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Welcome Randall! VP of Sales

Welcome Randall Jackson, as VP of Sales! Randall is leading our sales team, running right...

February 21 2017

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Mapping congressional town halls

Monday marks the start of the Congressional recess, when many voters across the country will...

February 17 2017

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West Midlands is getting smart about transport disruptions

Smaller cities are stretching their resources by joining efforts with their neighbors on smart cities...

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Eliminating malaria through mapping

Last year, Visualize No Malaria, a partnership between Zambia’s Ministry of Health, PATH, Tableau Foundation,...

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Jordan Kiley joins Mapbox

Welcome Jordan Kiley to Mapbox! Jordan joins our mobile team, where she’ll be supporting our...

February 09 2017

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Julie Munro joins Mapbox!

Julie Munro has joined the Mapbox team in Washington, DC! As a member of our...

February 08 2017

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¡Bienvenido, Pablo!

We’re excited to welcome Pablo Guardiola to Mapbox! Pablo is joining the mobile team to...

February 06 2017

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Opposing the executive order barring immigration: Amicus brief filed in the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals

We just joined 96 companies in filing the Brief of Technology Companies and other Businesses...

February 05 2017

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Welcome Lauren Butin!

We’re excited to welcome Lauren Butin who is joining the Mapbox finance team! Lauren will...

January 27 2017

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Mapping the Women's March on America

Tomorrow is the Women’s March on Washington, as well as hundreds of sister marches and...

January 20 2017

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Welcome Kathleen Lu!

We’re excited to welcome Kathleen Lu to Mapbox! As an IP specialist, Kathleen will focus...

January 18 2017

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A smarter city: partnering with Melbourne to solve complex urban challenges

Melbourne is changing the way cities are run. Australia’s fastest growing city’s Smart City Office...

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Lizzie Gooding joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Lizzie Gooding to the Mapbox team! Lizzie will be working closely...

January 12 2017

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Kushan Joshi joins Mapbox!

We are excited to welcome Kushan Joshi to Mapbox! Kushan will strengthen our processes for...

January 06 2017

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Ryan Baumann talks cities, analytics, and resources industries on IBM Builders Podcast

I caught up with the folks over at IBM’s New Builders podcast after AWS re:Invent...

January 06 2017

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Resolve to build with Mapbox

2016 was a big year at Mapbox. We grew fast, breaking 200 team members in...

January 05 2017

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Mapbox access now available in Mantle 1.1!

Our friends at Mantle, the plugin for effortlessly designing 3D environments in Unity, just released...

January 04 2017

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Michael Krasnyk joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Michael Krasnyk to Mapbox! Michael will be based in Munich, where...

December 23 2016

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Where we're going, we need Rhodes!

We’re excited to welcome David Rhodes to Mapbox! David joins our games team where he’ll...

December 21 2016

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Using Mapbox to tackle cities' challenges

In September, we announced Mapbox Cities and started looking for three cities we can work...

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Welcome, Sam Kronick!

We’re excited to welcome Sam Kronick to Mapbox! Sam joins our labs team in San...

December 15 2016

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Gokul Ganesan joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Gokul Ganesan to Mapbox! Gokul joins our team to improve OpenStreetMap...

December 12 2016

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Un nuevo mapero en OpenStreetMap, el Presidente del Perú Pedro Pablo Kuczynski

English version below. Ayer, el Presidente del Perú, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski visitó a nuestro equipo...

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Kevin joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Kevin Fu who is joining the Mapbox business team! Kevin will...

December 07 2016

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Open Mapping at OGP Summit 2016

Open Government Partnership (OGP) Summit week is here, hosted by this year’s chair France. After...

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Cory joins Mapbox!

Big welcome to Cory Guillory who has joined the Mapbox team in DC! Cory works...

December 02 2016

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Welcome Miles!

We’re excited to welcome Miles Sackler to Mapbox! Working closely with the business and engineering...

December 01 2016

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Announcing Mapbox.cn

Today we are announcing Mapbox.cn, making Mapbox available at high speed in China. We are...

December 01 2016

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3DR combines drone imagery with Autodesk

3D Robotics’ new app, Site Scan, combines imagery from their construction drone, Mapbox maps, and...

November 30 2016

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Jayana joins Mapbox!

We’re stoked to welcome Jayana Charles to the operations team at Mapbox Bangalore. Jayana will...

November 30 2016

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MongoDB 3.4 now features Mapbox in Compass

MongoDB’s new 3.4 release now includes Compass with maps powered by Mapbox. Compass’s intuitive UI...

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Welcome Sarah!

We’re excited to welcome Sarah Kleinman to Mapbox! As part of the labs team, Sarah...

November 21 2016

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Riley Slitor joins Mapbox!

We’re thrilled to welcome Riley Slitor to the operations team at Mapbox! Riley joins us...

November 18 2016

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Welcome Brynne Morris

We’re excited to welcome Brynne Morris to Mapbox! Brynne will be based in DC working...

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November 16 2016

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PubNub API BLOCKS launches with Mapbox

PubNub, known for its low-latency secure messaging on every device, recently made Mapbox tools available...

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Support the OpenStreetMap movement

Our friends at the OpenStreetMap Foundation, the largest open geographic database in the world, are...

November 11 2016

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Vincent Sarago joins Mapbox

We’re happy to announce that Vincent Sarago is joining Mapbox. Vincent is a developer with...

November 10 2016

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Live election results on The Washington Post

As election results roll in tonight, we’ll be watching the action with The Washington Post....

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Find your polling place with Mapbox + Foursquare

We teamed up with the Voting Information Project (VIP) and Foursquare to build an app...

November 02 2016

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Welcome Bersabel!

Bersabel Tadesse has joined the Mapbox team in San Francisco! Bersabel will be working on...

October 20 2016

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Ugo Vollmer joins Mapbox!

We’re so excited to welcome Ugo Vollmer to Mapbox here in San Francisco. Ugo is...

October 11 2016

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Welcome, Tim Dougherty!

We’re excited to welcome Tim Dougherty to Mapbox here in San Francisco. Tim works on...

October 06 2016

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Explore 1.2 billion taxi rides

Last year the New York City Taxi and Limousine Commission released a massive dataset of...

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Dana Sulit joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to announce that Dana Sulit has joined the Mapbox team in DC! Dana...

September 28 2016

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Announcing Mapbox Cities

Mapbox Cities is a new mentorship program for cities that use data for urban challenges....

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MongoDB Compass launches with Mapbox

MongoDB, best known for their document-oriented database solutions, just launched maps inside of Compass. With...

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Mapbox is opening a Detroit office!

Mapbox is opening an office in Detroit! We have a new space in the Techstars...

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New maps for Ushahidi

Ushahidi has recently switched to Mapbox Streets and Satellite! Ushahidi is an influential crowdsourcing platform...

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Erin Quinn joins Mapbox!

We’re delighted to welcome Erin Quinn, who is joining the Mapbox business team in DC!...

August 25 2016

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Nadia Barbosa joins Mapbox!

We are thrilled to welcome Nadia Barbosa to Mapbox! Nadia is joining us on the...

August 24 2016

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Announcing the Mapbox Studio dataset editor

Today we are opening up access for all users to the Mapbox Studio dataset editor,...

August 23 2016

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Kara Mahoney joins Mapbox!

We’re thrilled to welcome Kara Mahoney to Mapbox! Kara is joining us in DC to...

August 22 2016

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Visualizing parking data with Spot Angels

We partnered with parking mapping company Spot Angels to visualize its street level data with...

August 19 2016

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Mapbox ♥️ Human

We’re thrilled to welcome the incredible team behind Human to Mapbox! Our shared vision of...

August 18 2016

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Automatic launches brand new app for your car

Automatic connects you to your car’s on-board computer so you can improve your driving, save...

August 17 2016

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Rasagy Sharma joins Mapbox!

