A bidding war is brewing between Germany’s Big Three and Uber for a controlling interested in Nokia’s Here mapping service. And as Uber goes from glorified ride-sharing company to mover of all the things, it’s going to be a key technology to get them there.
Keeping with old the adage of the enemy of my enemy is my friend, Germany’s Big Three are working together to buy a controlling stake in Nokia’s Here mapping unit. The move is partially to keep it out of the hands of Google, Apple, or Facebook, but mainly to give the automakers a leg up on both self-driving vehicles…
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