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location-based apps

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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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Location-based deals app wins on Ford Sync

At the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, location-based deals company Roximity won the Ford contest to integrate an app with Sync.

By September 16, 2011

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5 smart location-based tricks for Android

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.

By August 16, 2011

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CNET News Daily Podcast: Foursquare drives location-based apps buzz

Webware associate editor Josh Lowensohn talks about the appeal of mobile friend-finding apps like Foursquare.

By April 9, 2009

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Loopt demos free location-based iPhone app

Loopt, the location-based social network, is getting a free iPhone application that helps you connect with friends.

By June 9, 2008

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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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Yahoo buys maker of mobile app for recommendations

Boosting its mobile unit, the Web giant acquires Alike, a maker of a location-based app that lets users recommend nearby restaurants, shops, and other venues.

By February 12, 2013

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Foursquare launches iPhone, Android app for merchants

The location-based social network is extending its merchant-friendly tools to iPhone and Android.

By January 29, 2013

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Nokia's Here Maps finds its way to Apple's App Store

The mobile application offers free voice navigation, traffic reports, and a host of location-based features.

By November 20, 2012