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location-based service

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Facebook to share ads based on location history with advertisers -- but won't say when

With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.

By Apr. 18, 2014

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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 Nov. 5, 2013

Gallery

MLB tests Apple's iBeacon location service (pictures)

Take a look at some of the services that will be coming to a ballpark near you (next year).

5 Images Sep. 28, 2013

Article

Use Clipless to get deals based on your current location

Want access to tons of deal Web sites in the palm of your hand, with very minimal effort on your part? Clipless is a deal app that is worth trying for these reasons and more.

By Aug. 30, 2013

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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 Sep. 6, 2011

Review

Zubie Connected Car Service

The Zubie Connected Car Service keeps good track of the family car and can help people be better drivers, but the lack of fuel economy information is a big miss.

Feb. 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Feb. 6, 2014

MSRP: $99.95

Review

Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jan. 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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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 Jul. 19, 2013

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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 Jan. 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 Nov. 13, 2010