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location-based advertising


Ingress: The friendliest turf war on Earth

We embed in the field and go behind the scenes of Google's augmented reality game, Ingress. Is walking through the streets of hundreds of countries the future of gaming?

By February 17, 2015


For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

By September 30, 2014


Alibaba's blockbuster IPO: Why you should care about the Chinese giant

CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.

By September 19, 2014


Ingress invades iOS: Google's augmented reality game hits iPhone

Google reaches across the aisle to Apple's platform with its hit game, which sees you running around real-world locations claiming them for your team.

By July 14, 2014


Could wearable tech read minds to sell ads?

Maker of brain-scanning tech says wearables like Google Glass could evolve to monitor brain signals and sell you toothpaste.

By May 21, 2014


Reddit to launch official mobile apps

In a post advertising a job listing and another about privacy policy updates, Reddit admins reveal that the website is working on an official mobile app.

By April 29, 2014


Facebook adds new Nearby Friends feature to engage mobile users

Users of the world's largest social network can now find out who is around them. After spending billions on acquisitions and developing other apps, it's also a return to Facebook focusing on, well, Facebook.

By April 17, 2014


Four iOS 7 privacy tips

Keep your location to yourself; block people in Phone, Messages, and FaceTime; give Safari trackers the boot; and see a link's URL before you follow it.

By November 21, 2013


Facebook loses project manager reportedly working on video ads

Justin Shaffer, who arrived at the social network after his startup was acquired in 2010, is leaving as the company purportedly struggles to figure out how to run video ads without alienating users.

By September 17, 2013


Foursquare touts 40M users in bid for renewed relevancy

Don't count the location-sharing social network out just yet. With a growing user base and an increased focus on advertising, Foursquare is still kicking.

By September 5, 2013