AOL scarfs up MapQuest

— 2:35 PM on December 22, 1999

The giant online service provider AOL announced today that it intends to buy one of my favorite online mapping services, You can get free online maps, traffic reports and driving directions--among other things--from MapQuest. Details of the move are in this TechWeb article. This move should offer more services to AOL users, but, more importantly, should help AOL maintain its position of dominance in the online industry as pretty much the most bloated company in existence.

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