Location-based

10.29.17
Google auto-detects your whereabouts to get local search results
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Google auto-detects your whereabouts to get local search results

You can't get results tailored for another country just by changing the country code anymore.

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09.13.16
Foursquare's revamped city guide app puts search at its center
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Foursquare's revamped city guide app puts search at its center

Swarm, meanwhile, lets you use virtual coins to score real-life deals.

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04.18.16
You can predict city gentrification through check-ins and tweets
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You can predict city gentrification through check-ins and tweets

Twitter and Foursquare data shows where the well-to-do are likely to move next.

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03.14.15
Bringing empathy to the Middle East through gaming
03.14.15

Bringing empathy to the Middle East through gaming

Navit Keren grew up in Israel. She's lived through the signing of historic peace treaties, and hor...

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01.26.15
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
01.26.15

Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger

You may use Google's Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but...

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07.23.14
Google Maps' new, context-savvy local guide reaches Android
07.23.14

Google Maps' new, context-savvy local guide reaches Android

Google quietly slipped out a big upgrade to Maps' local discovery features on iOS a couple of week...

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12.05.13
Foursquare redesign for iOS brings you more location info at a glance
12.05.13

Foursquare redesign for iOS brings you more location info at a glance

Foursquare gave its iOS check-in app a makeover just a few months ago, but it's already back with...

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