Apple Plans to ‘Radically Improve’ iOS Maps

Apple is looking for an iOS Maps Application Developer to help it ‘radically improve’ maps and location services on its iDevices, according to a recent job posting.

Come work for the team that revolutionized the mobile technology industry as it continues define what computing looks like in a post-PC era. The Maps team is looking for an exceptional developer to join us in our mission to radically improve how people interact with maps and location-based services.

Apple has long been rumored to be working on its open Maps solution for iOS. Last December four job listings were found for software engineers experienced in developing navigation software. Apple also acquiredPlaceBase and Poly9. Both companies specialized in mapping services.

Some believe that Apple plans to introduce its own Maps application to reduce the iPhone’s dependance on Google.

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