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U.S. Post Celebrates Earth Day With Sea Surface Temperatures Forever Stamp

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:41

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Mapping
TweetOn April 22, the U.S. Postal Service will issue the Global: Sea Surface Temperatures Forever international price stamp. The $1.15 stamp can be used to mail a one-ounce letter to any country to...

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Events, Geo Events and more events! An update…

Tue, 04/15/2014 - 22:15

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Mapping
TweetLoads pf noise on the event front… A busy week indeed for the industry as many folks have just returned from a busy week-end in D.C where the annual State of the Map US (SOTMUS) took...

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Webinar Tip – Take Your Data to New Visualization Levels

Mon, 04/14/2014 - 20:58

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Mapping
TweetHere’s details of a webinar of interest from Golden Software taking place this week at 2 times… Create stunning, multidimensional images by combining the functionality of Golden...

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Training Tip – Create an Interactive Map with jQuery (Video)

Sat, 04/12/2014 - 14:51

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Mapping
TweetjQuery is a popular technology tool with the map geeks these days. Here’s a training resource that might help you to get up and running with jQuery – enjoy! In Create an Interactive...

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Apple Tops Smartphone device sales, Android leads in Platform Marketshare

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:36

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Mapping
TweetAccording to Comscore, the Number of Americans Who Own Smartphones Surpasses 150 Million. 152.5 million people in the U.S. owned smartphones (63.8 percent mobile market penetration) during the...

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Comes to Market

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 22:20

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Mapping
TweetAndroid fans will like this one… the commercial release of the Galaxy S5 has been officially announced by Samsung. The Galaxy S5 combines the advanced camera with world’s fastest auto...

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Video – Tips to Sharpen Your Spatial Analysis Skills

Tue, 04/08/2014 - 23:14

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Mapping
TweetA handy video from the Esri video production team shares some tips for users on ideas for sharpening their spatial analysis skills and get started with web GIS… FYI, for more interesting...

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Blogging, microblogging, media, social media or… Which for your business?

Sun, 04/06/2014 - 02:19

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Mapping
TweetYou may be wondering, which would be better for me or my business.. blogging, social bookmarking, a social media focus, or ?? A darned good question, particularly as all have a purpose, a time,...

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OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

Sat, 04/05/2014 - 15:39

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Mapping
TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France....

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Introducing Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 with Cortana

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 18:58

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Mapping
TweetMicrosoft today has unveiled details of Windows POhone 8.1 OS as well as their new “digital Assistant” – enter Cortana – honestly, I have to say that I’m really not...

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Infographic – Men and Women use their mobiles and social media differently

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 16:51

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Mapping
TweetNo huge surprise here I guess as research has shown that men and women differ in their use of mobile social media. For example, 38% of women play games on their smartphones and they outnumber...

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Mapquest Lets MLB baseball fans show their team some love while they navigate

Wed, 04/02/2014 - 01:57

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Mapping
TweetAn interesting product launch from MLB and Mapquest this week to celebrate the MLB opening season. Users can customize their mobile navigation experience (iOS and Android) with their team colors...

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Google Map Gallery – One Click USGS Topo Downloads and more!

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 23:04

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Mapping
TweetSo you need USGS topos do you? After years and years the USGS topo data is still a hot ticket item that many Geo professionals rely on for their basemaps. Since the dawn of time these data have...

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Social Media Guide For Parents (2014 Edition)

Mon, 03/31/2014 - 22:22

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Mapping
TweetA valuable resource for parents was released today and it’s pretty darned nice – and useful! The social media guide for parents has been developed by the Liahona Academy (be sure to...

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Growing Social and 10 Social Media Tips to Help Build Your Brand Loyalty

Sat, 03/29/2014 - 15:08

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Mapping
TweetOk, you’ve gone to great lengths to create social media properties for your company. You’ve spent countless hours customizing the look and feel,built a following, curated and created...

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Our Most Popular Social Media Shares from the week

Fri, 03/28/2014 - 22:24

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Mapping
TweetThis week we saw plenty of activity and engagement via our various social media channels. the following are the stories and tips we shared that seemed to have resonated with our connections and...

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Microsoft Introduces Office for iPad

Thu, 03/27/2014 - 23:36

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Mapping
TweetYes indeed, today Microsoft rolled out the news that Office for iPad (and their enhanced cloud offering) is here! This from Microsoft… Whether you’re creating an Excel spreadsheet on your...

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Google i/o 2014 – Save the Date, June 25-26 – Registration opens April 8

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 22:33

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Mapping
TweetThis from Google… We just launched the Google I/O 2014 website at http://www.google.com/io. Play with the experiment, get a preview of this year’s conference, and find out more details about...

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Provo, Boulder, Fort Collins Top the Ranks in Community Well-Being Index

Wed, 03/26/2014 - 00:55

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Mapping
TweetFor the sixth consecutive year, global well-being improvement leader Healthways and world-leading management consulting firm Gallup have released their analysis of the state of well-being for...

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