April 22nd, 2013

places
Google's latest mobile app is Google Places for Business: a way for business owners to maintain their listings across Google Search, Maps, Mobile and Google+. Surprisingly, the app has launched for...

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April 12th, 2013

foursquare
Rumours have been flying about social location service Foursquare trying to raise another financing round for months now. Yesterday it was finally announced. "We’ve raised $41 million – a combination...

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March 26th, 2013

Sherpa
Sherpa has released a beta version of its predictive intelligence-based personal assistant app for iOS, after raising $1.1m in seed funding. The beta is invite only for the moment, although the company...

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February 22nd, 2013

albumatic
Albumatic is the latest take on the social photo album app, with the added attraction of location. The iOS app lets users start a photo album, which their friends can only join - and therefore contribute...

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February 14th, 2013

Verve Mobile
Location-powered mobile ad specialist Verve Mobile has secured $14m in Series C funding. Verve said that the money would be used to expand its mobile location-based advertising and publishing products...

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January 25th, 2013

Location-based mobile games publisher Red Robot Labs has launched its latest iOS game, Rescue Rush, developed by its Supermono Studios subsidiary. The game sees players controlling a giant cat named...

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December 18th, 2012

facebook-nearby-map
There's some fascinating strategic manoeuvring going on around social location this week. First with Facebook, which has significantly improved the Nearby feature in its iPhone and Android apps. That...

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December 18th, 2012

google-maps
Was there pent-up demand for a downloadable Google Maps app for iPhone? Just a bit: according to Google, the app was downloaded more than 10m times in the first 48 hours after its release earlier this...

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December 17th, 2012

clerkd
Finnish startup Clerkd has launched its iPhone app, which is the latest attempt to marry music discovery with social location features. "Find music through people, places and our recommendation robot,...

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