Yelp Enables Check-Ins On Its iPhone App; Foursquare, Gowalla Ousted As Mayors

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/01/home-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" />When you think of the idea of "checking-in" at a venue in a mobile app, you likely think of <a hr

Whrrl, Still Trying To Find Its Way In Location, Focuses On "Footstreams"

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Screen-shot-2009-12-21-at-8.09.30-PM-215x78.png" width="215" height="78" />Much of the web is based around clickstreams. The latest version of

Loopt Ventures Into Yelp's Territory With New Local Reviews Site

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/lopp-215x138.jpg" width="215" height="138" /> Before there was <a href="http://gowalla.com/">Gowalla</a> or <a href="http://foursquare.com/">

Are Google's Local Barcode Stickers Their Backdoor Check-Ins?

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/GoogmapQRcode-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" /> A couple weeks ago, Google sent out <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/12/06

Golden Gifts: Gowalla Steps Up Its Game For The Holidays

<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/12/screen-shot-2009-12-15-at-1.27.07-pm.png" width="195" height="145" />As <a href="http://foursquare.com">Foursquare</a> has shown so far

Location's Social Paradox

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Paradox-by-Arenamontanus-215x129.jpg" width="215" height="129" />There's an absolute eruption of activity around location-based services right

Loopt Takes Location-Based Gaming Literally

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/Screen-shot-2009-12-04-at-1.38.25-PM-630x212-215x72.png" width="215" height="72" />A lot has been made recently about the gaming elements of l

Plancast Is Foursquare… For The Future

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/21-215x68.png" width="215" height="68" />If you're going to <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/03/10/hendrickson-were-gonna-miss-you

Location Is The Missing Link Between Social Networks And The Real World

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/Screen-shot-2009-11-18-at-2.57.10-AM-207x199.png" width="207" height="199" />Imagine a world where you sit at your computer and you never go o

Loopt Begins Fresh Mobile Assault With Pulse And Background Location For BlackBerry

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/loopt-215x158.jpg" width="215" height="158" /> As a blackberry user, I generally feel a little left out of of the location-based apps world.

On-The-Go Mobile Coupons: Almost As Cool As Minority Report. Not Quite As Creepy.

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/Screen-shot-2009-11-05-at-4.24.15-PM-215x187.png" width="215" height="187" />In the Steven Spielberg movie <em>Minority Report</em> (yes, I ma

Loopt Shifts Its Strategy To Tap The Pulse Of Location

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/11/3-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" />When <a href="http://loopt.com">Loopt</a> launched in <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/0

Stalqer Peers Into Your iPhone For A New Level Of Location-Based Creepiness

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/stalqer-1-132x200.jpg" width="132" height="200" /> <a href="http://foursquare.com/">Foursquare</a> and <a href="http://www.loopt.com/">Loopt<

More Details On Loopt's Acquisition Of GraffitiGeo And Its Plans For The Future

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/graffitigeoshot-138x200.png" width="138" height="200" />Last night we <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2009/10/20/mobile-social-network

Mobile Social Network Wars: Loopt Acquires GraffitiGEO

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/img_1227-133x200.png" width="133" height="200" /><a href="http://www.loopt.com">Loopt</a>, the New Enterprise Associates and Sequoia-backed mo

Loopt's Mix Grows Up; Becomes An iPhone App

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/10/mix-133x200.jpg" width="133" height="200" /> At TechCrunch, we've always been big fans of <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/02/23/

Background Location Finds A Loop(t)hole On The iPhone

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/09/picture-8-300x296-202x200.png" width="202" height="200" />A <a href="http://www.beta.techcrunch.com/2008/09/28/the-state-of-location-based-soc

Leaked Loopt 2.0 Screenshot Reveals New Focus On Places

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/05/sdfas-111x200.jpg" width="111" height="200" /><a href="http://loopt.com">Loopt</a> was the first location-based iPhone app to get a lot of buz

Mobile Socializing: Limbo Merges With Brightkite And Announces $9 Million Funding Round

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/04/cp_1239166178_15798v2-max-250x250-215x78.png" width="215" height="78" /> In the nascent world of mobile social networking, there are the big

Earthcomber Drops Patent Lawsuit Against TechCrunch, Loopt

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2009/03/earthcomberdicks-215x144.jpg" width="215" height="144" />Just a housekeeping item: the ridiculous patent infringement lawsuit brought against
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