Tag Archives: TomTom

You’ve Got To Stop Those Hacking Waze, Baby

I was told about a great new route to commute to work by a colleague and it was really good for a while. The 14km trip took about an hour by motorway and not much quicker taking the main arterial … Continue reading

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What’s the best nav app in 2016 and New “Uber tab” added to Google Maps

Google adds ride-sharing tab to maps to enable more options, faster time to destination. Sourced through Scoop.it from: searchengineland.com When it comes to maps for travelers, Google is making a huge effort to provide lots of options and when it … Continue reading

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Tesla Restricts Autopilot on Residential Streets

Tesla Motors Inc. implemented restrictions on where it will allow its vehicles to use autopilot after many owners took videos of themselves driving hands-free in dangerous situations. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.wsj.com This is yet another very smart move on … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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Uber partners with TomTom for Maps

TomTom, the navigation company, said on Thursday it had signed a multi-year deal to provide Uberwith digital maps for the software used by its drivers. It is the … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.youtube.com This is a really good story … Continue reading

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Chris Selley: Humans have failed at managing traffic congestion, so bring on … – National Post

Surrendering road travel to computers and robot cars evokes dystopian sci-fi scenarios, but few are grimmer than the westbound QEW early on a weekday evening Sourced through Scoop.it from: news.nationalpost.com I love how so many journalists who write opinion pieces … Continue reading

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TomTom Is Applying Its GPS Technology To Self-Driving Cars And Fitness Watches

From TechCrunch TomTom are answering one of the questions I’ve been asking about for a long time. What if I don’t want to take my phone, but I still want the GPS and other features when I go out for … Continue reading

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