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DARPA Innovation House project wants teams to take imaging data, see the big picture

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Where are the bad guys? The military has eyes and ears everywhere these days, including drones large and tiny, satellites, radar imaging, LIDAR, infrared, thermal and even the enemy's own cellphones. The problem is how to take all that imaging and create a single picture of the environment. To...
DARPA Innovation House project wants teams to take imaging data, see the big picture
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Google’s project to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will let you upload and ‘pin’ your own memories

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2011 was a big year for the UK Royal Family, with Prince William’s marriage to Kate Middleton winning the hearts and minds of hundreds of millions of people around the world. In fact, the event was the number one search term on Google in the UK last year. 2012 is...
Google’s project to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee will let you upload and ‘pin’ your own memories

A Dropbox for ocean data: Stealthy big data startup OneOcean lands $6 million

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Scientists have been collecting data on the world’s oceans for decades now. But the files containing this information are massive and come in dozens of formats, creating an unwieldy mess for those researchers who want to easily share raw data or key findings with clients or colleagues. OneOcean, a stealthy...
A Dropbox for ocean data: Stealthy big data startup OneOcean lands $6 million

Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

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On the heels of Apple buying WifiSLAM for $20 million to improve its indoor geolocation capabilities comes another piece of M&A in the space: Tibco Software, the enterprise software company, has bought Maporama Solutions, a French geolocation company. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Tibco says that it...
Tibco Buys Maporama Solutions To Add Geolocation To Its Big Data Analytics

Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

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Earlier this week, Space-Time Insight  raised $14 million to further develop its geospatial and visual analytics software. The Series B round brings STI’s total to $t16 million. EnerTech Capital, Novus Energy Partners, and ClearSky Power & Technology Fund, join existing investors, Opus Capital Ventures and Start Up Farms International (SUFI), in...
Space Time Insight: Analyzing Data From Sensors, Power Grids and Weather Feeds

Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX

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Today Heroku, a platform cloud company owned by Salesforce.com, released a free PostgreSQL app for Macintosh OSX called Postgres.app. You can download the beta here today, and it will be available on the Mac App Store within the next couple weeks. The app is also on GitHub. OS X Lion...
Heroku Releases Free PostgreSQL App for OSX

Google unveils 3D cities in Google Earth and offline Google Maps for Android

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Gets its mapping announcements in early ahead of Apple's anticipated WWDC newsGoogle has announced several new features for its mapping services, including 3D cityscapes in Google Earth, and an offline mode for its Google Maps Android application.The announcements today (6 June) will be seen as a pre-emptive strike against Apple,...
Google unveils 3D cities in Google Earth and offline Google Maps for Android

Ask A VC: Javelin Venture Partners' Noah Doyle On The Next Innovations In Mapping And More

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In this week’s Ask A VC show, Javelin Venture Partners’ Managing Director Noah Doyle sat down to talk with us about why he started a venture firm, where the next innovations in mapping are coming from and more. Doyle has extensive experience in the online mapping world—he directed the...
Ask A VC: Javelin Venture Partners' Noah Doyle On The Next Innovations In Mapping And More
Opus Ventures takes Space-Time Analytics into its second dimension of funding
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Collaborate.org launches new platform to map the world

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"We are providing worldwide geospatial infrastructure to empower people," says company CEO Kevin Montgomery. [Read more]...
Collaborate.org launches new platform to map the world
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