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Apple patents location-based technology to control devices remotely

A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.

By November 5, 2013

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Apple buys location-based data company Locationary

The small startup blends data from multiple sources to ensure that information on local businesses, such as location, hours, and services, is always up-to-date.

By July 19, 2013

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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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Checkmark offers slick location-based reminders

A new app for reminders gives Apple's included Reminders app a run for its money with location-based reminders and a clean interface.

By July 18, 2012

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Twitter rolls out location-based promoted tweets

Have you noticed promoted tweets creeping into your timeline? The micro-blogging service now offers a way for advertisers to target promoted tweets based on location.

By July 19, 2012

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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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AT&T ShopAlerts texts location-based promos

Partnering with Placecast, AT&T unveils a service that will send special offers and promotions to consumers via mobile phone when they're shopping at or near participating stores.

By February 28, 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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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