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location-based check-in

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Road Trip 2010

Check out the East Coast's best geek-oriented spots.

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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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O2 customers glug free M&S smoothies in location-based promo

If you're signed up to the O2 More service, you'll be sent a text message when you're near a branch of Marks & Spencer offering a free drink (with foody strings attached).

By January 18, 2011

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Privacy concerns dog location-based services

Facebook Places and other services that let you post your current location may share info with third parties who can track you in the real world.

By November 13, 2010

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Foursquare to continue check-in ads at Comic-Con International

Foursquare users checking in at the San Diego Convention Center may see an ad for free movie tickets to "The To Do List."

By July 17, 2013

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Foursquare now showing ads after check-ins

The startup's latest play for advertising dollars has the company targeting members with ads after they check in to certain types of venues.

By July 16, 2013

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Twitter, Foursquare may team up to add location to tweets

If the social networks reach a deal, tweets could include location information -- such as a country, city or venue -- as early as next year, reports Business Insider.

By December 17, 2014

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TomTom's iOS app updates with Foursquare search, check-ins

Foursquare fans gain another tool for racking up check-in points and mayorships with TomTom's new app integration with this social network.

By August 21, 2012

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Privacy at peril: From one tweet, a full-blown hack

One tweet was enough to start a chain reaction of information-gathering that could have rivaled the work of a government intelligence agency. And with data, a hacker could have ended up ruining one man's life.

By March 6, 2014