Friday, October 30, 2009

Disruptive

Google Maps Mobile Nav feature (for good reason) is being touted as crushing for the incumbent (usually over-priced) nav companies. So would it have been legal for Google to have foreseen this, and shorted the stocks of those companies?

3 comments:

  1. It would have been totally legal and very smart and maybe it's not too late to short them.

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  2. It looks like Garmin already took a hit two days ago after the news came out as did tomtom but Garmin still has a long way to fall but more research woudl be needed.

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  3. In my day, we didn't need navigation systems. You went to RandMcNally.com and printed out the directions step by step. That's the way it was done and we liked it that way.

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