Google Maps on Apple iPhone to be 'replaced by' 3D photo sat-nav

Daily Mail - 2 Nov, 2011
Users of Apple's iPhones could be treated to a serious visual upgrade for their navigation software. Apple has reportedly acquired C3 technologies - a mapping specialist which creates photo-real 3D maps, with photographs 'painted on' to 3D ...

Google Latitude

CNET (blog) - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Today is Halloween and parents are getting bombarded with messages that their kids are at risk. So is CNET News. "One night every year, parents let their guard down in the US and allow their children to wander the streets of town for hours in the dark ...

Apple confirmed as buyer of 3D mapping firm

Register - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple has been confirmed as the the buyer of 3D maps company C3 technologies, which was sold over the summer to a undeclared company. The C3 mapping team have remained in their Swedish offices according to ...

Apple Reportedly Buys 3D Mapping Firm C3 Technologies

Forbes - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
The Web site 9to5 Mac reported over the weekend that according to “sources,” CE Technologies execs are now working as team in the Apple iOS division. The group remains in Sweden, where C3 was located prior to the acquisition, according to the blog post ...

Apple to develop new feature for 3D map

eTaiwan News - ‎Oct 30, 2011‎
Science and technology websites have reported that Apple has acquired C3, an enterprise which develops 3D maps. This is the third map company bought by Apple in the past two years. It is apparent that Apple is working on a map feature and ...

Apple pursues high quality 3D mapping

The Australian - ‎Oct 30, 2011‎
APPLE has acquired a second 3D mapping company, a move which confirms its interest in offering detailed 3D maps, reports say. The blog 9to5mac.com has reported that principals of the Swedish mapping company C3 Technologies were now working within ...

Report: Apple snaps up Sweden-based 3D mapping firm

GMANews.TV - ‎Oct 29, 2011‎
Apple Inc. has acquired a Sweden-based 3D-mapping company in an apparent bid to jazz up the maps for its iOS devices, an enthusiast site reported over the weekend. The website 9to5mac.com said Apple, which makes the iPhone and iPad, ...

Apple Acquires C3 Technologies, One Step Closer to New Maps App

PC Magazine - ‎Oct 29, 2011‎
First, quasi-artificial intelligence. Next, realistic, three-dimensional maps? Pundits are tossing predictions all around the Web today regarding Apple's future plans, stemming from confirmations that the company has acquired C3 ...

Ready for the 3D mapping Experience on iPhone and iPad?

International Business Times - 2 Nov, 2011
As soon as news about Apple's acquisition of C3 Technologies was confirmed, a new hope is awakened - Will 3D mapping be next on the cards for Apple devices? A dig into the not so old records show Apple has been consistently receptive about using Google ...

Apple Inc. (AAPL) Acquired Mapping Company C3 Technologies

Touch Reviews - 2 Nov, 2011
The web is swirling from news of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquiring mapping company, C3 Technologies in an effort to beat out competition with Google's Map data, currently available on all iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch models. AAPL has been relying upon ...

Apple buys 3-D modeling company C3 Technologies, could overhaul Maps app

Appolicious - 2 Nov, 2011
Rumors have hit the Internet that Apple has purchased C3 Technologies, a Saab spin-off company whose 3-D mapping technology could drastically change the way we use GPS with iOS devices. The story is being reported by 9to5Mac, which says that Apple has ...

Video Walkthrough of C3 Technologies' 3D Mapping Process

Mac Rumors - 2 Nov, 2011
Over the weekend, there was a report that Apple did indeed acquire 3D mapping company C3 Technologies. In our original profile of the company, we mentioned that it was purchased in part from Saab AB, a Swedish aerospace and defense company. ...

Apple Strengthens Its Mapping Capabilities With C3 Acquisition: Report

eWeek - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple has apparently acquired a 3D mapping company, C3 Technologies, in a bid to build out its mapping capabilities, according to the blog 9to5Mac. Apple has apparently acquired a 3D-mapping company, C3 Technologies, with an eye toward buttressing its ...

Apple buys 3D Mapping company " iOS Maps in the works?

PC Authority - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
by Esat Dedezade on Nov 1, 2011 Apple has snapped up its third mapping company, C3 Technologies " so now there's no doubt about Cupertino's intention to offer its own rival to Google Maps. This latest purchase, reported by 9to5mac, follows the tech ...

Apple buys mapping company C3 Technologies " 3D maps for iOS on the works?

