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Ouster Expands to Japan and South Korea to Support Growing Demand for High-Resolution Digital Lidar Sensors
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New Zealand’s Counties Energy Partners with GE Digital for its Digital Utility Transformation
GE Digital today announced that Counties Energy, an electricity distribution network...
The Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors: Best Development & Conservation Award 2021 Surveying Excellence in Development and Conservation
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India, Japan researchers working on smartphone-based mapping of cracks, potholes in roads
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Dubai Airshow 2021: Israeli companies offer space systems, UAVs to the Middle East
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Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

China’s Alibaba Teams with State-owned Arms Maker to Develop Positioning Services

E-commerce giant Alibaba is bent on developing the country’s home-grown global positioning system for corporations and developers as China continues to wean itself off its dependence on GPS. Alibaba set up a joint venture called Qianxun Location Network on Tuesday with...

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014

China’s Beidou System Gets a Commercial Partner in Alibaba

Many reports in the Chinese media have indicated that Alibaba, China's largest e-commerce site that is on an investment spree, will team with State-owned China North Industries Group to promote the commercial uses of the Beidou navigation...

Friday, April 11th, 2014

Alibaba to Acquire Mapping Company AutoNavi for $1.5B

Mapping and navigation firm AutoNavi has agreed to a $1.5 billion acquisition by China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Alibaba will pay $5.25 a share to AutoNavi stockholders, or $21 per American depositary share. That...

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Alibaba Offers $1.45B for Chinese Digital Mapping Company AutoNavi

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce firm owned 24% by Yahoo (YHOO), offered to buy digital mapping company AutoNavi (AMAP) on Monday for $1.45 billion. The take-private transaction, valued at $21 an American depository share, represents a premium of...