xchg passes along a WiseAndroid ditty on the dram in value of Garmin and TomTom shares following Google’s notice yesterday of Google Maps Pilotage. “Shares of GPS symbol makers Garmin and TomTom plummeted… auspices of a emulsion of their every ninety days results and the set in motion of Google Maps Steering. Following both base counsel respecting Garmin’s next division as successfully as broke results from TomTom, shares to the two prostrate 16.4 percent and 20.8 percent separately and remained rude past the uninterrupted trading daytime after gossip of Google’s without charge, turn-by-turn mapping marines became eminent.” Today Lauren Weinstein posted a swarm of reasons why standalone GPS won’t discuss away any era soon.

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