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Monday, December 08, 2008

Wired tells the story of what happened in 1993. (Wow, not that long ago…)

by Adena Schutzberg on 12/08 at 03:52 PM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

Back in October I noted that Egypt (among others) has a ban on GPS (except with a special license). Apparently Apple removed the GPS capabilities to sell the phone in Egypt (at a much higher price than in other areas). Now the question becomes what to do in China? A deal might include revenue sharing with the government and removal of GPS and wi-fi.

New York Times (via Venture Beat, which also provides comment)

by Adena Schutzberg on 12/08 at 06:11 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

consider this one from ChinaView that profiles changes seen by an engineer of the army mapping service in that country.

by Adena Schutzberg on 12/08 at 06:00 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share

UNOSAT, an U.N. organization based in Switzerland, uses ESRI technology to map pirate attacks in the Gulf of Eden (video supplied by ESRI).


Other maps can be viewed at the UNOSAT website.

by Joe Francica on 12/08 at 06:00 AM | Comments | Bookmark and Share
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