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Free-to-play location-based RPG Destiny of Spirits is coming to the Vita this ... - Pocket Gamer

Free-to-play location-based RPG Destiny of Spirits is coming to the Vita this ... - Pocket Gamer | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
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Urban Maps Reveal Most Popular Running Routes [Pics] - PSFK

Urban Maps Reveal Most Popular Running Routes [Pics] - PSFK | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Fitness-tracking apps could become a necessary urban planning tool.
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CoPilot GPS navigation app wants to improve your commute

CoPilot GPS navigation app wants to improve your commute | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
The free app from ALK Technologies adds news features to help you find the fastest routes. Read this article by Sarah Mitroff on CNET.
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Shuuga: An industry-leading location-based Smartphone advertising & voucher platform!

Shuuga is an innovative, geo-location, application platform for mobile smartphone advertising and content distribution. Suited to both bricks & mortar and on...
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New Ruckus SPoT Brings Location-Aware Services Indoors -- THE ...

Wireless infrastructure provider Ruckus Wireless today unveiled Ruckus Smart Positioning Technology, or SPoT, cloud-based location-aware tech that allows organizations to deliver location-based services over Ruckus ...
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Vodacom launches "Vouchercloud" location based voucher service ...

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Vodacom today announced the launch of vouchercloud, a geo-location enabled app that seeks out the best local deals and displays them via smartphone. Through vouchercloud, Vodacom has partnered with a range of top ...
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eHarmony.com Launches New iPhone App Feature; Datebook with Foursquare ... - Business Wire (press release)

eHarmony.com Launches New iPhone App Feature; Datebook with Foursquare ... - Business Wire (press release) | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
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Outdoor Navigation for Windows Phone 7

Outdoor Navigation for Windows Phone 7 | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Aha! The original pic: http://t.co/kAONpswmya @tahamsaglam @htc @bindibadgi
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3 Techniques To Use Location Targeting To Deliver Relevant Content

3 Techniques To Use Location Targeting To Deliver Relevant Content | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Customizing location-based advertising with behavioral targeting ensures that the messaging resonates, increasing brand loyalty and profitability.
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Will iBeacon Change the Way We Shop?

Will iBeacon Change the Way We Shop? | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Apple's iBeacon is now live in Apple stores around the country and other organizations like the MLB and NFL are adopting it too. (Bluetooth as a location-aware technology for the Win?
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Microsoft adding Cortana to Windows Phone in Foursquare partnership - Recombu

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Microsoft made a $15 million investment in location-based recommendation and discovery app Foursquare. But why?
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Scout GPS App Now Offers Real-Time Traffic Alerts - iClarified

Scout GPS App Now Offers Real-Time Traffic Alerts - iClarified | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
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Stay connected wherever you go--Log in with Google+ or Facebook to sync your favorites, recent places and settings across multiple devices.
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Thanks to geotagged photos, are you sharing too much? - San Jose Mercury News

Thanks to geotagged photos, are you sharing too much? - San Jose Mercury News | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
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Smartphone photos are embedded with "geotags" containing the latitude and longitude. This data isn't visible to the naked eye.
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As New Sensors Emerge, Risks and Rewards in Location Data - Street Fight

As New Sensors Emerge, Risks and Rewards in Location Data - Street Fight | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
As New Sensors Emerge, Risks and Rewards in Location Data Street Fight The bulk of location data may come from smartphone's today, but a new wave of sensors could open up a range of possibilities for developers and businesses to interact with...
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Video from a dystopian future: how location data can be abused ...

Video from a dystopian future: how location data can be abused ... | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
The ACLU has produced a video based on its Meet Jack. Or, What The Government Could Do With All That Location Data slide presentation from 2013. It's a chilling and sometimes funny look at the way that location data can ...
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New Google Maps rolls out. This is what we love and hate about it - Herald Sun

New Google Maps rolls out. This is what we love and hate about it - Herald Sun | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
New Google Maps rolls out. This is what we love and hate about it
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Google pulls together relevant and contextual information to help make your life easier and more efficient. What we love: • The map ...
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Ann Marie Pelosky Poncet's curator insight, February 21, 2014 8:58 AM

Check this out and have fun if you have 5 minutes to see where you've come from, where you've been and where you are headed! This type of exercise is easy to do and important when re-evalutating life choices.

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, February 21, 2014 9:09 AM

We all click to google maps at some point. Here are the  new things we will find.

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Pinterest puts places on iPad for more travel inspiration - CNET

Pinterest puts places on iPad for more travel inspiration - CNET | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
CNET Pinterest puts places on iPad for more travel inspiration CNET Pinterest has remodeled its iPad application to accommodate the would-be world traveler with a new version mapped around Place Pins, the location-aware pin type released late last...
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Location based-services company Telenav slides after earnings - Peninsula Press

Location based-services company Telenav slides after earnings - Peninsula Press | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Location based-services company Telenav slides after earnings
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Shares of location-based services company Telenav Inc. (NASDAQ: TNAV) have continued a slow drop since Jan.
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Location Based Applications Provide A Number Of Impressive Benefits | 1001 Articles | 1001 Articles

Location Based Applications Provide A Number Of Impressive Benefits | 1001 Articles | 1001 Articles | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
One of several most recent technologies seen on mobile phone devices these days is the expansion of location based applications.
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How To Use Google Maps Without WiFi - Business Insider

How To Use Google Maps Without WiFi - Business Insider | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Google Maps for iOS and Android has a secret feature that lets users figure out where they are going without a WiFi connection.
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Take Your Pick: Pica Pica 2.0 Offers The Best Local Recommendations Around You -- AppAdvice

Take Your Pick: Pica Pica 2.0 Offers The Best Local Recommendations Around You -- AppAdvice | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Pica Pica has just been updated to version 2.0.
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Google Wallet for iOS Updated With Location-Based Notifications - TechnoBuffalo

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Google rolled out an update for Google Wallet on iOS today following a similar update for the money management app on Android last week.
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Windows Phone 8.1 'Cortana' personal assistant will be... - The Verge

Windows Phone 8.1 'Cortana' personal assistant will be... - The Verge | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
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Microsoft's $15 million investment in Foursquare will soon result in product changes in the coming months.
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Microsoft's Cortana, a Siri-like assistant, will be powered by ...

Microsoft's Cortana, a Siri-like assistant, will be powered by ... | All about Location Based Services | Scoop.it
Google and Lenovo aren't the only companies throwing millions of dollars around in the wake of their quarterly earnings reports. Microsoft recently plunked down $15 million for a piece of Foursquare to help with the overhaul ...
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Learn How Location Aware Mobile Apps Can Help Your Business ...

Location aware apps are the next big thing. They allow you to reach your clients when it means the most with relevant, timely information that enhances their experience with your business. By integrating iBeacon technology, ...
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