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Online Mapping Sued

Online Mapping Sued

What do Expedia, Google, Microsoft, the Washington Post, Ticketmaster, Travelocity, Tripadvisor, Yahoo, Yellow Pages, Yelp, and Zagat Survey have in common?  They are all being sued by Webmap Technologies LLC for infringement of patent 6,772,142 called Method and Apparatus for Collecting and Expressing Geographically Referenced Data. Read more: Google, Microsoft, […]

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Online Mapping Scrambles after Tanker Spill

Online Mapping Scrambles after Tanker Spill

The recent disaster that melted a critical portion of San Francisco’s highway infrastructure had more than just commuters scrambling. Within two days, many of the major online mapping sites had modified their driving directions to circumvent the now closed overpass. Rachel Konrad from the Associated Press reported that: Yahoo took […]