Uber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.
Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.
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Ridesharing startup Uber has finally shown its hand in the mergers and acquisitions market, picking up small navigation and geospatial services firm deCarta in a move that some say is designed to help Uber lessen its dependence on mapping services from Apple and Google.
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Uber Inc. has acquired San Jose, CA based mapping company deCarta Inc. for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 1996, deCarta provides geospatial software platforms that power Internet, mobile, personal navigation and location-based service applications, or if that doesn’t make sense, translated … Continue reading ?