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Wednesday, Aug 29
2012, 5:41 PM
Google Maps, suddenly facing real competition from OpenStreetMap and Apple's new iOS mapping...
Google Maps, suddenly facing real competition from OpenStreetMap and Apple's new iOS mapping solution, has added six new ad formats for third-party sites and apps to leverage, and given developers more flexibility to customize ads. The upgrade follow a series of content improvements related to traffic data, satellite and Street View imagery, and 3D maps, among other things. The latest announcement comes on a day when Google (GOOG +1.6%) hit a new 52-week high.