July 2010 saw more than its share of acquisitions in the geospatial domain. Among the players involved were large companies with household names like Nokia and Facebook, and smaller ones only known in tighter circles, including NextStop and Photo Science. Our editors review the deals and offer predictions on their success.
This podcast is sponsored by ERDAS.
At the Creating the Policy and Legal Framework for a Location-enabled Society conference in Boston, Kirk Goldsberry, who is a Visiting Scholar at the Center for Geographic Analysis at Harvard, gave a fascinatng presentation with the help of two of his students on the topic of personal geographic data and privacy. Geoff Zeiss provides a recap.