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.
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.
At the TechCrunch Disrupt Hackathon, location-based deals company Roximity won the Ford contest to integrate an app with Sync.
Even if you're totally lost, your Android device likely knows where you are. It can do a lot more for you than just show you the way home, though. Get the most out of Android's location-based apps and services.
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.
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.
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).