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.
Want to embed a globe? Try Free Earth, a Flash-based Google Earth competitor.
Apple will drop Google Maps for the next incarnation of its mobile OS, and use its own 3D alternative.
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.
Apple's iPhoto app for iPad and iPhone is using different maps than what you find on the desktop version.
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.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has claimed he was misquoted when he reportedly said Android phones offered more features and will eventually dominate the smart phone market.
On today's show, apparently someone left the God particle in a bar or something, it's always sunny in Chile, and how to be "that guy" by bringing your 27-inch monitor to a coffee shop. Oh, and Isaiah Mustafa, otherwise known as the Old Spice guy, is now making custom videos for Twitter people. Without his shirt, of course. Thank goodness.
New feature enables users to explore areas around the world by bringing up video, photos, and interactive maps of a particular location.
The ongoing conference maps out the ever-maturing market for geo-enabled Web applications.