Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

Amazon Takes Maps API Out Of Beta – The End Of Google Maps For...

It seems that Google Maps on your Kindle Fire won't be the default option for much longer. Back in September, the online retail giant introduced a beta version of...

Spraffl – The First Anti-social Social Network

Spraffl is a new location-based app that goes against everything that we've seen over last several years. It allows you to post ANONYMOUS, location-based...

!Waytag – different concept of location

What else can be done with location? There are hundreds of GPS navigation brands and location-based services that are adding value to users based...

Zaarly – realtime, local marketplace

  Zaarly is a web and mobile service that connects buyers and sellers in a localized market place. In other words it links people who...

GNSS, Space Politics and Future of PNT – based Businesses (LBS)

Please consider, if I sounds stupid. when I first heard about GIS I thought ESRI ArcGIS is GIS later on i figured out how...

Apple vs. Google – Mapping World War

Just over a month ago I've been writing that I feel in my guts that Apple is about to launch their own mapping solution. Two days later...

Newest Geo APIs, All Looking Awesome!

Hi folks!,  I promised to always keep you posted on latest Geo-APIs  emerging in our evolving Geo-world. Here are some awesome new ones courtesy...

Algorithm targets Predicting not just ”When” but also ”Where” the Crime is gonna take...

For me, this is awesome. GSM technologies, Location-based and Social Network technologies are really changing the game pretty nicely. Now Scientists are leveraging these technologies...

Good news, Google launches walking direction-enabled Maps for about 44 African Countries: Now, the...

Google Lat Long blog says ''Google Maps for Africa gets better'', how better is this better?. Oh!, walking directions launched!. That sounds like a...

Google discontinues location-based service “LATITUDE”

Google Inc has announced that it is going to pull the plug on it's location based service LATITUDE. Latitude, a location based app allows you...

Business Intelligence Driven Through Real-Time Data and Social Maps

When faced with a power outage, the last thing I want to do is to figure out the customer service number of the Utility...

Bing Maps now uses live traffic and geocoding from Nokia

Apparently the collaboration of Microsoft and Nokia goes beyond Lumia smartphones. After the latest up-date the  - now uses Nokia's live traffic and geocoding...

User Motivations and Behavioural Patterns on Foursquare

Why people broadcast their location? Foursquare and other Location Sharing Services (or Location Based Social Networks) have been used for marketing purposes from the begging of...

Looking forward to Near-realtime and Dynamic 4D Geo-referenced Video Mapping: A new dimension to...

No doubt, Street Viewing  (for example, Google Street Viewing) introduced a new dimension to the way we represent and map places. Though movie mapping...

Twist App Will Tell People When You’ll Arrive

Simple but brilliant idea for an app! My girlfriend is always late for meetings and I can think about a lot of better things...

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