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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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Over a quarter of U.S. adults use location-based services

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.

By September 6, 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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Singlesquare turns Foursquare into location-based dating service

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.

By January 21, 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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Carrying too many credit cards? There's a card for that

Technically Incorrect: The Stratos Card is a new so-called connected card that claims to be a fine solution to wallet overcrowding. But who will pay $95 for it?

By March 2, 2015

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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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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

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Facebook using beacons to show location 'tips'

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.

By January 30, 2015