Articles tagged “nokia”

Nokia Near Finalizing Sale of Mapping Technology to German Automakers

The race for HERE slowed when Uber began poaching Google Maps veterans and an entire team from Bing Maps.

11 months ago

Nokia Sells Mapping Unit to German Carmakers for $3.1 Billion

Uber will get the maps it needs from Microsoft, and the automakers will get a backbone for autonomous cars. Get ready for transportation to change radically in next to no time at all.

1 year ago

German Carmakers Likely Winners in Battle for Nokia’s Here Maps

We're doubtful that a group of car manufacturers buying the mapping unit in order to better play defense will make as much of it as a tech company pursuing it for a more aggressive offense.

1 year ago

Nokia Developing Global E-Ticket Standards for Transit Organizations

With innovations like this, we hope that Nokia stays independent of takeovers from Uber or auto manufacturers.

1 year ago

Everybody Wants to Own Nokia’s Mapping Technology

The future of discovery is entirely mobile, and right now Google is the undisputed champion.

1 year ago

Future of Local Discovery is in the Car’s Dashboard

Connected cars with navigation systems to select the best routes and travel apps to pick nearby hotels and restaurants are already here. The auto manufacturers want to fend off Google and Apple as connected cars become the next frontier of disruption.

1 year ago

Uber’s Battle for Nokia’s Maps Is Good News for TomTom

Selfishly, we just want our iPhone maps to be usable.

1 year ago

Report: Uber Is Bidding for Nokia’s Here Mapping Unit

Very smart move by Uber to take control of its ability to navigate destinations without relying on others.

1 year ago

Nokia Looks for a New Home for Its Maps Business

It's hard getting in front of consumers when Google Maps is so good and Apple Maps is the default for lazy iPhone users.

2 years ago

Nokia’s Map Boss Quits as Brand Tries to Better Battle Google

Nokia's Here is one of the few real rivals to Google Maps, but it still has a far, far way to go.

2 years ago

Lessons From the Demise of Another Failed Travel Startup

Desti's demise was a no-brainer to predict. It is no accident that Uber and Airbnb are grabbing headlines while me-too trip-planning startups are finding it impossible to compete against TripAdvisor, Lonely Planet and Kayak.

2 years ago

Nokia’s Next Mapping Frontier is the Connected Car

Nokia has to feel good about having a singular purpose once again, and thank goodness it's aiming its efforts squarely at mapping and navigation.

2 years ago