“While positions for its team outside Cupertino usually consist of Maps Quality Analysts and Ground Truth managers that submit region specific corrections for Maps, a new job listing on Apple’s website hints at a ‘data-collection project’ planned for New York,” Kahn reports. “It’s the first to hit Apple’s site mentioning the data-collection project and specifically hiring for a Maps team based in New York.”
Kahn reports, “What data exactly is Apple collecting through its new data-collection project is anyone’s guess, but it does have a handful of new mapping features headed for upcoming iOS releases that come to mind.”
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Readers “Lynn Weiler” and “Dan K.” for the heads up.]