Huawei could be working on a competitor to Google Maps

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Seems all we hear from Huawei is bla bla bla. Nothing of substance or measurable concern.
 

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So not a competitor to Google Maps then ... or is this also a case of "it can be deployed in a day or two if the need arises?" :cautious:
That's definitely the vibe I'm getting - not a competitor until Huawei has enough momentum and developer buy-in, and then, FU Google and America. Alternatively, position their product as a viable replacement to force Google to fight on their behalf.
 

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Seems all we hear from Huawei is bla bla bla. Nothing of substance or measurable concern.
It is your trusted local media source that is sensationalist as usual...The original article is better and have specifics with no "could be's"
Huawei Technologies Co said it plans to unveil its own mapping service in October, as the Chinese tech giant works hard to cope with the US government's ban on using Google Map in its overseas smartphones.
Huawei's mapping service, known as Map Kit, is not directly for consumer use, but is designed to encourage software developers to come up with applications based on its mapping capabilities.

Huawei Map Kit will be connected to local mapping services and covers 150 countries and regions. The US travel aggregator website Booking Holdings is among the software companies that are partnering with Huawei on the mapping service, a source familiar with the matter told China Daily.
The move is crucial to maintaining Huawei smartphones' overseas popularity. Zhang Pingan, president of cloud services at Huawei's consumer business group, said that more than 50 percent of mobile applications are location-based services relying on mapping capabilities.

Huawei Map Kit will be available in 40 languages. It will offer real-time traffic conditions and a highly sophisticated navigation system which can recognize a car changing lanes. It will also support augmented-reality mapping, Zhang said.
 

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Jamie you dumb ****, stop posting clickbait titles you moron. You have one job and you can't even do that properly. Not a surprise you have to work for MyBB because obviously no one else wants you. MyBB creditibity dropped from 0,001% to 0.0005%. FFS you'd think someone at MyBB would decide to get their head out of their ass and do something properly.
 

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Seems all we hear from Huawei is bla bla bla. Nothing of substance or measurable concern.
Lol



They launched their own open source OS and shipped it with their new TV's now this and the Kirin 990 chip coming.
 

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Seems all we hear from Huawei is bla bla bla. Nothing of substance or measurable concern.
These products take years to develop.
Good that they starting.

I was hoping they would team up with OpenStreetMap.
 

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Well China will own everything soon. Makes sense.
 

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Jamie you dumb ****, stop posting clickbait titles you moron. You have one job and you can't even do that properly. Not a surprise you have to work for MyBB because obviously no one else wants you. MyBB creditibity dropped from 0,001% to 0.0005%. FFS you'd think someone at MyBB would decide to get their head out of their ass and do something properly.
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