Placebase Founder Waldman Leaves and other Apple Maps News
Jaron Waldman, founder of Placebase (Directions Magazine coverage: 1, 2) which Apple acquired in 2009, was most recently lead the "Apple Geo team behind the Apple Maps infrastructure and location services on iOS and Mac like MapKit and CoreLocation." He was at the job until last month. Now sources confirm he's left for a startup.
- 9-5 Mac
And, if you missed the 27 articles that referenced Apple Maps and the Fairbanks International Airport in Alaska, last week, here's all you need to know:
Apple has disabled driving directions to the Fairbanks International Airport after a glitch in its maps app guided drivers to the edge of a runway instead of a terminal, airport spokeswoman Angie Spear said Friday.