Slashdot Items Tagged "mapping"

Date / Time Story
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @09:36AM This Company Is Crowdsourcing Maps For Self-Driving Cars
Monday October 02, 2017 @10:26AM Navy Returns to Compasses and Pencils To Help Avoid Collisions at Sea
Wednesday October 05, 2016 @07:40PM Google Releases Open Source 'Cartographer'
Saturday August 27, 2016 @06:44PM Microsoft Lost a City Because They Used Wikipedia Data
Friday July 15, 2016 @01:04AM Null Island: The Land of Lousy Directional Data
Tuesday June 07, 2016 @03:05PM FAA Warns of GPS Outages This Month During Mysterious Tests On the West Coast
Sunday May 01, 2016 @11:37AM What Happened to Google Maps?
Monday April 11, 2016 @02:00PM Internet Mapping Glitch Turned a Random Kansas Farm Into a Digital Hell
Wednesday April 06, 2016 @05:29PM Mapping The Brain To Build Better Machines
Sunday March 27, 2016 @01:45PM Wrecking Crew Demolishes Wrong Housing Duplex Following Google Maps Error
Wednesday March 16, 2016 @11:17PM Algorithm Deduces Drunk Tweets From Geolocation, Behavioral Data
Tuesday March 15, 2016 @12:48PM Once Pro-Microsoft, Here Maps Drops Support For Windows 10, Windows Phone
Friday February 26, 2016 @10:43AM NASA's New Horizons Returns Images of the Canyons of Pluto's North Pole
Sunday January 31, 2016 @08:06PM Israeli Vulture Suspected of Spying Returned
Sunday January 31, 2016 @10:22AM Tiny Pluto Big On Frozen Water Reserves
Tuesday January 26, 2016 @08:45AM Uber's Smartphone-Based Gyrometer Monitoring Seems To Be the Future of Driving
Sunday January 10, 2016 @03:36PM Google Claims a TOS Violation On RouteBuilder For Using the Map API
Thursday January 07, 2016 @05:51PM New Maps Show Spread and Impact of Drought On California Forests
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @12:59PM New Software Puts License Plate Scanners Into Citizens' Hands
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @11:35AM Hit-and-Run Suspect Arrested After Her Own Car Calls Cops
Tuesday December 08, 2015 @10:51AM Nokia Completes Sale of HERE Mapping Services
Thursday November 05, 2015 @05:10PM Ocean-Mapping Robots Could Help Uncover Mysteries of the Deep Blue
Tuesday October 20, 2015 @07:45AM GA Tech Students Use Cell Phone Pings To Find Missing Person
Saturday October 03, 2015 @09:47AM US Bombs Hit Doctors Without Borders Hospital
Wednesday September 23, 2015 @09:15AM Scientists Propose Using Fast Radio Bursts To Chart Universe In 3D
Monday August 31, 2015 @06:25PM World's Most Powerful Digital Camera Sees Construction Green Light
Monday August 31, 2015 @12:11AM "McKinley" Since 1917, Alaska's Highest Peak Is Redesignated "Denali"
Sunday August 23, 2015 @02:51PM In Germany, a Message-in-a-Bottle Found 108 Years After Its Release
Saturday August 22, 2015 @12:33PM Mobile Phone Data Can Track the Spread of Infectious Diseases
Tuesday July 14, 2015 @07:47AM Google To Reopen Maps To User Edits, With an Anti-Abuse Plan
Tuesday July 07, 2015 @03:30PM A Real-Time Map of All the Objects In Earth's Orbit
Tuesday May 19, 2015 @10:15AM Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team Responds In Nepal
Monday May 11, 2015 @10:35PM Google Shuts Down Map Maker Following Hacks
Saturday May 09, 2015 @11:31AM Interactive Map Exposes the World's Most Murderous Places
Saturday May 09, 2015 @09:27AM Uber Wants To Buy Nokia's Mapping Services
Thursday May 07, 2015 @02:18PM Centimeter-Resolution GPS For Smartphones, VR, Drones
Tuesday April 28, 2015 @11:45AM Signs of Subsurface 'Alien' Life Found In Antarctica
Friday April 24, 2015 @06:22AM Yellowstone Supervolcano Even Bigger Than We Realized
