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location-based awareness


Does location-based networking need some direction?

A panel at SXSWi offers the debate: make the likes of Loopt, Brightkite, and Whrrl interoperable to ensure a level playing field, or let the industry just shake itself out.

By March 17, 2009


An Apple smart home shouldn't scare the neighbors

SmartThings and other smart-home vendors will be watching WWDC with interest, but no need to move out yet.

By May 27, 2014


Protect your car tech privacy with these six simple tips

Your car stores a lot of your personal information. Here are a few simple steps that you can take to help protect your privacy.

By August 22, 2013


What to expect from Android Key Lime Pie

Google should unveil a new version of its mobile OS next week. Here's some of what we may see this time around, and also down the line.

By May 9, 2013


Starbucks aims to take Square, digital payments mainstream

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz hopes to use his chain's national presence as a "promotional vehicle" for Square's mobile-payment option.

By August 8, 2012


Pentagon eyes augmented reality displays

DARPA orders prototypes of Innovega's iOptik displays that use special contact lenses so a person can focus both on images shown on the lenses and far-away objects for augmented reality.

By April 13, 2012


Do Apple's new features mean startup roadkill?

With additions like a location-based Find My Friends apps, Apple's jumping in where loads of others are gaining traction or trying hard.

By October 4, 2011


Loopt gets a geo-aware directory of nearby deals

Loopt's location-aware deals service is expanding to make the process of finding and traversing to a nearby deal a more exploratory experience.

By August 6, 2010


Zaarly: Not nearly as crazy as it appears

It's not a crowdsourced Kozmo. It is a credible challenger to eBay and Craigslist.

By July 20, 2011


Adobe: Expect location-linked mobile apps

CTO Kevin Lynch demonstrates apps that pop up when you enter a museum or get near a friend--and of course hopes coders will build those apps with Adobe tools.

By June 9, 2011