What Uber Wants With Nokia's Mapping Service
Control the cloud-based mapping and you control an important chunk of the nascent autonomous vehicle industry.By Evan Thomas | May 8, 2015
When it comes to the automotive industry, maps are big business.
Insiders tell The New York Times ride-booking service Uber wants to snap up Nokia's Here mapping division for $3 billion.
It joins a short list of prospective buyers, which includes an alliance between BMW, Audi and Mercedes-Benz.