Cloud Computing: Nokia Offers Cloud-Based Maps

Loss-making Nokia Tuesday introduced a cloud map service called Here.
It means it to be one of five businesses including smartphones, basic phones, patents and cellular infrastructure that will help it get back on its feet.
Its map customers include Amazon, Rand McNally, Bing, Daimler, Nikon and Yahoo.
Here is supposed to work across multiple devices and operating systems and offer directions and hotel bookings.
Nokia has also just bought Earthmine, a California 3D mapping concern, to drive phone sales. Terms were not disclosed.

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