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Apple Job Listings Hint At Public Transit Integration In Maps

10/29/2013, Apple Maps when first launched was nothing short of a disaster, with reports of users being led to wrong places and with the app itself being unreliable as a whole, which was thankfully solved by a release of an updated version of Google Maps for iOS...

Apple Hires “Ground Truth” Managers To Help Improve Apple Maps

03/29/2013, We’re sure that many iOS users were bummed what Apple replaced Google Maps on their phones with Apple Maps, especially since there were many reports of inaccuracies over Apple’s Maps software. However when Google Maps was released as a standalone app...

Apple Requires Engineers To Fix iOS Maps

02/06/2013, It is rather comforting to hear that the kind of engineers that Apple is looking for would not release a biological weapon on the rest of humanity for no apparent reason as seen in Prometheus, but rather, it will be for a far more humane and holistic...

Apple In Negotiations With Waze To Rescue Its Maps App [Rumor]

01/03/2013, The Apple Maps drama has to be one of the most public screw-ups in the company’s recent history as they arrogantly thought they could deliver a maps application as good, probably better, than Google Maps. Not only did they completely fail at that...

Google Adds ‘See Inside’ Button In Search Results

12/19/2012, It wasn’t so long ago when Google introduced its Street View technology indoors. The result was Google Business Photos which basically shows you the interiors of a few stores in Google Maps. Today, Google is taking that milestone a bit further by...

iOS 6 Adoption Grew 29 Percent Because Of Google Maps

12/19/2012, Google has just re-launched Google Maps for the iPhone last week, and just a few hours after its debut, the long-awaited mapping application topped the App Store, leaving Apple executives envious, and even exceeded 10 million downloads after 48 hours. So,...

Apple and Foursquare rumored to be in talks over Maps data

12/18/2012, Sometimes it feels weird that I have to resort to Google Maps on my iPhone especially since there is a native Maps app built into iOS 6, but given that Google Maps has certain features that Apple Maps lacks, it only makes sense that iOS users find the...

Yandex discreetly launches new maps service in the U.S. and Europe

11/06/2012, Yandex, a Russian Internet company that operates that largest search engine in Russia, has released a basic maps service for Europe and the U.S. The new maps services is powered by Navteq, a Chicago-based provider of Geographic Information Systems (GIS)...

Apple Maps’ turn-by-turn navigation still M.I.A for Australians

11/01/2012, During the whole fiasco with Apple Maps, it was suggested that one of the reasons Apple decided to drop Google Maps and release their own solution early was due to a couple of reasons, one of them being that Google had reportedly refused to include voice...