Telenav, a leading personalized navigation services company, has announced the launch of a new Scout Maps and Navigation SDK, Scout Maps API, and Scout for Developers Program. The new Scout Maps and Navigation SDK is based on OpenStreetMap (OSM) which according to Telenav, makes it the first commercial-grade navigation for mobile app developers worldwide based on OSM.
If you are as optimistic as we were about Twitter's location features, you should be downright giddy now. Twitter has acquired the company--and staff--behind one of the most innovative mapping-related APIs. Mixer Labs' GeoAPI , previously known as TownMe, hosts your geographic data and allows spatial queries such as "find the closest location" (for more see our earlier TownMe news coverage and our TownMe API profile).