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China to tighten regulation of online maps

China is tightening its regulation of online maps to clarify its territorial claims, state media reported on Friday, a move that comes amid sharpening disputes with its neighbors over islands in the East and South China Sea.

Smart maps can help save $8bn in India: Study

Pitching for greater use of internet-based mapping solutions, a study has found that smart maps can boost productivity and help improve emergency service response while saving over USD 8 billion in the country.

Brazil demands explanation over data collected by Google`s Street View cars

Brazil has reportedly sought answers from search giant Google over its alleged Street View cars collecting private wi-fi data while photographing for its maps.

Philippines launches online disaster hotspots map

Philippines has drawn up online maps of its disaster zones.

China targets illegal online maps

China will introduce new net
mapping rules to prevent disclosure of sensitive information
such as location of army bases, officials said.