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06.04.12
Foursquare teases a giant mobile app remake, mayors quiver in anticipation
06.04.12

Foursquare teases a giant mobile app remake, mayors quiver in anticipation

Foursquare has been steadily adding to its mobile app since its check-in service took off. A majo...

By J. Fingas,   06.04.12
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02.28.11
AT&T ShopAlerts: first location-based ads from a US carrier kick off in four markets
02.28.11

AT&T ShopAlerts: first location-based ads from a US carrier kick off in four markets

A few third-party apps have been going after this market for a while now, but AT&T has just beco...

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10.27.10
Garmin navigation to be an Android exclusive for ASUS, headed to Apple and RIM app stores
10.27.10

Garmin navigation to be an Android exclusive for ASUS, headed to Apple and RIM app stores

Details of the Garmin-ASUS breakup are slowly being revealed. We now know that ASUS has obtained exc...

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09.17.10
Motorola snaps up location specialist Aloqa
09.17.10

Motorola snaps up location specialist Aloqa

Location-based services are a pretty hot topic right now -- though not necessarily for all the reaso...

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03.01.10
Rosum's Alloy chip promises 'precise' location using TV signals
03.01.10

Rosum's Alloy chip promises 'precise' location using TV signals

Though plenty of firms (including some big ones) have been trying to commercialize consumer-facing...

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08.26.08
New Google API lets mobile sites track you down
08.26.08

New Google API lets mobile sites track you down

Pretty much everyone's saying that location-based services for phones are the Next Big Thing -- thi...

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07.14.08
Nokia jumps on location-based mobile social networking bandwagon with Nokia Chat
07.14.08

Nokia jumps on location-based mobile social networking bandwagon with Nokia Chat

Services like Loopt and Whrrl are trying to break the door down on a potentially huge new market by...

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06.02.08
Whrrl first app to get iFund cash infusion
06.02.08

Whrrl first app to get iFund cash infusion

Kleiner Perkins Claufield & Byers' so-called iFund, the $100 million jackpot being doled out to...

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02.18.08
Family Locator now accessible from all web-enabled Sprint phones
02.18.08

Family Locator now accessible from all web-enabled Sprint phones

US carriers have been aggressively rolling out and promoting kid-tracking services over the past co...

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