Posts Tagged: location based services


Cool new app alert: Jink wants to prevent friends from getting lost and arriving late

Ever find yourself waiting for a friend who’s late? It stinks. As impatience mounts, you call his cellphone, but there’s no ans...

  • July 29, 2014
  • at 7:05 pm
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Location-based Marketing Association launches Singapore Chapter; Yoose and YFind are pioneer members

The Location-based Marketing Association (LBMA) has today announced the launch of its Singapore Chapter, which will also serve as the region...

  • November 5, 2012
  • at 2:55 pm
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Adsmobi and YOOSE partner to launch location-based mobile coupon service

YOOSE, a hyper-local mobile ad network, has been selected by adsmobi, a mobile media buying platform, to develop a location-based mobile co...

  • February 22, 2012
  • at 5:30 pm
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Mobile Location Based Games to See Massive Growth in Japan

Location based services (LBS) garnered quite a bit of attention last year with new services like Foursquare and Gowalla battling over market...

  • October 6, 2011
  • at 12:30 pm
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Global digital information and entertainment product spending to top US$2.1 trillion in 2011

Consumers are expected to spend US$2.1 billion on digital information and entertainment products in 2011, a figure that is predicted to grow...

  • July 11, 2011
  • at 12:19 pm
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China’s Location-Based Service Market Hits 6.55 Million Accounts

A study by EnfoDesk released via Analysys International revealed that China reached 6.55 million location-based accounts by the end of the ...

  • June 13, 2011
  • at 11:34 pm
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TWIA Episode 52: Asia coming of Age?

Back to the studio after an exciting week from Echelon 2010 and the good news that we are recently mentioned on TechCrunch. Akky Akimoto, th...

  • June 18, 2010
  • at 2:39 pm
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5 Lessons From My Failed Startup In Mobile Location-Based Service

Two years ago, Aaron tried starting a business in the mobile space in the realm of location-based services. Now on looking back, he shares s...

  • February 5, 2009
  • at 5:03 pm
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Baidu in talks to acquire China’s most popular food review site Dianping for $2 billion UPDATE: Denied

UPDATE 10/24/2013 16:08 – Dianping has denied reports saying it is in acquisition negotiations with Baidu. Chinese search giant Baid...

  • October 24, 2013
  • at 10:56 am
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Where is the Money in Location-based Services?

I was delighted to write about the news of YFind’s funding. But truth be told, few if any location-based services have turned a real p...

  • June 18, 2012
  • at 6:08 pm
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Xunlei Makes File-Sharing Social and Local, Probably Banned from Apple’s App Store

Xunlei has added social and location-based (LBS) features to a new file-sharing service, and released an app for iPhone called Xunlei Linju ...

  • January 5, 2012
  • at 8:00 pm
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WangPiao to Use Funding to Make Buying Cinema Tickets More Social

Wang Piao – meaning “web tickets” – is a Chinese net company that sells cinema ticket deals in 23 cities. It will soon complete a se...

  • September 30, 2011
  • at 3:37 pm
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Going Out, Checking-in, and Being Seen: a Look at Jiepang [REVIEW]

With over 100,000 people making check-ins every week, the indie is China’s biggest location-based service (LBS) – a ...

  • June 19, 2011
  • at 12:51 am
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Geodelic Enables Location Based Services For Venue Owners

A look at geolocation startup Geodelic which may be coming to Singapore soon.

  • October 5, 2010
  • at 6:07 pm
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In Conversation with Saumil Nanavati, Co-Founder of Chlkboard

The team at Chlkboard took only 21 days to built it from scratch! Find out more about the founders behind this new startup.

  • February 3, 2010
  • at 11:32 pm
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