Posts Tagged: GPS

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IbiboGroup acquires bus-tracking Indian startup YourBus to strengthen position in India’s online travel industry

India’s ibiboGroup has acquired bus tracking and analytics startup YourBus for an undisclosed amount, according to a statement by ...

  • March 20, 2014
  • at 11:29 am
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XL Dekat lets you keep track of your loved ones in real time

The telco scene in Indonesia is definitely one to look out for, as each seems to have stepped away from the usual price war to making new pr...

  • October 1, 2013
  • at 9:00 pm
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China Beidou vs GPS

Get Lost, GPS: China Invests $810 Million to Create Products for Homegrown Navigation System

Always concerned about being reliant on foreign technology, China has been developing a homegrown satellite navigation system for the past d...

  • May 2, 2013
  • at 4:11 pm
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Chinese Man Tries to Track Ex-Girlfriend via GPS, Loses Hundreds

The advent of mobile phones with GPS technology may have made people easier to track, but even GPS can’t save us from karma. That̵...

  • June 1, 2012
  • at 11:08 am
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Baidu Maps Brings Free Voice Navigation for Drivers in Android App Update

Chinese search engine Baidu (NASDAQ:BIDU) has today updated its mobile Baidu Maps app for Android and added free voice navigation for driver...

  • April 26, 2012
  • at 10:00 pm
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MapmyIndia Will Lead You to Businesses, Places, With New ShowNearby App

Today, MapmyIndia has launched a useful location-based service (LBS) app called ShowNearby that leads users to nearby places and venues, suc...

  • November 10, 2011
  • at 8:30 pm
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Sogou Maps Expands 3D Maps API, Brings Free Voice Navigation to Android App

Sogou Maps has Google’s rival service in its sight in China as its opens up its 3D maps API and adds voice navigation to its Android a...

  • September 6, 2011
  • at 11:30 pm
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How Mobile Devices Help Indonesians Return To Hometowns for Eid

As the Eid celebration is only a week away, Indonesian tradition compels people to start returning to their hometowns. Using cars, buses, tr...

  • August 23, 2011
  • at 9:30 pm
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Google Maps Now Provides Traffic Information in Jakarta

If you are driving on the streets of Jakarta and have the Google Maps service switched on, you can now find information about traffic aroun...

  • June 23, 2011
  • at 3:30 pm
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Indonesia loves Waze, already has 750,000 active users

Google-owned maps and navigation app Waze revealed a few bits of data about its Indonesian users last week.

  • November 25, 2013
  • at 1:02 pm
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Avalable, a Facebook for Thai singles

At this rate, there won’t be any more singles left in Thailand soon! Dating app Noonswoon seems to be taking off, and now there’s anothe...

  • August 9, 2013
  • at 9:00 am
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Mobile Service Disruption from Great Japan Earthquake Visualized

When the tragic earthquake hit Japan back in March of 2011, mobile communications were severely disrupted in the affected regions, even in m...

  • January 11, 2013
  • at 8:30 pm
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China’s Satellite Navigation System to Serve Asia-Pacific, Launch More Satellites

Without GPS technology, we would all be lost — increasingly, that’s a literal truth. China’s “Big Dipper” GPS ...

  • May 17, 2012
  • at 11:00 am
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Sina Weibo Adds LBS Features to Mobile Apps, Feels Like an Invasion of Privacy

Sina (NASDAQ:SINA) has added some location-based services (LBS) to the mobile apps for its microblogging platform, Weibo. A new update to bo...

  • December 21, 2011
  • at 8:00 pm
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The Chinese Fitness App Start-Up That’s Chasing Smartphone Users

A Chinese start-up is trying to ride a new wave in health and fitness in the country with its multi-platform exercise app called Codoon. As ...

  • October 25, 2011
  • at 2:17 pm
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SafeAutoRickshaw.com Makes Auto Rides Easier, Safer and Friendlier

SafeAutoRickshaw.com, a new initiative by Viswanath Seetharam and Bangalore City Traffic Police Force, hopes to solve some of the problems b...

  • August 30, 2011
  • at 11:48 am
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Japan’s KDDI to Launch Innovative Handset For Elderly

This September KDDI will begin selling the Mi-Look, a mobile phone created by manufacturer Kyocera, which aims to help people in Japan take ...

  • July 22, 2011
  • at 9:00 am
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Toresto Serves Restaurant Info to Indonesia

As consumers spend more time researching purchases online, so too are culinary connoisseurs turning to the web to find information and recom...

  • April 19, 2011
  • at 10:38 am
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