Mapping Apps

  • Glitch in the Apple Maps app again guides drivers to US airport runway 28-09-2013 03:02 PM

    Anchorage: To the chagrin and worry of Alaska transportation officials, Apple reactivated maps app directions Friday that guide drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal at the Fairbanks airport. Apple had notified Fairbanks International Airport officials that the faulty directions had been disabled. Officials, though, noticed...
  • Amid frenzy over map apps, new focus on 16th century world view 19-05-2013 11:37 AM

    Washington: As online titans compete to deliver instant maps to smartphones, the Library of Congress in Washington is focusing attention on an antique "cosmology" printed in 1507 that serves as America's birth certificate. The black-and-white map created by Martin Waldseemuller, a French cleric, was the first time the name America...
  • Apple in talks with Foursquare Labs on data map sharing: Report 18-12-2012 11:30 AM

    Bangalore: Apple Inc is in early discussions with Foursquare Labs Inc to integrate local data into the company's mapping application, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the talks. Apple launched its own mapping service in early September, replacing popular Google Maps, which previously came pre-loaded in Apple...
  • Nokia launches cross-platform mapping service 'Here' 14-11-2012 12:03 PM

    San Francisco: Nokia introduced a mapping application for the iPhone and other platforms and rebranded its geo-location services under the Here.com umbrella as it sought to exploit a bright spot in its product mix. Nokia also said it was partnering with Mozilla, maker of the Firefox web browser, and will...