(Image: DataAppeal). 3D model of a data visualization of Toronto's transit patterns.

Published: December 9th, 2013


DataAppeal creates everyman tool for 3D geo-spatial data visualizations

Nadia Amoroso never imagined that she’d be working in a tech startup. What she did know was that she would be some day be working with data - and analyzing what it means

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Candice So

Three Canadian cities named to Google’s World Wonders Project

What do the Historic District of Quebec City, Ottawa’s Rideau Canada and Lunenberg, Nova Scotia, have in common with Italy’s Pompeii, the ancient temples in Kyoto and Australia’s Shark Bay?For one, they’re all

Published on: May 31st, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google navigates privacy hurdles for Street View Bangalore

Google started collecting data for its Street View project in Bangalore on Thursday, but is being very careful not to run into controversies about privacy or government concerns about security, a company executive

Published on: May 26th, 2011 John Ribeiro

Bill seeks to curtail Google Maps citing “terrorist threat”

A California state legislator has submitted a bill that would limit the amount of detail allowed in images available from applications such as Google Maps and Google Earth, contending that terrorists are using

Published on: March 6th, 2009 Sharon Gaudin, John Ribeiro and Eric Lai

Gunmen in Mumbai attacks used Google Earth, probe reveals

The gunmen who attacked various locations in south Mumbai last week used digital maps from Google Earth to learn their way around, according to officials investigating the attacks.Investigations by the Mumbai police, including

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 John Ribeiro

Six free and fabulous iPhone downloads

Most things in life don't come for free. But the following half-dozen Apple iPhone applications are exceptions to the rule. Each of these free downloads will greatly enhance both your iPhone and mobile Internet

Published on: November 14th, 2008 Al Sacco

Facebook – your new emergency broadcast system?

When the hills of Southern California were burning last fall and residents fleeing the flames as communities were evacuated, Dominic Chan reached out to help – with Facebook. A college student at the

Published on: June 19th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Where in the world …

Anybody who's peeked into their backyards using Google Earth or plotted a long trp with MapQuest has Roger Tomlinson to thank for it. Working for an aerial survey company in the 1960s, Tomlinson

Published on: September 16th, 2007 Rafael Ruffolo