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Essential Science: Neuroscience is aiding self-driving cars

There are many projects underway to attempt to improve the navigation of self-driving vehicles. The answer to improved navigation could rest with neuroscience, in the form of special 'mapping' brain cells.

Is Instagram about to give your location history to Facebook?

This won't be good news to those who value their privacy. Facebook is experimenting with a prototype that allows it to gather location data from Instagram posts.

Overcoming challenges of logistics with digital technology: Q&A Special

Despite improvements with digital technology, errors with logistics still occur. Naviaddress has developed a system which provides verified addresses, in the form of ID numbers, for any location or object in the world. Dmitri Moiseev explains more.

Interview: Data with a location component is increasing in value Special

Modern marketers rely on data to better understand consumers and leverage insights, and as beacons, smartphones and connected devices become more prevalent. This means data with a location component is increasing in value. Santiago Giraldo explains more.

Project to bring cellular data into IoT platforms

A new collaboration has been announced with the aim of bringing together two leading services in location technology. This is with a view to providing new platform solutions to public spaces, including sports venues.

New mobile app puts you in touch with legal help Special

Toronto - Toronto, Ontario Canada-based DAABA is a digital platform and mobile app available in Canada and the US. that connects people who cannot afford a lawyer with Legal Service Providers (LSP).

Market in geographical information to rise to $13 billion

More and more companies are reliant upon location data for their businesses, and the rate that this will continue will create a global market for core geographical information in excess of $13 billion by 2025.

Taliban leader messes up tweet, gives away location via geotag

Kabul - With a mistaken tweet, the Taliban's Afghanistan spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, revealed with a geotag that he was in Sindh, Pakistan. The Friday tweet which went out to almost 5,900 followers claimed an attack; Mujahid claims the tweet was a conspiracy.

nextMEDIA liveblog: The buzz on geo-location strategies

Toronto - Media companies and advertisers are increasingly considering a consumer's specific geographic location, as we've seen with group-buying. In this liveblog coverage of nextMEDIA 2011's panel discussion on geo-location, learn about this rising tech trend.

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