Apple buys WiFiSlam

Apple obviously not giving up on maps--the reason for acquiring WiFiSlam:

Apple buys WiFiSlam, maker of tech for locating phones indoors
Apple, of course, tossed Google Maps as the default mapping service in iOS and launched its own mapping app, which, on its debut last September, was lambasted for its shortcomings. Since then,Apple has stayed relatively quiet on improvements to its ...

Sony Patent Reveals Google Glass Competitor With A Head Mounted Display ...
Watch out, Google. A recently published patent application reveals that Sony's head mounted display glasses are progressing down the evolutionary path rather nicely. What once amounted to just wide-eyed concepts, this latest patent filing, a ...


Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The move comes as Apple continues to build its arsenal against Google in mapping. It debuted its own mapping service last year to poor reviews and user complaints about inaccurate data. Applechief executive Tim Cook apologized for the quality of the ...

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