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
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Why (and how) we've switched away from Google Maps - Nestoria Blog
Google Geo News - 10/27/11 - All Points Blog
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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
Last week in Tampa, Florida, the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) convened the postponed 2013 GEOINT Symposium. The event drew close to 5000 attendees and over 270 exhibitors. Directions Magazine offers a recap of the event through numerous reports.