May 16th, 2013

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Skobbler has launched a GPS Navigation & Maps app for Android, which it says targets the Achilles heels for Google Maps and satnav apps. How so? Well, the app offers online and offline functionality for...

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January 30th, 2013

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British startup Navmii says its free navigation app Navfree has now been downloaded more than 12m times, with a current monthly run-rate of 500k new downloads. Having launched in September 2010, the...

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January 24th, 2013

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Facebook has sprinted ahead of Google Maps to become the number one app in the US, according to comScore. Facebook’s iOS and Android apps had 85.6m unique visitors in December, according to comScore...

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January 10th, 2013

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Developer Cutetown has launched an iPad app of the same name, designed to get people turning their town into a "stylized 4D city map" without any 3D modelling knowledge required. Cutetown is a free...

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January 3rd, 2013

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Apple is said to be planning a possible acquisition of popular navigation app Waze, already a data partner for its Maps app. TechCrunch reports that negotiations between the two parties are advanced,...

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December 18th, 2012

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Was there pent-up demand for a downloadable Google Maps app for iPhone? Just a bit: according to Google, the app was downloaded more than 10m times in the first 48 hours after its release earlier this...

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December 13th, 2012

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Amid all the attention on Apple v Google v Nokia in the mobile mapping wars, there are some interesting startups working on their own maps technology. US firm Hover is one of them. It's just raised $3.1m...

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November 28th, 2012

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Apple's SVP of internet software and services Eddy Cue recently added Siri and Maps to his responsibilities, and it seems he's already making his mark on the latter front. Bloomberg reports that the...

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November 22nd, 2012

Skobbler
Skobbler has released what it claims is “the ultimate map app” for Android. ForeverMap 2 uses OpenStreetMap, the same open-source GPS navigation data project used by Apple in its own Maps service,...

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