A patent describes technology that monitors your location and automatically performs home automation tasks.
Mobile World Congress 2015
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.
Urban Airship, which powers many notification platforms for apps, wants to make mobile messaging more accurate.
A new app for reminders gives Apple's included Reminders app a run for its money with location-based reminders and a clean interface.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Webware associate editor Josh Lowensohn talks about the appeal of mobile friend-finding apps like Foursquare.