News tagged with navigation

AutoNavi agrees to be acquired by Alibaba

Chinese digital mapping and navigation company AutoNavi Holdings Ltd. has agreed to be acquired by e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. in a deal valued at $1.5 billion.

dateApr 11, 2014 in Business
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How smartphones help find avalanche victims

Not a winter goes by without an avalanche incident. In the search for those buried beneath the snow, every second counts. Now smartphones equipped with functions of an avalanche transceiver should help locate the victims ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Engineering
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Fujitsu returns to profit with healthy sales

Japan's Fujitsu swung back to profit in the three months to December thanks to brisk sales in PCs and networking services for public and business customers, as well as a weaker yen, the company said Thursday.

dateJan 30, 2014 in Business
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Big year for European space activities

Europe will expand its space presence this year through missions with a more practical application for Earthlings—notably the Galileo constellation of navigation satellites, the European Space Agency (ESA) said Friday.

dateJan 17, 2014 in Space Exploration
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New navigation system for port traffic

The DockingAssist system is a precise, high-speed port navigation system developed in a European research project. DockingAssist has the potential to improve port-area safety and increase overall throughput in port traffic, ...

dateNov 27, 2013 in Engineering
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