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The Philippines Wants Nation’s Bike Lanes on Digital Map App
Recently, the Department of Transportation (DOTr) has requested a search...
Thai Navy signs deal to purchase Elbit Systems’ Hermes 900 UAS
The Royal Thai Navy (RTN) has signed a contract...
China Launches 16 New Satellites Into Orbit for Commercial Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Imaging: Report
China on Wednesday launched 16 new satellites into space...
Australia and NZ to share SBAS Network
Australia and New Zealand will share a satellite-based augmentation...
2022 China-ASEAN Satellite Application Industry Cooperation Forum Held in Nanning
People’s Daily Online, Nanning, September 18 (Reporter Shen Quanchi)...
India marks presence on chip-making map with Vedanta-Foxconn deal
India marks presence on chip-making map with Vedanta-Foxconn deal....
IBM to introduce remote-sensing AI in Saudi Arabia
RIYADH: International Business Machines Corp. will soon introduce remote-sensing...
Starbucks Singapore says customer database breached
Singapore, Sept 16 (AFP) Sep 16, 2022: Starbucks Singapore...
Space Foundation and Singapore Space & Technology Limited Sign Partnership Agreement
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  — Space Foundation, a nonprofit advocate...
HERE SDK Navigate now available in Japan
Global businesses and local enterprises in Japan across industries...

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Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

Google Begins Mapping Japan’s Nuclear Exclusion Zone

Google is hoping to bring the displaced residents back home – at least virtually – using its street view technology. The tech giant began today the process of digitally mapping neighborhoods closest to the nuclear plant, dispatching...

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Google Adds Incentives for Indian Crowdsourced Mappers

What's the best method of finding your way in a foreign land? Just ask the locals, and that's exactly what El Goog is doing in India with its Mapathon 2013 competition. The contest is running from February 12th through...

Friday, February 1st, 2013

Google Invests in Market Research on the Global Geo Services Industry

Google has just released two market research reports that quantify the economic value of the geo services industry. The company engaged Boston Consulting Group for a study that focuses on the U.S. market, and Oxera for the...

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Google Publishes More Map Detail of North Korea

The goal of Google Maps is to provide people with the most comprehensive, accurate, and easy-to-use modern map of the world. As part of this mission, we’re constantly working to add more detailed map data in areas that traditionally...

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Mysterious Structures in China Raise Suspicion

China ought to know by now. You can erect internet firewalls, but you can’t hide from the watchful eyes of Google. It’s a lesson that was played out recently with the discovery of an apparently secret complex located...

Thursday, December 6th, 2012

Google Releases Building Interior Images for Japan’s Tsunmai Stricken Region

Google was quick to release Street View images of the areas stricken by the March 11, 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Today, they've followed up with detailed 360-degree panoramas of the interior damage that still exists in the...

Monday, November 12th, 2012

Google Helps CSIRO Map Australia

One of the world's most powerful technology companies has turned its attention to Australia, and it could have a big influence on future land management, research and environmental campaigning. Google Earth's Outreach team has just been in the...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Tough luck, Google: Maps and Search are Losing Market Share in China

It seems clear which direction Google Maps and Search is heading in China: down. In the search game, Chinese traffic stats company CNZZ has calculated the impact of software company Qihoo’s controversial new search engine in the...

Tuesday, November 6th, 2012

Korean Activists Protest at Google, Apple HQ

A group of Korean activists protested in front of the headquarters of Google and Apple in California on Friday against the two IT giants' policy on identifying Dokdo on their map services. The group of self-appointed "cyber diplomats,"...

Sunday, October 28th, 2012

How Google’s India Maps Are Built

Evidently, the process of creating among the most accurate maps in the world is complex, and fascinating. But in India, where an increasing number of smartphone users are logging on to maps, the ‘ground truth’ is significantly...

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