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Podcast: Does Foursquare Choosing OpenStreetMap Over Google Maps Matter?

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Tuesday, March 6th 2012

There have been a handful of organizations that have switched from using the Google Maps API to using OpenStreetMap data in their Web applications over the past few months. This week, one of the biggest location-based services players in the world, Foursquare announced why and how it did so. Is this a huge coup for OpenStreetMap? For Foursquare? For open source?

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Foursquare Goes With OpenStreetMap; On The Web | Gary's Bloggage
Timoney’s Geo “Hot” List for 2012 : MapBrief™
The Top Ten GIS Stories of 2011 - Directions Magazine
TileMill 2.0 Wins Knight News Challenge Grant to Improve Hyper Local Mapping in Washington, DC | Development Seed
Leaflet - a modern, lightweight JavaScript library for interactive maps by CloudMade
Announcing MapBox Streets: A Global Map with Street Level Detail | MapBox
MapBox | MapBox
Why (and how) we've switched away from Google Maps - Nestoria Blog
Google Geo News - 10/27/11 - All Points Blog
AAG New York City: Tribes or Tensions? | Open Geography
FourSquare and OpenStreetMap :: High Earth Orbit
Foursquare Dumps Google & Goes Open-Source for Maps
More Google Maps Exodus -- foursquare goes Mapbox - Spatially Adjusted
Foursquare chooses OpenStreetMap - OpenGeoData
foursquare is joining the OpenStreetMap movement! Say hi to pretty new maps! | Foursquare Blog
Foursquare Goes OSM and other OpenStreetMap News - All Points Blog

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