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cartography

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Crowdsourced cartography in PublicEarth, OpenStreetMap

Can a crowd of amateur mappers create better guidebooks and maps than professionals? Signs point to yes.

By November 16, 2009

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iOS 6 Maps vs iOS 5 Maps vs Android Maps

Cartography clash! The iOS 6 Maps app is coming under fire -- so how does it compare with iOS 5's offering, and the Android alternative?

By September 20, 2012

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Google crowdsources maps directions, too

The company is leaning more on individual cartography contributions: Map Maker now lets people test and correct driving directions for user-added roads.

By March 11, 2009

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Yahoo hopes users will help pinpoint photos

Company will start telling people where it thinks Flickr photos were taken, but people can correct the photo-sharing site's misconceptions. Call it crowdsourced cartography.

By May 14, 2008

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Trace the past with NY Public Library's Open Access Maps Project

GPS can't quite capture the beauty of historical maps. Thanks to the Lionel Pincus & Princess Firyal Map Division at the New York Public Library, 20,000 high-res maps are now available for download.

By April 7, 2014

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How Google Maps led me astray

Google Maps should be the all-knowing geographic assistant that gets me where I need to go. But after some botched navigation on a European vacation, I now have trust issues.

By August 24, 2014

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Sony promises Uncharted 4 as PS4 goes on sale in US

Sony used its lavish PlayStation 4 US launch event last night to promise plenty of new games are coming for the system.

By November 15, 2013

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Long lines of fans welcome launch of Sony's PlayStation 4

Many brave chilly weather at launch events around North America for a chance to get their hands on the next-generation game console.

By November 14, 2013

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Montana for badasses? The USA according to Search Assist

If we were to believe what suggested Yahoo searches say about the United States, there'd only be 48 instead of 50, or didn't you hear that Wyoming and North Dakota aren't real?

By February 6, 2013

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As Apple reorients its Maps, Google forges ahead

Google's purchase of Waze takes a possible competitor off the table, even as Apple improves its once-shaky Maps app.

By June 12, 2013