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Importance & Future of Location Based Services (LBS)

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Backed By Google Ventures And Eric Schmidt, Urban Engines Wants To Solve Urban Congestion Using Data Intelligence | TechCrunch

Backed By Google Ventures And Eric Schmidt, Urban Engines Wants To Solve Urban Congestion Using Data Intelligence | TechCrunch | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
It's no secret that as our population grows, buses, trains and other transportation infrastructure in cities are becoming more congested. Public..
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Indoor Positioning Startup Wifarer Not Acquired By Apple, But Its ...

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If a CEO and co-founder quits his indoor positioning startup to work for Apple, should his staff and customers be concerned? Wifarer, a startup which offers tools to help consumers navigate malls, museums and other venues, ...
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Qualcomm spins off location awareness technology - Reuters

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Qualcomm spins off location awareness technology
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The chipmaker said on Wednesday it sold the business as a newly formed entity called Gimbal Inc.
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Facebook Rolls out LBS Friend Finder - GPS World magazine

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Facebook Rolls out LBS Friend Finder
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Signaling that it does have a location strategy, as GPS World reported earlier this week, Facebook announced that it was launching an LBS offering called Nearby Friends.
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Apple tech uses Wi-Fi access points for indoor navigation, 3D positioning - Apple Insider

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A patent granted to Apple by the U.S.
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A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool - Gizmodo India

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A New Geo-Tagged Storytelling Site Might Be The Ultimate Travel Tool
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Foursquare and the future of check-ins — Tech News and Analysis

Foursquare and the future of check-ins — Tech News and Analysis | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Foursquare co-founder and CEO Dennis Crowley explains that, in the future of Foursquare, you might not have to check in at all.
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Foursquare CEO: How We'll Tell You Where To Eat And What To Order

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A Q&A with Foursquare cofounder Dennis Crowley on how it's turning your check-in data into really personal recommendations.
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Hands-on with the iPhone & iBeacon-powered future of shopping [Video] - 9 to 5 Mac

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ITBusiness.ca Hands-on with the iPhone & iBeacon-powered future of shopping [Video] 9 to 5 Mac Today at Dx3, Canada's largest digital marketing, advertising and retail event here in Toronto, I got a look at the iPhone and iBeacon-powered future of...
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New Location-Based Services Are Poised to Enter the Mainstream | Street Fight

New Location-Based Services Are Poised to Enter the Mainstream | Street Fight | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
To a surprising degree, the panels and presenters at Street Fight’s Local Data Summit last week in Denver emphasized a similar theme: we’re about to see a ple (New Location-Based Services Are Poised to Enter the Mainstream
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Foursquare's insane revenue growth emboldens Dennis Crowley not to sell - Upstart

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mapIT Signs Exclusive Distribution with Foremost LBS Provider, deCarta - DirectionsMag.com (press release)

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mapIT Signs Exclusive Distribution with Foremost LBS Provider, deCarta DirectionsMag.com (press release) Feb 16, 2014 - Marking a first for the SA mapping and LBS (location-based services) industry, South African digital mapping enabler mapIT has...
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Findery, An App for Leaving and Finding Location-Based Notes

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Findery, previously known as Pinwheel from Flickr co-founder Caterina Fake, is an app that allows users to leave location-based notes for others to then find and read. Users essentially interact with a map via the Findery app ...
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HERE Drive gets even better - HERE Three Sixty

HERE Drive gets even better - HERE Three Sixty | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
HERE Drive is the perfect driving companion for anybody who’s constantly on road and the latest update provides some great new traveling tools. Turn-by-turn directions...
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A New Map Gives New Yorkers the Power to Report Traffic Hazards

A New Map Gives New Yorkers the Power to Report Traffic Hazards | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Used well, it could serve as a powerful example of a city's ability to mine the collective knowledge of its residents for good.
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Unnamed Russian Banks Are Using AlterGeo's Location Data For Credit Ratings - TechCrunch

Unnamed Russian Banks Are Using AlterGeo's Location Data For Credit Ratings - TechCrunch | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Unnamed Russian Banks Are Using AlterGeo's Location Data For Credit Ratings TechCrunch That said, as far as TechCrunch is aware this is a brand-new way of monetizing location information though what the privacy implications are (and in Russia) is...
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Mobile location-based advertising will be worth more than 10 billion euro in 2018 - The Fonecast

Mobile location-based advertising will be worth more than 10 billion euro in 2018 - The Fonecast | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Mobile location-based advertising will be worth more than 10 billion euro in 2018 The Fonecast A new research report from telecoms analyst Berg Insight expects the total value of the real-time mobile location-based advertising and marketing market...
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Visiting the concept restaurant of the future: iBeacons, motion detection and ... - Engadget

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Qualcomm's new geo-location technology a 'game-changer' - USA TODAY

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Qualcomm's new geo-location technology a 'game-changer' USA TODAY SAN FRANCISCO -- A new Qualcomm technology used to create a series of reliable, on-the-fly wireless networks at the South by Southwest Interactive conference earlier this month may...
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iBeacon Technology Begins Moving Into the Home and NBA Arenas

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Apple's iBeacon technology is poised to influence the retail sector by offering a personalized shopping experience to customers, but it may also...
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Russian Search Giant Yandex Acquires Low-Power Mobile Geolocation Startup ... - TechCrunch

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Sensors everywhere? Trends and challenges for accurate indoor localisation - YouTube

This seminar is part of the Oxford Martin School Hilary Term seminar series: Blurring the lines: the changing dynamics between man and machine We may already...

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Sensors everywhere? Trends and challenges for accurate indoor localisation - YouTube

 

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Professor Marta Kwiatkowska, Prinicipal Investigator, Institute for the Future of Computing, Oxford Martin School
Dr Niki Trigoni, James Martin Fellow, Institute for the Future of Computing, Oxford Martin School

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How to fix errors in Google Earth - Google Earth Blog

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We continue to receive many emails each week asking how to correct map errors in Google Earth (address in the wrong location, point of interest is missing, etc), so I thought it’d be worth revisiting that.
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Street Fight Daily: Google Kills Offers, Foursquare Reveals Revenues - Street Fight

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Foursquar is fast approaching its fifth birthday and CEO Dennis Crowley wants us to know that it's still growing — in revenues at least.
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Foursquare's Dennis Crowley: buyout offers are coming in, but we're not selling - Memeburn

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Over the past couple of years Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley has made some pretty big changes to the way his company operates.
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