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How cutting edge geolocation can change everything

Q&A At South by Southwest, Geoloqi CEO Amber Case spoke to CNET about the state of the art in geolocation, augmented reality, and heads-up displays.

By March 11, 2012


Researchers probe Google's geolocation database

Google curbed access to its massive database of Wi-Fi locations after a CNET article appeared, but that hasn't stopped security analysts from trying to figure out how it works.

By July 27, 2011


eBay acquires geolocation service Where

The start-up, which makes location-based mobile apps and operates a network of local ads and deals, will join eBay's PaylPal division but continue to operate separately.

By April 20, 2011


This app wipes out ugly street art

A clever advertising campaign in Romania uses geolocation to get buildings sparkling clean.

By June 13, 2014


Air Force worried geolocation services help enemy

An AP report suggests that the Air Force is concerned troops using mobile services like Foursquare and Facebook Places to share their locations may put U.S. forces at risk.

By November 17, 2010


Facebook granted geolocation patent

The claims covered in the patent, awarded yesterday, are so broad that they may present implications for other geolocation-enabled services like Foursquare, Google Latitude, and Twitter.

By October 6, 2010


Vail Resorts unveils ski slope geolocation system

As apps like Foursquare and Facebook Places permeate the mainstream, one ski resort operator is hoping that it can use similar tech to its advantage.

By August 30, 2010


Are you worried about geolocation privacy? (poll)

Geolocation services, mobile apps that let users broadcast their physical whereabouts are gaining speed. But so it appears, are user privacy fears.

By July 22, 2010


RIM adds BlackBerry geolocation, minus GPS

BlackBerry-maker RIM announces a new feature for developers of location-based programs for BlackBerry. Interestingly, it's one we've seen many times before.

By July 19, 2010


Apple accesses your geolocation data whether you like it or not

As Apple's new iPhone iOS 4 rolls out across the globe, it appears the company will be keeping geo-location data about where you've taken photographs -- and you don't have a choice

By June 22, 2010