Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Many Sites Chart a New Course as Google Expands Fees - NYTimes.com

Many Sites Chart a New Course as Google Expands Fees - NYTimes.com:
From a snapshot of another market segment in which Google is under attack
"In the seven years since it was introduced, Google’s offering of street maps, satellite photos and street-level views has become the dominant player in the world of online mapping, displacing earlier entrants like AOL’s MapQuest. According to comScore, 71 percent of the 91.7 million people in the United States who looked at maps online in February used Google Maps.
There are signs, however, that Google’s dominance is under assault — and the company’s own moves may have something to do with this."

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