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placebase

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Apple buys map service to compete with Google?

The apparent purchase of PlaceBase may explain why Apple required Google Latitude to be a Web-based app and not a native iPhone app.

By Oct. 1, 2009

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Apple unveiling Google Maps alternative in iOS 6?

Company has reportedly been working on its own Maps service for the next version of its iOS platform, meaning it might kick Google Maps off the operating system.

By May. 11, 2012

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Apple replacing Google Maps with own 3D version in iOS 6

Apple will drop Google Maps for the next incarnation of its mobile OS, and use its own 3D alternative.

By May. 12, 2012

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Report: Apple buys mapping company Poly9

Apple has reportedly acquired Canada-based Poly9 and moved the majority of its employees to California. It would be the second mapping company that Apple has purchased in less than a year.

By Jul. 14, 2010

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Dive into these maps

Dive into these maps

By Apr. 5, 2006

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Apple acquires mapping company: iOS 3D maps incoming?

Apple has reportedly acquired a 3D mapping company, hinting it could be moving from Google Maps to its own version of the tech.

By Oct. 31, 2011

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Will Apple produce 3D maps as vivid as Siri is clever?

Apple's third acquisition of a mapping company has reportedly been confirmed. The buyout raises tantalizing questions about the possibility of a cartographic confection as delicious in its vividness as Apple voice-assistant Siri is snappy and sly in her query responses.

By Oct. 29, 2011

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Get lost in map data: Policymap

Don't call it data porn.

By May. 18, 2008

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Apple buys chipmaker Intrinsity

The company rumored to be the maker of the chip inside the iPad has been acquired by Apple. It's Apple's fourth acquisition since last fall.

By Apr. 27, 2010

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Apple to join the geolocation craze?

A patent filed for a social-networking service called iGroups would allow iPhone and other mobile-device users to stay in touch and share location updates.

By Mar. 18, 2010