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2011-06-21 15:41:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Location-based advertising will generate more than 60 percent of total location-based services revenue in 2015, according to a new report from Pyramid Research. Location-Based Services: Market Forecast, 2011-2015 provides a detailed overview of the current status and size of the location-based services market. It takes a specific look at the positioning of the mobile operators within the value chain and how they can leverage their assets to...

2011-06-20 07:00:00

ZHENGZHOU, China, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- ZST Digital Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZSTN) ("ZST" or the "Company"), a major developer, manufacturer and supplier of digital and optical network equipment to cable system operators and provider of GPS tracking devices and support services for transport-related enterprises in China, today announced that it has recently filed a patent application with the Chinese State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) to ensure intellectual...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Although mobile operators continue to lose control over location information with the increased adoption of GPS, the strong growth in global location-based services presents some potentially significant revenue opportunities for them if they focus on the right areas, according to a new report from Pyramid Research (www.pyr.com). Location-Based Services: Market Forecast, 2011-2015 provides a detailed overview of the current status and size of...

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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...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.