Thursday April 23, 2015 @09:14AM Traffic App Waze To Alert L.A. Drivers of Kidnappings and Hit-and-Runs
Tuesday April 21, 2015 @11:24AM OSGeo Foundation Up In Arms Over ESRI LAS Lock-In Plans
Thursday April 16, 2015 @09:19AM Google Sunsetting Old Version of Google Maps
Tuesday April 07, 2015 @11:06AM Getting Started Developing With OpenStreetMap Data
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @09:37AM Drones and Satellites Spot Lost Civilizations In Unlikely Places
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:51AM Gets Routing
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:36AM New Map Shows USA's Quietest Places
Tuesday February 17, 2015 @08:23AM Japan Now Has More Car Charging Points Than Gas Stations
Sunday February 08, 2015 @01:54PM Google Earth Pro Now Available Free
Thursday January 29, 2015 @05:42PM Spire Plans To Use Tiny Satellites For More Accurate Weather Forecasts
Tuesday January 20, 2015 @09:51AM Moscow To Track Cell-phone Users In 2015 For Traffic Analysis
Friday December 12, 2014 @09:54PM Google Earth API Will Be Retired On December 12, 2015
Thursday November 13, 2014 @01:09PM Crowd-Sourced Experiment To Map All Human Skills
Thursday November 13, 2014 @09:50AM How Baidu Tracked the Largest Seasonal Migration of People On Earth
Saturday November 01, 2014 @12:44PM Drones Over Greenland Give Insight To Pollution's Effects On Melting
Thursday October 30, 2014 @07:20AM Ebola Forecast: Scientists Release Updated Projections and Tracking Maps
Saturday October 18, 2014 @07:55AM India Successfully Launches Region-Specific Navigation Satellite
Friday October 17, 2014 @05:43PM How Whisper Tracks Users Who Don't Share Their Location
Tuesday October 07, 2014 @08:23AM Maps Suggest Marco Polo May Have "Discovered" America
Wednesday October 01, 2014 @09:16AM Aral Sea Basin Almost Completely Dry
Monday September 29, 2014 @12:43PM Marines Put Microsoft Kinect To Work For 3D Mapping
Friday September 26, 2014 @08:28PM Marc Merlin's 2014 Burning Man Report For Tech Geeks
Monday September 01, 2014 @07:51AM Post-Microsoft Nokia Offering Mapping Services To Samsung
Saturday August 23, 2014 @08:19AM 2 Galileo Satellites Launched To Wrong Orbit
Friday August 22, 2014 @04:11PM Finding an ISIS Training Camp Using Google Earth
Sunday August 10, 2014 @02:38AM Online Tool Flagged Ebola Outbreak Before Formal WHO Announcement
Tuesday August 05, 2014 @10:49AM Australia Rebooting Search For MH370
Monday July 28, 2014 @09:35AM Google's Mapping Contest Draws Ire From Indian Government
Tuesday July 08, 2014 @07:14AM Microsoft Kills Off MapPoint and Streets and Trips In Favor of Bing Maps
Monday June 23, 2014 @06:25PM Satellite Swarm Spots North Pole Drift
Monday June 09, 2014 @09:44PM iOS 8 Strikes an Unexpected Blow Against Location Tracking
Thursday June 05, 2014 @10:40AM AT&T To Use Phone Geolocation To Prevent Credit Card Fraud
Saturday May 03, 2014 @09:57PM How To Find Nearby Dark Skies, No Matter Where You Are
Thursday April 10, 2014 @03:54PM London's Public Bike Data Can Tell Everyone Where You've Been
Friday April 04, 2014 @08:37PM Most Expensive Aviation Search: $53 Million To Find Flight MH370
Thursday April 03, 2014 @07:40AM Russian GLONASS Down For 12 Hours
Thursday March 27, 2014 @11:42AM In Israel, Class-Action Plaintiff Requests Waze Source Code Under GPL
Sunday March 23, 2014 @09:38AM French, Chinese Satellite Images May Show Malaysian Jet Debris
Friday March 21, 2014 @08:09PM New Information May Narrow Down Malaysian Jet's Path
Friday March 14, 2014 @07:47PM Ask Slashdot: Easiest To Use Multi-User Map Editing?
