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location-based services

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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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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

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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.

February 6, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating February 6, 2014

MSRP: $99.95

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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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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 January 21, 2011

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5 smart location-based tricks for Android

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.

By August 16, 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 November 13, 2010

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AT&T ShopAlerts texts location-based promos

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.

By February 28, 2011

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Why is there a fee for location-based services? Ask the Editors

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.

By October 23, 2008

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AT&T beefs up location-based services and A-GPS network

AT&T announces at CTIA Fall 2008 that it has added assisted GPS technology to its network to boost its location-based services.

By September 11, 2008