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2011-04-29 08:13:10

After reviewing the practices of four major U.S. wireless carriers, two lawmakers are looking to extend privacy codes to third-party application developers. Currently, the Associated Press (AP) reports that the nation's four largest carriers say that permission is obtained from their customers before it is used to physically locate the subscriber so that they can provide services such as driving directions, family-finder applications and other location-based services. Permission is also...

2011-04-14 08:32:00

VANCOUVER, April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW) today announced that Hughes Telematics, Inc. ("HTI"), a leader in providing next-generation connected services, has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime(TM) embedded wireless modules and application framework to support its award-winning In-Drive(TM) aftermarket solution. Using Sierra Wireless modules such as the AirPrime SL6087 EDGE Module and the AirPrime XM0110 GPS Module, In-Drive offers a range of...

2011-04-06 08:11:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- deCarta's MapSearch mobile application, which provides integrated maps, local search, and directions across a wide variety of handset platforms and countries, has hit the one million user milestone in less than two weeks after its launch on March 22. deCarta MapSearch offers a white label alternative to Google Maps and Bing Maps. The initial release of deCarta MapSearch is in 14 countries on Opera Mini, the world's most popular mobile...

2011-03-29 07:00:00

LARGO, Fla. and SAN FRANCISCO, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Valpak Direct Marketing Systems / Cox Target Media and junaio today announced that Valpak coupons will now be available on the junaio app, allowing consumers to save money at nearby businesses with geo-targeted coupons that pop up on their smartphones. With the Valpak coupons on the junaio app, consumers don't wait to receive coupons, the geo-location coupons are available whenever they want them. The app launches the...

2011-03-23 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LOC-AID Technologies®, Inc., the world's first and largest Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) company, today announced that International CTIA WIRELESS® 2011 has declared LOCAIDER(TM) top winner of The Big Idea Contest, a competition that recognizes new and innovative concepts for wireless products, applications and services. After assembling 45 finalists, the CTIA allowed the broader community to vote on the most...

2011-03-21 07:51:00

ORLANDO, Fla., March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTIA Wireless 2011 -- InvisiTrack, Inc. today announced that its InvisiTrack Location System (LS), the world's first accurate and reliable indoor/outdoor location positioning and tracking solution, is available now for integration with devices that use LTE, TV-Band White Space and other low-frequency spectrums. InvisiTrack was selected by a panel of judges to showcase its solution at the Telecom Council New Innovation Showcase Pavilion at...

2011-03-21 07:02:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LOC-AID Technologies, Inc., the first and largest mobile location enabler and Location-as-a-Service (LaaS) provider in North America, today announced the availability of developers to enable innovative location-based services for T-Mobile's customers. LOC-AID's LaaS platform protects the privacy and security of customers while offering developers a single API and a consistent way to create applications that use devices' location information...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

TechnoCom Location Platform Has Extensive Reach to Virtually any Device for Improved Operational Efficiencies, Localized Content Delivery and Location-Aware Enterprise Solutions Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 TechnoCom Corporationâ“ž¢ , a leading provider of enterprise location solutions today announced an unprecedented ability to locate over 260 million mobile devices and over 100 million landline phones through its enterprise location platform. TechnoCom...

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Further Integrating Location-Based Services into Everyday Lives Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 TechnoCom Corporationâ“ž¢, a leading provider of enterprise location solutions, today announced a partnership with Abaq.us, a provider of sensor-enabled mobile & web solutions for consumers and enterprise customers. Together, TechnoCom and Abaq.us are providing location-enhanced web solutions for one of the nation's major mobile-device-management and mobile...

2011-03-10 05:00:00

VALENCIA, Calif., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- LiveViewGPS, a leading GPS car tracking company, has released their new 2011 product catalog full of all the latest and most innovative new GPS tracking products. "We are very pleased with our new 2011 product catalog," said a LiveViewGPS representative. "We think it will help our customers find the exact GPS locators and equipment they need for their exact application. Whether your needs are consumer or commercial based, personal or...


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  • A spider.
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