Google gives My Maps for Android a much-needed revamp
Street View, photos and more come to the custom mapping app.
Lyft taps Google's Waze maps to make rides more efficient
For passengers, that should lead to shorter wait times.
Garmin bike headset warns about traffic behind you
Garmin is coming to CES with upgraded sport watches and a wearable cycling display that warns you about cars.
GPS top hat uses directional sound to show the way
This chapeau's localized audio tells you where to go.
Microsoft updates navigation headset for the blind
"3D soundscape technology" helps the visually impaired enjoy and learn about their environs.
Researchers discover the source of animals' natural compasses
They don't use the North Star.
Uber signs up TomTom to provide navigation for its drivers
Uber might be building its own mapping service, but it needs support from companies like TomTom until it's ready.
Google Maps for iOS speaks out traffic warnings while you drive
Google Maps for iOS will now pipe up when there's a traffic jam on your route, even if you haven't started driving.
Flywheel gives taxi drivers an Uber-like app of their own
Taxi drivers are joining the modern era through a Flywheel app that puts virtually everything they need on their phone.