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Apple patents location-based technology to control devices remotely

A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.

By November 5, 2013

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Apple buys location-based data company Locationary

The small startup blends data from multiple sources to ensure that information on local businesses, such as location, hours, and services, is always up-to-date.

By July 19, 2013

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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By April 18, 2014

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Next step for app notifications: Location-based messages

Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.

By October 1, 2012

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Twitter rolls out location-based promoted tweets

Have you noticed promoted tweets creeping into your timeline? The micro-blogging service now offers a way for advertisers to target promoted tweets based on location.

By July 19, 2012

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Checkmark offers slick location-based reminders

A new app for reminders gives Apple's included Reminders app a run for its money with location-based reminders and a clean interface.

By July 18, 2012

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Samsung Gear 2

Samsung officially drops Android from its second-generation smartwatch in order to pursue its own Tizen OS.

By February 24, 2014

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Samsung Gear 2 Neo

The Gear 2 Neo looks to be a less-fancy version of the Samsung Gear 2. Read our hands-on impressions.

February 22, 2014

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Location-based deals app wins on Ford Sync

At the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, location-based deals company Roximity won the Ford contest to integrate an app with Sync.

By September 16, 2011

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Over a quarter of U.S. adults use location-based services

New research from Pew shows that geo-based services for directions, recommendations, and even checking into locations is growing significantly among U.S. mobile users.

By September 6, 2011