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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.
Webware associate editor Josh Lowensohn talks about the appeal of mobile friend-finding apps like Foursquare.
AT&T announces at CTIA Fall 2008 that it has added assisted GPS technology to its network to boost its location-based services.
Loopt, the location-based social network, is getting a free iPhone application that helps you connect with friends.
The tech industry will descend on Austin, Texas, starting March 13 for the annual music, film and interactive festival known as South by Southwest. Here's why its organizers now call Twitter -- a standout success at the event eight years ago -- an "albatross."
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.
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."
Your car stores a lot of your personal information. Here are a few simple steps that you can take to help protect your privacy.
The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.