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Verizon Showcased Flixwagon’s LBS Mobile App at CES
Flixwagon’s LBS Geo Edition App enhances Verizon Wireless’ LBS with live video broadcasting and social networking functions.
Garmin’s New Website Endorses Emerging Adventure Sport
Garmin establishes its leading role in the Geocaching ecosystem.
Facebook Introduces Location Check-in Feature
This new feature in Facebook will put pressure on other location-based social networks such as Gowalla, Foursquare and Gypsii.
Sport Tracking Technologies Will Launch Web Service Soon
Today, the Sports Tracker application is available for ten Nokia touchscreen smartphones and over two dozen non-touch smartphones.
Location-Based Mobile Social Networks and Games Experiencing Rapid User Growth
Monetisation builds on brand partnerships and and sale of in-game gifts.
Genasys and GyPSii Sign Strategic Agreement to Offer Location-Based Social Media Solution to Telefonica in Latin America
Genasys to leverage GyPSii OpenExperience API for mobile social applications.
Brightkite’s location-based social networking app is now available from the Ovi Store
Native Brightkite LBS social networking application now available for all leading smartphone platforms except Windows Mobile.
Soundtrckr Launches Location-Based Social Music Network
Currently the app is available for iPhone and iPod Touch.
Gowalla raises US$ 8.4 million for location-based social network
The financing is intended to fuel the expansion of Gowalla’s Mobile Social Networking Service.
Nokia has Acquired Plum
Plum develops and operates a cloud-based social media sharing and messaging service for private groups.
GyPSii launches Java into China
GyPSii adds Java platform compatibility, targets 650 million+ Chinese mobile users.
Callaway Golf Announces Acquisition of uPlay
uPlay is a developer of consumer electronics devices such as distance measuring products for golfers with aerial photography.
GyPSii Signs New Agreement for Access to China Mobile Subscribers
Deal with MyNet opens GyPSii up to 480 million+ China Mobile subscribers.
GyPSii and Garmin Sign Agreement for Location-Based Services and Social Networking
The global multi-year agreement is good news for Gypsii.
Nokia to acquire social-activity service provider Plazes
Nokia want to accereate their vision to enable services that track place and time.
GyPSii launches iPhone platform
GyPSii takes social networking mobile for Apple iPhone.
GyPSii partners with Shanghai Rannuo and China Unicom to launch new mobile-location services
The service is to be launced for the 2008 Olympic Games.
LOC-AID People Named Best LBS Application at BREW 2006 Conference
LOC-AID People from LOC-AID Technologies was named the Best LBS Application at the BREW 2006 Developer Awards ceremony held on June 1 during the BREW 2006 Conference in San Diego.
Amp'd Mobile unveils multiplayer wireless game using location based services
Amp'd Mobile, along with partner LivePlanet, will offer gamers an exclusive sneak peak at the highly anticipated game PhoneTag at E3 2006.
Your World Games unveils LBS game "The Shroud"
New publisher of location based entertainment for mobile phones presents first title.
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