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Google Play services v2.0 includes Google Maps Android API

Apple's $30bn maps mistake

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Tim Cook's delayed apology over the maps fiasco tells us a lot about the company's attitude and managementA short week after releasing the iPhone 5, Apple's CEO publicly apologises for the maps fiasco and the company's website updates its description of the new service. As the digital inspirations blog found...
Apple's $30bn maps mistake

Siri Gets Smarter and Maps Get Fancier in iOS 6

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Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference has seen the debut of a new version of the company’s iOS mobile operating system for the past few years, and today’s event was no different. During Apple’s WWDC keynote today, Scott Forstall, senior vice president of iOS Software, uncrated iOS 6, the latest iteration of...
Siri Gets Smarter and Maps Get Fancier in iOS 6

Google holds its breath and tries to sow doubt about Apple’s upcoming maps feature

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Earlier today Google hosted an event that it called “The Next Dimension of Google Maps.” But the event wasn’t really about Google Maps, it was about Apple. Specifically, it’s about the fact that Apple is preparing to announce that it is dropping Google Maps from its Maps app in favor...
Google holds its breath and tries to sow doubt about Apple’s upcoming maps feature

Apple Moving to In-House Mapping Service with 3D Views in iOS 6?

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9to5Mac reports that Apple will moving away from Google Maps services in iOS 6, making the transition to an in-house mapping service that included 3D views. According to the report, Apple's prior acquisitions of mapping companies Placebase and Poly9 are ready to bear fruit, with last year's purchase of 3D...
Apple Moving to In-House Mapping Service with 3D Views in iOS 6?

The Engadget Interview: Daniel Graf talks Google Maps for iOS (video)

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"It has been a wonderful success for us," says Daniel Graf about Google Maps for iOS. Originally from Switzerland, Graf worked for Leica and Phillips, and went on to co-found video service Kyte before landing at Google in 2011. There, he ran the mobile apps lab before taking the...
The Engadget Interview: Daniel Graf talks Google Maps for iOS (video)
Roamz Prepares A "Street View For Social" Using New Google Maps iOS SDK

Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

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Welcome to the mapping wars, it would seem. As Microsoft burnishes Bing, Google cements its market advantage with its own tool, Apple works to right its own ship, Nokia is diving into the ring, taking its maps product everywhere all at once through a new effort called HERE. TNW’s first...
Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Google Maps for Android is MWC’s Best Consumer Mobile Service

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Google’s mapping service on Android has won the Best Consumer Mobile Service Award at the Mobile World Congress show in Barcelona, Spain, the Android team announced today in a post over at Google+. For mobile users, the Google Maps mobile app, as well as Google’s other location and mapping...
Google Maps for Android is MWC’s Best Consumer Mobile Service

What It's Like for an App in Apple & Google's Crosshairs

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UpNext Maps for iPhone is beautiful. It's the smoothest, fastest map I've ever used. It renders 3D buildings for virtual exploration of certain cities. Its look and functionality are distinctive. It's free. And both Google and Apple want to build these features themselves. Is this a kamikaze mission for UpNext? "We've...
What It's Like for an App in Apple & Google's Crosshairs

iPhone users rejoice: Google Maps is back, and better

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Google released its long-awaited Google Maps app for iPhone overnight, following Apple’s shift to its own, much-maligned native mapping application in iOS 6. New features include spoken turn-by-turn directions, which was missing from the previous version of Google Maps built into iPhone. Another feature is the ability to shake...
iPhone users rejoice: Google Maps is back, and better
Apple site stops calling iOS 6 Maps "most powerful mapping service ever"
Baidu shows China pushing forward mobile, cloud, maps and apps
Google Makes SDK Available For Its Native iOS Maps App So That Developers Can Bypass Apple's

Google launches Maps SDK, offers iOS developers alternative cartography

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Mountain View's mapping service is back on iOS, but Google's cartography team isn't content with launching a standalone app: it wants to worm its way into other developer's apps, too. Leveraging a URL scheme, Google Maps' iOS SDK allows developers to call up its own navigation application in favor...
Google launches Maps SDK, offers iOS developers alternative cartography

Google Maps SDK for iOS 1.1 gains support for ground overlays, gesture control, keys now open to all developers

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The Google Maps SDK for iOS has received a nice little update today, adding support for ground overlays for maps, gesture controls and geodesic polylines, whatever those are. Just kidding, it’s those lines you see in the Indiana Jones movies that show the heroes traveling from one place to another. The updated...
Google Maps SDK for iOS 1.1 gains support for ground overlays, gesture control, keys now open to all developers
Nokia Maps WebGL Beta gets stereoscopic 3D option
After A Triumphant App Store Return, Google Maps Wins The Crunchie For "Best Mobile Application"
Is Apple's new maps app upsetting? The OpenForum chimes in

iOS 6 gets over 200 new features, including new Maps app

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(Updating...) At today's WWDC 2012 keynote, Apple formally unveiled iOS 6, its next-generation mobile OS. In all the firmware is said to have some 200 new features, foremost of which is a new Maps app. The software severs ties with Google, and has several major new features, including 3D views...
iOS 6 gets over 200 new features, including new Maps app

Google Maps is now available for iPhone

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People around the world have been asking for Google Maps on iPhone. Starting today, we’re pleased to announce that Google Maps is here—rolling out across the world in the Apple App Store. It’s designed from the ground up to combine the comprehensiveness and accuracy of Google Maps with an interface...
Google Maps is now available for iPhone

Scientists generate 281-gigapixel cell map using electron microscope

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Electron microscopes can produce incredibly detailed and even 3D views of sub-cellular structures, but often at the cost of losing the bigger picture. Researchers at Liedel University in the Netherlands, however, have leveraged a technique called virtual nanoscopy that enables researchers to observe the whole of a cell and...
Scientists generate 281-gigapixel cell map using electron microscope

Google Launches Update To Maps API, Which Is Used By 800K Sites, With A Focus On Android Apps

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Geolocation is very important for consumers these days, it’s a technology that can be used in almost any application you can think of. Whether you want to shop, do volunteer work or meet new people, having a great Maps integration is key for Android developers. Today, Google launched an update...
Google Launches Update To Maps API, Which Is Used By 800K Sites, With A Focus On Android Apps

Apple expands iOS 6 3D Maps coverage to new cities in the U.S., England, France, Canada [Gallery]

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  Earlier today, Apple released iOS 6 beta 4 that notably drops the Google-backed YouTube application and adds some tweaks. The iOS 6 3D Maps application is one of the highlight features of the upcoming iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch operating system, so we’ve been combing the app for newly...
Apple expands iOS 6 3D Maps coverage to new cities in the U.S., England, France, Canada [Gallery]

Google launches new Maps API with better tablet maps, Google Play services, new layers and more

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Google has today launched v2 of its Google Maps API, bringing along better support for maps on tablets, integration with Google Play services, new information layers and more. The new API is available now for developers to start playing and using maps that are more on par with Google Maps for Android’s...
Google launches new Maps API with better tablet maps, Google Play services, new layers and more
Apple Updates Its Website To No Longer Claim Its Has "The Most Powerful Mapping Service Ever"
Apple Drops the "Most Powerful Mapping Service Ever" Claim
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