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2014-03-03 00:23:19

DUBLIN, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcvjn8/locationbased) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Location-based Service Market in North America" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/tcvjn8/locationbased ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Several industries are increasingly adopting LBS devices to enhance...

2014-02-05 04:21:49

DUBLIN, February 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44lrqj/global_location) has announced the addition of the "Global Location Based Services (LBS) Market - Forecasts to 2016" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/44lrqj/global_location ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) One of the main trends witnessed in the Global LBS market is the increasing...

2013-09-26 12:26:46

Innovative smartphone app helps shoppers save money while increasing foot traffic to retailers PALO ALTO, Calif., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shopular, the leading mobile app for saving money in stores, today announced it has partnered with Sequoia Capital and received $6.4 million in Series A financing. Tim Lee will represent Sequoia on the company's board of directors. Shopular previously raised a seed round from Y Combinator and reputed angel investors including Adam...

2012-06-20 10:22:37

NEW YORK, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New York, New York - Mapfia Inc. is pleased to announce Mapfia 1.1.0 for iOS, a newly launched application for iOS and Android phones that lets users make free "map calls". The launch of GPS embedded phones sparked several Location-Based Service (LBS) apps such as Loopt, Google Latitude, and Apple's Find My Friend. These LBS apps generated some hype and usage among early technology adopters. However, to most users, LBS apps are more hype than...

Strange Bedfellows – Apple's Carrier Saga
2012-05-11 07:17:45

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com It shouldn´t be overlooked that Apple is unlike any other handset manufacturer to come before them. You remember the days before Apple, of course. When the time came to buy a new phone, whether it be because you were switching carriers or because your two-year contract was up and you felt like a change, you would visit your local carrier-authorized store. There, a helpful representative would show you which phones you were allowed to buy within your...

2012-03-27 23:02:25

Where 2.0 is a world-renowned meeting of the minds focusing on location-based technology lead by O´Reilly Media. FireWhat Inc. has been invited to join the discussion. The staff will be presenting to the industry on their ideas to modernize the fire service. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2012 O´Reilly Media is hosting its sixth annual Where Conference April 2-4 in San Francisco, CA. The conference focuses on the growing business of leveraging the location awareness due...

2012-03-13 13:18:00

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- It should be no surprise that iCracked, the world's largest iPhone repair company, was accepted into the 2011 winter batch of Y Combinator start-ups, a feat more difficult than being accepted into Harvard University. iCracked is being given the once in a lifetime opportunity to garner invaluable advice and insight into the world of technological entrepreneurship from the best of the best in Silicon Valley. According to Wired Magazine, Y...

Image 1 - Military Personnel Warned Against Geotagging Photos
2012-03-10 07:22:22

American military personnel could find their lives in danger due to an unlikely source -- Facebook's recently adopted Timeline feature -- officials from the US Army warned earlier this week. According to a BBC News report published Friday, the actual culprit is geotagged photographs, or pictures that are marked with the location where they were taken. Geotagging is a popular feature on the Mark Zuckerberg-founded social network and other websites like it, and many smartphones automatically...

2011-09-26 11:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Virgin America is teaming up with Loopt, the geo-social network, to offer travelers mobile check-in rewards at various locations throughout the airline's sleek and sustainable new home at San Francisco International Airport's (SFO) Terminal 2 (T2). Travelers that virtually "check-in" at T2 using the Loopt iPhone or Android mobile app and watch a short video on T2's unique design, can score real-time digital deals from a number of T2's...

2011-05-17 08:00:00

LEHI, Utah, May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Matrix42, a leading supplier of workplace management solutions, announced today its new iPhone app for Service Desk and Service Catalog. Matrix42 extends its services for mobile devices with this application, which will be available as a free download from the AppStore. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110517/SF03039LOGO) Service management - anywhere, anytime The new iPhone app, which will be available June 6, supports the Matrix42...