"More and more, Uber is positioning itself as a logistics company. The goal is to deliver people and things within cities as quickly as possible — relying heavily on Google’s Maps in the process.Uber Joins the Bidding for Here, Nokia’s Digital Mapping Service - NYTimes.com
That dependency may soon change.
Uber has submitted a bid for Here, the main competitor to Google Maps, for as much as $3 billion, according to three people with knowledge of the offer, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. Here is owned by Nokia, the Finnish telecom giant, which announced last month that it was considering selling the business."
Friday, May 08, 2015
Uber Joins the Bidding for Here, Nokia’s Digital Mapping Service - NYTimes.com
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