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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


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


Energy-aware Internet routing coming soon

Researchers say they have developed a routing algorithm that can help big Internet companies reduce their energy bills by millions of dollars.

By August 18, 2009


Microsoft invests $15M in Foursquare, buys location data

With the strategic partnership, the Redmond company plans to improve the contextual awareness of Bing and Windows Phone.

By February 4, 2014


Limit your participation in Facebook social ads

The new generation of Facebook ads allows marketers to tailor their pitches based on your Facebook profile, interests, location, friends, and Web activities.

By May 8, 2012


All there is to know about NFC

NFC has been slow to catch on in Australia; gradually, however, the technology is making its way in — but awareness is even slower. What is it? What can it do? And how will we be using it in the future?

By July 5, 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


Message in a bottle, high-tech style

Artist tracks progress of bottle he set afloat in Pacific last April as part of awareness effort about precariousness oceans. Whoever finds it near Philippines could earn $250 bounty.

By March 24, 2011


SXSWi: Let the geolocation games begin

The competition will be particularly fierce at the annual digital-culture bash between Foursquare and Gowalla, rival social-media services that want to own the location-based networking market.

By March 10, 2010


Apple WWDC 2014: Heavy on apps, services, tweaks

No new hardware, but lots of apps and services make news on a day that underscored the evolutionary, not the revolutionary at Apple.

By June 2, 2014