SnapTrack

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SnapTrack, Inc. was a Silicon Valley technology startup that invented and sold a GPS-based location technology for cellphones. Founded in 1995 by Steve Poizner[1] and Norman Krasner,[2] it grew to 65 employees before being bought by Qualcomm in 2000 for $1 billion in stock.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Connell, Rich (13 May 2010), Companies challenged Poizner business claims, Los Angeles Times (Los Angeles, California) 
  2. ^ Moeglein, Mark; Krasner, Norman (September 1998). "An Introduction to SnapTrack Server-Aided GPS Technology". Institute of Navigation GPS Meeting Proceedings: 333–342. 
  3. ^ Healey, John (27 January 2000), San Jose Startup Sold for $1 Billion, San Jose Mercury News (San Jose, California)