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Microsoft Receives Patent for “Safe” Walking Directions

The patent, Pedestrian route production, has this abstract: As a pedestrian travels, various difficulties can be encountered, such as traveling through an unsafe neighborhood or being in an open...

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Interim Poll Results: Are you using cloud-based geospatial technology solutions?

Here are the interim details of our poll to date. There is still time to cast your opinion. Yes...fully implemented: 22% We use some cloud; some desktop: 35% Still using desktop or server...

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Slightly Off Topic: How Do You Like Your News?

Just after Christmas, when many were not working or not working too hard (I put myself in the latter group), Ed Freyfogle of Nestoria, a real estate search tool, explained in a detailed blog post why...

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Android Phone Tops iPhone and other Mobile Device GPS News

Conumer Reports ranks Android phones above iPhone when it comes to GPS navigation. Why? Android come with Google's turn by turn directions; on the iPhone an app must be downloaded. The report also...

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LightSquared Update - New CFO, Sprint Reprieve - 1/4/12

Today LightSquared named Marc Montagner as its new chief financial officer after the previous one left the company Montagner brings some key experiese and experience: He worked on regulatory and...

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GPS Receivers Made from Eyeglass Cases and other Education GIS News

Professor Nagarjuna G from the Gnowledge lab of the Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education and hist team are mapping nine villages in Raigad district of Maharashtra Statea in India and adding the...

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