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Google gets its Waze, boosts map data

Jun 12, 2013
Google has confirmed it will acquire the social mapping startup Waze. The news comes after intense reported interest from Apple and Facebook.
Posted In: Google, app, maps, social media

Map: You may be paying way more for birth control

May 3, 2013
It pays to shop around for prescription drugs.
Posted In: birth control, maps, prescription

California rules against reading phone maps while driving

Apr 9, 2013
Given that it is legal to manipulate other devices in a car, the court suggests that people should take it up with the legislature to change the law if the ruling seems arbitrary.
Posted In: mobile, maps, google maps, california

Apple acquires WiFiSLAM to navigate the great indoors

Mar 26, 2013
Apple has just acquired an indoor mapping company. How will indoor mapping be used and should we be concerned about our privacy?
Posted In: maps, apple, Retail

Apple joins race for indoor mapping technology

Mar 25, 2013
Apple's purchase of an indoor mapping startup shows the competition for technology to help people navigate inside airports and stores -- as well as let marketers track consumers more closely.
Posted In: startup, google maps, smartphone, app, maps

Mapping the future of the European Union

Nov 6, 2012
Geographer Harm de Blij on the destiny of an unstable union.
Posted In: maps, European Union, geography, book

Google's (fictitious) response to Apple CEO Tim Cook's apology letter

Sep 28, 2012
Today, Apple CEO Tim Cook, posted a letter of apology to customers, in response to growing criticism over the Maps app in Apple’s new operating system. We imagine how Google co-founder Sergey Brin might have responded.
Posted In: apple, iPhone, maps

Apple's iOS Maps leaves off transit lines

Jun 20, 2012
Public transportation advocates are miffed that Apple has left off directions to bus and train stops from its new mapping software.
Posted In: apple, maps, Transit

Google Maps: Cartographer's Revenge!

Sep 13, 2011
No, that's not a movie title, and you're welcome for never having to sit through it (although it might have a few... points of interest). Google...
Posted In: double true, google maps, maps

Google Maps offers live transit updates

Jun 8, 2011
Not sure if this is helpful or not but that kind of thing never matters to Google. They just build it. Residents of four American and two European...
Posted In: buses, flowers, Google, google maps, maps, Transportation

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