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geolocation

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Apple to join the geolocation craze?

A patent filed for a social-networking service called iGroups would allow iPhone and other mobile-device users to stay in touch and share location updates.

By March 18, 2010

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In geolocation wars, SXSWi is mere skirmish

The rivalry between Gowalla and Foursquare might seem to define the nascent geolocation market. Hold your horses: Let's see what Facebook is cooking up.

By March 10, 2010

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SXSWi: Let the geolocation games begin

The competition will be particularly fierce at the annual digital-culture bash between Foursquare and Gowalla, rival social-media services that want to own the location-based networking market.

By March 10, 2010

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Geolocation wars heat up: Gowalla raises $8.4 million

The round was led by Greylock Partners with contributions from a handful of prominent individual investors--some of whom also back competitor Foursquare.

By December 9, 2009

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Webware Radar: Opera browser gets geolocation

Also: AOL is the most favored ISP; Visible Measures has raised $10 million in funding; and Home Account has raised $1 million in seed funding.

By March 26, 2009

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Wi-Fi geolocation made easier

Absolute Software Corporation, a provider of firmware-based computer theft recovery, announced on Monday that it has added Wi-Fi geolocation tracking to its Computrace line of mobile computer antitheft products.

By February 2, 2009

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Week in review: Game on for Sony

Sony joins the motion controller wars, and broadband gets ready for a big leap. Also: SXSWi goes geolocation.

By March 12, 2010

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Tech finds its place at SXSWi (roundup)

As the Web generation descends on the South by Southwest Interactive show in Austin, AT&T's network actually works, Twitter announces its @Anywhere platform, Facebook focuses on games, and Digg unveils a revamp.

By March 18, 2010

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Rival parties square off at SXSWi

It was a big game of showmanship as Foursquare and Gowalla threw their rival parties at the annual Austin, Texas festival on the same night.

By March 16, 2010

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At SXSWi, Twitter may finally have met its match

No question Twitter is still huge here, but Foursquare and Gowalla have to be considered a major part of people's organizing principle.

By March 16, 2010