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Uber's ambitious mapping project kicks off in Asia

Uber will begin mapping Singapore’s streets soon, as it expands its large-scale mapping project to Asia. Last year, the San Francisco firm embarked on a $500 million effort to wean itself off third-party data — Google’s, specifically. Uber currently relies on a mix of map data from providers, including Google Maps, and its own. SEE ALSO: Indonesia’s largest fleet of taxis teams up to beat ride-hailing apps The company said in a blog post that…

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Uber's ambitious mapping project kicks off in Asia

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