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New funding boost for space traffic radar project
Silentium Defence has secured a $3.2m contract from the...
China Uses the U.N. to Expand Its Surveillance Reach
While the U.S. is trying to limit data flows...
Russia successfully tests hypersonic missile on Putin’s birthday
MOSCOW: Russia successfully test launched a Tsirkon (Zircon) hypersonic...
UK launches £2m competition to drive transport innovation with geospatial data
The UK’s Geospatial Commission has launched a £2 million (US$2.6...
Indo-French satellites to trace illegal spillage of oil by ships: French space agency
The constellation of maritime surveillance satellites for the Indian...
Google Maps adds new AR tools to help you get around town
Not content to just launch new hardware this week, Google today...
Japan’s iQPS to launch 36-satellite constellation
Japan’s Institute for Q-shu Pioneers of Space (iQPS) has...
UK launches supercomputer nanosatellites to help maritime trade
The UK Space Agency has announced the launch of...
GeoCue Group Inc. Launches GeoCue Australia Pty
HUNTSVILLE, AL – GeoCue Group Inc., a leading provider...
China launches 2 environmental monitoring satellites for emergency responses
China successfully launched two environmental monitoring satellites at 11:23...

investment

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

exactEarth Invests in Satellite ‘Internet-of-Things’ Technology Company

Cambridge, Ont., Canada, Nov. 23, 2015—exactEarth Ltd., the leading provider of Satellite AIS data services, announced today that it is investing AUD $2M to secure a minority ownership position in technology company, Myriota Pty Ltd of Adelaide, Australia....

Wednesday, October 14th, 2015

Chinese and Russian Companies Align on Urban Observer Satellite Project

The Chinese investment fund, Cybernaut, signed an agreement with the Russian space technology company, Dauria Aerospace, to invest $70 million to develop 10 satellites as part of the Urban Observer project. A new joint venture will be created in Hong...

Thursday, September 24th, 2015

Qualcomm Invests to Solve One of Drone Industry’s Biggest Challenges

September 23, 2015 —Murky FAA regulations could be limiting commercial adoption of drones, but the real challenge may be limited battery life. That’s why Qualcomm Inc.’s QCOM, -0.34% investment in Skysense Inc. — a company building a charging infrastructure...

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

India to Implement Japanese Technology on $140B Railroad Modernisation

India is seeking Japanese technology to upgrade its railways as part of a $140bn five-year action plan. Last week, the railways has announced its intention to collaborate with the Indian Space Research Organisation to improve track efficiency through...

Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

FURUNO of Japan invest in NZ Hi-Tech Marine Company

Auckland, New Zealand—ENL Group and FURUNO Electric Co. Ltd of Japan have announced that FURUNO has increased its investment into the New Zealand company to a total of 29.5%. The new level of investment is an increase from...

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

World Bank Approves $400 Million to Improve Urban Services in Tamil Nadu, India

 The World Bank today approved a $400 million loan for the Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Project to help strengthen the financial and administrative capacity of Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in planning, financing and delivering services in a financially sustainable manner....

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Knox Investment Partners (Knox Partners) Announces an Exciting New Investment in the New Zealand Geospatial IT Sector

Knox Partners, one of New Zealand’s leading strategic investment managers, is continuing its growth and support of the geospatial industry through the purchase of NorthSouth GIS (NZ) Ltd (NSG). AAM, Knox Partners’ leading geospatial investment group, have...

Monday, November 17th, 2014

ASEAN: Infrastructure Boom Terrific For China

Infrastructure construction will continue to boom in Asia in the coming years, creating a US$5.3-T market where Chinese companies can be highly competitive, according to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). PwC projects ASEAN”s infrastructure market will grow by about 8% annually...

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

Russian State Development Bank to Offer 5 Billion Rubles for GLONASS Navigation System

The Russian state development bank Vnesheconombank (VEB) is set to offer financial support for domestic companies to develop projects using the GLONASS navigation system in Russia and abroad pending government approval, Izvestia reports. VEB’s sister fund –“VEB Innovations”...

Friday, October 10th, 2014

China’s Xiaomi Plans to Buy $13 million Stake in GPS Mapping Company Careland

Red-hot Chinese startup Xiaomi has long since ventured out from its initially territory of smartphones. According to a report, the company is also expanding into the world of GPS and mapping via a planned investment in Careland. Careland recently announced that...

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