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Apple v. Google will define the fourth wave of online mapping

With all of the grumbling these days about Apple’s new maps in iOS, one would think Apple just made the biggest mistake in its history. Yes, Apple’s maps aren’t as good as Google’s. But Google’s maps weren’t as good as the maps they replaced when Google switched away from its data providers a few years ago.

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Placed brings its location analytics to iOS apps

You probably know how long consumers are using your mobile app, and what they’re doing within them — but where are they actually located? That’s the question that location analytics company Placed hopes to answer with its product, Placed for Developers.