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TerraGo Acquires Geosemble Technologies

July 10, 2012By

TerraGo Technologies Inc. has acquired the complementary software products and technologies of Manhattan Beach, CA-based Geosemble Technologies Inc. Terms between the privately held companies were not disclosed. Both firms are In-Q-Tel portfolio companies. read more

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Esri Acquires Location Analytics Developer GeoIQ

July 10, 2012By

Esri announced that GeoIQ, a small geo-location company based in Arlington, Virginia, will be joining their organization. The addition of GeoIQ’s team will strengthen Esri’s capabilities in the areas of user experience design, web development and cloud-based applications. read more

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GPS Business Outlook, GNSS Industry Future Assessment

July 6, 2012By

GPS World magazine has opened the first State of the Industry Survey for completion by GNSS industry members; the interactive form is found at www.gpsworld.com/industrysurvey. The results of the Survey, compiled and analyzed, will appear in the September issue of the magazine, as the very first State of the Industry Report, accompanied by an economic study titled “GNSS and the Economy: Scenarios for the World and Some Implications for the Industry.” read more

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LightSquared’s Philip Falcone and Harbinger Charged with Securities Fraud

June 29, 2012By

The Securities and Exchange Commission today filed fraud charges against New York-based hedge fund adviser Philip A. Falcone and his advisory firm, Harbinger Capital Partners LLC for illicit conduct that included misappropriation of client assets, market manipulation, and betraying clients. read more

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Acquisition of Cognovo Gives u-blox Own 4G Chip Technology

June 28, 2012By

u-blox, a positioning and wireless semiconductors, announces the acquisition of UK-based Cognovo Ltd., a company specializing in software defined modem (SDM) chip development technology. The acquisition extends u-blox’ chip design capabilities to create differentiated products for strategic markets that require 4G communications combined with global positioning. read more

Topcon Helps Search for Evidence of UFOs in New Show

June 28, 2012By

Chris Carter’s famous X-Files slogan,“The truth is out there,” is put to the test when a team of pioneering investigators pushes the limits to find the truth behind unexplained UFO sightings, using modern technology for data collection and analysis. Topcon’s IS-3 imaging station is featured in "Chasing UFOs," which premieres June 29 on the National Geographic Channel. read more

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Google Lowers Pricing and Simplified Limits with Google Maps API

June 23, 2012By

In it's developers blog, Google announced that it will lower API usage fees and simplifying limits for both Styled and regular maps. read more

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UPDATE: EGNOS Satellite Launch Set for August 6

June 21, 2012By

UPDATE: The launch of SES-5 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome, originally scheduled for 18 June, has been delayed due to a problem with a first stage subsystem on the Proton launch vehicle. The launch has been rescheduled for August 6. read more

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