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Topic: Apple Maps

DuckDuckGo announces new Apple MapKit fueled search improvements

07/16/2019, 02:07 pm

Search provider DuckDuckGo is dramatically expanding their use of Apple Maps for better searching with the same commitment to privacy.

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Hands on with iOS 13 'Look Around' in Apple Maps

06/07/2019, 02:06 pm

Apple is improving Apple Maps with the newly announced "Look Around," an interactive neighborhood map rival to Google's Street View.

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Apple Maps car spotted mid-route in Italy, being cleaned

05/30/2019, 09:05 am

A vehicle used by Apple to capture images for Apple Maps has been spotted in Italy, with a pair of operators reportedly fixing a problem with the on-vehicle camera system in the middle of one of its journeys on Tuesday.

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Apple Maps vehicles to expand Canadian recon this summer

05/27/2019, 11:05 am

Apple on Monday announced that Apple Maps vehicles will do deeper scouting and imaging in Canada this summer, laying the groundwork for first-party data and enhanced details.

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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 from 2017 through 2019

06/13/2018, 01:06 pm

Apple is continually updating Apple Maps, bringing in new features and expanding coverage with its own fleet of mapping vehicles. Here's what the company's been adding since 2017 to present, updated on April 25 with enhanced details in the US northeast.

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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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