We are excited to welcome Rasagy Sharma to Mapbox! Rasagy joins our design team based...

August 12 2016

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Colleen McGinnis joins Mapbox!

Join us in welcoming Colleen McGinnis to the Mapbox team! Colleen is jumping aboard the...

August 10 2016

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Benjamin Tran Dinh joins Mapbox

We’re so excited to welcome Benjamin Tran Dinh to Mapbox! Benjamin is joining our telemetry...

August 09 2016

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Yunjie Li joins Mapbox

We are thrilled to welcome Yunjie Li to the Mapbox team! Yunjie joins the labs...

August 08 2016

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Nick Cordella joins Mapbox

Join us in welcoming Nick Cordella to Mapbox! Nick will help us create new products...

August 05 2016

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Track 'em all with PokeRadar!

Missing a Vaporeon? Did that Dragonite disappear before you unleashed your Pokéball? Trying to catch...

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Weather maps with WeatherBug

WeatherBug’s interactive forecasts and maps paint a colorful picture of real time weather trends around...

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Mapbox welcomes Nate Perkins!

We’re growing fast here at Mapbox. At the forefront of our expansion is Operations, which...

July 25 2016

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Marissa joins Mapbox!

We are thrilled to welcome Marissa Fullford to the operations team at Mapbox! Marissa joins...

July 21 2016

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Search for your next apartment with RentPath

RentPath helps consumers find apartments and houses for rent, whether you’re looking for a modern...

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Natalie Pitcher joins Mapbox

Join us in welcoming Natalie aboard the Mapbox team! Natalie will be leading out event...

July 20 2016

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Upendra Karukonda joins Mapbox!

We are excited to welcome Upendra Karukonda to our expanding data team in Bengaluru. He...

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Jen Yu joins Mapbox!

We’re so excited to welcome Jen Yu to the communications team at Mapbox! Jen will...

July 14 2016

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Lily Chai joins Mapbox!

Lily Chai has joined the Mapbox Telemetry team out of our San Francisco office. Lily...

July 13 2016

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Subaru Starlink connected car maps

Owners of SUBARU STARLINK™ subscribed vehicles can now locate their vehicle right from their phone....

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Bharata Srinivasa joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Bharata Srinivasa to the data team! He is a tech and...

July 08 2016

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Amisha Singla joins Mapbox!

Join us in welcoming Amisha Singla to the growing engineering team in Bangalore! Amisha is...

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Safer flying with AirMap

The FAA’s new rules for small UAVs mean that a lot more drones are going...

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Mobile fitness tracking with Suunto Movescount

Suunto Movescount helps you to make every move count, whether you’re a cyclist, mountaineer or...

June 27 2016

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David Clark Joins Mapbox

We’re excited to welcome David Clark to Mapbox. As part of the Mapbox Studio team,...

June 23 2016

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Kai Dalgleish joins Mapbox!

Kai Dalgleish is the newest member of the Mapbox geocoding team and joins us in...

June 13 2016

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ProjectCSGIRLS and the future of women in tech

This past Saturday, we had the honor and pleasure of sponsoring the 2016 ProjectCSGIRLS National...

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Xinnong Yang to head business development in China

Xinnong Yang is joining Mapbox to lead business development in China. Based in Shanghai he...

June 02 2016

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Manohar Erikipati joins Mapbox!

We are excited to welcome Manohar to Mapbox. Manohar joins us to improve OpenStreetMap and...

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Maanya Umashaanker joins Mapbox!

We’re thrilled to welcome Maanya Umashaanker to the data team! Maanya joins us to improve...

June 02 2016

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Joel Theodros joins Mapbox!

Joel Theodros has joined the Mapbox team in San Francisco! Joel works with Enterprise customers,...

June 01 2016

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Welcome Matt Ficke!

We’re excited to welcome Matt Ficke to Mapbox! Matt is joining our geocoding team, working...

May 27 2016

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Introducing Mapbox Humanitarian

Maps are critical in humanitarian emergencies. They reveal buildings hardest hit in an earthquake, identify...

May 23 2016

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Plan your bike ride to work

Today is Bike to Work Day in D.C.! Using Mapbox cycling directions, we made a...

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Improved performance for your maps

Your maps are about to get faster thanks to some newly updated vector tiles and...

May 19 2016

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Hannah Judge joins Mapbox!

Hannah Judge has joined the Mapbox customer success team in San Francisco! Hannah uses her...

May 17 2016

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Ajith Ranka joins Mapbox!

A big welcome to Ajith Ranka, who has joined the Mapbox team! Ajith will focus...

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Angelina Calderon joins Mapbox!

Angelina Calderon has joined the Mapbox team in San Francisco! As a member of our...

May 16 2016

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Welcome Justin Van Etten!

Justin Van Etten is joining Mapbox! As Mapbox’s first commercial counsel, Justin is jumping in...

April 29 2016

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The new Mapbox Vector Tile Specification guide

Vector tiles are how we store geographic data for rendering on the web or mobile...

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Meet Moriah, HOT's Outreachy intern

Last December through March, Mapbox sponsored an intern through the Outreachy program to work with...

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Welcome Nat Slaughter!

Welcome Nat Slaughter, the latest addition to the Mapbox design team! Nat has a history...

April 21 2016

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Rain, rain, go away: IBM Weather Alerts for Insurance

IBM just launched Weather Alerts for Insurance, a platform that combines data from The Weather...

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DCFemTech honors powerful women programmers

Last night, Alex Ulsh and Carol Hansen received the Powerful Women Programmers Award at DCFemTech’s...

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Emma Grasmeder joins Mapbox

Welcome Emma Grasmeder to Mapbox DC! Emma is diving into our telemetry, running data analysis...

April 12 2016

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25 years of political donations with MapD

Spending by US presidential campaigns is rising steadily. In 2012, the Obama and Romney campaigns...

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Satellite imagery for low bandwidth environments

Flightradar24 just launched with low bandwidth satellite imagery. If you’re tracking your journey with in-flight...

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Welcome Julianne Baker Gallegos!

A big welcome to Julianne Baker Gallegos, our newest member of the Operations team. Julianne...

April 08 2016

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Sean Heffernan joins Mapbox!

We’re pumped to welcome Sean, who is joining the Mapbox business team! Sean will be...

April 06 2016

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Rodolfo Wilhelmy joins the team!

Rodolfo Wilhelmy is joining Mapbox! He is jumping into our telemetry data, helping to build...

April 06 2016

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Cameron Mace joins Mapbox

Welcome Cameron Mace! Cameron is joining the mobile and support teams to help developers get...

April 05 2016

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Tracking the world's airliners with Flightradar24

Flightradar24 uses real-time transponder data to track more than 160,000 commercial flights per day. Their...

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Kajari Ghosh joins Mapbox

Welcome Kajari Ghosh to Mapbox! Kajari will be based out of DC, diving into Mapbox...

April 04 2016

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Poornima Badrinath joins Mapbox

A warm welcome to Poornima Badrinath! Poornima is joining our data team to improve OpenStreetMap...

March 28 2016

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Mapbox HackerOne public launch

Our security bug bounty program is now open to the public. On March 1, we...

March 18 2016

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The White House is writing an open source policy that will help fix government tech

Thursday, the White House released a draft open source policy for public comment. The policy...

March 12 2016

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Krishna Nammala joins Mapbox!

We’re thrilled to welcome Krishna Nammala to the data team! Krishna joins us to improve...

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Welcome, Molly Lloyd!

We’re pumped to welcome Molly Lloyd to Mapbox in San Francisco. She’s joining our engineering...

March 08 2016

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Pledge for parity

We’re celebrating International Women’s Day with our pledge for parity. We pledge to: help women...

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Meet the new Mapbox API documentation

Today we’re introducing rewritten, redesigned, and expanded Mapbox API documentation. Drawing from hundreds of conversations...

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Bhargav Kowshik joins Mapbox!

