Maps

Google Maps just got a great new feature and you probably didn’t even realize it

Google Maps is a must-have app on any smartphone, whether it’s an iPhone or Android device. But let’s not forget that Google Maps was available …

Google Maps

Riders Rejoice: Google Maps ‘motorcycle mode’ goes live in Hong Kong

In a blessing that motorcyclists didn’t know they needed, Google has rolled out a new feature on Google Maps: Motorbike Mode.<p>Here’s the thing. Riding …

Hong Kong

MapLab: The Map Is a Feedback Loop

A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.<p><i>Welcome to the latest edition of MapLab. Sign up to receive this newsletter in your inbox here.</i><p>Orient yourself: A smarter “smart city”<p>Perhaps you’ve heard that the future of cities lies on the internet. Buildings, streetlights, roads, and …

Smart Cities

In denying Yu Darvish tall fence around his home, Evanston official says celebrities shouldn't get special treatment

Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish has been denied the 6-foot-tall fence he wanted to build around his new mansion in Evanston to increase security.<p>But city officials did approve a compromise late Tuesday that will allow Darvish a fence 3 to 4 feet tall at his lakefront home across the street from a busy park.<p>…

Yu Darvish

Community outraged over plans to redevelop Kiama’s Blowhole Point

An aquarium, museum and signature restaurant have been proposed for the area.

Google Maps

$575K allotted to improve Middle Pearl River boat launch near Slidell | NOLA.com

Some $575,000 from the settlement of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill will go toward improving a public boat launch on the Middle Pearl River at …

Google Maps

Lamaze lightning fast to win Prize of StädteRegion Aachen

This week<p>CSIO5* Aachen<b><br>Germany</b><p>Website Schedule Route/Address Albert-Servais Allee 50, Aachen See on Google Maps Timetable Results LiveTV<p>CSI5*</b> …

Show Jumping

MTA Worker Shot In Brooklyn Subway, Police Say

An MTA worker was shot in the Rutland Road subway station in Brownsville Tuesday night, according to police.<p>BROWNSVILLE, BROOKLYN — An MTA worker was …

MTA

InfraWorks Updates Build Bridge To Geographic Information Software

A model in Esri’s ArcGIS. The new Autodesk Connector lets Autodesk users import data directly from ArcGIS. (Image courtesy of Autodesk.)<p>Last week …

Autodesk

WriteOut CLmooc Map An Organization

Please join the 2018 Summer #WriteOut in places, parks, poetry, and doodles with #Clmooc. Learn more at CLmooc blog and National Writing Project / …

National Parks

Sales Associate at Green Light District - Tigard, OR 97223 Cannabis Jobs

Job Description:<p>© craigslist - Map data ©OpenStreetMap<br>(google map)<p>compensation: DOE<br>employment type: full-time<p>Green Light District Smokeshop is …

Cannabis Industry

Android Auto comes to South Korea with support for popular local apps

South Korea has been added to the official list of territories where Android Auto is supported, bringing the total number of countries with full …

Android News

Crash inquest opens into death of Wolverhampton motorcyclist

<b>A 54-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a crash with an oncoming car in the Isle of Man, an inquest has heard.</b><p>Kenneth Allen, from Bilston in the West Midlands, died after colliding with a Vauxhall Zafira near the Brandywell junction of the Mountain Road on 12 July.<p>Coroner Jayne Hughes told Douglas …

Crime

Mantoloking Bridge Stuck Open: Sheriff

If you were planning to use the route to go to the beach, you'll need to go around.<p>BRICK, NJ — The Mantoloking Bridge is stuck in the open position …

Google Maps

New online tool demonstrates health and financial benefits of cycling to work

“There’s never been a better time to make the change than now”<p>Cycle Republic’s new “Cyculator” tool is offering commuters the chance to evaluate …

Trains

Teen missing in Saskatchewan lake after falling off a boat

Search efforts are ongoing at a western Saskatchewan lake where a teen fell overboard from a boat.<p>Turtleford RCMP said the 15-year-old boy fell into …

Canadian News

Teen Shot Dead At The Bushwick Houses, Police Say

The 15-year-old who was shot dead Tuesday afternoon is one of at least five teenagers who has been killed in Brooklyn this past month.<p>WILLIAMSBURG, …

Crime

Unknown Sydneysider yet to collect $3.88 million lottery prize

<b>The search is underway to find a Sydney resident who, unbeknownst to them, is the recipient of the Australia’s largest unclaimed lottery prize.</b><p>The …

Finance

Footy fans ordering food to their seats in the future for Optus Stadium

Footy fans might soon be able to order food from their seats as Perth’s Optus Stadium installs new Bluetooth technology.<p>Optus has installed over 1200 …

Google Play

Structure Fire In Bolingbrook

The fire broke out on Wednesday afternoon.<p>BOLINGBROOK, IL - On Wednesday evening, Northern Illlinois FireGround announced that Bolingbrook …

Google Maps

Attempted Burglary At Rt. 9 Gulf Station In Manalapan

Ever stop at the Gulf gas station on Rt. 9 north in Manalapan, across from the Wegmans? Someone tried to break in Sunday.<p>MANALAPAN, NJ — Ever stop at …

Google Earth

Wheaton Police Respond To False Gunman Report At Theater

Police are still investigating the source of the phone call.<p>WHEATON, IL — Wheaton police got a call Monday reporting a man with a gun at a movie …

Google Maps

Alabama 'beach house sheriff' under investigation for allegedly having sex with underage girls, report

An Alabama sheriff -- dubbed “the beach house sheriff” after he came under national scrutiny for buying an expensive home with funds meant to feed inmates -- was reportedly under investigation Monday after allegations surfaced of sex with underage girls at parties he organized.<p>Mary Elizabeth Cross, …

News (U.S.)

Learn how to build 14 different websites for just $15

For job seekers in the tech world, the hunt for a fitting role can fluctuate between feast and famine. If you’re finding yourself stuck in the latter …

Employment

Canada's high Arctic glaciers at risk of disappearing completely, study finds

Hundreds of glaciers in Canada’s high Arctic are shrinking and many are at risk of disappearing completely, an unprecedented inventory of glaciers in the country’s northernmost island has revealed.<p>Using satellite imagery, researchers catalogued more than 1,700 glaciers in northern Ellesmere Island …

Global Warming

Hasura GraphQL Engine

Hasura GraphQL Engine is a blazing-fast GraphQL server that gives you <b>instant GraphQL APIs over Postgres</b>. Hasura helps you build GraphQL apps backed …

Databases

The Griffin Reopens With Charity Event Tonight Following Proud Boys Fallout

Embattled Atwater Village bar <b>The Griffin</b> is open once again, following a weekend shutdown after an incident involving far right group the Proud Boys put them in the national spotlight. The longtime Los Feliz Boulevard bar is looking to turn a new corner as well, it seems, posting last night about …

Los Angeles

A city on your phone: Helsinki now has a massive virtual doppelgänger

The unique challenge of the AR cloud is creating virtual worlds that can be streamed to mobile<p>The city of Helsinki has been virtually mapped for …

Augmented Reality

Exposing Landscape Photography

Don’t Point and Shoot<p>When you plan to do some significant hiking you need to prepare for photo stops. Most of the places we might wander have been …

Landscape Photography

What’s New for CAD and BIM (June 2018)

I can now open Revit .RVT files as ArcGIS feature classes using ArcGIS Pro 2.2.

ArcGIS