Apple quietly buys mapping company Placebase

By Jos
Oct 1, 2009
  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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