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location-based

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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 Apr. 18, 2014

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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 Nov. 5, 2013

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Use Clipless to get deals based on your current location

Want access to tons of deal Web sites in the palm of your hand, with very minimal effort on your part? Clipless is a deal app that is worth trying for these reasons and more.

By Aug. 30, 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 Jul. 19, 2013

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Location, location, location: Want to help Mozilla break the ecosystem locks?

The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.

By Mar. 27, 2014

Review

Securus eZoom tracking and safety locator

The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.

Apr. 30, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating Apr. 30, 2013
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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 Oct. 1, 2012

Review

Sony LF-B20 LocationFree Base Station (wireless)

Sony's improved third-generation LocationFree TV product includes several cool features--including wireless connectivity, PSP compatibility, and remote control customization--but setup headaches and software limitations keep it from being a true Slingbox killer.

Oct. 17, 2006

3 stars Editors' rating Oct. 17, 2006
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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 Jul. 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 Jul. 18, 2012