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12.10.18
Amazon adds location-specific reminders and routines to Alexa
12.10.18

Amazon adds location-specific reminders and routines to Alexa

You can also call local businesses and have Alexa check your email.

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10.03.18
Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends
10.03.18

Facebook tests Snapchat-like map for Nearby Friends

It's more than a plain list this time around.

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03.14.18
Set location-based reminders with your voice on Google Home
03.14.18

Set location-based reminders with your voice on Google Home

"OK Google, remind me to get milk at the store."

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

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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08.08.17
Swarm redesign shows just how much it knows about you
08.08.17

Swarm redesign shows just how much it knows about you

It's easier to share where you've been, too.

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

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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06.07.16
Swarm brings back Foursquare's real-world perks
06.07.16

Swarm brings back Foursquare's real-world perks

Checking in at the right places could give you discounts and prizes.

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

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...

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