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Google Maps embraces Uber and other services with dedicated ride-sharing tab

Google Maps got an Uber upgrade that makes it clearer and easier to hail a car with your smartphone.

Apple shutting down transit app HopStop in October

HopStop, acquired by Apple in 2013, serves transit directions to 113 U.S. cities, while Apple Maps in iOS 9 will serve only six.

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Google Maps' Street View ascends 3,000 feet to the top of El Capitan

Google is looking up, way up with its latest addition to Street View, Yosemite National Park's El Capitan.

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Yahoo axes Maps, Pipes, other services as it narrows focus

Yahoo says it has a clear focus on search, communications, and digital content, and to keep that focus some older services must go.

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Google Maps now shows real-time transit updates in three U.S. cities, more on the way

The transit options are also rearranged to call out recommended routes based on your location.

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Apple's mysterious vans reportedly collecting Maps data for Street View rival

Apple wants to challenge Google on maps accuracy, but is it too late?

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Report: iOS 9 Maps will finally bring mass transit navigation...to select cities

Need transit directions? iOS 9 could prove helpful if you are in San Francisco or New York.

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Reports: Apple Maps to finally add transit directions in iOS 9

A long-awaited feature is rumored to be on deck for WWDC.

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Apple buys GPS startup Coherent to beef up mapping technology

Several Coherent employees have taken jobs working on Apple's map and location technologies.