Simulated brain cells give robot instinctive navigation skills
Now robots can be taught to find their way home.
Four-legged bot uses drone sidekick to avoid rough terrain
These robots team up like a mechanized Banjo Kazooie
China gives its homegrown GPS rival another big push
Alibaba and a Chinese weapons manufacturer have teamed up to push the country's homegrown rival to GPS.
Android Auto update puts music and directions up front
The latest Android Auto update is subtle, but should keep drivers less distracted flipping screens.
Audi, BMW and Daimler are poised to buy Nokia's Here mapping
Looks like Nokia's mapping tech will stay in Europe.
Google Maps to include US highway railroad crossings (updated)
US Railway crossing accidents are up sharply over last year, but the Federal Railway Administratio...
Uber poaches former Google Maps chief for its self-driving car project
Uber's poached plenty of robotics experts from Carnegie Mellon and now we know who it's snagged to...
Google Maps delivers destination info, voice directions while offline
Sometimes you still need navigation and destination info when you're offline. Google is delivering...
Philips turns LEDs into an indoor GPS for supermarkets
Philips believes that the days of endlessly roaming around a store looking for the right kind of b...