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Apple incorporates Foursquare data for its base of establishments in Maps

In order to improve the quantity and quality of data provided by its Maps, Apple recently added the Foursquare as a source of data for establishments / businesses.

Apple Maps / Maps on iPhones

Given the size of the existing database on Foursquare and the collaborative aspect of it, depending on how Apple exploits it, it can become something very beneficial for users of the native iOS Maps app (also present in OS X).

Interestingly, rumors about this partnership come from the end of 2012.


Foursquare City Guide app icon

(via MacRumors)