location-based services


Time to Pick Your Holiday Shopping Apps!

With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to get your shopping ducks in a row. Mobile shopping applications offer more deals and features than ever.: can add items to a shopping list by scanning their bar code, be alerted to nearby deals, and receive recommendations for items you might be interested in purchasing based on your preferences or items already in the shopping cart.


“Infrastructure for the Internet of Things” – VIDEO – GigaOm Mobilize 2011

The Internet of Things — what apps will drive adoption? technology enablers needed? business/social issues to remove? Watch GigaOm Pro Analyst Laurie Lamberth plus Internet of Things heavyweights Bill Geiser (Metawatch), David Rose (Vitality), Ted Ladd (WIMM Labs) and Bo Begole (Xerox PARC) chew on the future of the Internet of Things in this video from GigaOm’s Mobilize 2011 conference.


Wireless Industry Gathering: CTIA Spring in Orlando, 3/22-24/2011

Once again, the global wireless industry will gather in Orlando, FL for the Cellular Telephone Industry Association’s (CTIA’s) Spring show. This year we’ll hear about LTE network roll-outs, cool connected devices and a rash of new high- and low-end handsets, plus the services, applications and cool new technologies that keep them all running. Cloud-based mobile services such as mobile wallet, mobile health, context-aware mobile advertising and location-based services (LBS) will also claim their share of the limelight.