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Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

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The European Union's competition chief has said negotiations with Google to settle an antitrust probe have "advanced," but talks are not yet concluded. Competition Commissioner Joaquin Almunia said he could could not anticipate the outcome of ongoing talks and added that they could not go on forever. However he...
Google still faces antitrust scrutiny in Europe, officials say

SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 2, 2012

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web. From Search Engine Land: Amazon Buys UpNext, Will We Soon See Kindle Maps? Amazon has done a really interesting thing: it just bought mapping app UpNext. UpNext is a 3D...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, July 2, 2012

Can Anyone Explain Why Facebook Buying Waze Isn't Just A Desperate Grab For A New Business?

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Yesterday, the world learned that Facebook is close to buying user-generated mapping company Waze for about $1 billion. This news has many people scratching their heads, wondering what Facebook is thinking. Last spring, of course, another ~$1 billion acquisition by Facebook had some people scratching their head--the acquisition of revenue-less...
Can Anyone Explain Why Facebook Buying Waze Isn't Just A Desperate Grab For A New Business?

REPORT: Amazon May Announce A New Smartphone At Its Kindle Event Tomorrow (AMZN)

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Amazon is definitely working on a smartphone, and it could be announced as early as tomorrow at the company's Kindle event in Los Angeles, reports Nilay Patel of The Verge. An Amazon representative would not comment on the report. Amazon's phone is said to run an altered version of Android,...
REPORT: Amazon May Announce A New Smartphone At Its Kindle Event Tomorrow (AMZN)

Marketing Biz: Bringing Order To Chaos

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The theme this week was about bringing order to chaos. Whether it’s Centzy aggregating local business data online, comScore’s new Multi-Platform measurement, Apple’s acquisition of indoor mapping company WifiSLAM or Planspot’s event marketing platform, the goal is the same... Please visit Marketing Land for the full article....
Marketing Biz: Bringing Order To Chaos

Waze May Be on the Block, but Apple Didn't Try to Buy It

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“We did not [make a bid for Waze].” – Apple CEO Tim Cook at the D11 conference, regarding the social mapping company Waze, which is currently in acquisition talks with Facebook and was rumored to have been of interest to Apple for a possible acquisition....
Waze May Be on the Block, but Apple Didn't Try to Buy It

Here today, gone tomorrow: director of Nokia's mapping platform joins SoundCloud

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The director of Nokia’s Here mapping platform, Sylvain Grande, is leaving the company to join SoundCloud, GigaOM can reveal. Grande, who will take on an as-yet-undisclosed role at the Berlin-based audio platform firm next week, worked on Here Maps (formerly Nokia Maps) since the end of 2008. He ran the...
Here today, gone tomorrow: director of Nokia's mapping platform joins SoundCloud
Apple's iOS 6 3D Maps are straight from C3 Technologies, some interesting notes

Facebook: Please don't buy Waze

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One user's reasons for wanting the small mapping company to stay independent. By Doron Levin, contributor FORTUNE -- As an unabashed fan of Waze, the Israeli navigation app, I'm disappointed about its possible acquisition by Facebook. The talks toward a $1 billion buyout evidently have hit a snag. Good, I...
Facebook: Please don't buy Waze

Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

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MapBox, a service used to design and publish custom maps, has announced that Le Monde, one of France’s largest newspapers, has unveiled a brand new paid website and used MapBox’s interactive maps. Powered by its OpenStreetMaps technology, this is the first international partnership for the company. But before you start...
Le Monde Adds MapBox's Open Source Maps To Its New Site To Highlight Where News Is Happening

Apple buys indoor mapping company in latest bid to improve iOS Maps

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Apple buys indoor mapping company in latest bid to improve iOS Maps

The High-Flying Wojcickis of Silicon Valley Talk About How They Stay Aloft (Video)

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Last night, a pack of Wojcickis was honored by the Bay Area’s well known public affairs forum, the Commonwealth Club, which was feting the Silicon Valley family of high achievers for their “noteworthy contributions to local and global society.” Indeed, as noted in a very lovely profile of the...
The High-Flying Wojcickis of Silicon Valley Talk About How They Stay Aloft (Video)
Apple hiring 'ground truth managers' across the globe to ensure the accuracy of its Maps app

