Friday, April 06, 2012

Wikipedia dumps Google Maps | Digital Media - CNET News

Stimulus-response; on a related note, see Android Device Makers Are Mutinying, Says Insider (Technology Review)
“First it was Foursquare. And then Apple. Now, it's Wikipedia's turn to switch from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap.
Wikipedia's decision, announced in a blog post, is likely to raise more questions about the company's decision to charge so-called high-volume users of its Maps APIs, which formerly were free. In March, Google started charging between $4 to $10 per additional 1,000 loads to any site pulling over 25,000 daily loads.”
Wikipedia dumps Google Maps | Digital Media - CNET News
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