Link: The Move to OpenStreetMaps →

You may have noticed iPhoto for iPad using a different mapping service than Google’s. The reasoning, according to this article, is the push to monetize the service based on the number of impressions that the map makes.

It is unclear whether Apple (and other companies) will transition entirely from Google’s offerings, but the move does implicate Apple’s increasing need to distance themselves from the information behemoth.

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