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.
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).
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.
AT&T announces at CTIA Fall 2008 that it has added assisted GPS technology to its network to boost its location-based services.
Location Based Technologies is bringing its PocketFinder GPS monitoring and tracking service to the Android platform.
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.