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Geospatial Redux: Free GIS eBook, Crowdsourcing Maps with USAID, Listen to Your Maps, 2012 National Geographic Bee Winner

Geospatial Redux: Free GIS eBook, Crowdsourcing Maps with USAID, Listen to Your Maps, 2012 National Geographic Bee Winner

Bing Picks Nokia Bing Maps has selected Nokia Maps as its provider for its geocoding and traffic information.  Bing Maps will now make traffic information available for 24 countries: Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Saudi Arabia, […]

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Geospatial Redux: ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation, Foursquare Coming to Bing Maps, ESRI Mashup Winners Announced

Geospatial Redux: ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation, Foursquare Coming to Bing Maps, ESRI Mashup Winners Announced

ESRI Changes Its Pronunciation Apparently the name I’ve been mispronouncing for over sixteen years is now the correct pronunciation.  James Fee first reported on the change from pronouncing all the letters (i.e. E-S-R-I) to “ezree.”   Adena Schutzberg contacted ESRI for a statement which explained that the move is an effort to […]

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GeoBriefs: Google Maps adds biking directions, new ArcGIS Explorer released, Aerial update for Bing Maps

GeoBriefs: Google Maps adds biking directions, new ArcGIS Explorer released, Aerial update for Bing Maps

The Official Google Blog announced the addition of biking directions to Google Maps.  Shannon Guyman, Product Manager at Google explains why it took until now to add biking directions, “we wanted to include as much bike trail data as possible, provide efficient routes, allow riders to customize their trip, make […]