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Apple now credits Open Street Map under iPhoto acknowledgments

When Apple released iPhoto for iOS on March 7th, many quickly realized that Apple wasn’t using Google Maps as it usually does to do mapping, but rather maps from the OpenStreetMap project. Apple offered no official credit to the non-profit project, which collects a series of maps from over 500,000 people worldwide. However, it appears [...]
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