Guest Post Apple Maps was the best thing ever to happen to Google Maps.
The Apple acquisition rumor this week was Waze, the crowdsourced mapping and traffic app. The only problem? Waze would only slow Apple down. There is a company, however, that could help Apple almost immediately.
Guest Post Often forgotten in the great Google v. Apple Map war of 2012 is another challenger -- a platform that is far more suited for the ever-evolving needs of developers and the services they’re building, or one day hope to build: OpenStreetMap.
CloudMade, a company that provides mapping data to 16,200 application developers, just announced that it has acquired German startup OneStepAhead.
I last spoke to CloudMade chief executive Juha Christensen when the company raised its second round of funding in July. …