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Knight News Challenge Invests $575,000 In OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a mapping project that is like Wikipedia.  They depend on crowd-sourcing to create a giant map of the world.  OpenStreetMap is used by Apple, Foursquare, and other big tech companies.  Now the company has received their first major funding grant.  Knight News Challenge is putting $575,000 into the project as part of a stipend for employees of OSM developer MapBox to build core tools.

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