Garmin-Navigon start of a New PND Power Player

Garmin and its newly acquired subsidiary NAVIGON have hosted a press conference at the IFA (Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin (International radio exhibition Berlin, aka ‘Berlin Radio Show’)) trade show in Brelin. The companies have presented together their products but the portfolio, which was designed months before the acquisition was obviously separated with a range of new…

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Garmin with new range of PNDs

Garmin updated its North American lineup of Personal Navigation Devices (PNDs) with a range of new products: Essential ($99/$180), Advanced ($170/$250) and Prestige ($330/$400). The nüvi 30 features a 3.5” touchscreen and NAVTEQ maps for the 49 (US) States. The Essential series features 5 devices with 3.5 to 5-inch screens and for some of them…

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Google To Pay $500m Advertising Fine

Internet giant Google has agreed to forfeit $500m (£306m) for publishing online adverts from Canadian pharmacies selling illegal drugs to US customers. By reaching a settlement, Google will avoid criminal prosecution in the US for profiting from the adverts. The $500m represents the firm’s revenues from the adverts and the revenues generated from the sale…

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Google begins Amazon river Street View

Google is expanding its Street View service into some of the world’s most remote places. It will photograph the Amazon and Rio Negro Rivers of northwest Brazil in partnership with charity Foundation for a Sustainable Amazon (FAS). Google will train local people to collect images, and will leave behind equipment so work continues long-term. Pictures…

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One Year with GPS Map Newsletter

August issue of MemNav GPS Map Newsletter covers its first year celebration. It is now a year that we published the first number of this newsletter. Our GPS map newsletter in the past year covered GPS news, trend and market player in the Middle East and Iran. In each issue we brought a different articles…

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