The art of the airline map

Oct 29, 2019
Original airline maps made flying all the more glamorous.

First map of Disneyland sells for $708,000 at auction

Jun 26, 2017
It was created by Walt Disney and fellow illustrator Herb Ryman in just one weekend to woo theme park investors in 1953.
Mickey Mouse and his friends celebrate the 60th anniversary of Disneyland Park during a ceremony at Sleeping Beauty Castle in Anaheim, California.
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Tech IRL: Dynamic maps and how we get directions

Nov 19, 2014
Free digital maps are changing the way we get around, but is personal data the price?

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.

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.

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?

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Apple joins race for indoor mapping technology

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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.

Mapping the future of the European Union

Nov 6, 2012
Geographer Harm de Blij on the destiny of an unstable union.

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.