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US government OKs sharper satellite images

A long-standing restriction has been lifted to usher in better quality online mapping.

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California court rules it's OK for drivers to check mobile maps

The appeals court went by a strict interpretation of the statute under which the driver was charged

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Online clues located North Korea's missile-launcher factories

A few seconds of video, literature, a couple of memoirs and Google Earth helped locate a secret North Korean military plant.

Taiwan protests Apple maps that show island as a Chinese province

Taiwan is demanding Apple revise its mapping software and remove a label that describes the island as a province of China, rather than as a sovereign state.

Nokia's next-gen HERE maps will rely on crowdsourcing

Nokia hopes its Here maps will be become more accurate thanks to crowdsourced information, and is testing the concept in India.

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