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Cloud
GapMaps Live to improve brand decisions on physical locations
GapMaps has released its latest service GapMaps Live, giving more insights and features to help brands make better decisions about physical locations.
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Cloud
Snapchat and Ticketmaster announce new media innovation
Snapchat and Ticketmaster have announced a partnership that is set to change the ways of event commerce and media.
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Cloud
Google Street View cars about to hit NZ roads again
If you’ve ever used Google Streetview and been frustrated that the imagery is so outdated by years, Google brings good news. 
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Disaster Recovery
MAPS.ME and OpenStreetMap team up to help disaster recovery and response
"A core component of HOT’s mission is to enable more people in more places to contribute to mapping the world in which they live..."
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Eagle Technology
Kiwi schools to get free access to geographic data analysis software
New Zealand primary and secondary schools now have free access to Esri’s ArcGIS Online software for data analysis through maps.
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Maps
TechnologyOne bolsters offerings following acquisition
TechnologyOne plans to use this acquisition to further reinforce its strategic focus on providing relevant enterprise solutions for key customers.
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Google
Uber eyes up Nokia's mapping service, forks out $3bn
Uber is gunning for Nokia’s mapping service, Here, and is willing to pay up to $3 billion for it.
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Apple
Mapillary maps out NZ plans – look out Google Maps
Kiwis are being asked to get their smartphones and cameras out and join an ambitious project to crowd map the world.
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3D
Auckland Council ventures into realm of 3D
Auckland’s Chief Planner will unveil a 3D Digital Commons Plan for the city at a national planning conference in April.
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Cloud
Android App Review: New Zealand Topo Maps
The beauty of the digital age is the huge amounts of information that can be stored in tiny devices.
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Cloud
Apple quietly maps out future with hush-hush acquisition
"With fondest emotions, I’m announcing that we are closing down Spotsetter app."
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Maps
New Garmin device to sell with 'lifetime' map updates
Deal with map provider Navteq allows vendor to offer free updates as they become available.