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The Apple "ground truth" mapping team is out there...

The classic sci-fi series "The X-Files" was based on the premise that "the truth is out there," and nowhere is that saying more true than in data for mapping systems. It takes a team of experts, known as "ground truth local experts," to make sure that what shows up on digital maps is what actually...

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Apple hiring managers to improve iOS Maps 'Ground Truth'

Last year's release of Apple's Maps app in iOS 6 was met with a number of complaints about the accuracy of maps and directions generated by the app, leading to a public apology from CEO Tim Cook and a clamor for Google Maps when that app was released several months later. Now Apple is posting...

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