Don't-Miss Mapping Stories
Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.
When's dinner? Just ask Google ... Maps.
Embark is a Silicon Valley-based company that makes public transit apps for iOS and Android. Well, it used to make apps for Android; now it belongs to Apple.
If a free app can save you from getting a parking ticket, or wasting gas while hunting for a space, you better believe it's worth a download.
After snatching up social traffic app Waze in June, Google is finally adding the app’s crowdsourced incident reports its own mobile Maps.
Developers are welcomed back into Apple's fold, Steve Jobs once considered going consumer-only, and one Scandinavian country says no-no to 3D flyovers.
Google's app marketplace takes a shot across Apple's bow, Tim Cook talks turkey--and iPhones--with China's largest carrier, and a little dose of nostalgia for Siskel and Ebert fans.
Why pick up one mapping-related company when you can pick up two? In addition to its recent purchase of Locationary, Apple has also picked up public-transit app makers HopStop.
Apple debates how to give your iPhone the finger(print), Google Maps goes on a destructive rampage, and development of the fabled iWatch may hinge upon an all-star cast.
Apple has picked up Locationary, a Toronto-based startup that focuses on providing up-to-date information about local businesses.
If you've been waiting to use the Google Maps app on your iPad, that wait is now over. The update also brings improved discoverability and navigation features, like indoor maps, an Explore feature, and bicycling directions.
Transit's mobile app gets new pricing—and features
Google Maps gets a facelift and learns a few tricks. Meanwhile, Bing Maps continues to gather dust in the corner.
Google Maps gets an eye-popping makeover for its venerable Web interface as well as bringing improvements to its mobile apps.
Facebook is reportedly very close to buying crowdsourced navigation app Waze for anywhere between $500 million and $1 billion.