Tuesday March 11, 2014 @07:27AM China Deploys Satellites In Search For Missing Malaysia Airlines Flight
Sunday March 09, 2014 @11:31AM Data Visualization: Key Routes and Communities In London's Bike Rental Network
Friday February 28, 2014 @09:25PM 3D Maps Reveal a Lead-Laced Ocean
Friday February 28, 2014 @06:35PM Scottish Independence Campaign Battles Over BBC Weather Forecast
Monday February 24, 2014 @02:34AM New Interactive Map For Understanding Global Flood Risks
Sunday February 23, 2014 @12:16AM Lechal Haptic Footwear Guides You By Buzzing Your Feet
Tuesday February 11, 2014 @12:10PM How Online Clues Located North Korea's Missile-Launcher Factories
Saturday February 08, 2014 @08:53AM Dead Reckoning For Your Car Eliminates GPS Dead Zones
Tuesday February 04, 2014 @09:32AM Atlas of US Historical Geography Digitized
Thursday January 30, 2014 @12:40PM First Global Map Outside the Solar System
Friday January 17, 2014 @07:24AM Google Removes "Search Nearby" Function From Updated Google Maps
Thursday January 16, 2014 @08:27AM Why the World Needs OpenStreetMap
Tuesday December 17, 2013 @11:48AM Google Nabs Bing Maps Architect
Thursday November 21, 2013 @08:36AM Galileo Navigation System Gets Go-Ahead From EU Parliament
Thursday September 26, 2013 @09:26AM Wealth In Africa Mapped Using Mobile Phone Data
Tuesday September 24, 2013 @12:02PM Ordnance Survey Creates Minecraft Model of Great Britain
Thursday September 05, 2013 @07:42AM Court Orders Retrial In Google Maps-Related Murder Case
Sunday August 25, 2013 @04:52PM Ostrich-Egg Globe Believed Oldest To Show New World
Thursday August 22, 2013 @12:37PM Open Source Mapping Software Shows Every Traffic Death On Earth
Tuesday August 06, 2013 @08:35AM Using Zillow's Creative Commons Neighborhood Boundary Data For the U.S.
Saturday July 27, 2013 @10:57PM A Circular New York City Subway Map To Straighten Things Out
Thursday July 18, 2013 @07:10AM Ancient Mars Ocean Found?
Tuesday July 16, 2013 @01:18PM Describe Any Location On Earth In 3 Words
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @08:04PM What Does Six Months of Meta-Data Look Like?
Wednesday July 03, 2013 @07:12PM Launch of India's First Navigation Satellite Successful
Tuesday July 02, 2013 @11:08AM Google Maps Updated With Skyfall Island Japan Terrain
Sunday June 30, 2013 @12:31PM Google Street View Backpack Now Available To Volunteers
Tuesday June 18, 2013 @10:43AM UK Town of Ipswich Remodelled As Zelda Level
Sunday June 16, 2013 @04:23PM Archaeologists Discover Lost City In Cambodian Jungle
Friday May 31, 2013 @05:02PM Google Maps Used To Find Tax Cheats
Thursday May 30, 2013 @12:40PM Wii Street U Uses Google Maps to Create 'An Immersive Experience' (Video)
Saturday May 25, 2013 @06:54AM African Soil Mapped For the Very First Time
Friday May 17, 2013 @05:55PM Crowdsourced Network Planning For Connection-Bridging Startup
Friday May 17, 2013 @05:11PM Geologists In Norway Are Using Drones With Cameras To Hunt For Oil
Wednesday May 15, 2013 @01:17PM Google I/O 2013 Underway: Watch For Updates
Thursday May 09, 2013 @11:03AM Zoomable World Videos of Satellite Imagery For the Last 29 Years
Thursday May 09, 2013 @07:47AM Tool Reveals iPad and iPhone User Locations
Friday May 03, 2013 @05:51PM Google Formally Puts Palestine On Virtual Map
Monday April 22, 2013 @10:21AM Germany Fines Google Over Street View - But Says €145k Is Too Small