Google's new Field Trip app begins the journey to serendipitous geo-computing

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Google is today releasing version 1.0 of a new app called “Field Trip” that runs in the background and provides users with information about their surroundings as they navigate the world. After setting the frequency of Field Trip notifications, the app works without a user having to activate it,...
Google's new Field Trip app begins the journey to serendipitous geo-computing

Google Ordered to Pay Fine for Making Google Maps Free

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A French mapping company had sued Google for "abusing" its dominant market position by making its service free....
Google Ordered to Pay Fine for Making Google Maps Free
Google considers Waze acquisition, could start bidding war with Facebook

Apple could make bid for map firm TomTom, analyst says

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A Netherlands-based analyst says there's a 30 percent chance that Apple will attempt to acquire the GPS and mapping company. [Read more]...
Apple could make bid for map firm TomTom, analyst says
There's only one company that can solve Apple's mapping woes quickly (and it's not Waze)

Apple Is Using TomTom For Its Maps, And Now TomTom's Stock Is Exploding (AAPL)

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Behold, the power of Apple! Mapping company TomTom said this morning it has a deal with Apple to power Apple maps. Now TomTom's stock is up 12%. Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
Apple Is Using TomTom For Its Maps, And Now TomTom's Stock Is Exploding (AAPL)
Apple’s plans for its $90B in cash: “We’re not going to have a toga party”

Amazon Buys UpNext, Will We Soon See Kindle Maps?

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Amazon has done a really interesting thing: it just bought mapping app UpNext. UpNext is a 3D mapping company that started on the PC in 2007 and more recently shifted its focus substantially to smartphones and the iPad. While UpNext has not received the same attention as other mapping startups...
Amazon Buys UpNext, Will We Soon See Kindle Maps?

Google fined £400,000 in France

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French court find Google guilty of abusing its dominant position after mapping company lodges unfair competition complaintA French commercial court has found Google guilty of abusing its dominant position through its Google Maps application, and ordered it to pay a fine and damages to a French mapping company.In a ruling...
Google fined £400,000 in France
Social Maps App CityMaps Arrives Boston, Rolls Out Local Recommendations

Indoor location services coming to an Apple product near you

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Apple has acquired indoor mapping company WiFiSLAM for a reported $20 million, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. The company confirmed the WiFiSLAM buyout—but not the price—by saying it "buys smaller technology companies from time to time," but it declined to discuss its plans for WiFiSLAM's...
Indoor location services coming to an Apple product near you

Alibaba Buys Into Mapping Company

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Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. is spending again to gain the upper hand as it competes to sell to China’s rapidly growing number of smartphone users. In its second deal in as many weeks, China’s largest e-commerce company will pay $294 million for a 28 percent stake in Internet mapping company...
Alibaba Buys Into Mapping Company

Apple's Primary Map Data Partner: If You Have Issues Arising From Apple's Mediocre Maps, Don't Call Our Customer Service Line (AAPL)

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When Apple launched the original iPhone, one of the biggest complaints about the phone was that it was awful for making phone calls. Apple did not bear the brunt of this criticism, though. It was its cellular partner AT&T who was, and continues to be, trashed for bad performance. Similarly,...
Apple's Primary Map Data Partner: If You Have Issues Arising From Apple's Mediocre Maps, Don't Call Our Customer Service Line (AAPL)
Waze Mapped As The Billion-Dollar Treasure
New iOS 6 Maps App Reportedly Caught On Film Ahead Of WWDC
Apple expands 3D Flyover coverage in Maps to Paris, France and surrounding areas

iPhoto on iOS does not use Google Maps, may indicate new Apple maps product coming

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The new iPhoto for iOS does not use Google Maps. The tiles brought up when you use the locate feature of iPhoto, in order to display where the photo was shot, almost definitely do not have the traditional Google Maps in the Maps app of iOS. This may be a...
iPhoto on iOS does not use Google Maps, may indicate new Apple maps product coming
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