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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 July 19, 2013

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Location, location, location: Want to help Mozilla break the ecosystem locks?

The MozStumbler app is one way Android users can assist Mozilla with its quest to open up the walled gardens of Apple and Google.

By March 27, 2014

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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 April 18, 2014

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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 September 28, 2013

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New service will send your dead pet into space

Launching this fall, Celestis Pets will memorialize your pet by sending its cremated remains to infinity. And beyond.

By July 31, 2014

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Apple seen inching closer to a mobile-payment service

The iPhone maker has long been expected to jump into mobile payments. Now a new report says that Apple's talks with payment industry players have "heated up."

By July 24, 2014

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Oyster all-you-can-read e-book service extends to browsers

The monthly subscription service that lets you read an unlimited number of e-books is now available on any desktop or mobile browser.

By July 24, 2014

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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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Hate paying for return shipping? There's a subscription service for that

Clarus Marketing, a company with a long history of free shipping services, does something even Amazon won't -- it offers consumers unlimited, prepaid return shipping for any online purchase.

By July 3, 2014

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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