Friday April 12, 2013 @05:44PM DARPA Develops Non-GPS Navigation Chip
Tuesday April 09, 2013 @09:05AM OpenWLANMap: Free WLAN-Based GPS Replacement
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @09:23AM PlanetIQ's Plan: Swap US Weather Sats For Private Ones
Tuesday March 26, 2013 @07:43AM James Cameron Gives Sub To Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
Saturday March 16, 2013 @06:17AM If You're a Foreigner Using GPS In China, You Could Be a Spy
Monday March 11, 2013 @01:36AM Global Warming Has Made the North Greener
Thursday February 07, 2013 @08:36AM Startup Uses Radiation Fear To Map Cellphone Coverage
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @08:25AM New York Pistol Permit Owner List Leaked
Tuesday January 22, 2013 @08:19AM Swiss Historical Maps Allow Journey Through Time In Your Browser
Tuesday January 15, 2013 @08:25AM OpenStreetMap Hits One Million Registered Users
Monday December 31, 2012 @04:40PM A Wish List For Tablets In 2013
Monday December 31, 2012 @02:39PM Hardware: A Wishlist for Tablets in 2013
Sunday December 30, 2012 @03:29PM Foursquare Will Display Users' Full Names By Default
Sunday December 16, 2012 @11:45AM Google Map App's Version of Anonymity Might Violate EU Privacy Laws
Friday December 14, 2012 @07:21AM Google Loses Santa To Bing
Thursday December 13, 2012 @08:37AM Revamped Google Maps Finally Available On iOS
Thursday November 22, 2012 @09:51AM Sandy Island, the Undiscovered Country
Thursday November 15, 2012 @09:11AM Nokia Releasing Maps for Competing Devices
Sunday October 21, 2012 @07:56PM Ask Slashdot: How To Both Mirror and Protect Crowdsourced Data?
Friday October 19, 2012 @06:44PM Real-Time Cyber-Attack Map
Friday October 12, 2012 @04:36PM Google Maps Gets Massive Street View Update
Thursday October 11, 2012 @07:45AM The Case That Apple Should Buy Nokia
Saturday October 06, 2012 @06:04PM Nokia Keeps Quietly Mapping The World
Tuesday October 02, 2012 @08:14AM Nokia Bets Big On Mapping
Friday September 28, 2012 @06:25AM Why Apple Replaced iOS Maps
Wednesday September 26, 2012 @12:38PM Google Captures 'Street View' of Underwater Habitats
Sunday September 23, 2012 @04:26PM Apple Reportedly Luring Ex-Google Mappers With Jobs
Wednesday September 19, 2012 @10:59PM Major Backlash Looms For Apple's New Maps App
Thursday September 13, 2012 @10:22PM Ask Slashdot: What Tech For a Sailing Ship?
Thursday August 30, 2012 @03:12PM Apple Rejects Drone Strike App
Friday July 27, 2012 @07:48AM Google Outs 3D Maps For iOS Ahead of Apple
Saturday July 21, 2012 @09:46PM Ox Bow Lake Formation, As Seen By the Google Earth Time Machine
Thursday July 19, 2012 @08:37AM Australian Consumer Group Wants Geo-IP Blocking Banned
Friday July 13, 2012 @05:34PM Google Maps Adds UK Cycling Directions
Tuesday July 10, 2012 @07:08AM Indoor Navigation On Your Smartphone, Using the Earth's Magnetic Field
Friday July 06, 2012 @12:58AM Ask Dr. Ramsey Faragher About Navigation/Positioning Technology
Thursday July 05, 2012 @06:57AM GPS Spoofing Attack Hacks Drones
Tuesday July 03, 2012 @07:30AM NAVSOP Navigation System Rivals GPS
Tuesday June 26, 2012 @11:10AM How Satnav Maps Are Made
Saturday June 23, 2012 @11:19AM PadMapper Gets C&D From Craigslist Over Apartment Listing Maps
Friday June 08, 2012 @11:50PM New Modeling Algorithms Bring More Detail to Google Earth's 3-D World
