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GeoSpock Joins Growing List of Spatial Data Startups

Jan 8, 2019 |

UK-based spatial big data startup GeoSpock hopes to “live long and prosper” after netting an additional £10 million in venture funding.

GeoSpock, based on Cambridge, said its latest funding round (which works out to more than $12.7 million) included Japanese data technology vendor KDDI Supership as a strategic investor. Read more…

Cellular Carriers Swear Off Location Data Sales

Jun 19, 2018 |

All four major cellular carriers in the U.S. today pledged to stop selling real-time location data of its cellular phone users to a collection of third-party data brokers, delivering a blow to what a U.S. Read more…

Attention Shoppers: You’re Being Analyzed

Nov 30, 2016 |

Commerce Signals, developer of a bridge platform designed to connect advertisers and publishers with data from financial institutions, announced a partnership this week that combines transaction with location data so retailers can understand customers’ Read more…

Apple’s Mapsense Deal Continues Location Data Push

Sep 23, 2015 |

Apple’s acquisition of the mapping visualization startup Mapsense adds to the growing momentum behind analyzing and rendering location data.

According to multiple reports, Apple (AAPL) acquired the San Francisco-based startup recently for an estimated $30 million. Read more…

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