Publication: GPS Business News

First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

B. Bourguet, HERE: “We Have Not Changed Strategy“ (Exclusive Podcast)

GPS Business News recently published an opinion piece regarding the future of Nokia HERE and how it might change after the departure of Michael Halbherr as a CEO (read here).Our take on the story was basically that HERE future growth will be in the automotive ... [Published GPS Business News - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

HERE Strikes Deal With Samsung, Brings Maps & Navi to Galaxy Smartphones

Samsung and Nokia HERE have inked a licensing agreement where Galaxy smartphones owners will be able to download free of charge an app that offers maps, driving and walking turn-by-turn guidance as well as transit directions.The coverage of the app is ... [Published GPS Business News - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Location Comes to Wearables: Samsung Gear S Gets GPS & More

Samsung yesterday unveiled Gear S, what seems to be the very first mainstream smartwatch embedding location technology with a GPS/GLONASS chipset.Furthermore the watch features 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a range of sensors: accelerometer, gyroscope, compass, ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Private Equity Firm Acquires Cobra Electronics for $28.4M

New York private equity fund Monomoy Capital Partners (MCP) is to acquire Chicago-based Cobra Electronics for $28.4 million in cash. A definitive merger agreement has been signed, the company said.Cobra sells two-way radio, radar detectors, navigation ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Rising Interest in UBI & Teen Driving Behavior Monitoring in the U.S.

A consumer poll released yesterday by LexisNexis Risk Solutions, indicated a rising interest of American drivers for usage-based insurance (UBI) and related safety features offered by in-car telematics.Between 2013 and 2014 the awareness about UBI has ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Volvo: Connected Platform Comes as Standard in the U.S

Volvo Sensus Connected is now offered as standard equipment across the entire model range of the brand in the United States, the car manufacturer announced.The system provides access to the Internet and a range of radio streaming and LBS apps, including ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

DigitalGlobe: First Images of WorldView-3 Amid Increased Market Competition

Earth imagery provider DigitalGlobe has released today the first images from its WorldView-3 super-spectral, high-resolution commercial imaging satellite.The satellite was launched on August 13 from California. It will continue its calibration and validation ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

New Škoda Fabia Gets MirrorLink and API to Car Data

Škoda announced this week the new version of the Fabia that comes with MirrorLink technology as well as an API for vehicle data.MirrorLink allows certified smartphone apps (Android, Windows Phone) to be replicated on the dashboard. The connection works ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Factual Helps InMobi Build Geo-Derived Mobile Audiences for 760M Users

InMobi, the world’s largest independent mobile advertising platform will use Factual to create a sophisticated set of audience targeting solutions for brand advertisers.InMobi’s anonymous dataset of global mobile consumer activity (759 million monthly ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Locaid to Work with Danal to Use Location to Fight Financial Fraud

Mobile identity service vendor Danal has partnered with location service provider Locaid, to launch a set of mobile authentication products targeted towards financial institutions and enterprises.This Mobile Identity platform allows banks and other financial ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Handset Maker (Blackberry?) Selects deCarta to Replace Google Local Search

LBS platform supplier deCarta today announced it is now providing the local search function for a “major mobile handset manufacturer.“deCarta has not revealed the name of their new customer, but sources outside the company and familiar with the matter ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

comScore: Google Maps App 64.5M Users, Apple Maps 42M in the U.S.

According to research firm comScore there were 64.5 million adult users of Google Maps apps in the United States in June against 42 Million for Apple Maps.This is a significant success for Apple considering that Google Maps is present on both iOS and ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 26 2014]

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B. Bourguet, HERE: “We Have Not Changed Strateg... [Published GPS Business News - 13 hours ago]
HERE Strikes Deal With Samsung, Brings Maps & N... [Published GPS Business News - 17 hours ago]
Location Comes to Wearables: Samsung Gear S Get... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 29 2014]
Volvo: Connected Platform Comes as Standard in ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
Rising Interest in UBI & Teen Driving Behavior ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
Private Equity Firm Acquires Cobra Electronics ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
DigitalGlobe: First Images of WorldView-3 Amid ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
New Škoda Fabia Gets MirrorLink and API to Car ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 28 2014]
Factual Helps InMobi Build Geo-Derived Mobile A... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
Handset Maker (Blackberry?) Selects deCarta to ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
Locaid to Work with Danal to Use Location to Fi... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 27 2014]
comScore: Google Maps App 64.5M Users, Apple Ma... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 26 2014]
Canalys: “Garmin Chasing Third Place“ in Wearab... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 25 2014]
Survey of U.S. Retailers' Perception of In-Stor... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 25 2014]
CoPilot Surveyed American’s Use of GPS and Mobi... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 21 2014]
Nokia Led $8M B Round in OBD Dongle Start-up Zubie [Published GPS Business News - Aug 21 2014]
Garmin Intros Android-Based Navigation Devices ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 20 2014]
NNG Acquires US-Based Auto HMI Company nfuzion [Published GPS Business News - Aug 19 2014]
Sygic Acquires OSM-Based Navigation App Be-On-R... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 19 2014]
Rutgers Study Demonstrates Speed Data from UBI ... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 19 2014]
Juniper Estimates LBS Market to Reach $43.3B by... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 19 2014]
Map Maker AND: Revenue Up to €3.3M in First Hal... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 19 2014]
Glympse Debuts Location Sharing App on Pebble S... [Published GPS Business News - Aug 18 2014]
TomTom Launched New START, its European Entry L... [Published GPS Business News - Jul 31 2014]
NextNav Raised $70 million Series D Financing f... [Published GPS Business News - Jul 31 2014]
Yext Expands Partners List with HERE, TomTom an... [Published GPS Business News - Jul 31 2014]
Garmin Revenue Goes Up Driven by Fitness, 2014 ... [Published GPS Business News - Jul 30 2014]
Sygic Debuts Navigation App with Embedded Dash Cam [Published GPS Business News - Jul 30 2014]
TomTom's Strapless Buzz [Published GPS Business News - Jul 30 2014]
Aupeo & Coyote Apps to Enter Toyota Touch 2 Inf... [Published GPS Business News - Jul 30 2014]
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