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Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Tim Cook in India: Hyderabad to be Apple’s Mapping Destination

iPhone-maker Apple is expected to announce its first facility in India at Hyderabad on May 19. Read More at Hindustan Times

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

Pakistan Objects to India’s Map Bill But its Own 2014 Law Regulates Geospatial Data Too

New Delhi: On Tuesday, Pakistan complained to the United Nations that India’s draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill is a violation of UN Security Council resolutions on Kashmir, adding to the Line of Control a new dispute – one over the control...

Thursday, May 19th, 2016

India Should Build its Own Space Station

India should actively get into building its own space station in the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) as its next space frontier since the time is opportune for this, a retired space scientist has said. Read More at...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Septentrio Introduces “Future Proof” GNSS RTK Technology for Surveyors

TORRANCE, Calif. – May 18, 2016 – Septentrio has introduced its next-generation high-precision Altus APS3G RTK receiver, which brings technology only previously available in scientific receivers into the field for professional surveyors. The new multi-constellation APS3G addresses...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Geospatial Technology Crucial in Realizing Vision of Digital India: Market Analysis by Geospatial Media

NOIDA, India — Government of India is taking unprecedented interest and measures in connecting space and location technologies with development and governance. All flagship programs be it smart cities, skill development, Digital India, Start-Up India, Make in...

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Google Challenges South Korea Over Mapping Restrictions

Google parent Alphabet Inc. is challenging the South Korean government over restrictions to its mapping services in the country, which renders some maps less informative than those for North Korea. Read More at Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

China Launches ‘Remote Sensing Satellite’; US Says it’s a Spy Satellite

Doubts persist as to the true mission of China's Yaogan-30 "remote sensing satellite" that lifted-off suddenly and secretly from a launch site long known as a base for launching China's spy satellites. Read More at China Topix...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Pakistan Expresses ‘Serious Concern’ over India’s Geospatial Bill

NEW DELHI|BENGALURU: Pakistan has expressed "serious concern" over India's controversial draft Geospatial Information Regulation Bill, based on United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions, but experts say there is no merit in the claim. Read More at Economics...

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Chinese Scientists Propose Cooperation on “Silk Road” Earth Observation

Chinese scientists on Monday proposed an international scientific cooperation program for Earth observation to support the Belt and Road Initiative. Read More at News Xinhuanet

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Mapping Error

Ever since the internet started empowering ordinary citizens with tools that democratise information, governments across the world, including India, have been looking at ways and means to control the online world through some form of regulation. This...

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