Tag: location

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]