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Accessing Directions and Mapping Via Mobile Phone Growing in Popularity

Accessing Directions and Mapping Via Mobile Phone Growing in Popularity

The use of accessing directions and maps via mobile phone is rising in the United States.  A market study by comScore found that 14% of mobile phone users acquired directions from their phones during the month of April.  That percentage represents 33.5 million users and is a 44% increase over […]

GIS Learning

When Directions Are Bad, Who’s Liable?

When Directions Are Bad, Who’s Liable?

A pedestrian is suing Google over the walking directions supplied by Google Maps.  Seeking to walk from 96 Daly Street to 1710 Prospector Avenue in  Park City, Utah, Lauren Rosenberg used her Blackberry to access directions on Google Maps.  The walk on January 19, 2009 was ill-fated with about half a […]