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October 10, 2018

Daring, lion, race: How one startup is trying to simplify location

What3Words has divided the world into 57 trillion squares with a unique three-word address, giving four billion people an address and making sure pizzas can…

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September 9, 2018

This Startup Slices the World Into 57 Trillion Squares

Many places lack a system for addresses. What3Words’ solution is to give every spot a three-word designation. The 30,000 residents of Tzaneen, South Africa, live in stately…

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August 8, 2018

What3words changed how we map the world. And it didn’t stop there

UK startup what3words translates addresses into more than 26 languages, so that they sound just as natural in English, Thai or Swahili How do you…

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July 7, 2018

Lonely Planet adopts What3words geocoded addresses to find places using just 3 words

Armed with nothing more than Google Maps and a trusty old travel guide, navigating as a tourist in 2018 is a fairly painless experience. But…

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June 6, 2018

TomTom Partners with what3words to Make Finding an Exact Location Easier

Many people has experienced having a package delivered to the wrong address or an Uber driver dropping you off at the wrong location a few…

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June 6, 2018

Land Rover and What3words put a remote Scottish island on the map, literally

Giving simple three-word addresses to remote homes will enable emergency response teams to find them much more quickly, should need arise. Living in a deeply…

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May 5, 2018

Why We Invested in what3words

There are many ways conventional addresses fail us. It can be as trivial as trying to find a friend at a music festival to the…

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March 3, 2018

What3Words CMO: tech companies can (and should) make money and do good

One of the biggest running jokes in tech is the ‘we want to change the world for the better’ trope coming from Silicon Valley companies.…

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January 1, 2018

What3Words App Is Changing How We Map the Globe

It sounds like the setup to a whole new version of the "Who's on first?" routine, but it's actually a totally cool system for finding…

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January 1, 2018

What3Words on The Business Breakfast Podcast

Tom Blaksley, Head of Partnerships for Middle East at What3Words, explains why using a new word-based address system can complement mapping technology – and why…

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January 1, 2018

What3Words on TWIT BITS

On The New Screen Savers, Leo Laporte and Fr. Robert Ballecer, SJ talk with Chris Sheldrick, Co-founder & CEO of what3words.com. His company mapped the…

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January 1, 2018

Mercedes-Benz partners with what3words

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it plans to be the first automotive manufacturer to partner with what3words, the global addressing system that has divided the world…

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December 12, 2017

Mercedes-Benz will use What3words geocoding system to help drivers navigate to any point on Earth

Mercedes-Benz has announced a new navigation feature is coming to its cars next year, one that’s designed to help drivers find their way to very…

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December 12, 2017

What3Words named as one of The Virgin Media Business Disruptor 10

Virgin Media Business today revealed the ten most disruptive British companies, in partnership with Fast Track. Published in the 21st annual edition of the Sunday…

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October 10, 2017

Beyond the GPS, Mapping Every Place, Everywhere

(Image: Chris Sheldrick, founder of what3words, in London. LEVON BISS / THE FORBES COLLECTION, VIA GETTY IMAGES) As a young reporter, I lived in Managua,…

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