We’re thrilled to welcome Bhargav Kowshik to the Mapbox data team. Bhargav will join us...

March 04 2016

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Why we're supporting Apple in its case against the FBI

Yesterday, we joined a host of technology companies filing in court to support Apple in...

March 04 2016

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Welcome Jesse Bounds!

Jesse Bounds has joined the Mobile team in San Francisco. Jesse holds a Masters in...

February 19 2016

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Welcome Noemi Walzebuck!

We’re very excited to welcome Noemi Walzebuck to the Mapbox business team. Noemi joins us...

February 16 2016

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Mapbox SF, now 2x as big

Our San Francisco office is now twice as big. Last month we took over the...

February 12 2016

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OpenAddresses now has 220 million points

That was fast: OpenAddresses now contains 220 million addresses. You might recall that the project...

February 12 2016

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Letting you know if law enforcement asks for your data

Last week, Mapbox joined a coalition of startups filing in court to seek greater transparency...

February 10 2016

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Brendan McFarland joins Mapbox!

A big welcome to Brendan McFarland, who recently joined the finance team. Brendan first discovered...

February 09 2016

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Hannah Gelfond joins Mapbox!

We’re excited to welcome Hannah Gelfond to the Mapbox team! She’ll be running alongside Eric,...

January 29 2016

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Sam Matthews joins Mapbox!

Sam Matthews is joining the Mapbox team! As a developer, he will focus on improving...

January 22 2016

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Emily DuBois Joins Mapbox!

Emily DuBois is joining the Mapbox team! As a developer, she’ll focus on improving how...

January 19 2016

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Welcome Tobrun Van Nuland!

We are excited to welcome Tobrun Van Nuland to Mapbox! He joins our Mobile team...

January 08 2016

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Blythe Sheldon joins Mapbox!

A big welcome to Blythe Sheldon, who joined the Mapbox Studio team. In addition to...

December 17 2015

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Xiaowei Wang joins Mapbox!

We are excited to welcome to Xiaowei Wang to Mapbox! She joins the Map Design...

December 14 2015

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Tableau 9.2 launches with native Mapbox integration

Update: Visit www.mapbox.com/tableau for details on our Tableau maps integration. Congratulations to our friends at...

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Alex Ulsh joins Mapbox!

A big welcome to Alex Ulsh, who joined Mapbox last week. Alex is on the...

December 09 2015

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Moritz Kobitzsch joins the team

I’m excited to welcome Moritz Kobitzsch to the team! Moritz comes to us from the...

December 03 2015

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Mapbox in Tableau: learn from the masters

Update: Visit www.mapbox.com/tableau for details on our Tableau maps integration. Want to learn more about...

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Our open source team directory

We’re open-sourcing the software we use to manage Mapbox’s operations - our interpretation of modern...

November 20 2015

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Antonio Zugaldia joins Mapbox!

Say hi to Antonio Zugaldia! Antonio has recently joined Mapbox as a member of our...

November 20 2015

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We're growing Mapbox's business team

We’re growing Mapbox’s business team. Mapbox is changing the way people move around their cities...

November 03 2015

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Chris Kottke joins Mapbox!

A big welcome to Chris, who’s joined Mapbox to build out our finance team. He’ll...

November 03 2015

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Matt Perry joins Mapbox

It’s our great pleasure to announce that Matt Perry is joining the Satellite Team at...

October 30 2015

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Partners for Mapbox + Tableau

Update: Visit www.mapbox.com/tableau for details on our Tableau maps integration. Tableau just announced full Mapbox...

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DCFemTech's Code & Coffee: let’s do it again soon!

Today we hosted DCFemTech’s Code & Coffee, more than 40 women came out to the...

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Our code of conduct for open source

Mapbox takes the safety and comfort of people marginalized in the tech community very seriously....

October 16 2015

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Matthew Whittemore joins Mapbox

Matthew Whittemore is joining the Mapbox team. He’s working on all parts of our stack,...

October 12 2015

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Sanjay Bhangar joins Mapbox!

Sanjay Bhangar is joining Mapbox. Sanjay brings his extensive experience developing web applications to building...

October 08 2015

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Say hello to Zack Mully!

Welcome Zack Mully, who has joined us in DC. Zack will be working with our...

October 07 2015

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Say hello to Abhishek Saikia!

Say hello to Abhishek Saikia! Abhishek joins us to improve OpenStreetMap and other datasets using...

October 07 2015

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Aruna Sankaranarayanan joins the team!

Aruna Sankaranarayanan is joining Mapbox! Aruna comes on to build smart tools for improving geospatial...

October 06 2015

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Mikel Maron joins Mapbox

Mikel Maron is joining the Mapbox team. He will work across the entire organization to...

October 05 2015

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Andrew Pendleton joins Mapbox

We’re delighted to welcome Andrew Pendleton to Mapbox. Andrew will be working on our geocoder,...

October 05 2015

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Say hello to Maning Sambale!

Say hello to Maning Sambale! Maning is a long time OpenStreetMap contributor in the Philippines...

October 01 2015

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Dan Patterson joins Mapbox!

It is an honor to welcome Dan, the newest member of the Directions team! Joining...

September 24 2015

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Startups support net neutrality -- in court

Yesterday we joined a coalition of startups to support the FCC’s new net neutrality rules...

September 22 2015

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Welcome Jothirnadh

Say hello to Jothirnadh! Jothi joins us to improve OpenStreetMap and other datasets using a...

September 09 2015

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Manny Lopez joins Mapbox!

Meet Manny, our newest Mapbox Support Hero! Manny comes to our team with an amazing...

September 04 2015

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Welcome Tim Channell

Welcome Tim Channell, who has joined us in DC! Tim is a long-time Turf contributor...

September 03 2015

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Welcome Bryan Housel

Welcome, Bryan Housel! Bryan joins us to work on Mapbox GL and OpenStreetMap infrastructure. He’s...

September 02 2015

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Dan Swick joins Mapbox!

Meet Dan, the newest member of the Support team in SF! Dan comes to the...

August 20 2015

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Oindrila Gupta joins Mapbox

Oindrila Gupta is the newest member of our data team in Bangalore. She will be...

August 19 2015

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Jessi Mann joins Mapbox!

Meet Jessi, the newest member of the Operations team in DC! She will be supporting...

August 12 2015

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Welcome Max Sirenko

Max Sirenko has joined the Mapbox team in San Francisco! After years on Wall Street...

August 12 2015

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Open source mapping classes at the International Institute of Information Technology

This Monday we will kick off three classes on OpenStreetMap, QGIS and Mapbox tools at...

August 07 2015

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Come party before the TechLady Hackathon

We’re hosting the pre-party for the TechLady Hackathon, a full day of training, workshops, and...

August 04 2015

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Welcome Daniel!

A warm welcome to Daniel, the newest member to our Directions team! Daniel comes with...

July 30 2015

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Aarthy Chandrasekhar joins the team

Say hello to Aarthy Chandrasekhar! Aarthy joins us to improve OpenStreetMap and other datasets using...

July 28 2015

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Austrian address data is now open

Last week Austria released nationwide address point data under an open license. By the end...

July 24 2015

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Siyu Song joins Mapbox

Say hello to Siyu Song! Siyu has joined our San Francisco office and will work...

July 14 2015

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Nikhil Prabhakar joins the team

Nikhil joins the data team to strengthen our work on improving datasets like OpenStreetMap based...

July 10 2015

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Jeremy Stratman joins Mapbox

Jeremy has joined our team! He’ll be working alongside Eric; running logistics, sharpening our business...

July 09 2015

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July GeoDC featuring OpenAddresses

July’s edition of the GeoDC meetup is all about open location data: addresses, traffic, and...

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Bruno Abinader joins Mapbox

Bruno Abinader joins Mapbox to help develop the best mapping library for mobile and the...

July 07 2015

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Jacques Tardie joins Mapbox

Welcome Jacques Tardie, the newest member of the Mapbox satellite team! With a background in...

