Welcome to Waze Version 3.2, where you can find the cheapest gas station around you or along your route, navigate there with one tap, and update its current gas prices in real-time for the community.
But it gets even better! Waze has teamed up with gas partners, and now at participating stations, you can take advantage of special deals on gas, for Wazers only.
The blog notes that nearly 2000 gas stations in the U.S. are offering discounts of 5 or 10 centers per gallon.
Micello may have the next big thing in indoor mapping: sharing your indoor position. Per GPS World (and I could find no other reference to this feature/product/trial on the Web):
I Am Here. Micello, indoor mapping creator, has a trial for its new FindMe location application. Users can share their whereabouts in Singapore with anyone in their address book. The app allows users to send a text that includes a detailed map that shows the user’s indoor location. The company is expanding the app to Las Vegas and some college campuses.
Also worth noting: long time geoperson Don Weigel is now on Micello's advisory board.
Toyota City, Japan, June 20, 2012 -- Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) and NavInfo Co., Ltd. (NavInfo), a China-based map production company, will cooperate to establish a joint-venture company for the distribution of map data to car navigation systems in China.
The joint-venture company, Telemap China Co., Ltd., is scheduled to begin services in 2013 with starting capital of approximately 9.2 million U.S. dollars. Equity participation will consist of 51 percent provided by NavInfo, 39 percent provided by TMC and 10 percent provided by Beijing Media Technical Solution Ltd. (BMTS).