More Evidence Apple's Looking Beyond Google for iPhone Maps?

A few months ago, Apple bought their own mapmaker, Placebase, which seemingly opened the possibility of non-Google-y maps. Now, they're looking for an iPhone maps engineer to "rethink how users use Maps and change the way people find things." » 11/30/09 4:46pm 11/30/09 4:46pm

Apple Buys Their Very Own Maps Company (See Ya, Google Maps?)

The Apple/Google divorce continues to come into focus: Apple quietly bought Placebase, a mapping service company, back in July. Apple doesn't buy companies it's not going to use. Meaning, Apple's getting into making their own maps. Peace out, Google. » 10/01/09 12:40am 10/01/09 12:40am