This SDK is NodeJS bindings for Or-tools Vehicle Routing Problems, Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP) and Vehicle Routing Problem (VRP) solvers. The Matrix API returns travel times between many points and allows you to build tools that efficiently check the reachability of coordinates from each other, filter points by travel time, or run algorithms for solving optimization problems. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
MapQuest has officially released the first production version of the iOS Maps API. The announcement posted on the MapQuest blog on July 19, 2012, states that "Today marks the first production release of the MapQuest iOS Maps API, which allows developers to build iPhone and iPad apps that incorporate the flexible routing, accurate geocoding, and unlimited free base maps that MapQuest is known for."
Your local newspaper probably uses maps on its site. If it doesn't, it will soon. As newspapers look online for readership (and thus, revenue), they look for new ways to show information related to the places they cover.