Sunday June 03, 2012 @03:50PM New Evidence Indicates Amelia Earhart Survived For a Time on Pacific Atoll
Friday June 01, 2012 @08:17PM Apple, Google: Battle of the Cloud Maps
Thursday May 31, 2012 @12:59PM NC Planners May Be Barred From Using Speculative Sea Level Rise Predictions
Thursday May 31, 2012 @07:46AM Sergey Brin Demos Google Glasses Prototype
Thursday May 31, 2012 @07:34AM Australia Drops Second Google Investigation
Friday May 18, 2012 @01:49AM Iran Threatens Legal Action Against Google For Not Labeling Gulf 'Persian'
Thursday May 03, 2012 @11:10AM Google Releases Key Part of Street View Pipeline
Thursday April 19, 2012 @09:44AM Google Earth Incorporates Crowdsourced Balloon Images
Tuesday April 10, 2012 @07:25AM Company Designs "Big Brother Chip"
Sunday April 08, 2012 @09:32AM Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap
Thursday April 05, 2012 @06:38AM Google Glasses Announced
Friday March 30, 2012 @10:07PM Wind Map of US Will Blow You Away
Saturday March 24, 2012 @07:39PM NHTSA Suggestion Would Cripple In-Car GPS Displays
Tuesday March 20, 2012 @08:28AM Using Apps To 'Soft Control' People's Movements
Thursday March 15, 2012 @01:10PM Stolen iPad's Reported Location Not Enough To Warrant Search, Say Dutch Police
Thursday March 08, 2012 @08:45AM Apple Switches (Mostly) To OpenStreetMap
Tuesday February 28, 2012 @09:36AM Geohashing Conquers the South Pole
Friday February 24, 2012 @06:33PM Remote-Controlled Planes Used For Wildlife Conservation
Thursday February 23, 2012 @08:41AM Google Heads Up Display Coming By the End of the Year
Thursday February 23, 2012 @07:46AM Secret UK Network Hunts GPS Jammers
Tuesday February 21, 2012 @07:28AM LIDAR Map Shows Height of Earth's Forests
Thursday February 16, 2012 @09:11AM Indian Government To Track Locations of All Cell Phone Users
Friday February 10, 2012 @04:54PM FCC Maps the 3G Wasteland Of the Western US
Thursday February 02, 2012 @11:54AM French Court Calls Free Google Maps Unfair Competition
Sunday January 29, 2012 @12:47PM Indian Site Offers Reward For Googler Vandal
Thursday January 26, 2012 @09:53AM NASA Releases New High-Definition Image of Earth
Thursday January 26, 2012 @08:29AM KDE 4.8 Released
Tuesday January 24, 2012 @08:51AM Google Kills More Services, Open Sources Sky Map
Friday January 20, 2012 @10:12PM LightSquared Says GPS Tests Were Rigged
Tuesday January 17, 2012 @12:58PM OpenStreetMap Reports Data Vandalism From Google-Owned IPs
Friday January 13, 2012 @06:35PM Vast Web of Dark Matter Mapped
Sunday January 08, 2012 @11:25AM Microsoft Patents Bad Neighborhood Detection
Tuesday December 27, 2011 @09:04AM China Begins Using New Global Positioning Satellites
Sunday December 18, 2011 @11:21AM Google Outlines AI-Based Number Reading For Street View Photos
Thursday December 01, 2011 @02:32AM UK Plans Space Based Radar System
Tuesday November 22, 2011 @11:11AM 4 Wave Gliders Begin Their Autonomous Pacific Crossing Attempt
Sunday November 20, 2011 @11:38AM Open Source Tool Lets Anyone Redistrict New York
Sunday November 20, 2011 @10:19AM Amazon, Apple, Microsoft, and Google Chase 'Got Milk?' Patents
Friday November 18, 2011 @01:14AM Giant Chinese Desert Mystery Structure Solved
Tuesday November 15, 2011 @09:59AM Google To Allow Location Service Opt-out
Monday November 14, 2011 @05:21PM China Building Gigantic Structures In the Desert
Thursday November 10, 2011 @08:30AM Mapping a World of Human Activity