The acquisition will make it easier for Nokia to offer customers maps, routing, and navigation software on mobile phones.
Cellular handset maker Nokia will acquire German mapping software company Gate5 for an undisclosed sum to tap into the fast-growing mobile navigation market. The acquisition will make it easier for Nokia to offer customers maps, routing, and navigation software on mobile phones.
Gate5 has developed more than 5,000 city guides, travel guides, and services for Telmap, TomTom, and others. The two companies vow continued support for the Java, Linux, Palm, Symbian, and Windows Mobile platforms.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
Top IT Trends to Watch in Financial ServicesIT pros at banks, investment houses, insurance companies, and other financial services organizations are focused on a range of issues, from peer-to-peer lending to cybersecurity to performance, agility, and compliance. It all matters.
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