Online News Today - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
According to 9to5Mac's anonymous sources, Apple has purchased C3 Technologies, a company that specializes in 3D mapping. We could be looking at 3D maps on iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPad 2 soon, which will give Apple a reason to ditch Google Maps ...

Apple Buys 3D Mapping Company, Possibly Ditching Google Maps

IGN - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
As far as internet based map services go, Google Maps is the bee's knees. It's effective, robust, and found on just about every mobile device out there, including those that utilize Apple's iOS operating system, but with the company's ...

VIDEO: Apple Acquires C3, Maker of Incredibly Detailed 3D Maps

Bright Side of News* - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Nine months ago, we wrote about a Swedish startup C3 Technologies and their incredibly detailed 3D maps of Oslo, the capital of Norway, San Francisco and many more. Their work was so good, that the company was acquired by Apple. ...

Navigation Powered By Declassified Missile Tech (And Maybe Apple) Makes Sci-Fi ...

Fast Company - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Navigation, thanks to a bunch of innovations, is about to get futuristic in a way Star Trek's Mr. Chekov would be impressed with ... and Google isn't necessarily along for the ride. A big rumor has Apple buying 3-D mapping ...

Apple now has third piece of mapping puzzle, but what's the full picture?

Ars Technica - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple was suspected to be the mysterious buyer of Swedish-based 3D mapping technology company C3 technologies earlier this year, and sources speaking to 9to5 Mac have now confirmed that the company ...

Apple Buys C3 Technologies Mapping Company

The Mac Observer - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple has apparently brought yet another mapping technology company under its wing thanks to the reported purchase of C3 Technologies. If so, this marks the third mapping-related company Apple has purchased, and with C3 Technologies under its control, ...

Apple to Ditch Google Maps, Own 3D Mapping Service for iPhone 5?

ITProPortal - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple recently acquired C3 Technologies, a company which has the technology to develop 3D maps, and according to recent reports Apple is planning to gain independence from Google Maps. The purchase cost Apple $240 million but the future benefit relies ...

Apple rumoured to be working on 3D Google Maps rival

Digital Spy UK - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple is rumoured to be preparing to launch a 3D photo-realistic maps service to rival Google Maps, after it acquired Swedish mapping firm C3 Technologies. The 9to5 Mac blog reported over the weekend that "sources" had indicated key executives at C3 ...

Apple Acquires 3D Mapping Company C3 Technologies

TMC Net - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Aiming to take its operating system iOS to the next level, Apple has acquired Sweden based 3D mapping company C3 (News - Alert) Technologies, reports 9to5Mac. According to 9to5Mac, since the debut of iPhone in 2007, ...

Apple Acquires C3: 3D Mapping For iOS 6?

Mobile Magazine - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Last year it was rumored that Apple acquired C3 Technologies, an advanced 3D mapping company. Perhaps you use Google maps and their 3D map modules which is available exclusively on Android OS. ...

Apple Buys 3D Map Builder to Compete With Google

Mobiledia - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple announced it acquired digital map builder C3 Technologies, as the company looks to compete against Google Maps. The Cupertino, Calif.-based company last year purchased C3 for a reported $240 million, ...

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) Buys 3D Map Company

eMoneyDaily - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
As a part of the move to improve maps for its iOS devices, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is acquiring C3 Technologies. This is the third mapping company Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has purchased in roughly two years. According to 9to5mac.com, ...

C3 Technologies Reportedly Now Part of Apple

WebProNews - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Maps on iOS may bet getting a lot prettier. News came out over the weekend that Apple has acquired C3 Technologies, which puts out some stunning 3D mapping imagery. After some previous speculation that Apple may have acquired the company, ...

Apple Has Acquired C3 Technologies, a 3D Mapping Company

iSource - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
A few months back it was reported that C3 Technologies, a 3D mapping company using previously classified missile targeting data, was purchased by an unknown buyer. This buyer was believed to be Apple, but couldn't be proven at the time. ...

iPhone 5 to shun Google Maps?

uSwitch.com (Tech) - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple has acquired a 3D mapping company, sparking speculation it may ditch Google Maps in favour of an app of its own for future smartphones. According to reports, Apple paid $240 million for C3 Technologies in a deal that would enable the ...

Business Insider Research Morning Call 10/31/2011

Business Insider - ‎Oct 31, 2011‎
Apple buys a 3D mapping company with very impressive technology. If we had to guess, we'd say that Apple is working on replacing Google Maps on iOS with its own application. Apple doesn't want to be dependent on any other company (particularly Google. ...

 

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