It is a work of fiction and a movie. Meant for entertainment value. I enjoyed the movie, and thought it was a great experience.
Those of you who don't want to see it, don't. But stop being a mindless drone (that you accuse others of being), by trashing something you have no experience of.
Get a life!
I would guess that from a money standpoint, that Yahoo! probably gets the money and turns it over to the charity on a monthly or a quarterly (or even yearly) basis. Doing this allows them to use the money for a while, investing it and pocketing the interest.
You are right about this, but the article is referring to the consumer market, not the military and commercial one. There are a lot of reasons for and against dedicated GPS', but they were just trying to find a reason for their slumping sales, and they may have hit the nail on the head, there