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Google Convicted In France For Offering Free Maps

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The French are kicking Google (NSDQ: GOOG) again. This time, in a strange ruling, Paris’ commercial court has found the company is anti-competitive because it offers Google Maps for free. The case was brought by French online mapping firm Bottin Cartographes, which charges for its maps. Google is ordered...
Google Convicted In France For Offering Free Maps

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?
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Google is close to ending the drama and buying Waze for $1.3 billion, according to Israeli media

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Google is close to completing a $1.3 billion deal to acquire social mapping firm Waze — finally ending months of speculation about the startup — according to media reports out of its native Israel. Globes, a leading online newspaper in the country, reports (Google Translate link) that Google is currently...
Google is close to ending the drama and buying Waze for $1.3 billion, according to Israeli media

Apple Drops Google Maps For iOS 6, Faces Social Media Backlash

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The switchover from Google Maps to Apple Maps brought on by iOS 6 has caused a largely unhappy response on social media, reports the BBC. Many users have criticized the service, calling it slow and inaccurate, and a joke tweeter even created the obligatory fake account, @iOS6maps, which was swiftly...
Apple Drops Google Maps For iOS 6, Faces Social Media Backlash
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Geolocation space still heating up: TIBCO acquires digital mapping firm Maporama

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There are clear signs that the market for geolocation services is heating up, what with Apple acquiring WifiSLAM and Facebook reportedly building an app to track the location of users and whatnot. Add another one to the fray: NASDAQ-listed provider of infrastructure software for businesses TIBCO today announced that it...
Geolocation space still heating up: TIBCO acquires digital mapping firm Maporama

Apple Replacing Google Maps On iOS With Its Own Solution Later This Year

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As previously rumored, Apple is replacing the default Google Maps service within its iOS operating system with its own mapping solution, according to the Wall Street Journal. Later this year, Apple is planning to oust Google Maps as the preloaded, default maps app from the iPhone and iPad and release...
Apple Replacing Google Maps On iOS With Its Own Solution Later This Year
Amazon is building a phone to compete with iOS and Android
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