5 Privacy-Focused Mapping Solutions

Mainstream navigation apps like Google Maps and Waze seem to dominate the marketplace, but consumers who are interested in maintaining as much online privacy as possible have options to choose from, too.

Innovative mapping and navigation companies are launching new platforms with user privacy in mind. Framing themselves as the “private” alternative to general use navigation apps, these platforms collect minimal personal data from users and often work without tracking user locations.

Here are five examples of privacy-focused mapping platforms.

Street Fight Daily: Daily Voice Layoffs, Google Preps Same-Day Delivery

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.Daily Voice Closes Mass. Sites, Lays Off Some in Connecticut and New York (The Hour)… Google Is Building A Same-Day Amazon Competitor, “Google Shopping Express” (TechCrunch)… These People are Likely Contenders to be Groupon’s Next CEO (Quartz)…