July 02 2015

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Virginia Yung joins Mapbox

A warm welcome to Virginia Yung! Virginia is joining the Mapbox SF office, working on...

June 30 2015

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Supporting App Camp For Girls

We are proud to support App Camp For Girls, a non-profit that organizes summer day...

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Pratik Yadav joins Mapbox

Pratik is the newest member of our data team. He focuses on improving OpenStreetMap data...

June 24 2015

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Jinal Foflia joins team Mapbox

Jinal Foflia has joined our team! She will focus on creating and improving map data...

June 23 2015

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$20,000 for OpenStreetMap Infrastructure

We’re supporting the OpenStreetMap Foundation’s £56,000 funding drive with $20,000. Together with other contributions, 90%...

June 22 2015

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Don Drummond joins Mapbox

A big welcome to Don, the latest addition to our operations team. Don’s an accountant...

June 18 2015

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Building the whole mapping stack

Building the whole mapping stack We're creating the building blocks for a complete mapping stack....

June 17 2015

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Jason Wray joins Mapbox

Jason Wray just joined the Mapbox team! Jason stands with one foot in mobile, one...

June 11 2015

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Supporting ProjectCSGIRLS and the next generation of women in tech

When I joined Mapbox over a year and a half ago, our thirty-odd person team...

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Maya Gao joins Mapbox

Maya Gao just joined the design team at Mapbox! Her amazing ability to create beautiful,...

June 05 2015

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Alice Kuo joins Mapbox

Say hello to Alice Kuo! Alice has joined our business team working out of San...

June 04 2015

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Lucas Wojciechowski joins Mapbox

Lucas Wojciechowski just joined Mapbox! Lucas was an early adopter of Mapbox GL, which he...

May 28 2015

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Jake Pruitt joins our team

Jake Pruitt is now a part of the Mapbox team! Jake comes to us from...

May 27 2015

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Scott Andrews joins team Mapbox

Scott Andrews has joined team Mapbox! Scott previously worked at Flux.io where he was lead...

May 26 2015

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Chau Nguyen joins the team

Chau Nguyen is the newest member of the Mapbox team. She is currently completing her...

May 17 2015

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Ramya Ragupathy Joins Mapbox

Ramya is the newest team member of our data team. She will be focusing on...

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Mapping areas affected by tornadoes in Oklahoma

Photo courtesy of newsok.com Yesterday an outbreak of tornadoes throughout central United States damaged many...

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Nina Armah joins Mapbox

Nina Armah has joined the Mapbox Team. Nina grew up in Maryland and has spent...

April 24 2015

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Zach Beattie joins Mapbox

The business team at Mapbox just got a little bigger: Zach Beattie has joined us...

April 22 2015

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Chethan Gowda joins Mapbox

Chethan has joined our data team in Bangalore! He will help us add improved content...

April 22 2015

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Hello Karito Palomino!

Say hello to Karito Palomino, the newest member of our data team! As a data...

April 03 2015

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Abimael Riveros joins Mapbox!

Abimael Riveros has joined the Mapbox data team! He’ll improve OpenStreetMap based on customer feedback...

April 01 2015

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César Alfaro joins the team!

Say hello to César Alfaro! César is joining the Mapbox team as a data specialist...

March 30 2015

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Thiago Santos joins Mapbox

Thiago Santos joins Mapbox to help build the fastest in-device mapping library for the web...

March 27 2015

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Updated law enforcement guidelines

Today we updated our privacy policy and law enforcement guidelines to clarify that we’ll never...

March 27 2015

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Eliane Joyo Joins Mapbox

Eliane Joyo Meneses is joining the Mapbox team! As part of the data team, Eliane...

March 26 2015

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Emily McAfee joins the team!

Emily McAfee is joining Mapbox! Emily graduated from General Assembly in Washington, DC where she...

March 19 2015

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Mapbox Vector Tile Specification adopted by Esri

The Mapbox Vector Tile spec is catching on. We are pleased to announce that Esri...

March 17 2015

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Mapbox Education is here!

Students! Teachers! Lend us your ears! Here at Mapbox, we value the creative ways our...

March 06 2015

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Minh Nguyễn joins Mapbox

Minh Nguyễn just joined the Mapbox team, bringing years of experience in open data communities...

March 03 2015

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Welcome Vanessa!

A big welcome to Vanessa, who has joined the Mapbox team! She’ll be on operations,...

February 24 2015

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Upload twice as much imagery with BigTIFF

In January we increased the file upload limit for imagery from 260 MB to 4...

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Startups support net neutrality

We strongly support the framework on net neutrality rules currently before the Federal Communications Commission,...

February 16 2015

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Arun Ganesh joins Mapbox

Arun Ganesh is joining Mapbox. Arun is an interaction designer, programmer and according to Pascal...

February 14 2015

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DSCOVR: a new view of Earth

At sunset on Wednesday, the Deep Space Climate Observatory (DSCOVR) lifted off from Cape Canaveral...

February 13 2015

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Srividya Bharadwaj joins Mapbox

Srividya Bharadwaj is joining Mapbox as data analyst focusing on improving OpenStreetMap — the free...

February 12 2015

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Michael Steffen joins Mapbox

Michael Steffen is joining the Mapbox team. Michael will lead Mapbox’s legal work and push...

February 10 2015

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Hello Ruth Maben!

Ruth Maben is joining Mapbox. Ruth is going to be part of a growing team...

February 10 2015

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Shravan Shah joins Mapbox

Say hello to Shravan Shah. Shravan’s joining our growing data team in Bengaluru to help...

February 09 2015

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Sajjad Anwar joins Mapbox

Sajjad Anwar aka @geohacker is joining Mapbox. We have known Sajjad for a long time...

January 27 2015

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Brad Leege joins the team!

Brad Leege has joined Mapbox, bringing a deep background in mobile development on both Android...

January 20 2015

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Growing our data team in Peru

The doors to our new office in Ayacucho, Peru are officially open! Our data team...

January 12 2015

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OpenAddresses Hits 100 Million

OpenAddresses is starting 2015 with a bang: all together, OpenAddresses now contains more than 100...

January 09 2015

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Welcome Kelvin Abrokwa!

Meet Kelvin Abrokwa, the newest member of the Mapbox data team. As a student at...

January 06 2015

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Join the Mapbox directions team

Got an idea for solving this problem efficiently and elegantly in C++? A given graph...

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Blake Thompson joins Mapbox

Blake Thompson is joining the Mapbox team! Blake will be diving into the development of...

January 06 2015

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Willy Berg joins Mapbox

MapBox is joining forces with Dr. Wilhelm Berg of BergWerk GIS. We are thrilled to...

January 05 2015

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Lyzi Diamond joins!

We’re thrilled to welcome Lyzi to the Mapbox team! As a co-founder of the geo...

January 02 2015

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Hello Andrey Golovin!

Say hello to Andrey Golovin! Andrey is an incredibly active mapper with some 4,200 edits...

December 11 2014

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Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Bloomberg New Energy Finance relaunched their Energy Asset maps to visualize everything from power plant...

December 09 2014

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Roadtrippers' new trip planning

Roadtrippers just made it ridiculously it easy to throw more adventure into your drive with...

December 01 2014

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Come build the map renderer of the future

To the game developers and designers of the world: If shaders make you weak at...

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Join team Bengaluru

We are growing the Mapbox team in Bengaluru and we’re looking for individuals who love...

November 06 2014

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Mapping missing maps

Millions of people worldwide live in poorly mapped areas. When conflict, disease, or natural disaster...

November 05 2014

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Open data research internship

We’re looking for an enthusiastic data research intern to help us find, organize, and share...

October 30 2014

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Namaste India!

We’re heading to India in November. Alex, Eric and I will attend Open Data Camp...

