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Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei Technologies has seen its revenue for the first quarter of 2021 fall by 16.5% year-on-year to 152.2 billion yuan (A$30.5 billion), which the company said was as per its forecast.

Chinese telecommunications equipment vendor Huawei technologies has again managed to record an annual profit despite the US sanctions it faces, with the company announcing a 64.6 billion yuan (A$12.98 billion) profit for 2020, an increase of 3.2% year-on-year. Revenue was 891.4 billion yuan, an increase of 3.8% on the previous year.

With the US administration changing next year, it is very likely that Google will be able to get a waiver on selling the proprietary version of its Android operating system to Chinese telecommunications vendor Huawei Technologies, something it has been unable to do ever since the Trump administration put in place sanctions on the Chinese firm.

Published in Open Sauce

Chinese telecommunications equipment provider Huawei Technologies has signed a deal with Dutch navigation and digital mapping firm TomTom to use its maps and services on smartphones.

Published in Mobility

Australian startup BindiMaps has installed its indoor wayfinding solution in the Sydney Startup Hub building to provide improved access for blind or vision impaired visitors to the startup facility.

Published in Market
Friday, 02 September 2016 11:07

HERE Location Platform beats all comers

A GPS — global positioning system is only as good as its maps, and maps are only part of an overall platform that comprises time and location data, speed limits, traffic, safety cameras, points of interest, photographic or graphic representations of intersections, etc. For want of a better term, it’s the metadata that makes an average GPS great.

Published in Internet of Things
Wednesday, 19 August 2015 13:53

Sydney Water goes mobile with water outage map

Sydneysiders can keep abreast of planned and unplanned water outages in the city with a new online water map launched by Sydney Water.

Published in Mobility

Nokia’s HERE mapping service is one that can truly compete with Google’s maps, and reports say there’s a new bidder: Uber.

Published in Deals
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A team of software developers at Brisbane-based company NetEngine has initiated a crowd-sourcing project leveraging mobile and web-based applications to create reliable maps for the most vulnerable areas of Nepal affected by the recent earthquake.

Published in Strategy
Friday, 23 January 2015 13:28

Put your business on Apple Maps in Australia now

If you have a small business and want to list it on Apple Maps, or edit the entry that might already be there from a number of existing sources, you can!

Wednesday, 11 December 2013 14:01

Queenslanders get Google Transit

Queenslanders will now be able to find their way around the southeast part of the state a little easier today, with Google turning on its 'transit' function for Google Maps.

Published in Development
Thursday, 21 November 2013 15:39

Google Maps features image of dead teen

Search giant Google is fast-tracking the replacement of a satellite image found on Google Maps that shows the body of a 14 year old boy shot and killed in the San Francisco Bay area in 2009.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 16 October 2013 18:33

Ingress touching down on iOS

Google's interactive video game that uses the world around - Ingress - is making the jump from Android to iOS.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 21 August 2013 09:30

Google Maps gets Waze reports

Google has begun integrating features from its Waze traffic app into Google Maps, months after it acquired the Israeli company for US$1 billion.

Published in Deals
Monday, 22 July 2013 16:46

Apple maps out its future with acquisitions

Apple is back on the front foot with its Maps application, acquiring two promising mapping companies to add to its portfolio.

Published in Deals

Despite all the talk about smartphones taking over from PCs for many common tasks, local research shows people are still more likely to use their computers.

Published in Mobility
Wednesday, 20 March 2013 08:37

Apple plugs iOS, Apple TV security holes

Apple has released iOS 6.1.3 and Apple TV to address multiple security issues, including some used by the Evasi0n jailbreak.

Published in Mobility
Tuesday, 19 March 2013 16:42

Google Maps scales new heights

Google has taken its Maps service to another level, literally, by adding majestic shots of Mount Everest and Kilimanjaro.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 13 March 2013 12:43

Google Maps goes indoors

Google Maps has launched 200 indoor maps for Android phones to help users navigate Australia's shopping centres, train stations and airports.

Published in Mobility
Thursday, 28 June 2012 12:07

Google Maps goes offline for Android users

It's now possible to store Google Maps for particular localities on your Android device, removing the need for a live connection to find your way around.

Published in Mobility
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