Google, during its I/O developer conference, announced it will refresh its Maps for Mobile product on Android and iOS this summer, bringing coupons, improved routing and support for tablets.
Apple has purchased indoor GPS services firm WifiSLAM, a move that likely signals an expansion of its Apple Maps platform.
Google continues to shuffle its executive ranks, announcing Senior Vice President of Geo and Commerce Jeff Huber will step down to pursue new projects within the company. The move follows just one day after longtime head of Android Andy Rubin also resigned his post.
While a list of recent Apple Maps improvements obtained by The Loop indicates the company is continuing its efforts to improve the much-maligned platform, users were quick to respond with a flood of complaints--suggesting Apple still has significant work ahead.
Google agreed to pay a $7 million fine in a multistate settlement regarding its unauthorized collection of data from unsecured Wi-Fi networks nationwide through Google's Street View vehicles.
Google co-founder and CEO Larry Page championed the growth of the company's Google+ social networking platform and slammed Facebook's competing efforts in a rare interview published Thursday by Wired .
Google has made good on its promise to eliminate a redirect preventing Windows Phone device owners from accessing the Google Maps website via Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
Google has vowed to eliminate a redirect preventing Windows Phone device owners from accessing the Google Maps website via Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser.
The much-anticipated launch of Google's native Maps application for Apple's iOS had little immediate impact on iOS 6 operating system adoption according to new data issued by digital ad network Chitika, dispelling assumptions that many users were waiting to upgrade their Apple hardware until the Google service became available for download.
Nearly three months after Apple replaced Google's preloaded mapping services with its own Apple Maps platform, Google Maps is once again available to iOS device users, this time as a native application offered for download from the App Store.