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Topic: Apple Maps

Maxell sues Apple over navigation, camera & data tech patents

03/15/2019, 04:03 pm

Long-time magnetic storage and electronics maker Maxell on Friday launched a lawsuit against Apple, accusing it of violating 10 U.S. patents, some of them inherited from Hitachi.

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Apple Sunnyvale office described as 'black site' with tenuous work conditions

02/11/2019, 08:02 am

A new report gives a rare look into the Sunnyvale, Calif. Apple Maps satellite office on Hammerwood, where workers decry working conditions and describe it as a "black site."

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Apple expands on-foot recon for Apple Maps, debuts overhauled schedule site

02/06/2019, 11:02 am

Apple has revamped its schedule site for Apple Maps ground reconnaissance, simultaneously revealing more on-foot efforts in the U.S. and plans to start the first vehicle work in Andorra.

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DuckDuckGo adds Apple Maps integration for local search results

01/15/2019, 12:01 pm

Users of the privacy-focused DuckDuckGo will be seeing local search results with Apple Maps integration, the search engine has confirmed, with the integration of MapKit JS being used both for location-based searches as well as the Maps tab.

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India gets long-awaited turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps

01/10/2019, 08:01 am

Long a staple in places like the U.S. and Canada, turn-by-turn directions for Apple Maps have finally come to the world's second-biggest country, India.

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Apple confirms pedestrian-level Maps data collection, initially limited to California

11/19/2018, 11:11 am

Apple has confirmed plans to conduct more on-foot data collection for Apple Maps, going beyond the first efforts in San Francisco.

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Apple Maps team spotted doing on-foot sensor recon in San Francisco

10/12/2018, 04:10 pm

In what appears to be a first for Apple, data collection for Apple Maps is now being done on foot and not just in vehicles, photos published on Friday reveal.

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Apple begins using smaller Subaru cars to capture Apple Maps data

10/11/2018, 04:10 pm

Apple is reportedly deploying a new vehicle, the Subaru Impreza hatchback, to its fleet of vehicles driving the world to collect first-party Maps data.

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Apple's new India chief pursues aggressive strategy to revive cold iPhone sales

08/06/2018, 09:08 am

Despite recent claims to the contrary, the new head of Apple's India operations, ex-Singapore executive Michel Coulomb, is reportedly pursuing an aggressive strategy to save iPhone sales in the country, which have dwindled to just 1 percent of the local phone market.

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Apple taking Maps 'to the next level' in iOS 12

06/29/2018, 11:06 am

Not content with the uneven coverage in Apple Maps since its 2012 launch, Apple on Friday revealed that it will debut limited first-party maps data in the next iOS 12 beta, expanding that coverage as time goes on.

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Apple Maps recovers from multi-hour partial service outage affecting search & directions [u]

06/15/2018, 10:06 am

Apple Maps endured a multi-hour partial service outage on Friday, with a large number of users unable to use the navigational functions to get directions on the iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Mac versions of the app.

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Here are all the big changes to Apple Maps for 2017-2019

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

In a bid to beat Google, Apple is continually updating Apple Maps, bringing in new features and expanding coverage. Here's what the company's been adding over the last year, updated on Feb. 5 with new Transit directions and Indoor Maps locales.

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Apple Maps extends to the web with MapKit JS beta

06/06/2018, 02:06 pm

Apple is expanding what can be done with Apple Maps, announcing at WWDC 2018 that MapKit JS can be used to embed maps within a website, a function that has been offered by its competition for a considerable amount of time.

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Apple Maps mislabeling locations in rural Canada

05/24/2018, 04:05 pm

While similar problems have been resolved in other parts of the world, Apple Maps is continuing to use mislabeled places in much of rural Canada, according to user complaints and a check by AppleInsider.

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Latest Apple Maps update includes indoor mapping for Sydney airport, more

04/26/2018, 11:04 am

Apple is ever-evolving the coverage of Maps features such as public transit directions, bringing them to more regions in the U.S. and abroad. Here's some of the latest additions, indicating the company's progress.

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Apple Maps gains statewide transit coverage in Arkansas, Ohio, Maryland & West Virginia

04/02/2018, 03:04 pm

Apple's continuing expansion of public transit directions in Maps has brought coverage to most urban areas in Arkansas, Ohio, Maryland, and West Virginia -- though the company still has much work to do to catch up with Google.

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Apple expands Transit directions in Virginia, Missouri

03/27/2018, 11:03 pm

Apple this week integrated public transit data in its mapping service app covering a number of metropolitan areas in Virginia and Missouri, offering iOS and macOS Maps app users access to bus and rail routes in the region.

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Ex-Apple executives snipe on Twitter following Siri launch account

03/15/2018, 03:03 pm

The day after an account surfaced that laid out the troubled history of Apple's Siri feature before, at, and after launch, a few of the report's key players are arguing about it on Twitter.

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Apple Maps adds transit information covering Orlando, FL

03/14/2018, 10:03 am

Apple has enabled public transit data in Apple Maps for users in Orlando, Fla., providing residents and visitors using the mapping service with more information about bus routes, times, and service updates across the metropolitan area.

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Apple Maps adds locations of bike-sharing stations in over 175 cities

03/12/2018, 02:03 pm

Apple Maps has been updated to include the locations of bike sharing services in over 175 cities in 36 countries, allowing tourists and those wanting to cycle around an area to quickly find the nearest bike-sharing station that can provide them the two-wheeled vehicles.

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