CES: Telenav unveils Scout ‘personal navigator’ for iPhone, gets Ford’s nod for cars

Posting from Las Vegas: Telenav today unveiled a new service called Scout that bundles a collection of location-based services with turn-by-turn driving directions, releasing it initially as a free iPhone app. At the Consumer Electronics Show today, Ford announced its support for the service, detailing plans to include Scout as the selected personal navigation service… Read More


Geek of the Week: Ryan Peterson, traffic data guru

We’ve been tracking Ryan Peterson for many years, after a traffic jam inspired him to start TrafficGauge, a Seattle startup that marketed a dedicated traffic data device that gave drivers a real-time view of conditions on the road. This was long before smartphones made this type of thing an everyday capability. (TrafficGauge was acquired in… Read More