The quality of map apps have improved a great deal in two years.
California's no-texting-while-driving law also prohibits drivers from using their hands to control a map app, an appellate court has ruled.
Apple is hiring seven "ground truth managers" to oversee teams that are collecting and testing better map data, which it desperately needs.
As if Apple's push to get all your data into the cloud weren't enough, the company now wants to find out exactly where you are while indoors, according to its latest acquisition.
No more unauthorized lock screen access for you!
Microsoft had six pieces of news come out today, including the Surface worldwide expansion, Yammer's new translation service, and getting slapped with regulatory fines from the EU.
Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
Apple is in talks with with Foursquare to bring local data into Apple's Maps application.
Surprising no one, Google Maps for the iPhone is insanely popular.
What a shock: Google Maps is not going to be available on Amazon's Kindle Fire. Instead, Skobbler is launching ForeverMap2 on Kindle Fire -- and Nook - to take its place.
I guess it's only appropriate that a company started by a Navy Seal and a marine is now run by an astronaut.
Apple has updated the maps that Australian police warned about yesterday, moving the town of Mildura out of Murray Sunset National Park and back where it belongs. But there are still problems right here at home.
Aussie police had recommended …
Whatever problems you've had with Apple's Maps application in iOS 6, it's probably not nearly as bad as what some Australian motorists have experienced. Several drivers were led to the middle of a national park with scorching temperatures and no water.
In terms of sheer geekiness, Navteq's True mapping cars blow away Google's Street View vehicles.
Navigation technology startup Skobbler rolled out a new maps service today called ForeverMap 2 that aims to give Google Maps a run for its money.
Two major, yet controversial, features from iOS could be making its way to Apple's OS X desktop operating system.
Google is finalizing its Maps app for iOS, though who knows if Apple will actually approve it.
Apple has played hardball with Google in the past, holding up the Google Voice app for perhaps a year as both companies wrangled with how much functionality could be included.
Google built Amber alerts -- the broadcasted warning system for abducted children -- into its search and maps products today, in the hopes that its huge user base could bring a lot more attention to local kidnappings.
According to reports, Apple executive Scott Forstall, who oversaw Siri and Apple Maps, lost his job after refusing to sign an apology for the Maps fiasco.