MapQuest at 10
This weekend marks MapQuest’s 10th anniversary, though its predecessor goes back a few years before. (My office mate in grad school, Matt, went to work there, in Lancaster, PA in 1988.) Westworld offers this longish history of the company and its new competition. Directions covered much of this territory a few months back. A tease for today’s article:
MapQuest executives don’t believe the future of their industry hinges on 3-D graphics and other eye candy. It’s about on-the-go personal navigation.