Proxi is making digital maps cooler

Depending on your age, getting from point A to point B might have involved paper maps — what we called an “atlas,” the giant book that lived in the pocket behind the passenger seat of the car. A

Verizon acquires SocialRadar to buff up MapQuest’s location data

We got word earlier today that Verizon had acquired SocialRadar, a mapping startup founded by Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen that promises to provide its users with far more accurate location da

PointShop hack uses AR to aid gadget buying

Another hack presented on stage here at the TechCrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2016 hackathon uses AR to contextualize gadgets with the aim of helping consumers better understand what they're looking at

MapQuest Confirms It’s Using Mapbox To Overhaul Its Product

AOL-owned MapQuest has confirmed a big product and brand overhaul for its mapping product, including a partnership with developer mapping platform Mapbox to improve the product's performance. We repor

AOL’s MapQuest Inks UI Deal With Mapbox As It Prepares To Overhaul The Product

AOL, which is in the process of getting acquired by Verizon for $4.4 billion, says it has no plans to divest itself of its content operations (which include TechCrunch) as part of that deal. But it's

MapQuest Updates Its iPhone App With Improved Cartography And Routing To Take On Google And Apple Maps

On the iPhone, Apple Maps and Google Maps app have gotten all the headlines over the last several years, but <a target="_blank" href="">MapQuest</a> is still hanging in there,

MapQuest Nabs Former Google Docs Product Manager As Its New VP Of Product

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Tech Companies Come Out In Force For Japan Relief

<img src="" />Companies across the tech world are doing their best to help Japan recover following the earthquake and subsequent tsun

MapQuest Launches OpenStreetMap-Powered Mapping Service In The US

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Compete Top 50: Bing And Ask Rise – MySpace, MapQuest And Flickr Fall

<img class="shot2" src="" alt="" /> Online analytics company <a href="">Compete</a> has just <a hre

MapQuest debuts four new OpenStreetMap enhanced mapping sites in Europe

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MapQuest Expands Wikipedia-Style Mapping Project In Europe, Makes Key Hire In The U.S.

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Trailing Google Maps, MapQuest Upgrades Developer Tools

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Exclusive: MapQuest Plays Catch-Up With Launch of Beta

AOL’s MapQuest may be the market-leading map site by a long shot (with 50 million monthly visitors versus 30 million for Google Maps), but it is still playing catch-up when it comes to features,

Comparing the Mapping Services

Online mapping has come a long way in the last year. Google Maps entered the field and added satellite imagery to spring itself into the spotlight – challenging the colorful cartoon-like map images