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Apple Buys Location Database Company Locationary
Jul 20, 2013 - in News
Financial details of the deal have not been disclosed.
Google Buys Waze for an Undisclosed Amount
Jun 13, 2013 - in News
Waze is joining Google but staying in Israel.
Google to Buy Waze for Over a Billion Dollars?
Jun 10, 2013 - in News
Rumor has it Google is looking to spend big on mapping.
Google Brings Map Maker to the United Kingdom
Apr 14, 2013 - in News
Almost five years after it was first launched, Map Maker is launching in the UK.
China Launches its Own GPS
Dec 29, 2012 - in News
China has opened its own global positioning system to the public. Called BeiDou, the technology promises about the same accuracy as GPS - about 10 meters - but covers only a small section of the world.
Researchers Detect Big Flaws in GPS
Dec 11, 2012 - in News
$2,500 worth of hardware can reportedly bring down almost a third of the GPS Continuously Operating Reference Stations (CORS).
U.S. Marine Walks 5,000 Miles with Google Maps
Nov 26, 2012 - in News
Relied on several Google services for his whole journey.
Tom's Guide: 12 Alternatives to Apple Maps
Oct 15, 2012 - in News
Check out Tom's Guide's latest story on Apple Maps alternatives!
Apple Reportedly Asking Retail Staff for Help Fixing Maps
Oct 5, 2012 - in News
Looks like Apple is recruiting help from anywhere it can.
Motorola Ad Pokes Fun at Apple's Maps Problems
Sep 25, 2012 - in News
Motorola wants you to know you won't get lost using a Droid RAZR.
These GPS Shoes Will Guide You Home
Sep 20, 2012 - in News
A pair of shoes that will take you home, no matter how lost you get.
Nestle to Find UK Customers via GPS Chips in Candy Bars
Sep 20, 2012 - in News
Nestle is going to track winners of its contest down and hand them a ton of money.
Overloaded Cell Network Interferes with Olympic Coverage
Jul 31, 2012 - in News
Not all at the same time, everyone.
On The Bench: Magellan eXplorist GC GPS Receiver
Sep 16, 2010 - in Reviews
Hasn't anyone ever told you that it's not healthy to sit in front of a computer all day? We're setting down the graphics cards, picking up the newest GPS sent in from Magellan, and introducing you to geocaching--treasure hunting for explorers.
New BB Torch Costs as Much to Make as iPhone 4
Aug 26, 2010 - in News
RIM's newest phone carries quite the bill of materials.