Nokia inks deals to be maps force behind BMW 7-series, bring guidance to new Garmin apps

Nokia inks deals to be maps force behind BMW 7-series, bring guidance to new Garmin apps

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While all the talk of late is about Cupertino's newfangled Maps application, Nokia's currently keeping busy by doing some behind-the-scenes legwork, including signing new deals with car and navigation system manufacturers. Most recently, the Finnish company announced it's partnering with BMW to power the "next-generation" navigation system in the...
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