Locationbasedservices

07.14.15
Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons
07.14.15

Google's Eddystone serves up location-based info via Bluetooth beacons

Using low-energy Bluetooth beacons to serve up location-based info to customers isn't a new develo...

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09.02.14
Yelp escapes extortion lawsuit unscathed, except for its reputation
09.02.14

Yelp escapes extortion lawsuit unscathed, except for its reputation

For years, businesses have accused Yelp of running an extortion racket. If companies refused to p...

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07.19.13
Apple acquires location-based data startup Locationary
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Apple acquires location-based data startup Locationary

Apple's gone shopping again, this time picking up Locationary, a small Canada-based company that d...

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07.12.13
Japan's Terra Motors to introduce electric scooter with iPhone connection
07.12.13

Japan's Terra Motors to introduce electric scooter with iPhone connection

The Apple Maps fiasco excepted, we have it pretty good where location-based services are concerned...

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06.07.13
Foursquare brings a native tablet UI to Android, while iOS waits
06.07.13

Foursquare brings a native tablet UI to Android, while iOS waits

While iOS has continued to tout its lead in native tablet apps over other platforms, there are a f...

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05.22.13
TomTom pairs with TrafficLand to provide live roadside footage to devs
05.22.13

TomTom pairs with TrafficLand to provide live roadside footage to devs

TomTom is looking to beef up its location based services portal by joining forces with TrafficLand...

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05.03.13
Square believes it can trump Foursquare in the local recommendations game
05.03.13

Square believes it can trump Foursquare in the local recommendations game

Square collects a lot of store info by virtue of its payment business, so you'd think it would be...

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02.04.13
Bloomberg: Facebook once more building a friend-tracking mobile app
02.04.13

Bloomberg: Facebook once more building a friend-tracking mobile app

Facebook briefly dallied last year with the idea of letting us track our friends while on the ro...

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