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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...

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2008-04-14 14:03:54

Positioning system used by iPhone/iPod breachedIn January, Skyhook Wireless Inc. announced that Apple would use Skyhook's WiFi Positioning System (WPS) for its popular Map applications. The WPS database contains information on access points throughout the world. Skyhook itself provides most of the data in the database, with users contributing via direct entries to the database, and requests for localization. ETH Zurich Professor Srdjan Capkun of the Department of Computer Science and his team...


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