Mapquest

MapQuest (stylized as mapquest) is an American free online web mapping service owned by AOL. The company was founded in 1967 as Cartographic Services, a division of R.R. Donnelley & Sons in Chicago, Illinois, United States. It moved to Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1969. When it became an independent company in 1994, it was renamed GeoSystems Global Corporation. MapQuest was acquired in 2000 by America Online, Inc. Company headquarters are in Denver, Colorado with a second office in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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  • Openings and New Hires at TruMeasure, Brandmuscle, MapQuest

    … Openings and New Hires at TruMeasure, Brandmuscle, MapQuest February 26, 2016 by Geoff Michener Leave a Comment Filed Under: Movers & Shakers Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest job changes taking place in this dynamic industry. Please send him a message via LinkedIn if you’d like to share any job changes. (Plus…

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  • Will The On-Demand Economy Loosen Google’s Grip on Local?

    …. The Washington D.C.-based startup has built a network that allows drivers to request and pay for a nearby tow truck or automotive technician, and then track the provider as they come to their destination. “Search, as it has been for the last ten years is a flat — often two, dimensional — experience,” said Chris Spanos, chief executive…

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  • Interconnectivity and the Mobile Mind Shift

    … location on Google Maps, and ordering a car with Uber, consumers would prefer one transaction that links all of these services effortlessly. Indeed, Google Maps recently updated its mobile interface, adding integration with both OpenTable and Uber. Similarly, Mapquest recently announced the addition of roadside assistance services through a deal…

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  • Is Your MVP a Minimum Viable Channel?

    … You have a minimum viable product, something that the market is excited about. What now? Perry Evans, CEO of Closely, encourages company founders to celebrate for a hot minute, then dig in because you are not done. “You don’t have a business until you’ve owned, lived, and tested your market model,” the former head of MapQuest, Jabber…

    Noah Davis/ Street Fight- 9 readers -
  • LBMA Podcast: Interviews With Aisle411, GameStop, and Mapquest

    … Larkin of GameStop and Elise Neel of Mapquest. Top stories of the week include Vistar Media’s cross-screen ad platform; John Lewis testing the Oculus Rift; The Bluesmart suitcase; AboutPlace going into beta; Whirlpool partnering with Gigwalk; Prizm’s contextual music device. Top stories of the week (starts at 10:30) 1. Vistar Media + AirSage (10:30…

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