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You'll Never Believe This Awesome, Tricked Out Office Is A Part Of AOL
Eight years later, Google reinvents its Maps for a data rich web

Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

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Following the less than enthusiastic response to its new mapping application in iOS 6, Apple CEO Tim Cook has sent a heartfelt letter to customers apologising for not being able to “deliver the best experience possible to our customers” and that it “fell short on this commitment.” In the letter, Cook says that Apple...
Tim Cook apologises for iOS 6 Maps in open letter, suggests users try Google, Nokia and other mapping apps

The current state of internet access from inside Iran

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The latest figures from ViewDNS underline the poor state of access to the internet for citizens in Iran. The country is second only to Israel for the percentage of the population with Internet access in the Middle East, but strict moral values and a watchful eye over access to dissent or criticism...
The current state of internet access from inside Iran

Tim Cook On Apple Maps: "We Are Extremely Sorry"

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Here’s how seriously Apple is taking criticism of Mapplegate: Via a public statement on the company’s Web site, an incredibly rare admission of fallibility from CEO Tim Cook, which includes an apology. More shortly: To our customers, At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience...
Tim Cook On Apple Maps: "We Are Extremely Sorry"

AOL patents could help Microsoft battle Google Maps

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If you connect the dots, AOL's patent sale to Microsoft may have a lot to do with hitting Google Maps via the trio of Bing Maps, Mapquest, and OpenStreetMap. [Read more]...
AOL patents could help Microsoft battle Google Maps

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong May Get To Keep His Job, But These Charts Show He Still Has Huge Problems To Deal With (AOL)

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AOL management won a fight for its life yesterday.  At the company's annual meeting in boston, shareholders rejected a proxy challenge from a fund called Starboard and voted to re-elect AOL's board of directors. But here's the thing: if it weren't for the savvy way Armstrong sold some of AOL's patents...
AOL CEO Tim Armstrong May Get To Keep His Job, But These Charts Show He Still Has Huge Problems To Deal With (AOL)

MapQuest gives iPhone users free navigation

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The MapQuest app for iPhone may be short on many navigation features, but it does offer free voice prompts for route guidance. [Read more]...
MapQuest gives iPhone users free navigation
Apple site stops calling iOS 6 Maps "most powerful mapping service ever"

Apple's Trusting Developers More than Ever, Let's Hope Devs Are Ready

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Apple’s decision to move away from Google Maps, in the short term, looks like a lose-lose for both Apple and its customers. Apple CEO Tim Cook acknowledged the company’s mistake this morning in an open letter apologizing for Apple’s decision, a first for the company that many writers (including...
Apple's Trusting Developers More than Ever, Let's Hope Devs Are Ready

Tim Cook says Apple is 'extremely sorry' for Maps problems, suggests alternatives

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Tim Cook (Credit: Apple) Apple CEO Tim Cook this morning issued a public apology for Apple’s homegrown Maps app in iOS 6 and the iPhone 5, saying the company “fell short” on its commitment to deliver the best user experience to its customers. “We are extremely sorry for the frustration...
Tim Cook says Apple is 'extremely sorry' for Maps problems, suggests alternatives

MapQuest touts its Everlater acquisition, launches free Travel Blogs for the Web and iOS

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Months after it acquired travel social network Everlater, MapQuest has launched a new service called Travel Blogs. This new service allows users to “seamlessly capture all of your memories from your journey and share the adventures with friends and family.” Starting today, MapQuest is making this available on the Web...
MapQuest touts its Everlater acquisition, launches free Travel Blogs for the Web and iOS

Tim Cook Publishes Open Letter on Maps for iOS 6

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an open letter to customers on the company's website addressing the criticism over the new Apple-powered Maps app in iOS 6. In the letter, Cook apologizes for not meeting expectations and mentions a number of alternative mapping solutions customers may wish to use while...
Tim Cook Publishes Open Letter on Maps for iOS 6

MapQuest 4 Mobile Brings Free Turn-by-Turn, Voice-Guided GPS to iPhone [Downloads]

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MapQuest 4 Mobile Brings Free Turn-by-Turn, Voice-Guided GPS to iPhone [Downloads]
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Tim Cook On Growth Of Apple Maps: "Usage Is Higher Prior To iOS 6 Release", Promises "Continued Improvements"

MapQuest picks TomTom Maps to power iPhone and Android turn-by-turn navigation apps

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Still trying to figure out which way to turn when it comes to on-phone navigation? How's about a free option to ponder? MapQuest's gratis iPhone and Android programs are set to get a heck of a lot better, and soon. The company just announced that TomTom would become its...
MapQuest picks TomTom Maps to power iPhone and Android turn-by-turn navigation apps
Replacing iOS 6 Maps: Hands-on with MapQuest, Bing, Waze, Google, Nokia

