Its not unusual to hear that Apple is working on a secret project. The latest indication of such a project hints at the fact that it might be tied to Apple’s Maps service in some way.
Google has announced that local search-relevant ads will be making their way back to the Maps app for Android and iOS, in a new way that is “more attractive for users and more effective for advertisers.”
Another day, another Google service goes down. Company now pushing for Google+ Location Reporting instead.
An Apple patent, filed back in December 2011, has been discovered. It hints at the possibility of Waze like traffic data coming over to Apple’s native Maps app for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
What’s the next best thing to getting 30 seconds of fame on national television? How about lasting images of yourself on Google’s Street View? Of course, the best part about Street View is your impression on the world will last for more than 30 seconds.
Google is no stranger to big acquisitions and today another one becomes official. Google has purchased Israeli mapping company Waze, lets hope they actually put them to use.