Where Offers Mobile Check-In Incentives

Where (formerly uLocate) continues to redefine itself as a mobile local content and ad targeting play. Its latest move offers coupons and nearby specials to users who check in to places through its mobile app. According to today's release: When…

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Sunday Op-Ed: Reality Check-In

One of the hottest topics across the tech media and blogosphere (besides iPad and Facebook updates) continues to be social location based services. It was a big theme at Twitter's seminal Chirp event, Foursquare's escalating valuation, and continued speculation over…

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Facebook: The Sleeping Giant of LBS

Location-based services continue to roll out left and right. TechCrunch won't stop saying this year's South By Southwest conference will be all about location (except for this contrarian piece by Paul Carr). We mostly agree. But with all the start-ups…

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Location Awareness Popping Up Everywhere

We've written a bit in the past about how location awareness in mobile devices like the iPhone is beginning to inspire online product development. This has been behind Mozilla's Geode platform, which lets developers create location-based services based on the…

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10,000 iPhone Apps and Counting

148apps.com reports that there have been more than 10,000 iPhone apps released to date. The site tracks application releases and also has some interesting breakdowns of where applications fall into different categories and price points. About a quarter of total…

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