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Apple’s plan to improve its Maps application may include buying TomTom

December 12th, 2012

What better way to quickly improve Apple (AAPL) Maps than by buying a company that’s already built a popular mobile navigation platform? Bloomberg reports that Rabobank International analyst Hans Slob estimates there’s a 30% chance that Apple will buy TomTom, the Dutch software developer that has made its name in mobile by delivering a strong iOS navigation …

TomTom releases an Android app… that only works on older low-res devices

October 4th, 2012

TomTom this week released its popular mobile navigation platform as an Android app that’s now available for $38 on the Google (GOOG) Play store. There is a big catch, however, as The Verge reports that the TomTom Android app not only lacks some features such as FourSquare integration that the iOS version has but it also won’t work on several recently-released …

Apple partner says new Maps app in iOS 6 is terrible [updated]

September 18th, 2012

In the latest version of Apple’s (AAPL) mobile operating system, the company has replaced Google Maps with its own service. Initial previews of the feature were critical and most agreed that Apple had a long way to go if it was looking to dethrone Google (GOOG). Business Insider spoke with Waze CEO Noam Bardin about …

TomTom lowers guidance again as customers seek cheap, converged navigation solutions

June 27th, 2011

TomTom on Monday lowered its 2011 financial outlook again as consumer interest in dedicated navigation devices dwindles. Despite beating second-quarter revenue estimates, the Dutch company cut its full-year revenue guidance to €1.23 – €1.28 billion from its previously forecasted range of between €1.43 billion and €1.48 billion. This marks the second time this year that TomTom has …

TomTom pushing HD Traffic service to U.S. drivers

May 13th, 2011

TomTom has announced that its HD Traffic service, originally only available on the Go 2535 M LIVE personal navigation device, is now available for all drivers using its LIVE products. HD Traffic updates drivers every two minutes with road conditions, and it gathers its data from a variety of sources — including from other driers …

TomTom and HTC join forces to battle Google

October 20th, 2010

On a brisk day in October almost a year ago, Google announced Android 2.0 alongside the Motorola DROID. On that same day, satellite navigation companies like Garmin and TomTom saw their stock prices deflate faster than Yankees fans’ spirits in the sixth inning last night. This was no coincidence. With Android 2.0, Google announced the …