The company's technology is now a feature of Android and iOS and the subject of a suit against Google. But Ted Morgan sees opportunity in new markets and Skyhook's patent portfolio.
Google has been accused of forcing Motorola to drop Skyhook's mapping technology for its own, as well as violating patents held by Skyhook.
Skyhook's hybrid Wi-Fi/GPS location technology will soon be used in Texas Instruments chips for mobile devices to get more accurate location information.
Apple: submit WiFi location information to Skyhook
Skyhook Wireless adds GPS to its geolocation technology so useres can get accurate location information whereever they are.
Skyhook says: Who needs GPS?
CEO of the geolocation company says Wi-Fi is what you need to get your bearings fast, but GPS has a few uses too.
Samsung Galaxy Tab pricing shows up on Amazon UK, and it's well over a thousand dollars U.S., presumably to force you toward subsidized prices so you'll end up paying the same amount or more for with-contract tablets. Which ... seriously? No. Also, Craigslist says the adult services section is gone for good, and Google's music service appears to be imminent--much to Spotify's demise--er, dismay.
GetJar CEO Iljas Laur lays out why Google exerts more control than you think, and what it means for developers.