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Vodafone Gives Away Its $30 Million Wayfinder As Open Source

Two years after it bought Wayfinder for 230 million Swedish crowns (now $31 million) to power its location services, Vodafone (NYSE: VOD) is now giving it away – it’s making almost all Wayfinder code available via open source.

“Given our decision to stop developing turn by turn location based services as part of our core business, it seemed an obvious choice to make the code we own open source,

One Response to “Vodafone Gives Away Its $30 Million Wayfinder As Open Source”

  1. Does anyone actually have a “Reaction” to this article except for re-tweeting it?! Is this going to be good/bad for Vodafone? Is this going to be good for open source? Will developers care? Will users care?