Location-Based Services

Location-Based Services

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...

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...

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...

Location, Location, Location – Infographic

Location, location, location - this is the most known marketing phrase ever, but it's as well the most true marketing phrase ever! Now in...

What can we learn from LBS market forecasts?

This year I've seen release of several LBS market reports and forecasts: - Berg Insight - Pyramid Research - Strategy Analytics - IE Market Research Corporation - ABI Research and other... of...

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...
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Location Based Services and Smart City Initiatives on a Global Scale

Location Based Services (LBS), when combined with data analytics and city demographics, has tremendous potential to tap into the pulse of the city and...

GPS Loophole Could Allow Mass Smartphone Hacking

At last month's Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, University of Luxembourg researcher Ralf-Philipp Weimann demonstrated a security weakness related to GPS that...

Barnes & Noble’s Nook gets Navigation, Maps and LBS. What will Amazon do?

Generally people like me who lives outside US don't give a damn about Nook because it's not officially available in Europe . We do...

Inside Geo IoT: Intelligent geolocation of assets and people

The ability to determine our location (outdoors) in a precise way is an integral part of our daily lives. We use it to navigate,...

Waze wants to make your navigation work in tunnels using Bluetooth beacons

You can't beat the physics, when you drive through a tunnel you lose a GPS signal. Most likely your navigation app will emulate your...

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...

Heartbreaking tragedy shines light on efficacy of Snap Map’s web debut

Last Wednesday, on Valentine’s Day, a teenager opened fire in a Florida high school, killing 17. Now, the United States is no stranger to...

Google Maps Coordinate – new project to spatially coordinate your employees

Google Enterprise has launched a new tool to spatially geographically coordinate your employees. It's simple concept that is used for ages all around the...

A big comeback of location sharing. First Google and now Facebook. Who will be...

Location-sharing is not a new idea. Remember Foursquare, Gowalla, and Google Latitude among others? Most of these services don't exist anymore. The value proposition...

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