Re/Code is reporting Apple has purchased mapping startup Mapsense for around $25 million. Mapsense is best when it’s taking large batches of interactive location data, and making them embeddable into apps. From Re/Code: Mapsense was formed in 2013 by Erez Cohen, a former engineer for the data science company Palantir Technologies. The company’s offering lets users slice and dice graphical models of maps that hold huge sums of data. It’s cloud-based, naturally. Apple gave its usual non-answer about the acquisition (“Apple buys smaller technology companies from time to time, and we generally do not discuss our purpose or plans,” if you’re curious), but there’s…

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