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location-based networking

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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

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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

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AT&T beefs up location-based services and A-GPS network

AT&T announces at CTIA Fall 2008 that it has added assisted GPS technology to its network to boost its location-based services.

By September 11, 2008

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Loopt demos free location-based iPhone app

Loopt, the location-based social network, is getting a free iPhone application that helps you connect with friends.

By June 9, 2008

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For better privacy, change these iOS 8 settings

Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.

By September 30, 2014

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Reddit to launch official mobile apps

In a post advertising a job listing and another about privacy policy updates, Reddit admins reveal that the website is working on an official mobile app.

By April 29, 2014

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Apple approves 'only gay social app for ages 12 and up'

The founders of Distinc.tt believe it's time for a gay social app that doesn't have sex at its core. This is an app that "you can bring home to Mom."

By December 14, 2013

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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

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Apple buys another chipmaker

The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.

By August 1, 2013

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Will network operators start charging for Wi-Fi?

As wireless operators and cable companies see their Wi-Fi networks as strategic assets will they start charging customers more to use them in an effort to generate revenue?

By January 18, 2013