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.
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.
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.
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.
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.