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Bee Media Acquires Adcentricity To Unite Location-Based Advertising & Mobile Shopping

<a href="http://beemedia.com/">Bee Media</a>, the makers of a mobile shopping platform that serves location-specific offers and info to mobile devices, today announced that it has acquired <a href="ht

SoLoMo: CityMaps Nabs $2.5M To Render Your City Social, One Block At A Time

Maps have been around for millenia, but for a significant chunk of that time, they remained static, two-dimensional forms, rendered by hand on paper. It sounds crude now, even <a href="http://articles

Via NFC: Japanese Social Network Mixi First To Let Users "Share" Real-World Items

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2011/02/mixi_logo.png" /> Japan has always been the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2008/08/09/japan%E2%80%99s-super-advanced-mobile-web-too-uni

Department of Desperation: Placecast Tries To Paint Foursquare As Irrelevant To Marketers

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/07/txtvs4sq.jpg" alt="" /> If you want to know why you can never trust a survey commissioned by a company trying to bolster its market position,

GyPSii launches Tweetsii for Android

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/9946/59946v3-max-250x250.png" class="shot2" /><a href="http://www.gypsii.com">GyPSii</a>, a real-time location based social networks, is

GPS receivers to be embedded into SIM cards

So apparently GPS chips are getting really, really small. Small enough to fit onto tiny SIM cards, as telephony electronics company Sagem has teamed up with GPS experts BlueSky Positioning on technolo

GeoGraffiti rolls out of beta, onto iPhone

Oh, the memories that come rushing back at the mention of GeoGraffiti, the second thing I ever wrote about after joining up as MobileCrunch’s editor. To quote myself for the sake of wallowing in

More fodder for your privacy invasion arguments

GigaOM has a list called 5 Ways Your Gadgets Will Betray Your Privacy, which should reinforce the idea that you can pretty much be followed unless you move off the grid. And if you’ve already mo

uLocate GPS Platform Gets $11 Million

uLocate announced an $11 million investment from GrandBanks Capital and Kodiak Venture Partners across the business wire this morning. GrandBanks Capital and Kodiak Venture Partners. Venrock’s Gener

Helio Adds Drift To Lineup

Helio has dropped another phone for its MySpace-centric subscribers, named the Drift. The Drift is a Samsung slider in white or black and features location-based services (poor man’s GPS) that i