On Friday, the California based company updated the Acknowledgements page for their mapping software, adding a handful of new data partners.
The page gives credit to TomTom, Yelp and other companies that provide Apple Maps with imagery and information. Read more
The Cupertino firm is reportedly planning on adding transit directions for bus, subway and train route navigation. The new Transit layer will join the existing Standard, Hybrid, Satellite and Flyover views within the Apple Maps application.
Apple has confirmed the acquisition with The New York Times‘ Mike Isaac, offering up their usual boilerplate statement “Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans.” Read more
Recently, the company (Apple) is searching for a senior software engineer to join their Maps Data Services team, which is expected to do tasks that are related with behind-the-scenes data infrastructure. Read more
In recent news, Apple is working on integrating public transit information into their Maps app, according to a job listing spotted by AppleInsider on Tuesday.
The company is hiring software engineers for their Maps division’s routing team, which they say they are working on “one of the most anticipated features of Apple Maps.” Read more
Apple has recently updated their Apple Maps Connect service. Maps is pretty much Apple’s version of Google Maps, essentially doing the same thing of showing you different locations from around the city, state, or country on a map to help you find specific locations or to help you navigate.
Apple is doing an overhaul with their map apps interface, and they are hiring software engineers to redo the programming of the entire app. Read more
Apple’s app seems to be updating the maps to the POIs app every day. This could be a huge boost for everyone who uses the app to get around. Read more
Despite early troubles and a huge PR disaster when first launched, Apple Maps has take a big chunk out of Google’s own map service. Read more
There are some major changes happening with Apple’s Maps app, which has added a ton of cool functional upgrades.