Here's the Friday geonews in batch mode, or more precisely, the geonews that were not already shared earlier this week.
On the ESRI front:
- After ArcGIS API for iOS, it's not surprising to learn about ArcGIS For Android And ArcGIS API For Android Coming Soon
- V1 reviews Michael Zeiler's new book named "Modeling Our World: The ESRI Guide to Geodatabase Concepts"
In the miscellaneous category:
- Bing Maps is now a component of UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency
- V1 sums up various news regarding Bentley (think Microstation) products
- Here's a Safe Software User Meeting Recap
- In the U.S., there's a new National TOD (Transit-Oriented Development) Database
- APB has an entry on Garmin's attempt to monetize geocaching
In the map category:
- Here's a map of U.S. foreign military bases
- TMR has an entry on the true size of Africa, since most of us are often mislead by the Mercator projection
- Here's an entry on ProtectedPlanet, mapping 150,000 of the world's protected areas
- Like in some other countries, you will need to register to do mapping activities in Pakistan