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location-based service

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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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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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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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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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Why is there a fee for location-based services? Ask the Editors

In this Ask the Editors post, we discuss why there's a fee for location-based services on GPS-enabled phones while standalone GPS only has a one-time fee.

By October 23, 2008

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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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Android picks up PocketFinder from Location Based Technologies

Location Based Technologies is bringing its PocketFinder GPS monitoring and tracking service to the Android platform.

By October 28, 2008

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Google adds shopping alerts, Uber to mobile apps

Several updates arrive for Google apps, including location-based shopping alerts on Google Now and Uber's on-demand car service in Maps. Meanwhile, Microsoft is ready to show off a mini Surface tablet.

By May 6, 2014