Swarm, the gamified check-in app from Foursquare, has today launched a new feature that will let users check in to locations without sharing that location with their group of friends. The company is calling
A year ago, Twitter ramped up its game in location services when it announced an integration with Foursquare to provide venue suggestions when you wanted to tag where you were tweeting. Interestingly,
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How 2 Georgia fraternity brothers created Yik Yak, a controversial app that became a ~$400 million business in 365 days
By the end of the day, Long estimates her fellow students had written thousands of yaks, short messages posted publicly to other users within a 1.5-mile radius. A few months before that, Long was hospitalized
Going through airport security is a miserable experience, but airports are at least starting to figure out ways to get you through the line quicker. Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport that
Should we be concerned about Placemeter – an app which monitors street views from apartment windows?
In Christopher Nolan’s 2008 film The Dark Knight, Batman tracks down the Joker via a controversial technique: he hacks into the mobile phones of unsuspecting citizens to create a comprehensive, real-time,
Estimote, maker of hardware beacon devices and a platform for managing software that uses beacon connections, such as Apple’s iBeacon system, has just launched its Indoor Location features. The Indoor
Macy's today announced plans to expand its partnership with Shopkick, which will see more than 4000 shopBeacon devices installed in Macy's stores across the United States by the end of September. Macy's
Amazon's new checkout system for physical retailers gives it a foothold in the brick-and-mortar world. The recent launch of Amazon’s in-store credit card reader and checkout software was one of Jeff Bezos’s