A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.
The electronics titans square off in a tangled tale of mobile technology, centered on Apple's iPhone
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.
Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.
At the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, location-based deals company Roximity won the Ford contest to integrate an app with Sync.
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.
Even if you're totally lost, your Android device likely knows where you are. It can do a lot more for you than just show you the way home, though. Get the most out of Android's location-based apps and services.
Foursquare lets you win virtual mayorships, but what about winning people's hearts? Singlesquare builds a location-based dating service on top of Foursquare's check-in tech.
Webware associate editor Josh Lowensohn talks about the appeal of mobile friend-finding apps like Foursquare.
Loopt, the location-based social network, is getting a free iPhone application that helps you connect with friends.
The social network's new feature sends location tips to your feed using GPS, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth beacons. Meanwhile, your home Internet broadband may not be broadband anymore.