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Here's what Android fragmentation really looks like

Data reveals thousands of devices running wild in the global Android jungle.

By May 15, 2012


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


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


Non-Google maps pop up in iPhoto for iOS

Apple's iPhoto app for iPad and iPhone is using different maps than what you find on the desktop version.

By March 8, 2012


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


Yahoo to acquire ad-targeter Interclick for $270 million

Employees of the ad software specialist will join Yahoo and get an interesting ride, to say the least.

By November 1, 2011


A totally free iPhone GPS app--but is it any good?

Navfree USA costs absolutely nothing, and it might just get you where you're going--but don't expect a lot of bells or whistles.

By December 23, 2010


Reporters' Roundtable: Maps and mapping (podcast)

This week: Mapping! We'll discuss how maps are made, who owns the aerial image of your back yard, and how to crowdsource mapmaking.

By March 19, 2010


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


BigTinCan Maps helps you fix your street

A new open-source mapping app goes beyond guiding you from A to B, allowing you to fix maps on the fly and clean up your community in the process.

By October 5, 2009