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Andreas Viglakis joins Mapbox

Andreas Viglakis is joining the Mapbox team! Trained as an architect and urban designer, Andreas...

October 22 2014

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Temporary Flight Restrictions mapped live on "Don't Fly Drones Here"

The FAA issues Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) to restrict airspace around VIP movements, natural disasters,...

October 21 2014

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Mapping Gaza before and after a crisis

The Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) is mapping buildings and streets in the Gaza Strip using...

October 21 2014

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More storage for publishing drone imagery on mapbox.com

We just increased the storage included with Mapbox accounts. Our free Starter plan now includes...

October 20 2014

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Privacy, transparency, and law enforcement

We’re a mapping platform for our customers’ services. We power Runkeeper’s new route planning app,...

October 14 2014

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Johan Uhle joins Mapbox

Johan Uhle has joined the Mapbox team! He is working on global Mapbox infrastructure, making...

October 13 2014

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Two step verification

Mapbox now offers an additional level of security for your account: Two-step verification. Once enabled,...

October 03 2014

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Alison Anthes joins Mapbox

Alison Anthes has joined the Mapbox team! We’re excited to have Ali on board, playing...

October 01 2014

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Join the Mapbox Directions team

We’re building a routing service unlike any other and we want your help to develop...

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Welcome Cathryn Stickel!

A big welcome to Cathryn Stickel, who is joining Mapbox to support our overall operations...

September 30 2014

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Hello Tom Lee!

Tom Lee has joined Mapbox! Tom comes to us from the Sunlight Foundation where he...

September 29 2014

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Audience-focused documentation

We’re doing a documentation push and now let you self-identify what kind of docs and...

September 29 2014

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Katy DeCorah joins Mapbox

Katy DeCorah is joining the Mapbox team! Katy will be jumping into coding and design....

September 26 2014

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Aerial + drone + satellite imagery internship

We’re going to ingest billions of new pixels from aerial, drone, and satellite sources into...

September 24 2014

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Richman Pariona joins Mapbox

Richman Pariona joins the Mapbox data team! Before Richman joined he was researching traffic patterns...

September 18 2014

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Welcome Danny Aiquipa!

Say hello to Danny Aiquipa. Danny is a power OpenStreetMap contributor. She is excited to...

September 16 2014

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Peter Liu joins Mapbox

We’re excited to welcome Peter to the Mapbox design team, where he will be focusing...

September 15 2014

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Duncan Graham joins Mapbox

Duncan is joining the Mapbox design team, coming to us from daytime hours at The...

September 11 2014

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Matt Irwin joins Mapbox!

Matt Irwin joins the Mapbox team after eight years working as a diplomat with the...

September 09 2014

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Shiv Ramachandran joins Mapbox

Welcome Shiv! A long-time colleague from the international development space, Shiv started mapping using TileMill...

September 05 2014

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Mapbox Swag!

Now for your iPhone, shower, and baby’s onesie - welcome to the Mapbox store! …...

August 19 2014

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Welcome Luis Alanya!

Say hello to Luis Alanya Ortega. Luis is a power OpenStreetMap contributor, and as part...

August 18 2014

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Karen Shea joins Mapbox

Karen is a designer who immediately impressed us by not being afraid to use GIFs...

August 14 2014

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Welcome Camilla Mahon

And now she’s full time.

August 07 2014

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Morgan Herlocker joins the team!

Morgan Herlocker has joined Mapbox, working with us from the DC garage. He’s an accomplished...

July 22 2014

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Don't fly drones here

Unmanned drones like quadcopters and fixed-wing aircraft are at the center of new airspace regulations...

July 22 2014

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Designer Tatiana Van Campenhout joins the team!

Tatiana is a designer and illustrator who alongside making crazy animated GIFs brings an amazing...

July 08 2014

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Importing data into the Mapbox editor now supports geocoding

You can now drag & drop spreadsheet files on the Mapbox editor and we’ll automatically...

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Tracking Orders Live with Instacart

Watch your groceries travel right to your doorstep with Instacart’s live map view. The San...

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Lauren Budorick joins Mapbox

Lauren Budorick is joining the Mapbox team in San Francisco! Lauren is a graduate of...

June 17 2014

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Patrick Niklaus Joins Mapbox

Patrick Niklaus is joining Mapbox. He has worked on great projects before like the alaCarte...

June 16 2014

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Amy Lee Walton Joins Mapbox

Designer Amy Lee Walton joins the team in DC! She brings an experimental art+maker background...

June 05 2014

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World Cup Stadiums from Space

Update: The demos that supported this post are no longer available. Update June 12: All...

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Camilla Mahon joins Mapbox

Image Analyst Camilla Mahon joins Mapbox in San Francisco! Camilla is joining as an intern...

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Damon Burgett Joins Mapbox

Damon Burgett has joined the team in San Francisco. Damon will bring his coding and...

May 23 2014

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A Rosetta Stone for Google to Mapbox APIs

Our latest guide is a Rosetta Stone for users coming from the Google Maps API...

May 21 2014

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Guides - New instruction to the Mapbox platform

We’re excited to introduce Mapbox Guides, a new collection of educational guides for every corner...

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Nick Ingalls Joins Mapbox

Nick Ingalls is joining Mapbox. We have been collaborating with Nick in the OpenStreetMap community...

April 28 2014

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Running maps for RunKeeper

Today RunKeeper.com launched new maps with tens of thousands of new trails on top of...

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Monitoring nuclear plants with micro-satellites

The IR-40 reactor is shaded red and the heavy water facility is shown with blue...

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Addressing the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug at Mapbox

We have secured our infrastructure from Heartbleed, a serious OpenSSL vulnerability that caused security on...

April 09 2014

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Monitoring Oil reserves from Space

Skybox Imaging is making it easy to monitor oil reserves and other resources from space....

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Women Who Code @Mapbox

Four out of five of our newest team members at Mapbox are amazing women who...

April 04 2014

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Carol Hansen joins Mapbox

Developer Carol Hansen joins the Mapbox team in Washington, DC! Previously, Carol worked in web...

April 03 2014

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Cloak: Anti-social network mapping

As seen on CNN, Time, Wall Street Journal, Newsweek, LA Times, Huffington Post, InformationWeek, Jimmy...

March 25 2014

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Better Developer Documentation

We shipped a new layout for our developer documentation. The layout provides focused left fixed...

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Amit Kapadia joins Mapbox

Image scientist Amit Kapadia joins the Mapbox team in San Francisco! Amit will be jumping...

March 10 2014

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Hello Mapbox San Francisco!

On March 20, come celebrate the opening of Mapbox in San Francisco! RSVP here. We’ll...

March 06 2014

SF
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Planes Landing in Beijing: Video from Space

This quick shot by Skybox’s SkySat-1 shows multiple planes landing at Beijing Capital International Airport...

March 04 2014

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Launching Mapbox Enterprise

Mapbox Enterprise provides high volume plans for massive traffic, big storage, and dedicated support. Basically...

March 03 2014

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Camille Teicheira joins Mapbox

Developer Camille Teicheira joins the Mapbox team in San Francisco! Camille is a recent graduate...

February 26 2014

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GitHub adds visual history for maps

GitHub just added the ability to show changes to their awesome integrated maps. This makes...

February 11 2014

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Visualizing NDVI for Agriculture

NDVI is a common measure in remote sensing for agriculture — capturing how much more...

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Monitoring transit from Space

Remote sensing enables monitoring of transportation infrastructure across seasons and across the world. Above is...

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Customizable maps in Tableau

Tableau users can now add custom base maps to any visualizations across their business intelligence...

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Mapping the chemical spill in West Virginia

A chemical spill in West Virginia has left thousands in the West Virginia capital of...

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Good luck, Planet Labs!

Update, Thursday morning: Launch is set for 1:07 p.m. EST! If you’re in the Mid-Atlantic...

January 08 2014

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Eleanor Lutz joins Mapbox

Design consultant Eleanor Lutz joins the Mapbox team! As a designer and molecular biology major,...

