Latest Location-based services Stories

2011-02-14 02:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, the leading global provider of maps, traffic and location data enabling navigation, location-based services and mobile advertising around the world, today announced it has signed Telmap as a publisher of its fast-expanding NAVTEQ LocationPoint ad network. The deal extends NAVTEQ LocationPoint, among the fastest-growing location-aware mobile ad networks in the world, to millions of users of Telmap's premium location-based services....

2010-10-22 00:00:39

"ËœEconomics of Location-Based Services' provides an in-depth look at LBS, including user projections, business models, mobile advertising projections and company profiles. Monterey, Calif. (Vocus) October 21, 2010 Mobile phone location-based services (LBS) are beginning to gain traction, according to SNL Kagan's seminal study of the wireless industry, Economics of Location-Based Services. According to SNL Kagan, active users of LBS in the U.S., which includes registered users of...

2010-02-24 08:46:43

Privacy issues and location-based services Carnegie Mellon University's Lorrie F. Cranor will discuss the risk and benefits of online services that collect and use location information to joint meetings of the U.S. Congressional Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection and the Subcommittee on Communication and Technology at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 24 in room 2141 of the Rayburn Office building in Washington, D.C. Increasingly popular location-based services allow Internet...

2009-03-26 07:00:00

Winners to be revealed at awards ceremony during CTIA Wireless 2009 in Las Vegas CHICAGO, March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- NAVTEQ, a leading global provider of digital map data for vehicle navigation and location-based solutions (LBS), announces the semifinalists of the Americas edition of the NAVTEQ Global LBS Challenge. The Global LBS Challenge is a world-wide developer competition that invites developers to build and submit original, pre-commercialized mobile applications using dynamic...

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  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.