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Tuesday, March 1st, 2016

HERE Appoints Edzard Overbeek as New CEO

BERLIN, Feb. 26, 2016—HERE, the location cloud company, today announced that Edzard Overbeek has been appointed CEO to lead the company as a newly independent entity. Overbeek, 48, joins HERE following its recent successful acquisition by a consortium of shareholders currently consisting of AUDI AG, BMW Group and Daimler AG. He will start at HERE

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Is there any progress on location privacy protection?

There has long been a call for some safeguards for location privacy, not only to put some checks on the surveillant state, but also to curb some of the bold uses that marketers are making with our data. There are many examples of corporate and government abuses of our location privacy, and they only seem

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Will there be backlash to free open location data when more for-profit providers pounce?

The justification behind free and open municipal data largely centers around improved transparency between government and citizens, and the means for the citizen to create apps to better serve their own and other people’s needs. While this ambition is being fulfilled, there are also those aggregating open information in larger datasets with the intent to

Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Eclipse Foundation Enables LocationTech

The Eclipse Foundation has launched a new initiative to support user driven development of location aware systems. The new LocationTech working group will allow companies to jointly develop and deploy components that bring location awareness to Enterprise IT.

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

Rather Than Share Your Location, Foursquare Wants to Suggest One

Two years ago, Foursquare was the star of the New York start-up scene. Celebrities and major brands embraced its mobile app, and companies like Facebook and Yahoo were eager to buy it. Foursquare’s founders turned down those offers, convinced of its potential as an independent company. Since then, the buzz around Foursquare has cooled and

Monday, February 13th, 2012

Mediterranean Energy Mosaic — Interesting and Complex

Mediterranean is the melting pot of Europe, Africa and Asia. The three continents meet here. Today, with 24 countries, diverse people, culture, religion and language, the region accounts for seven percent of the global population, consuming about 8 percent of the world’s primary energy demand. While the population is set to swell by another 90 million