News that Google representatives are in talks with Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic are seen as further evidence the web company is looking to set up a series of low-orbit satellites to help connect more people to the internet.
Google on Wednesday began letting smartphone users automatically map where they have been.
An Alaska airport official says a glitch in the Apple Maps app on newer iPhones and iPads guides people up to a runway at the facility, instead of sending them on the proper route to the terminal.
Knowing where agricultural land is located is crucial for regional and global food security planning, and information on field size offers valuable insight into local economic conditions. Two new global maps, released today ...
Urban freight transport is a major contributor to traffic congestion in Europe's cities. This in turn slows down deliveries, leading to increased costs for freight transporters and longer wait times for their customers.
Researchers at UCL have mapped the people of Scotland in unprecedented detail.
Apple said Wednesday that it is cruising streets in specially equipped cars to gather pictures and other data for its free online mapping service.
In pre-computer times, engineers, environmental planners and scientists alike relied heavily on detailed topographic maps to do everything from plan projects to survey areas at risk of flooding or landslides.