Tag: LBS

  • Facebook, Twitter, Foursquare Face Off in Location-based Services

    If you’ve ever used one of the Location-based apps like Foursquare, Gowalla or Brightkite, you’ve gone through the steps of checking in to a location to earn some sort of reward for being there. Now that these early-stage start-ups have proven the interest in Location-based Services, Twitter and Facebook want in (joining Google, Apple and […]

  • Mobile Users: Fans of Personalized Location Based Services

    Mobile tech gives developers power to offer a lot of “magic” features for the user experience given the data known about a user based on GPS location, time of day, and other info. While some folks, myself included, thinks there’s a limit to how much a person will want their phone to “smart market” to […]

  • Telmap’s Mobile Ads Go Local

    The latest mobile company looking to get into LBS (Location Based Services) advertising is Israel’s Telmap, a 10-year-old mobile navigation and search provider with international offices in the UK and North America. This month, the company announced two strategic partnerships to move them into the hot location-based advertising market, a smart move for any mobile […]

  • Google Mobile Search Goes Local

    If you’ve ever used search on your mobile phone to find something nearby while you’re out and about, chances are the process was a pain.¬†Google’s looking to cash in on the power of combining location-based search with a mobile device, and their latest mobile search update is a start at doing just that. Yesterday, Google […]