Google Maps Exodus Continues As Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap

Google Maps Exodus Continues As Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap

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Last year, Google announced that it would begin charging high-volume users for access to its previously free Maps API. It seemed like an odd move. Jacking up the price on something, without actually offering anything new to entice customers to stay, only works if you have a total monopoly—and free...
Google Maps Exodus Continues As Wikipedia Mobile Apps Switch To OpenStreetMap
                                       

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