January 08 2014

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Paul Goodman joins SF office

Paul Goodman is joining our expanding team in San Francisco, helping us grow our government...

January 02 2014

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Mick Thompson joins Mapbox!

Civic hacker Mick Thompson joins Mapbox in San Francisco! We first started talking maps with...

January 02 2014

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Geologist Ryan Clark joins Mapbox

Geologist Ryan Clark joins the team! Ryan got into coding while maintaining the data behind...

January 02 2014

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Beyond the dot: a powerful new editor for Mapbox

Today you can draw and annotate maps in a whole new way with your MapBox...

December 20 2013

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Soon: powerful drawing tools

Soon you’ll be able to draw lines and polygons and add custom styles to make...

December 13 2013

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Adam Phillips to lead Business Development

Adam Phillips is our new business development lead at MapBox, working out of our San...

December 12 2013

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Rafa Gutierrez joins MapBox!

Rafa Gutierrez is the new support hero at MapBox! He will be fielding developer questions...

December 10 2013

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Kojo Nnamdi on the future of maps

Live from Washington DC — Eric and Jonah Jones, Lead designer for Google Maps were...

December 10 2013

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Drag and Drop with Maki Icons and Style

You can now drag & drop GeoJSON, KML, GPX, and CSV files onto the MapBox...

December 09 2013

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Google Glass + Strava Map

We love wearables at MapBox. I have Google Glass, and almost the whole team uses...

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New Sharing Interface

We’ve released a new sharing interface that not only makes it easier to customize interactions...

December 02 2013

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Katie Wandtke joins MapBox!

Katie Wandtke has joined the MapBox team! She will be taking care of our subscribers,...

November 26 2013

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Financial Times: London’s renting crisis.

The data team at FT.com is killing it. Publishing a few maps a week, the...

November 26 2013

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We unit test our blog at MapBox

We blog using Jekyll at MapBox, which means that all of our blog posts are...

November 25 2013

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New office space in San Francisco

We just got an amazing new office space in San Francisco, right in SOMA at...

November 25 2013

SF
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Aaron Lidman Joins MapBox

Aaron Lidman joins the MapBox team! Aaron has amazing experience on both the product side...

November 25 2013

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MapBox.js v1.5.0

MapBox.js keeps getting better: version 1.5.0 updates Leaflet to 0.7, bumping up performance and fixing...

November 21 2013

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Pinterest: Scaling Beautiful Maps

Pinterest now has maps! Gorgeous maps, designed by our friends at Stamen using our open...

November 21 2013

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GoPro video maps

We’ve been playing with mapping GoPro video, most recently using some of Bobby’s biking footage...

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Jeff Hurlock joins MapBox

A big welcome to Jeff Hurlock, who has just joined the MapBox team. He’ll be...

November 18 2013

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Megan Wanee: Hello mission control

Megan Wanee has joined the team as Mission Control, a new position that’s key to...

November 15 2013

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The Washington Post maps America's "Super Zips"

The Washington Post continues its recent trend of amazing map visualizations with a new piece...

November 13 2013

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MapBox v1.4.2: style and sharing

Say hello to MapBox.js v1.4.2, with refreshed and refined UI controls and sharing options. Our...

November 13 2013

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Police.uk relaunches crime map

Police.uk — the central gateway for citizens in England, Wales, and Northern Ireland to access...

November 08 2013

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Lindsay Young joins MapBox

Lindsay Young has joined MapBox! She’ll run logistics as part of our operations team, helping...

November 07 2013

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Growing @MapBox Satellite

Our satellite team is growing. We just listed an opening for an image processing engineer,...

November 06 2013

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Base: a styleguide and CSS framework for MapBox

We just launched a complete redesign of mapbox.com. With it came an opportunity to re-think...

November 06 2013

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Redesigning mapbox.com

We just deployed a redesign of mapbox.com, with a new editor UI that’s faster, easier...

November 05 2013

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Eden Halperin Joins MapBox

Eden Halperin just joined the MapBox team in SF! Drawing from his background in interaction...

November 05 2013

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Leaflet Creator Vladimir Agafonkin Joins MapBox

We’re excited to announce that Vladimir Agafonkin, the creator of Leaflet and lots of other...

October 28 2013

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National Geographic Uses MapBox to Track Their Digital Nomad

After releasing their wonderful City Guides app, National Geographic has started rolling MapBox into their...

October 28 2013

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Gerald Rich Joins MapBox

Gerald Rich just joined the MapBox team in DC! Gerald is a developer/data journalist who...

October 25 2013

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Mike Morris Joins MapBox

Mike Morris is a seasoned full-stack developer who joins us in DC with a wealth...

October 24 2013

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Announcing MapBox.js v1.4.0

Today we’re releasing MapBox.js v1.4.0, with new features, bug fixes, an updated version of Leaflet,...

October 23 2013

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Sean Gillies Joins MapBox

We’re excited to announce that Sean Gillies, author of Shapely and collaborator on the GeoJSON...

October 22 2013

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$10 Million Funding from Foundry Group

We just closed a $10 million Series A round with Foundry Group. Now we grow....

October 16 2013

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Ryan's Desk

Our designer & illustrator Ryan always maintains a pretty entertaining desk.

October 15 2013

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Nicki Dlugash Joins MapBox

Nicki Dlugash joins the MapBox team in DC! Drawing from her background in interaction design,...

October 15 2013

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Government Shutdown Map by the Washington Post

This government shutdown map by the Washington Post allows readers to comment how the closed...

October 11 2013

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Eric Fischer joins MapBox

Eric Fischer joins the MapBox team! We have worked with Eric on some incredible projects,...

October 11 2013

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Hiring an operations associate for the DC garage

This position has been filled. Our team is growing fast, and we’re hiring an operations...

October 10 2013

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Marc Prioleau Joins the Board of Directors

Marc Prioleau, a long time player in the geo space just joined our Board of...

September 18 2013

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VK, Second Largest Social Network in Europe, Switches to MapBox

VK, second largest social network in Europe, switched to MapBox maps September 1st. Its 47...

September 03 2013

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The World’s Highest Resolution Map of Global Temperature from Forecast.io

Update: The demo that supported this post is no longer available. Check out the heat...

August 29 2013

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Newseum Launches Civil Rights Map

The Newseum has started using MapBox in its Digital Classroom. Coinciding with the 50th Anniversary...

August 28 2013

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We Are Growing

We just launched /jobs @MapBox. We’re growing fast and looking for talented, hungry people to...

August 12 2013

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Simple, Fast Map Data Editing

We are trying to make it easier to draw, change, and publish maps. Some of...

August 12 2013

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Tracking Mars Curiosity Rover

This weekend I made a map tracking the Rover’s year-long journey across the Red Planet,...

August 06 2013

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Weekend Hack: Printing 3D Tiles

A friend recently got a Makerbot (3D printer) at his work, and he invited me...

August 05 2013

3D
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Good Morning San Francisco!

stretch good morning SAN FRANCISCO! Starting today I’m rocking it ~50% of the time out...

August 02 2013

SF
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ArcGIS + MapBox Sitting in a Tree... Thanks to Arc2Earth

ArcGIS, and the larger Esri suite can be a used in powerful ways with MapBox....

July 30 2013

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Congress for iOS by Sunlight Foundation Q&A

Our friends at Sunlight Foundation recently released the iOS version of their popular Congress app....

July 30 2013

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New Map Features on 500px

Since our post yesterday, 500px has rolled out new map features. If you now click...

July 26 2013

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Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño joins MapBox as Chief Scientist

Bruno Sánchez-Andrade Nuño is joining MapBox as Chief Scientist. Bruno has a PhD in Astrophysics...

July 26 2013

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500px Adds MapBox Maps

500px, the popular photo sharing website, just added MapBox maps to its gorgeous layout. Now,...

