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location-based alerts

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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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AT&T ShopAlerts texts location-based promos

Partnering with Placecast, AT&T unveils a service that will send special offers and promotions to consumers via mobile phone when they're shopping at or near participating stores.

By February 28, 2011

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Google adds shopping alerts, Uber to mobile apps

Several updates arrive for Google apps, including location-based shopping alerts on Google Now and Uber's on-demand car service in Maps. Meanwhile, Microsoft is ready to show off a mini Surface tablet.

By May 6, 2014

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Google adds shopping alerts, Uber to mobile apps

Several updates arrive for Google apps, including location-based shopping alerts on Google Now and Uber's on-demand car service in Maps. Meanwhile, Microsoft is ready to show off a mini Surface tablet.

By May 6, 2014

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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 August 30, 2013

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Lookout launches 'theftie' alerts to combat smartphone theft

The mobile security firm thinks a phone's front-facing camera can help retrieve a stolen device.

By May 28, 2014

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Tripit pulls a Dopplr, adds location-based friend alerts

Tripit adds location-based friend finder alerts for trips.

By January 22, 2008

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Startup sends school-shooting alert (it's marketing 'fun')

On the campus of the University of North Carolina, a startup called Bevii sends an e-mail bulletin. It mimics the university's alert system and likens the company's impact on the market to a school shooting.

By October 16, 2013

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Get alerted of an incoming storm on your Android device

Instead of looking at the clouds and trying to judge when a storm is going to arrive, use a free Android app to look into the future.

By August 22, 2013

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Google adds local safety alerts to search results

A partnership between Google and tech startup Nixle will allow safety notifications from local authorities to appear at the top of search results.

By April 12, 2013