Foursquare has ditched Google Maps in favour of MapBox using OpenStreetMap data, citing Google Maps pricing as a primary concern. Google Maps began charging some of its biggest API users, like foursquare, last October.
If your New Year’s resolution is to donate more to charity than you could do worse than by giving free internet access to some of the world’s poorest people. All you have to do it buy an entire satellite, something a US charity is attempting to do this year. A Human Right plans to raise over $150,000 so it can buy the largest communications satellite in earth orbit to provide free internet access to billions of people.