location services

  • Foursquare revamps its developer site as API usage soars

    Foursquare revamps its developer site as API usage soars

    It’s no secret that developers are the key to Foursquare’s continued success, and as part of supporting that mission the company just launched a revamped developer site, its first major refresh since 2009. The new site clarifies what the difference is between the developer offerings. The Places API is the free offering that most developers will use that serves up information on… Read More

  • From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

    From Static To Suggestive: Nokia’s Earthmine-Powered Vision For The Future Of Maps

    Nokia is preparing to rev up its engines in the location space and drive towards the future of maps. The company whose name is still synonymous with mobile phones in certain parts of the world will hand off its devices & services unit to Microsoft early next year, in exchange for $7.2 billion. Which means it’s going to have the time and money to refocus its efforts on its… Read More

  • Geolocation’s Potential Heats Up With Geoloqi’s Battery-Saving Tech

    Geolocation’s Potential Heats Up With Geoloqi’s Battery-Saving Tech

    Geoloqi, a name you may know because of the mobile app that once provided automatic Foursquare check-ins and geofenced reminders, is today launching its next-generation location platform as an SDK. Although previously available in API format for developers’ use, the new iOS and Android SDK makes it even easier for developers to drop in location services into their apps, whether those… Read More