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Looking at navigation products, from standalone personal navigation devices to mobile and phone-based applications that map the world.

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Apple Seeking 'Advice' from TomTom on How to Fix its Point-of-Interest Woes with Maps

November 27, 2012

In a report today about Apple firing Maps manager Richard Williamson over the poor launch of its Maps app, it was also noted that...

Nokia, Samsung, Sony Join Forces to Improve Indoor Navigation

August 23, 2012

Nokia, Samsung Electronics, Sony and Qualcomm have formed the In-Location Alliance, which will work to improve the accuracy of indoor positioning, the companies said...

"Indoor GPS" May Soon be a Reality for Many Smartphone Owners

April 26, 2012

As more consumers around the world upgrade to smartphones, the adoption of indoor positioning systems will soon provide users granular navigation data more effectively than...

Phone Giants Battle Google Over Indoor Location Market

December 22, 2011

Indoor location positioning looks poised to be the next hot mobile service with its ability to enable smarter mobile offers and more accurate local searches....

Personal Navigation Devices Services Help Garmin Back on Track

November 2, 2011

Garmin Ltd raised its forecast for the year as it starts to gain from its move to add high-margin services to its staple personal...

TomTom Shares Surge on Strategy Shift

October 24, 2011

TomTom, the Dutch navigation equipment and digital map maker, is switching focus away from the cash-bleeding personal navigation devices that made it a household...

TomTom Unveils iPad Navigation App

September 1, 2011

TomTom will expand its offerings to include a satnav application for Apple's iPad, hoping to balance the fast shrinking of its key personal navigation...

New IdeaPads, Tablet To Come From Lenovo

Lenovo_U300s September 1, 2011

Coming off the recent release of new tablets , Lenovo is capping off the summer of 2011 with more product introductions, including new notebooks and...

Oh Snap, FCC May Kill LightSquared to Save GPS Services

August 10, 2011

The Federal Communications Commission and other regulators are prepared to stop wireless broadband startup LightSquared from operating if its network poses any risk to...

TomTom Writes Down Prospects for Satnav Devices

July 22, 2011

TomTom, the Dutch navigation equipment and digital map-maker, posted a second-quarter net loss of 489 million euros ($703 million) on Friday after booking a big...

 
 
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