Archive | September, 2010

Verizon Opens Up Location APIs

21 Sep

For the past decade, it’s been the year of LBS.  I’m happy to say that 2010, at long last, really IS the year of LBS. Why 2010?  Because the largest carriers in the United States have made it so. Today, Verizon Wireless announced that, in partnership with LOC-AID Technologies, it is making available location of […]


Google knows where you’ve been…and where you are going.

8 Sep

This summer Google added a Location History dashboard, based on how you use Google Latitude.  Now you can track where you’ve been.  So can others.  But it also highlights what Google calls “interesting trends” from your travels.  Trips you’ve taken, time at home versus work, you know, “interesting” stuff.  Especially if you are a marketer. […]