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Apple Buys Yet Another Navigation Company Apple Buys Yet Another Navigation Company

It appears that Apple has made yet another acquisition in the location services area, snapping up a small GPS startup called Coherent Navigation. The purchase, first reported early Sunday, has been confirmed by Apple. “Apple buys smaller technology companies from …

All New Foursquare Arrives With New Look, Better Recommendations All New Foursquare Arrives With New Look, Better Recommendations
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Foursquare has been teasing the “All New 4sq” for over a week, and today iOS and Android users can grab the upgrade. Apparently, Blackberry users will have to wait just a bit longer. Everything is prettier, including a snazzy new …

U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging U.S. Army Warns Soldiers About Geotagging
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Location tagging poses plenty of problems for civilians. Let’s say you told your boss that you were sick, but instead had plans to catch a Yankees game. In that case, you probably don’t want your next post popping up on …

How To Delete Your Gowalla Account How To Delete Your Gowalla Account
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We recently told you about Facebook acquiring the location-based provider Gowalla. Citing “a source close to Gowalla”, CNN Money learned that the company had been purchased Facebook for an undisclosed sum. With that in mind, if you don’t want Facebook …

Gowalla Acquired By Facebook Gowalla Acquired By Facebook
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Facebook has acquired location-based provider Gowalla, according to a report. Citing “a source close to Gowalla”, CNN Money says Facebook has purchased the company for an undislosed amount. The Gowalla team, including founder Josh Williams, will move from their Austin, …