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Topic: Google Maps

Foursquare Starts Selling All That Data Maps a business plan by charging developers

Foursquare is charging its largest Web partners for use of its location data, which a number of apps and Web services use for mapping needs. The New York tech company…

June 27, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT

Veep Star Reid Scott Uses Pinterest Like a Pro But only knows his way around L.A. thanks to Google Maps

Specs Who Reid Scott Age 36 Accomplishments Stars as Dan Egan on HBO’s Veep (Sundays at 10:30 p.m.); voices Turbo in the Netflix animated series Turbo FAST Base Los Angeles What’s the first information you…

April 25, 2014, 6:22 AM EDT

Hot List: Adweek Editors Pick Digital Finalists Check out those vying for the year's hottest website, app, game and more

And now, presenting the finalists in the digital category for this year's Adweek Hot List. Here, our editors have trimmed down their picks for this year's top websites, apps, games…

October 13, 2013, 11:05 PM EDT

Citymaps Revamps Mobile App, Nabs Big Brands Smartphone looks to hyper-personalize digital mapping

Citymaps, which debuted as a Web-based business tool a few years ago, is relaunching its iPhone app that will be tested by mobile advertisers ranging from fashion retailer Aeropostale to hospitality chain…

July 25, 2013, 12:00 AM EDT

Is the Cannes Lions Festival Suffering From Trophy Overload? New category is 10th in 8 years

Call it category creep. Cannes this year unveils the Innovation Lions, the 10th category the festival has rolled out in the past eight years, compared to just five in the…

June 9, 2013, 11:54 PM EDT

Facebook Could Map Out Local Search, Ads With Waze Deal Social network in talks with driving app, per reports

Facebook is mapping out an acquisition of crowdsourced traffic navigation mobile app Waze, according to reports from three Israeli publications and confirmed by TechCrunch. A Facebook spokesperson said the company doesn’t…

May 9, 2013, 2:20 PM EDT

Foursquare’s Crowley: Our Users Are Real-World Google Crawlers Check-in service reorienting itself around local search

Foursquare is in the midst of a fundamental paradigm shift, stepping beyond its reputation as the check-in king and toward the more functional (and potentially lucrative) location-recommendation market. Speaking Monday…

March 11, 2013, 6:19 PM EDT

Best Apps In the fickle world of apps, here are Adweek's latest obsessions—in music, maps, social, shopping & more

Vine In the past few years, GIFs have become a ubiquitous form of social content. Now, with Twitter’s new mobile sharing app, everybody can make a GIF-like video. Experts predict Vine…

February 13, 2013, 6:11 AM EST

Google Maps Is Back, a Nation Rejoices Poised to break app records, feature quickly soars to the top spot in App Store

When you woke up this morning was the sun shining a little bit brighter? Were the birds chirping just a little bit cheerier? It may be because Google has finally…

December 13, 2012, 11:31 AM EST

Google Upgrades Shopping, Maps Ahead of Holidays Adds list-making and indoor maps to retail tools

Google is making its own list this holiday season—or, more specifically, it's letting users do so. On Tuesday, the company was set to announce the addition of Shortlists to Google…

November 13, 2012, 12:00 PM EST

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