Locaid wants to enable online gambling businesses state by state.
Google released three application programming interfaces today, one of which can sense not just when the person is moving, but in what way.
Apple updated its FindMyFriends app to allow you to get alerts when your friends enter or leave a custom-set radius around the location of your choice.
Life360, an app that helps you keep track of your family members, has reached 25 million registered users, and is rolling out new features.
Flickr is introducing a new security feature intended to keep creepers away from your most sensitive location information.
Location-based digital marketing company Placecast has made a name for itself by sending text messages to users when they’re within range of a business that is offering discounts. Now the company is expanding these updates, called ShopAlerts, to work within mobile apps.
Mayor Maker, a recently launched location-based application from Location Labs, is giving iPhone users the opportunity to automatically check-in to as well as check-out of locations using Foursquare. The application is currently available on iTunes.
Location Labs, a company that helps developers implement location-based services in mobile applications, announced today that its cloud-based Universal Location Service (ULS) platform can now locate over 250 million phones.
A coffee shop pinging your cell phone with a deal for latte when you’re 300 feet away? A mother alerted when her child leaves the school grounds? All this is done with “geofencing“, the latest thing in location-based services, according to some proponents and users.