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Apple's iPhoto finally credits OpenStreetMap data

The open-source mapping project yesterday says Apple has finally acknowledged the use of its data in its iOS iPhoto app.

By May 4, 2012


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


Find and show your way around with OpenStreetmap

Free and open mapping service, OpenStreetMap allows everyone to view, edit and use geographical data in a collaborative way from anywhere on Earth.

By July 17, 2009


Wikipedia dumps Google Maps

Trend in the making as another blue chip name loses Google in favor of OpenStreetMap.

By April 5, 2012


AOL patents could help Microsoft battle Google Maps

If you connect the dots, AOL's patent sale to Microsoft may have a lot to do with hitting Google Maps via the trio of Bing Maps, Mapquest, and OpenStreetMap.

By April 9, 2012


Wheelmap.org: Rate wheelchair accessibility

An app for iOS devices using OpenStreetMap enables users to find, rate, and comment on the wheelchair accessibility of a wide range of establishments.

By February 23, 2011


Did Google-run computers taint rival mapping project?

OpenStreetMap says people using Google computers reversed one-way street directions and otherwise "vandalized" map results. Google says contractors acting on their own were to blame.

By January 17, 2012


Google Map Maker expands to more corners of Europe

Residents of Greece, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Slovakia, and Slovenia now can make their own contributions to Google Maps and Google Earth.

By February 20, 2014


New app gives Google Maps some competition

The navigation startup Skobbler has just released a mapping app for Android devices that offers users more information offline, so it doesn't have to eat up your data plan.

By November 21, 2012


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