Waze and Esri expand partnership so cities can interpret and apply real-time data

Waze has been sending its partner cities a fire hose of data for the past four years through its free Connected Citizens Program. And while that aggregated and anonymized data holds critical informati

Esri helps move masses for marches

Since President Trump took office, there have been protests large and small across the United States and around the globe. Esri, the big-data collection and analysis company, has helped communities us

GoodLands partners with ESRI to launch the Catholic Geographic System

Religion and technology are not two phrases that often go hand in hand. Molly Burhans is looking to change that. Growing up Catholic in upstate New York, Burhans had the intention of becoming a nun.

Waze and Esri make app-to-infrastructure possible

The interactive navigation app Waze, with its 65 million active monthly users, has partnered with Esri, which provides geographic information systems (GIS) software to 25,000 state, local and national

Entangled Is A Watch App To Fight Loneliness

Not every app here at the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon has its roots in ideas of quantum entanglement and the ineffable quality of human connection, but that's what drove Freddie Iboy and his coding p

FloNew Lets Drones Automatically Fly To iBeacons

Here is a fun drone hack from our Disrupt NY Hackathon. FloNew brings together Gimbal beacons, Esri mapping, Nexmo's communications platform and Parrot's RollingSpider MiniDrones. Using FloNew's mobil

Cities Take Lead On App Development

What kinds of apps do cities need? This is a key question that cities have been asking themselves and answering in a range of ways in recent years. Before we even can truly answer that question though

Mapping Giant Esri Adds Real-Time Traffic Information From Nokia’s Here

While <a target="_blank" href="">Nokia</a> continues to plug away at picking up more consumer users of its new Windows Phone-powered smartphones, it's also looking for more license

Esri Takes Its Deep Mapping Software Online To Help Developers Become More Like Geographers

Beyond the edge of SXSW last week, the <a target="_blank" href="">ESRI</a> team camped out in an old brick firehouse with the interior of an Italian palace. It felt like the home of an

5 Perspectives On The Future Of The Human Interface

The next generation of apps will require developers to think more of the human as the user interface. It will become more about the need to know how an app works while a person stands up or with their

Esri Acquires Location Platform Geoloqi, Plans To Launch Alternative iOS Mapping Library Soon

<a target="_blank" href="">Geoloqi</a>, the Portland, Ore.-based location-based platform that helps developers add location-based features to their apps, today <a target="_blank" hre