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Friday, April 11th, 2014

Alibaba to Acquire Mapping Company AutoNavi for $1.5B

Mapping and navigation firm AutoNavi has agreed to a $1.5 billion acquisition by China's largest e-commerce company, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. Alibaba will pay $5.25 a share to AutoNavi stockholders, or $21 per American depositary share. That...

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

Alibaba Offers $1.45B for Chinese Digital Mapping Company AutoNavi

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce firm owned 24% by Yahoo (YHOO), offered to buy digital mapping company AutoNavi (AMAP) on Monday for $1.45 billion. The take-private transaction, valued at $21 an American depository share, represents a premium of...

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

Alibaba to Invest $294 Million in Mapping Firm AutoNavi

Alibaba Group, China's largest e-commerce firm, will take a 28 percent stake in digital mapping company AutoNavi Holdings Ltd, part of Alibaba's move to boost its competitiveness by beefing up its product lineup. Unlisted Alibaba will invest...

Monday, December 10th, 2012

AutoNavi Wins Big Contract to Supply Apple’s Mapping Service in China

AutoNavi Holdings Ltd, China's No 1 navigation provider by market share, is expecting mobile Internet could drive the growth of the company in the coming years as the number ofsmartphone users hits nearly 300 million in the country. "Map and navigation services on mobile devices are set to be a gateway for us to embracemobile Internet, the next big trend in the industry," said Jiang Derong, co-founder of AutoNavi. Read More

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

China: AutoNavi Free Mapping App Tops 40m Users, Grows 4m/Month

Chinese map maker and LBS provider AutoNavi today announced that their mobile mapping application AMAP is now totalling 40 million users and growing at a fast pace of 4 million additional users per month, up from 26...

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Google Maps Leads China’s Mobile Mapping Services in Q1 2011

According to Chinese market research firm Analysys International's recent "China Q1 2011 Mobile Map Client Market Survey Report," Google Maps, Chinese digital maps provider AutoNavi (Nasdaq: AMAP), and Nokia's Ovi Maps led the mobile mapping client market...

Sunday, May 22nd, 2011

Mapping the Mobile World in China

Location-based services such as mobile maps, mobile GPS navigation and more specific so-called "check-in" apps are becoming one with the "smart" world of phone and tablets, utilizing geographical positions attained via the mobile Internet. AutoNavi Holdings Ltd, a...

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

China: AutoNavi’s Mobile Map Reached 12.5m Users

Chinese map maker and LBS provider AutoNavi today announced that the user base of its mobile mapping application MiniMap had reached 12.5 million as of March 15, 2011, up over 180% from 4.4 million one year ago....