Skyhook battles Google in court
Fight is over control of smartphone location technology
In April of last year, Ted Morgan had two tough brushes with giants of the tech world: Apple and Google. The story of what happened to Morgan’s start-up, Boston-based Skyhook Inc., illustrates just how valuable information about your whereabouts has become. Almost as soon as it was founded in 2003, Skyhook stumbled into a problem that would turn out to be crucial to the fast-growing world of mobile devices.