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Apple quietly buys mapping company Placebase

By Jos
Oct 1, 2009
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  1. Apple might be getting ready to rival Google in the online mapping space, according to Seth Weintraub at Computerworld. The Cupertino-based company has recently purchased PlaceBase, creators of a mapping API called Pushpin, and hired their CEO and founder Jaron Waldman to work on the so-called “Geo Team.”

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