon

A week into the New Year and we have received heartbreaking news from DigitalGlobe, a division of Maxar Technologies. High-resolution commercial earth observation satellite,...

The Importance and Power of Spatial Thinking

Spatial sciences have come a long way from their modest beginning as simple diagrams being drawn in sand to something as complex and advanced...

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...

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...

10th edition of Geospatial World Forum in Hyderabad

Geospatial World Forum (GWF) is a geospatial technical event, started in 2007 in India, promoting the power of geospatial technology as a tool to...

Apple Maps gets smarter with iOS 11 indoor mapping, DND mode

Apple Maps are getting a lot more details and improvements with iOS 11, Apple has announced at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference. Here’s what...

This awesome book compiles 40 beautiful metro maps from all around the world

Metro maps are beautiful. Do you also get hypnotized by public transit maps when waiting for a metro? There is something in them... They...

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