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In the battle of Foursquare versus Gowalla in the location space, Gowalla is often thought of as “the pretty one.” But Foursquare has been attempting to improve their look and feel recently with a number of changes.
Foursquare ‘s head of business development, Tristan Walker, in a panel today at TechCrunch ‘s Crunchup conference said that Foursquare focuses on three levels of deals: mom and pop corner stores, retail chains and brands. Regarding brands, Walker said that Foursquare wants to be brands’ “new age experience provider.” Walker said that Foursquare’s business development team receives between 500-1,000 emails per day of new incoming inquiry, and Walker and his team of five tries his best to respond to all of them. we do charge for sponsored badge promotion
Google's "Send-To-Car" feature lets users send destinations from Google Maps directly to their vehicles. This feature previously worked with BMW and Audi vehicles, and now Google has extended its partner base for the program to Ford and GM. Owners of Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles enabled with Ford's SYNC system, as well as Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hummer, Pontiac, Saab or Saturn vehicles via GM's OnStar navigation, can now take advantage of the "Send-to-Car" function.
Occipital , the people who brought you RedLaser, have just changed iPhone photography in a big way.
The newer logo of U.S. edition of The Amazing Race used from season 14 to present season (Logos for the Australian, Canadian, Chinese, Norwegian, French, Philippine, and Ukrainian versions of the show are adapted from this logo) Logo of the U.S. edition of The Amazing Race used from season 2 – 13 (Logos for the Asian, Brazilian, Israeli, Latin American, and Vietnamese versions of the show are adapted from this logo)
In a huge announcement detailed on AppleInsider, we’ve just found out that Apple has acquired mapping company Poly9. Poly9 has done some amazing work with mapping, including the Poly9 Globe project, which is quite akin to Google Earth, but weighs in at only 303kb and can run in any platform.
A quantum memory may be all scientists need to beat the limit of Heisenberg's uncertainty principle, according to a paper published in Nature Physics .
Last month an (almost) real-time tube map got people talking when it launched as one of the first projects to use Transport for London’s API . It was an exciting example of what can happen when open data is set free to be used by developers in whatever ways their imagination takes them. The problem is that apart from Transport for London, there really isn’t any real-time data out there for people to use – yet.
By Katie Marsal Apple has purchased a Web-based mapping company from Quebec, Canada, that creates interactive 3D software for use in a browser, according to a new report. French-Canadian news site cyberpresse.ca reported Wednesday (via Google Translate) that Poly9 has been purchased by Apple, and a majority of the company's employees were moved to California.
AMSTERDAM – De openbare bibliotheken, de universiteitsbibliotheken, de Koninklijke Bibliotheek en de Digitale bibliotheek der Nederlandse letteren gaan samen één grote online catalogus lanceren waarin mensen gemakkelijker en beter kunnen zoeken naar boeken.
Last week I was in San Francisco, ostensibly to meet with fellow Nokians in Mountain View and Palo Alto, the homes of Google and Stanford University respectively.
Via Nationale Bibliotheekcatalogus worden collecties ook beter vindbaar in Google.
Tokyo-based Tonchidot has come a long way since the spectacular launch of its augmented reality app Sekai Camera at TechCrunch50 back in 2008. We’ve spent quite a few articles on how the startup did since then, and the bottom line is that it did very well so far.
The Producers is a 1968 American satirical dark comedy cult classic film written and directed by Mel Brooks .