Google CEO Breaks His Silence To Warn Against Government Regulation (GOOG)

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Google cofounder Larry Page is back on stage. At the company's annual Zeitgeist conference for partners, the company's CEO made his first public speech since June, when Google announced that an illness had led to Page losing his voice. The Wall Street Journal reports that his voice was "raspy" and that...
Google CEO Breaks His Silence To Warn Against Government Regulation (GOOG)

TIM COOK: 'We're Extremely Sorry' (AAPL)

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Tim Cook just released a statement aimed at customers apologizing for the Apple maps mess. In the letter he says, Apple is "extremely sorry" for releasing a subpar product and "we are doing everything we can to make Maps better." He even tells customers to try other apps while Apple...
TIM COOK: 'We're Extremely Sorry' (AAPL)
This James Franco Samsung Ad Is Indescribable

Apple Launches New App Store Feature Section for Alternative Maps

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Following this morning's release of an open letter from Tim Cook apologizing for issues with the new Apple-driven Maps app in iOS 6 and mentioning some alternative map options available to users, Apple has also added a new featured section to the App Store highlighting some of those map alternatives....
Apple Launches New App Store Feature Section for Alternative Maps

Apps Dominate Mobile Time Spent Accessing Travel in U.S.

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As the summer travel season comes to a close, Nielsen looked at the usage of travel-related mobile apps and websites during June 2012. Findings showed that U.S. Android and iOS users spent 95 percent of their time accessing travel information from travel apps, versus only 5 percent from the mobile...
Apps Dominate Mobile Time Spent Accessing Travel in U.S.

Inrix Now Collects Traffic Data From 100M Drivers, Shows Black Friday Congestion Up 32.5% Despite Ecommerce

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Black Friday online shopping sales were up 26% this year, the number of people driving to brick and mortar stores increased even faster says Inrix. Congestion was up 32.5% this year according to the traffic data Inrix now pulls from over 100 million drivers. This and another report about Thanksgiving traffic...
Inrix Now Collects Traffic Data From 100M Drivers, Shows Black Friday Congestion Up 32.5% Despite Ecommerce

AOL Beats Low Expectations, Increasing Ad Revenue and Slowing Total Decline in Q4 (Plus Charts!)

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AOL said it earned 23 cents a share for the fourth quarter on revenue of $576.8 million, compared to 65 cents per share on $596 million in the same quarter a year ago. Wall Street analysts had expected the New York-based Internet company to earn 16 to 17 cents...
AOL Beats Low Expectations, Increasing Ad Revenue and Slowing Total Decline in Q4 (Plus Charts!)

Apple CEO On Maps: "We're Sorry . . . Use Bing Or MapQuest"

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has issued a letter apologizing for the current mediocrity of Apple Maps. The letter is striking in a couple of ways. First, for it’s admission that Apple Maps “fall short” and, second, for its recommendation that people use other, competing map apps: Bing,... Please visit Search...
Apple CEO On Maps: "We're Sorry . . . Use Bing Or MapQuest"

Tim Cook apologizes to customers over Apple's Maps controversy, recommends Bing and other alternatives

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Apple has published an open letter from Apple CEO Tim Cook explaining to customers that it “fell short” in delivering the best experience possible with the new Maps app: To our customers, At Apple, we strive to make world-class products that deliver the best experience possible to our customers. With the launch of our new Maps...
Tim Cook apologizes to customers over Apple's Maps controversy, recommends Bing and other alternatives

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for iOS 6 Maps, promises improvements

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Apple CEO Tim Cook has posted a public letter to Apple's website in order to apologize for the backlash caused by iOS 6 Maps. In the letter, Cook writes that Apple "fell short on this commitment" to make the best products for its customers, suggesting that customers can use alternatives...
Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for iOS 6 Maps, promises improvements

Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)

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Tim Cook released a letter to Apple customers today, apologizing for failing to deliver on its new mapping application for iPhones and iPads. Cook promises the app will get better, but suggests users try a few alternative apps in the meantime. Here are the apps he suggests you use instead...
Here Are The Apps Tim Cook Suggests You Use Instead Of Apple Maps (AAPL)

Pedestrian Map App, Lumatic, Raises $800K From Joi Ito And 500 Startups

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All the major map apps like Google Maps, Bing Maps, and Mapquest have walking directions as a standard feature, but the folks at Lumatic don’t think they are good enough. It is creating mobile maps designed for pedestrians, cyclists, and people who use public transit. Originally a TechStars company called...
Pedestrian Map App, Lumatic, Raises $800K From Joi Ito And 500 Startups
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