The Mapbox Navigation iOS SDK provides turn-by-turn navigation inside your mobile app. Some features include; Drop-in navigation UI, Automatic rerouting, Walking, biking, and driving, Navigation map with traffic and more. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
The Google Maps API took a hit in France as non-competitive. The Gnip API now lets its customers go back in time, tweet-wise, retroactively tracking specific terms. Plus: APIs for hustlers, putting the "why" in user permissions and 10 new APIs.
Developers working on mashups may want to take note of a recent announcement by Ford that it intends to make SYNC, it's on-board vehicle system, accessible to developers next year. The general implication is that millions of vehicles could become platforms for all kinds of mashups and apps that integrate with various parts of the SYNC system, including its stereo and navigation modules.