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Brinkster Web Host

Brinkster offers a reasonable amount of bandwidth and storage for a low price, but its above-average technical support makes it stand out.

By Jul. 20, 2005

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 20, 2005

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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 Jul. 19, 2013

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IBM's new services zero in on fraud, financial crime

The tech giant announces the creation of services to help corporations use big data in the battle against white-collar crime.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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LinkedIn Pulse

LinkedIn Pulse has been redesigned and former users will find it confusing, but there are new features in the app that make it a worthwhile download for both news addicts and professionals.

By Nov. 14, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Nov. 14, 2013

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Carriers: down with unlimited data and free services

Mobile network operators at Mobile World Congress press for better government treatment, fewer free services, and no unlimited data plans.

By Feb. 24, 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 Apr. 18, 2014

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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 Mar. 27, 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 Sep. 6, 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 Nov. 13, 2010