Apple Maps Stories November 20

A data advocacy group is pushing for regulation in the United Kingdom that would require companies like Apple, Google, and Uber to share their respective mapping data. The report explains that “data monopolies” in the U.K. are preventing younger, smaller companies from innovation.

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Apple Maps Stories November 2

Apple Maps detail now beats Google Maps in many respects, from things like building shapes to vegetation coverage. That’s the conclusion of designer Justin O’Beirne, who used to work for Apple’s maps division and has now put together an exhaustive comparison …

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Apple Maps Stories October 26

Apple Maps public transit travel now available in Switzerland, indoor maps at Zurich airport

Apple has been slowly rolling out Apple Maps features to various locations around the world. Today, the company is introducing public transportation to Switzerland and indoor maps to its Zurich airport, as reported by MacPrime (via Google Translate).

Apple Maps Stories October 18

Apple patent application describes how Apple Maps could get smarter

An Apple patent application published today describes what Patently Apple suggests may be a new all-in-one Travel app – but more likely describes ways to make Apple Maps smarter …

Apple Maps Stories October 11

Up until now, Apple has used simple white vans to handle its mapping efforts, using a similar camera setup to what we saw all the way back in 2015. After announcing an effort to rebuild the service from the ground up, new Apple Maps vehicles have been spotted in Los Angeles.

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Apple Maps Stories September 2

Apple’s interest in augmented reality has become pretty clear over the last couple of years, and just this past week it acquired a startup focused on building lenses for AR glasses.

As if Apple’s growing AR ambitions weren’t already clear enough, diving into the company’s hiring trends reveals even more.

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