Skip to main content

Q.987

From the "about" page of a popular application:

The idea for ___ originated years ago, when Ehud Shabtai, a software engineer [...] from Tel Aviv University, was given a PDA with an external GPS device pre-installed with navigation software. Ehud's initial excitement quickly gave way to disappointment when he saw that the product didn't reflect the dynamic changes that characterize real conditions on the road, or have real-time info, like where speed traps were located.

Shabtai started the open source project "Freemap", then co-founded a company called "Linqmap", before the name was changed to the blank in the passage above.


What name, and why the recent fame?

[+ Show Answer]

This day last year: Q.622

Popular posts from this blog

Q.2336

In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

[+ Show Answer]