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.
A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.
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A freshly published Apple patent application envisions the delivery of targeted ads based on your mood, behavior, and other seemingly intangible characteristics.
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.
App and advertising executives tell an audience at All Things D's mobile conference that location-based ads may finally pave the way for more money to be spent on mobile advertising.
The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.
The Securus eZoom tracking and safetly locator's hardware is quite good, but expensive operation costs and buggy software tarnishes its recommendation.
The Panasonic DMP-BDT230 is a mostly solid Blu-ray player, except it serves up obnoxious ads in its onscreen interface.
Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.