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12.30.14
Collaborative mapping project will chart the Amazon's rivers
12.30.14

Collaborative mapping project will chart the Amazon's rivers

Crowdsourced mapping efforts are helpful in many places, but they're most useful in corners of the...

By J. Fingas,   12.30.14
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08.01.13
Foursquare gives Superusers web links to map editing tools
08.01.13

Foursquare gives Superusers web links to map editing tools

Foursquare switched to editable OpenStreetMap data for its check-in services over a year ago, but...

By J. Fingas,   08.01.13
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05.16.13
Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option
05.16.13

Skobbler updates Android app with turn-by-turn navigation and offline maps, offers free light option

Skobbler has had some success in the mobile mapping market, thanks in part to iOS's historical fir...

By T. O'Brien,   05.16.13
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04.15.13
Telenav Scout for Phones to go 3D, get crowd-sourced traffic reporting in 2013
04.15.13

Telenav Scout for Phones to go 3D, get crowd-sourced traffic reporting in 2013

There are plenty of choices to meet your mobile mapping needs, from feature-rich offerings from bi...

By M. Gorman,   04.15.13
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08.28.12
Craigslist quietly switching to OpenStreetMap data
08.28.12

Craigslist quietly switching to OpenStreetMap data

TPM is reporting that Craigslist is embedding maps on its housing adverts from crowdsourced mappin...

By D. Cooper,   08.28.12
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06.29.12
Flickr brings in Nokia map data for precise geotagged photos, Instagram shots just got eerily accurate
06.29.12

Flickr brings in Nokia map data for precise geotagged photos, Instagram shots just got eerily accurate

Open Street Map has been helping Flickr display geotagged shots for some time. That crowdsourced m...

By J. Fingas,   06.29.12
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06.25.12
Inside the process of creating navigational maps
06.25.12

Inside the process of creating navigational maps

PC Pro UK has a fascinating article about the navigational maps we use on our devices and how t...

By K. Hodgkins,   06.25.12
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06.05.12
Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired
06.05.12

Blindsquare uses Foursquare data to guide the visually impaired

Blindsquare is giving guidance systems for the visually disabled a new twist with user-generated F...

By A. Santos,   06.05.12
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05.04.12
OpenStreetMap gets acknowledged in iPhoto credits
05.04.12

OpenStreetMap gets acknowledged in iPhoto credits

After iPhoto landed on iOS in March, people quickly discovered the app used OpenStreetMap data...

By K. Hodgkins,   05.04.12
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