*IBM says one of its largest partnerships with auto sector. FRANKFURT, April 22- PSA Peugeot Citroen and IBM are working together to hook cars up to the Internet, going beyond mapping and infotainment to link vehicles up to shops, service networks and urban transport grids, the companies said on Wednesday. It could also link vehicles to retailers, an IBM executive...
NEW YORK/ HELSINKI, April 10- Nokia is considering selling its maps business known as HERE, a source familiar with the matter said on Friday, pushing up shares in the Finnish company as well as its network gear rival Alcatel-Lucent. Shares in Nokia closed 5.57 percent higher while those in France's Alcatel-Lucent closed 4.82 percent higher.
AMSTERDAM, March 3- TomTom, the navigation software and device maker, said on Tuesday it had extended a supply deal with Fiat Chrysler to Latin America and will begin supplying Hyundai Motor with data in Europe. The deals are the latest in a string of successes this year for TomTom, including deals with Volkswagen to supply maps in the United States and traffic data...
Feb 18- Garmin Ltd, a maker of GPS-based gadgets, said a stronger dollar would slow revenue growth and forecast a profit below market estimates for the full year. Garmin gets a little less than half its revenue from outside the United States, primarily from Europe, Middle East and Africa. Garmin forecast revenue of about $2.9 billion and pro forma earnings of about...
Daimler's Mercedes-Benz has a different idea from Ford- and worlds apart from Internet company Google Inc, which has jolted the automotive establishment with its high-profile effort to develop a fully self-driving city car. Where Ford wants to make autonomous cars for "Everyman," and Google envisions cars as pod-like appliances, Daimler presented robotic...
Garmin, a maker of GPS-based devices, reported better-than-expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand surged for its fitness products.
TomTom, Europe's largest maker of navigation devices, reported a fall in fourth-quarter earnings and warned revenue this year would be lower.
Google's mobile navigation application Google Maps will now be available in Apple's app store, the Internet search giant said on its official blog.
Burger King Worldwide Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Baidu Inc., the Chinese Internet company, reports quarterly financial results. Avon Products Inc. reports quarterly financial results.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10- Google Inc Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt expects more than a billion mobile devices around the world to be running its Android software within a year, intensifying a battle with Apple Inc. Google and Apple were once close partners, with Schmidt serving on Apple's board during part of his tenure as Google CEO.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 5- Consumer Reports, the influential reviewers' group that blasted the iPhone 4 for a faulty antenna, on Friday gave Apple Inc's latest smartphone a thumbs-up despite echoing widespread complaints about its patchy mapping service.
Although it's not flawless or as good as Google's maps app on Android phones, Apple's new offering on the iPhone got me where I needed to go _ for the most part. I've used Google's Android app since it was released three years ago.
AMSTERDAM, Oct 1- Six years ago Dutchman Ruben Beugels was on an Amsterdam tram that broke down, leaving him stuck in an out-of-the way place, and late for an appointment when he couldn't quickly find another means of transport.
European stocks were set to open higher on Friday, as euro zone leaders finally agreed on a fresh bailout for Greece and on enhanced powers for the monetary union's rescue fund.
The auto navigation device may soon begin to disappear, industry experts say, as satellite-tracking technology is absorbed into smartphones and automobiles. The New York Times reports.
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The European Commission is sending a "statement of objections" to TomTom on its plans to purchase its main map supplier, Tele Atlas, a source with knowledge of the situation said on Saturday.
Black Friday has come and gone, but you might want to call today Black Friday: Part II as we usher in the last weekend before Christmas. I'm inside a Best Buy in the heart of Silicon Valley, where business has been more than brisk these last few weeks...