INRIX partners with Volkswagen, improves traffic technology to cover 4 million miles in 37 countries

Most traffic technology out there does a fairly decent job of calculating the quickest route to your destination. But now INRIX, the Kirkland-based traffic data and technology company, is taking it to the next level. On Tuesday, the company is set to debut INRIX XD Traffic, a new service that INRIX says covers more roads with greater… Read More

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Glympse drives past 10M users, makes big international push

Seattle startup Glympse announced a key milestone this morning, touting that it now has more than 10 million people using the real-time location sharing application. The company, which is backed by Ignition Partners and Menlo Ventures, also announced a big international expansion with versions of the service for languages such as Chinese, German, Japanese and Spanish…. Read More


Rumor alert: Is Apple looking to buy mobile traffic app Waze?

One of the more interesting tech rumors of the new year involves Waze, the heavily-funded Silicon Valley startup that specializes in mobile traffic data and easy-to-use navigation apps. Citing unnamed sources, TechCrunch is reporting that Apple, which experienced its share of mobile mapping missteps last year, is in the market to gobble up Waze (perhaps… Read More