http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/09/how-google-builds-its-maps-and-what-it-means-for-the-future-of-everything/261913/ In business, this is what we call a moat, and Google has invested significant money and manpower creating one of the largest and most effective moats I’ve ever seen--around their mapping software. They’ve got planes. They’ve got satellites. They’ve got cars and bikes with those crazy nine-eyed cameras. They’ve got hikers and bikers...
9/21/12 at 2:42pm