Google is reportedly acquiring the navigation company Waze for more than a billion dollars. The acquisition will further swell Google's pile of personal data -- it also keeps Waze out of the hands of Google's competitors.
Given that it is legal to manipulate other devices in a car, the court suggests that people should take it up with the legislature to change the law if the ruling seems arbitrary.
Apple's purchase of an indoor mapping startup shows the competition for technology to help people navigate inside airports and stores -- as well as let marketers track consumers more closely.
CEO Tim Cook took to the Apple website Friday to say he's sorry for the company's lousy maps and to steer users to the competition -- who are more than happy to supply the panicking masses with map apps.