Apple Licenses Map Data from TomTom
- June 12, 2012
June 12, 2012 – TomTom announced that Apple has licensed the company’s digital maps and related data. In 2009, TomTom settled a patent dispute with Microsoft after Microsoft filed suit against TomTom alleging that TomTom’s navigation devices infringed of a number of Microsoft patents (including two relating to vehicle navigation). The two companies reportedly entered into a five-year agreement under the terms of the settlement.