Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

Tinder says it will introduce ‘really sexy’ location-based features this year

Match Group, the parent company of popular dating app Tinder, is swiping right all the way to the bank. In an earnings call this...

Yes,where you gonna be in the next 24 hours possible to predict by the...

Sometimes ago I was discussing with some folks and nurturing this idea of carrying out a research on predicting where you gonna be in the shortest while by...

Geotoko – managing multiple location-based marketing campaigns.

Geotoko is a location based marketing platform using services like Foursquare, Gowalla, Facebook places, Yelp or Twitter to allow brands, business and agencies to create their...

Foursquare Website Adds Venue Search By Price, Hours, And Check-ins

For sometime already Foursquare is slowly moving from check-in service to local-social discovery tool becoming more and more similar to Yelp. On Friday 4sq...

Telenav launches HopOver – new check-in app. Clone of Foursquare or revolution?

Over the years I've seen a lot of  different location-based social networks.  Typical scenario: you share your location among group of friends or strangers,...

Location intelligence to scale new heights with Near receiving funds worth $100M

Marketing has gained new grounds with location intelligence. Companies, today, are in a far better position to target the right audience and design their...

Geo-Tagging helps fight corruption in Philippines

Geo-Tagging has been used in a lot of cool and fun ways in the past. Most of us would have geotagged friends on Facebook...

Talkbits – Location-Aware Voice Messaging App

New interesting idea, that connects the traditional sense of a cell phone with smartphone location-awareness. Zurich-based startup Talkbits is combining elements of a walkie-talkie...

New emergency locator beacon takes ‘search’ out of ‘search and rescue’

For more than four decades now, airlines, ships and hikers have been using emergency locator beacons that were developed in the 1970s to transmit...

Wanna hack a drone? Possible with geo-location spoofing!

Geo-location or GPS spoofing can be seen as an attempt to deceive a GPS receiver by broadcasting a slightly more powerful signal than that received...

What can SIM cards tell us about the tourism industry?

A lot, as it turns out. Most of us have our phones in our pockets (or hands) most of the time. When we walk, when...

Cloak – location-based anti-social app lets you avoid annoying friends and exes

Mass usage of location-based networks and apps has a certain risk... unintentionally you might give strangers easy access to you sensitive private data about...

Facebook rolls out new location-based feature “Nearby Friends” in US

Last week Facebook released its new location-based feature for apps called 'Nearby Friends'.  We've been hearing about it for a long time already and...

Amazon Map API goes into beta, Google Map to face more blow

Amazon recently launched out the beta version of Amazon Map API  for its mobile app SDK. This gives developers an alternative to Google Map API. This...

Public Tranportation on Google Maps – 500 Cities and 1 mln Transit Stops

Starting from 2005 Google has collaborated with hundreds of transit authorities around the world to make a unique resource for millions of riders to...

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