Map-making software developer admits to stealing maps

Google developer Kevin Smith says he used a map tool called OpenStreetMap to help create a fake job posting on a local job board.Smith is now facing a lawsuit from the company. According to court documents, Smith sent the job listing to an email address linked to his online profile, which is owned by the company OpenStreetMapper.OpenStreetMaps is a free open source software program that allows...

‘It’s a new era’: New Home Development Software Developers in Arizona

As technology firms move to expand their presence in the Arizona economy, the state's software development community is taking advantage of the boom.While the industry has struggled to find a market in Phoenix, software development is thriving in Tucson, Tucson-area developer Kevin Dye says."When I first got here in 2006, there wasn't a lot of competition for jobs," Dye said."We're in the best...