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MapZen alternative

Mapzen closed on February 1, 2018 – leaving a hole in the mapping platform community. Mapzen is a geo-mapping company that used an open-source approach. Mapzen then reopened as a Linux Foundation project in January 2019. Luckily for the users, Mapzen’s core products were built entirely on open software and data. Mapzen is now offering…
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April 5, 2019 0

Switching from Google Maps

Without warning, Google increased the prices of Google Maps API in May 2018 by 1400%. Google’s Map API’s – including the omnipresent address-autocomplete that permeates the web – went from being virtually FREE to being much more expensive. Google prefaced this change by asking companies using the MAP API to update their billing information –…
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December 30, 2018 0