July 25 2013

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Girl Power @MapBox

I’ve been on the leadership team at MapBox since day one. I literally filed our...

July 24 2013

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Washington Post: The New Cartographers

Our team, inside the garage, watch today’s Washington Post: The New Cartographers.

July 23 2013

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Smoking Hot Coffee Interview

I recently had a great interview with the guys at Smoking Hot Coffee, a show...

July 11 2013

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Hiring Business Development Lead at MapBox San Francisco

We are looking for a head of Business Development to lead partnerships and build out...

July 11 2013

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Dashboards for Data

The MapBox Garage now sports five dashboard displays that visualize the growth and form of...

July 10 2013

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Easy Maps with GitHub

Live from the GeoDC meetup – Ben Balter of GitHub talks about making data social...

July 03 2013

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SSL Maps for Everyone

MapBox now supports SSL on every plan and across every service - at no extra...

July 01 2013

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Announcing MapBox.js v1.1.0 & Leaflet 0.6.1

Today we’re announcing the release of MapBox.js v1.1.0, which integrates with today’s release of Leaflet...

June 27 2013

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Christopher Jones Joins MapBox

Christopher Jones, a long time colleague in the open source and open data space has...

June 27 2013

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MapBox Transparency Report

We just launched the Mapbox Transparency Report, an effort directly inspired by our commitment to...

June 26 2013

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GitHub Adds Maps

GitHub adds maps! Today’s launch allows any GeoJSON file hosted on GitHub to be rendered...

June 13 2013

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Dennis Luxen Joins MapBox

Dennis Luxen, the lead developer of Open Source Routing Machine, a high-performance routing engine, is...

June 06 2013

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Previewing User Interface Improvements in iD Version 1.1

Now that iD, the open source map editor, is live on OpenStreetMap.org we are investing...

May 30 2013

iD
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Washington Post Goes MapBox to Heat Map DC's Gun Seizures

The Washington Post used MapBox maps to build a fantastic interactive visualization of gun seizures...

May 29 2013

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Capturing the Impact of the Oklahoma Tornado

We’ve partnered with USA Today to visualize the impact of Monday’s tornado in Oklahoma. The...

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Q&A: City Guides by National Geographic

Today’s release of the gorgeous City Guides by National Geographic mobile app showcases the perfect...

May 16 2013

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AWS User Group Road Trip

Mapbox makes use of Amazon’s high-performance cloud infrastructure in order to scale quickly with demand...

May 15 2013

AWS
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New Map Editor Launches on OpenStreetMap.org

Today iD, a modern in-browser map editor, launches on OpenStreetMap.org. This editor is a critical...

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San Francisco State of the Map T-Shirt

I just finished the new t-shirt design for this year’s US OpenStreetMap conference – State...

May 03 2013

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Mapping Monsters

Replete with monsters and robots, our new video shows how social maps are, and how...

April 30 2013

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Forecast.io Precipitation Data Animated

Global precipitation data, from 0-360, (so South America is on the right). This powers forecast.io’s...

April 30 2013

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Announcing MapBox.js 1.0 with Leaflet

MapBox.js is now version 1.0 and we are joining forces with Leaflet, one of the...

April 18 2013

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New Le Monde Features MapBox Maps in French

Scroll down for French version This week Le Monde, one of the largest French newspapers,...

April 09 2013

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MapBox in 59 Seconds

Maps are everywhere, and they’re increasingly essential to things people are building - so I...

April 08 2013

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TechZulu Talks Future of Mapping with MapBox

Eric sits down with Amanda Coolong at Techzulu to talk about were MapBox is going...

April 02 2013

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LearnOSM Launches with New Design

Today LearnOSM relaunched with a new design and simpler content management. LearnOSM is a key...

March 20 2013

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Survive the Zombie Apocalypse with MapBox

Imagine the zombie apocalypse has hit today and all you’re left with is a butter...

March 14 2013

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Hiring a Node.js Developer to Join our DevOps Team

We are looking for a talented developer to join the DevOps team at MapBox. You...

March 06 2013

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Growing our Imagery Team, Charlie Loyd joins MapBox

Charlie Loyd is joining the MapBox team, bringing extensive knowledge of satellite imagery and raster...

February 27 2013

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Kicking off 2013 at MapBox

Over the last month we’ve rolled out a bunch of improvements to MapBox to give...

February 19 2013

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Ryan Ford Joins MapBox

We’re excited to announce that animator, designer, and illustrator Ryan Ford is joining the MapBox...

February 15 2013

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Garrett Miller Joins MapBox

We’re excited to announce that Garrett Miller is joining our team at MapBox. Garrett shares...

February 12 2013

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National Park Service Launches Park Tiles

The National Park Service has a long standing cartographic tradition. With the launch of Park...

February 06 2013

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Opening Space in San Francisco at Code for America

Starting today MapBox has a new awesome space at Code for America in San Francisco...

February 04 2013

SF
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A New Editor for OpenStreetMap: iD

Today we are announcing the launch of ideditor.com, home of the web-based OpenStreetMap editor iD...

January 31 2013

iD
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Gearing Up for Tizen, Firefox OS, and the New Mobile Platforms

At MapBox we’re getting ready for the release of Tizen, an open source operating system...

January 30 2013

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Growing the MapBox Satellite Team

We’re looking for a satellite imagery intern to join the MapBox team. You’ll be joining...

January 29 2013

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Using Google Fusion Tables to Add Real-Time Feeds to MapBox Maps

Last Thursday the United Nations opened an inquiry into the “civilian impact of the use...

January 28 2013

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MapBox Maps Now Embed On Twitter

MapBox maps are now fully integrated with Twitter. When you tweet a link to any...

January 25 2013

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New ArcMap Publishing UI for Uploading to MapBox

It’s now even easier to publish maps from ArcMap to your MapBox account to take...

January 16 2013

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JavaScript, Ruby, and Testing Specialist John Firebaugh Joins MapBox

We’re happy to announce that John Firebaugh is joining MapBox. John’s deep expertise in JavaScript,...

January 11 2013

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Hiring a Designer at MapBox

We are looking for a designer to join MapBox in 2013. You’ll be joining a...

December 19 2012

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MapBox Teams Up with DigitalGlobe on Satellite Imagery

We’re partnering with DigitalGlobe, the world’s leading provider of high-resolution satellite imagery, to radically extend...

December 11 2012

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Export Your ArcGIS Projects to TileMill

TileMill Connect, a new feature from Arc2Earth Sync that lets you open ArcGIS projects in...

December 05 2012

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MapBox New Features Roundup

We’ve been quietly rolling out new features to the MapBox custom style editor. When used...

December 03 2012

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Connecting ArcGIS to TileMill with Arc2Earth Sync

Here’s a video preview of TileMill Connect, a new feature that allows you to instantly...

November 27 2012

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Evernote 5 Launches With Atlas for Notes Feature Powered by MapBox

Evernote just launched Evernote 5 for Mac, a much anticipated update that completely redesigns the...

November 19 2012

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Hipmunk Relaunches Hotel Search with MapBox

This week Hipmunk relaunched their hotel search feature using MapBox maps. Hipmunk’s overall goal is...

November 14 2012

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How We Built USA TODAY's Election Night Maps

Throughout the 2012 election cycle, we’ve been fascinated with idea of visualizing realtime election results....

November 09 2012

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Direct ArcGIS to MapBox Publishing with Arc2Earth Sync

You can now automatically publish maps directly from ArcGIS to MapBox in minutes using Arc2Earth...

October 18 2012

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USAToday.com Goes MapBox

The recent relaunch and design of USAToday.com also means new beautiful maps using MapBox Streets...

October 09 2012

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Powerful Custom Apps with MapBox: The Silent History

The Silent History, a new work of digital fiction, just launched in Apple’s App Store....

October 02 2012

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Large Investment in OpenStreetMap from Knight Foundation

This morning Knight Foundation announced a grant of $575,000 to Development Seed and MapBox to...

