Apple Maps debuts Nearby in 4 countries, expands Flyover and Traffic support

Article Image Apple on Tuesday strengthened its in-house mapping service with the rollout of five new Flyover locales, additional Traffic support and the activation of Nearby search in four countries.

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Apple Maps vans operating around the clock in run-up to 'iOS 10' debut

Article Image With Apple widely expected to announce improvements for its in-house mapping effort alongside “iOS 10” this summer, the company’s fleet of sensor-laden vans continues to ply the streets — even at night.

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Apple Maps used 3x more often than Google Maps on iOS, logs 5B requests per week

Article Image It took Apple three years to do it, but Apple Maps is now the undeniable leader in iOS mapping, with a usage rate tripling that of its closest competitor Google Maps.

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Apple pushes Maps Indoor service to venue owners, limited to high-traffic spots

Article Image Joined by a new dedicated indoor mapping app, Apple has also begun encouraging large venue owners to sign up for its “Maps Indoor” service, potentially laying the groundwork for advanced indoor step-by-step directions in future iPhone updates.

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Samsung subsidiary Mapzen hiring Apple cartographers, designers for maps initiative

Mapzen, a pioneering open source mapping project now backed by Samsung Research America, has hired a number of former Apple employees previously attached to Apple Maps, AppleInsider has learned.

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Apple adds Maps Flyover support for 7 cities in Spain, Germany, UK and Puerto Rico

As part of a feature buildout to its in-house mapping service, Apple on Tuesday added seven international locales to its list of cities supporting Maps 3D Flyover.



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Apple confirms vans are for mapping data, reveals future locations they will be driving

Apple has officially brought to an end the speculation surrounding its formerly secretive mapping vans, revealing that the vehicles are collecting data for future Apple Maps updates, and also emphasizing both privacy and transparency with a list of upcoming driving locations.



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Apple Maps in China offer a sneak peak what's in store for Maps in iOS 9

Apple has gobbled up mapping market share on iOS (and the Mac) since introducing its own alternative to Google Maps back in 2012, despite lacking a variety of key features. Hints at how Apple Maps may soon improve are coming from a seemingly unlikely source: China.



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Apple bolsters Maps with more business listings data providers

As part of ongoing upgrades to its in-house mapping service, Apple on Friday added a handful of entries to its rolling list of providers that supply the company with maps data, business listings and satellite imagery.



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Apple re-ups digital maps pact with TomTom

Apple will continue to work with TomTom on mapping data, the Dutch firm revealed on Tuesday, extending one of the oldest and most important partnerships in Apple’s expanding navigation and mapping efforts.



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Bidding intensifies for Nokia's Here maps as Uber offers $3B

Whether or not Apple is still in the running to buy Nokia’s Here, the digital mapping service will likely sell for more than $3 billion thanks to a bid made by transportation service Uber.



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Apple Maps Connect updated with support for five new European countries

Continuing its internal mapping initiative, Apple on Monday added Maps Connect support to five new regions, allowing users in those countries to add and edit points of interest.



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Apple Maps showing TripAdvisor, Booking.com reviews in search results

In what appears to be a recent update to Apple’s in-house mapping service, hotel reviews pulled from TripAdvisor and Booking.com are showing up in local search results alongside data sourced from Yelp.



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Latest Apple mystery van sightings occur in California, Florida, Hawaii

Apple’s mapping efforts appear to be growing, as AppleInsider readers continue to spot mysterious sensor-laden vans, just like the ones previously confirmed to be registered to Apple, roaming around the United States.



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Apple patent points to in-air 3D gesture UI for Apple TV, Mac and beyond

One month after receiving a patent reassignment from Israel-based 3D mapping R&D firm PrimeSense, Apple on Tuesday was granted another property detailing possible software implementations to go along with previously outlined motion-sensing hardware.



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US military taps advanced technology to save lives

Sophisticated drone, mapping, and translation technologies will play a significant role in the U.S. military’s disaster relief efforts

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Apple's Maps team calling businesses to resolve user-reported address issues

As Apple continues to refine its in-house mapping and navigation services, business owners are reportedly receiving phone calls from Maps team representatives looking to resolve user-submitted data discrepancies.



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Apple reportedly loses senior Maps engineering manager to car service Uber

Chris Blumenberg, an engineer responsible for some of the foundational elements of Apple’s mapping strategy dating to the first-generation iPhone, is said to have accepted an offer to leave Apple for transportation networking startup Uber.



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Apple Maps launch on the web in new Find my iPhone beta, displacing Google

Apple’s in-house mapping service has made the jump to the web some two years after its debut at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference, supplanting Google Maps in the newest preview of the web-based Find my iPhone application.



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