Latest Maps Stories

Bing’s Bird’s Eye Gains 270TB Of Image Data
2013-06-12 16:10:07

In the map arms race, Microsoft looks to close the gap by adding close to 270 terabytes of data to Bird's Eye imagery, as well as other updates to Bing Maps.

Apple Wants To Track Users Indoors With WiFiSLAM Mapping
2013-03-25 10:27:03

In an effort to improve their troubled Maps application, Apple has announced their acquisition of indoor location company WifiSLAM. Using available nearby Wi-Fi hotspots, WifiSLAM is able to accurately determine a user’s location indoors.

Australia Issues Google Maps Warning
2012-12-12 19:37:53

The Victorian Police (the same police department that issued the warning about Apple Maps) has raised safety concerns once more, this time about Google’s maps.

2011-03-30 00:00:29

IHS information access workflows gain online access to Bing Maps imagery, roads, obliques, and routing transactions and other energy-specific datasets Boulder, CO (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 Spatial Energy, the leading source for digital imagery and services for the energy industry, and IHS, a business information and analytics provider, today announced a subscription agreement to provide online access to Microsoft Corp.’s Bing Maps through IHS products.

2010-12-15 13:00:00

NEWTON, Mass., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- EveryScape, a pioneer in immersive advertising and search, announced today plans to power immersive imagery for local businesses through Bing local search results.

2010-11-12 00:00:42

MapsofWorld.com is now Ranked Among top 1000 Websites in the US MapsofWorld.com breaches the top 1000 mark in visitors among all website in US. The San Jose, CA based mapping portal has been growing steadily and gaining online map users and is ranked 959 as per Quantcast.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.