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Study of locationa aware Apps. Which Service Will Get You on Your Customers' Map? I don't know how high school dances work these days, but it used to be that the boys slouched against one wall of the gymnasium and the girls huddled around at the other end.
It was a selection process and if you were a guy, you had to make a decision, walk over and ask the girl to dance. Your mobile app is spying on you. The odds are pretty good that if you’re a big consumer of mobile apps, the private information on your phone has been collected and sent somewhere without your knowledge.
That’s the finding of the App Genome Project mammoth study by Lookout, a mobile security company that has scrutinized more than 300,000 apps on both the iPhone and Android mobile phone platforms. San Francisco-based Lookout provides security such as anti-malware for mobile phones. Search results for geolocation.
Geolocation Based Social Media for Brands. The Top 10 Buzziest Blogs in Geolocation This Week. Geoloqi Aims to Unlock the Magic of Mobile Location. I want an app that automatically sends me a link to the Wikipedia entry for any historic building I travel nearby.
5 Important New Trends in Location. As Facebook enters into the location market with Facebook Places, the world's largest social network will help to make the edgy concept of checkins and location-sharing a mainstream practice.
Facebook is just one company attempting to add location for context; there are countless others going above and beyond checkins to push the space forward. What Your Digital Photos Reveal About You. The moment is special: Your kid just learned how to ride a bike without training wheels.
So you fire up your iPhone's camera, snap a photograph, upload the image to TwitPic, and share the evidence of your child's triumph via Twitter. When you post the picture, a subset of the 75 million Twitter users will know the exact location of you and your child. Digital photos automatically store a wealth of information--known as EXIF data--produced by the camera. Most of the data is harmless, but as Mayhemic Labs' Ben Jackson noted at the Next HOPE security conference in New York last July, about 3 percent of all photos posted on Twitter contain location data, and that figure is growing. Making Geolocation Privacy a Priority With the Social Networking App face2face. Many big name social networking geolocation apps such as Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, Whrrl and the new Facebook Places feature have been scrutinized due to privacy concerns and all the fuss has been justified.
When broadcasting location via an application there will always be a high demand for privacy. A free app called face2face has a goal to keep its users location a big secret. When face2face tells a friend your location it only tells them that you're in the area. It doesn't tell anyone what coffee shop, restaurant, bar, or other location you may be at. Banks Using Social Media Sites For Mining Personal Information. Banks and other financial organizations are collecting and archiving information such as status updates that users post on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, according to a recent ABC News article.
The ABC article maintains that due to the wealth of user data available on social media sites like Facebook and Twitter, banks can now have a very detailed and elaborate view on the personal lives of its clients. Personal finance expert Erica Sandberg thinks that anyone can get information about her financial conditions from Facebook or LinkedIn and can then use this information to may even deny credit to her. According to Sandberd: Coupons, Discounts, and Deals on the Best in Boston. Meet Booyah’s InCrowd, A Location-Based Second Life. Booyah’s InCrowd, famously announced by founder Keith Lee at the Facebook Places launch event earlier this month, just hit the App store.
InCrowd is the first of the inevitably many apps that will be built off the Facebook Places API and the only location-based app that has exclusive access to Facebook search. Touted as part game and part social utility, InCrowd is unique in the LBS space as it goes beyond collecting check-ins and allows users to experience a virtual world corresponding the real world visited in Places. Like a location-based Second Life, InCrowd app users can create their own customizable avatars, “interact” with old and new friends nearby as well as accumulate status and virtual goods.
Enterprise-level IP Geolocation Made Available Via API. The ‘Big Data’ service Infochimps now offers IP geolocation from Digital Element.
Infochimps is best known for making huge datasets available as bulk downloads and through RESTful APIs. Digital Element has traditionally offered enterprise level services to large companies like AOL, CNN, and Ask.Com. Vail Resorts unveils ski slope geolocation system. A few months before its five ski resorts open for the season, the Colorado-based Vail Resorts has unveiled a preview of something called Epic Mix, a set of Web and mobile apps based on skiers' activity as logged by radio frequency (RF) readers around its resorts.
It'll go live when the first of Vail's resorts, Keystone, opens for the season in early November. Vail Resorts' season passes and lift tickets are already RF-enabled, but with Epic Mix, interested skiers can unlock "pins" in the manner of Foursquare badges , get ranked on a vertical-feet leaderboard, post all manner of ski-related updates to Facebook and Twitter, and--via a mobile app--see their friends' activity on the slopes in real time so that it gets way easier to meet up for beers at the lodge. iTunes Features Location Apps with New "On the Grid" Section. When social networking behemoth Facebook launched its foray into the location game with Places, some declared that apps like Foursquare and Gowalla would be rendered obsolete. The result, so far, has been quite the contrary, as the megaphone of Facebook has helped spread the word about location apps to the laypeople. Today, the mobile location app market got another big boost as iTunes launched "On the Grid," (iTunes Link) a special showcase featuring geosocial iOS apps on the front page of the App Store.
You can find the new section both in the App Store tab within iTunes, or in the "What's Hot" section of the App Store on iOS devices. Disappointingly, however, iTunes is shining the spotlight on just 12 applications, some of which use location as merely an added feature to its main function. The usual suspects - Foursquare, Gowalla, Brightkite and Loopt - are all present and accounted for, and others like Foodspotting and Yelp are featured as well. EchoEcho.
Real Time Location Recruiting: Using Emerging Technology to Meet Prospects. SpringerLink - Shopkick. SCVNGR. Booyah - Play MyTown! Epic Mix - Home. MTV Teams Up with Foursquare for VMAs. Cars hacked through wireless tire sensors. The tire pressure monitors built into modern cars have been shown to be insecure by researchers from Rutgers University and the University of South Carolina.
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