September 20 2012

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Announcing TileMill 0.10.0

We just released TileMill 0.10.0, the latest version of our open source map design studio....

September 19 2012

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Offline Maps With Bass Pro Shops MyGuide: Hunt

Bass Pro Shops MyGuide: Hunt just hit the iPhone App Store and quickly shot up...

September 11 2012

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Weather Decision Technologies Switches to MapBox

Weather Decision Technologies (WDT), one of the largest weather data companies in the world, just...

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Mapping Crowdsourced Locations with MapBox and Google Docs

Here’s an example of plotting realtime, crowdsourced data on a custom MapBox map. We put...

September 05 2012

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Improved Developer Documentation

MapBox’s new Developers section unifies the documentation for all of our APIs - javascript, mobile,...

August 17 2012

news

Ending Internet Explorer 7 Support at MapBox

MapBox.com and our toolset will no longer officially support Windows Internet Explorer 7. We’ll continue...

July 26 2012

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Using Arc2Earth to create MBTiles from ArcGIS

By building the MapBox cloud on the open MBTiles format, anyone can create map tiles....

July 24 2012

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Integrating ArcGIS Online with MapBox to Make Beautiful Maps

We are kicking off the first day of the ESRI International User Conference with a...

July 23 2012

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Building a Social Store Locator

Here’s a practical example of how businesses large and small can leverage MapBox’s expanding partnership...

June 28 2012

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Welcome foursquare developers!

We’ve teamed up with foursquare to give developers using the foursquare API access to a...

June 27 2012

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Add Markers to Your Maps

We just rolled out markers to all MapBox.com accounts, making it easy to annotate maps...

June 20 2012

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High Speed Maps Available in Australia

We have just come online with a new datacenter in Australia, making MapBox maps faster...

June 20 2012

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How We Serve Faster Maps from MapBox

MapBox is powered by open source, largely by Node.js, Backbone.js, Puppet, and Jekyll, and most...

May 11 2012

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Integrating MapBox with ESRI and more in Wax

Mapbox Wax now supports ESRI’s JavaScript API 2.8, allowing you to easily use tiles from...

April 19 2012

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Open Mapping Discussion on TWiT.tv

Yesterday Brady Forrest from O’Reilly Media led a great conversation on This Week in Google...

March 22 2012

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Fast Maps at 30,000 Feet

Gogo, a company that provides internet access to passengers aboard more than 1,300 commercial aircraft,...

March 14 2012

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Apple and their maps

The big news out of yesterday’s new iPad launch came from a footnote in the...

March 08 2012

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Foursquare Switches to MapBox Streets, Joins the OpenStreetMap Movement

Last week foursquare relaunched all of its web maps using our new MapBox Streets global...

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Announcing MapBox Streets: A Global Map with Street Level Detail

We’re excited to release MapBox Streets, our first global block-level map powered by OpenStreetMap. MapBox...

February 27 2012

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New MapBox Free Plan

We just launched new free accounts for MapBox on MapBox.com/plans. Our goal is to make...

February 23 2012

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Mapresent: Second Preview of Map Presentation App

We’ve made a lot of progress since our debut post about Mapresent, our new iPad...

February 22 2012

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Crash Course Published for TileMill

We just published a new crash course for our map design studio TileMill. This is...

January 30 2012

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Mapping Stories for Alternative Weeklies

Today we’re attending the Association of Alternative Weeklies conference to show journalists how to make...

January 26 2012

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TileMill 0.9.0 Released with Full Windows Support

We’re excited to bring you TileMill 0.9.0. The latest release of our map design studio...

January 25 2012

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A Google Maps Alternative: Switch to MapBox

We just launched MapBox.com/switch, a walk-through showing how MapBox is much more than just a...

January 20 2012

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Mapnik Creator Artem Pavlenko Joins the Team

Artem Pavlenko, the creator of Mapnik - the amazing map renderer at the heart of...

January 18 2012

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TileMill Coming to Windows

We’re now only weeks away from launching version 0.9.0 of MapBox’s open source map design...

January 13 2012

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StreetEasy Makes the Switch to MapBox from Google

StreetEasy.com just switched to MapBox.com hosting, setting them up to save $250,000 this year compared...

January 12 2012

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Major MapBox Investments Coming In 2012

We could not be more excited to kick off 2012. This year will be huge...

January 02 2012

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New Status Site for MapBox Hosting

Check out our new status site - mapbox.com/status - for MapBox Hosting. The site monitors...

December 19 2011

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TileMill 0.7.2 Released: Save and Style, Improved Autocompletion, Performance

The recent TileMill 0.7.2 release adds new features to the map design tool that make...

December 12 2011

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Mapping and Data Internship: Winter 2012

We are looking for a mapping and data intern to join our team this winter....

November 25 2011

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TileMill 0.7.0 Released: Autocomplete and Direct Uploads to MapBox

We just released TileMill 0.7.0, which is now available for download on MapBox.com. This release...

November 22 2011

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TileMill 0.6.0 Released with Improved CSV Support and Usability Enhancements

I’m pleased to announce another major release of the map design tool TileMill, which brings...

October 26 2011

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Mapping a Google Doc Spreadsheet

Often one of the most complex tasks in a mapping project is preparing the data....

October 12 2011

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How Interactivity Works with UTFGrid

Adding interactivity to millions of objects on a map requires some tricks. Tom stunningly visualized...

September 21 2011

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Inside the TileMill Mac OS X App

One of the new features in the latest TileMill release is the new TileMill Mac...

August 31 2011

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TileMill 0.5 Adds SQLite Datasource Support

TileMill 0.5.0 is now available, with the biggest addition being support for using SQLite databases...

August 30 2011

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Wax Manual 2.0: Improved Documentation on Using the Web Mapping Stack

Today Wax’s documentation got a major boost and now has more detailed examples, more API...

August 26 2011

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New MapBox Cloud Data Catalogue Released for TileMill

MapBox now supports a cloud data library that is fully integrated into the new version...

August 17 2011

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Mapping and Data Internship This Fall

We’re growing our data team and bringing on a full time mapping and data intern...

August 16 2011

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TileMill Now Twice as Fast

The latest release of TileMill makes it significantly faster to render and design custom maps....

August 10 2011

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New TileMill 0.4 Released with Easy Installation and Faster Maps

TileMill 0.4 is available today for download on Mac OS X and Ubuntu Linux. This...

August 09 2011

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Energy.gov Relaunches Featuring 10 MapBox Maps

This morning, the United States Department of Energy pulled back the curtain on a complete...

August 04 2011

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New Heat Map Analytics Upgrade for TileStream Hosting

We just upgraded TileStream Hosting’s analytics dashboard to better visualize how people are interacting with...

July 29 2011

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TileStream Hosting Adds Street Level Layer Options for Embedded Maps

We recently added the option to display a street level layer below your custom map...

July 18 2011

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Announcing a Virtual Machine for TileMill

Easy installation of TileMill, our open source map design studio, is one of the most...

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Enhancing Map Interactivity with Google Charts

Since May TileMill - our open source map design studio - has supported putting interactive...

July 08 2011

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Fast Maps: TileStream Launches Compositing, Modest Maps, and New Mobile Support

We just rolled out tile compositing to TileStream Hosting, radically increasing the speed of our...

June 29 2011

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Announcing PostGIS Support in TileMill

We just released version 0.3.1 of TileMill, our open source map design studio. The big...

May 26 2011

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Using Excess Federal Properties to Show the Benefits of TileMill's Interactivity

Recently the White House released a listing of nearly 14,000 properties owned by the government...

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TileMill 0.2.0 Released

TileMill 0.2.0 is now available for download with several new features and bugfixes. The most...

May 16 2011

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Announcing TileMill: A Modern Map Design Studio Powered by Open Source

Today we announce TileMill, a project that brings map design to new audiences and pushes...

February 16 2011