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LBS Needs Trust

For over a decade the communications industry has been waxing poetic about the potential for location based services or LBS to change the world. The idea was mobile commerce would be unleashed as coupons would be flashed in front of...

X.com: an App Store for Commerce from eBay

How the “now-boring” auction site is trying to become the hub of commerce Since the launch of the iTunes App Store there has been a rush to emulate the success of Apple by owning an ecosystem which is powered by...

Find My iPhone Service Down?

It seems Apple's Find My iPhone service at www.me.com is down and repeated attempts to login are met with login errors or this message below.This outage is ahead of schedule according to the status page which displays the following message:...

Google Earth 6 Goes 3D

Google Earth 6 has improved quite a bit and most recently has added historical images and 3D trees - a somewhat cartoonish representation of actual trees. The level of detail continues to amaze me and you can see from the...

Mind Your Mobile Camera and There is no Facebook Dislike Button

You go New York Times, there are a few stories the newspaper has run recently which are worthy of note and worth potentially sending to people who don't devour tech news for a living. The first is from this past...

Google: Privacy Died Long Ago

This past weekend the Wall Street Journal interviewed Google CEO Eric Schmidt and there were some interesting comments about how Google knows so much about you and moreover knows your location and as such the company can remind you to...

DailyCandy Sweet on Android

 One of the hottest email newsletters and Web sites for the ultra hip woman is DailyCandy and the site is the bible for many seeking advice on fashion, beauty, travel, culture and more. Specializing in providing information on popular cities...

Yahoo Mobile Interview

Yahoo is increasing its focus on mobile devices with the recent rollout of a mobile home page which distills the best parts of the Yahoo! Web browser home to the important areas you need to know about. On an iPhone...

Touchatag Developer Contest to Boost Urban Gaming

Isn't it incredible how areas of tech go out of favor quickly? RFID for example was talked about everywhere a few years back but now it doesn't get the attention it once did. Perhaps we are so overwhelmed with social...

Mavenir Enhances Mobile Social Networking

Recently I wrote about Facebook and why the company should scare carriers as they take over the customer relationship and moreover commoditize wireless providers by developing people-to-people connectivity applications which run on any carrier network. As of today the wireless...

Lost Smartphone? Take These Precautions First

I spent much of Sunday in Manhattan with the family and while there stopped by one of our favorite restaurants for lunch. A bit later in the day my wife realized her iPhone had gone missing. The last place she...

eTelemetry Helps Manage Virtualization, VoIP User Location for E911

As the networking landscape gets more complex through the addition of remote computing, WiFi, cloud computing and virtualization, it is becoming more of a challenge to determine who is using what services and how much aggregate bandwidth they are consuming....

Wireless Carriers Give up on New Services

Google recently released an application called Latitude which allows you to give your friends access to your whereabouts on a Google map. When I tried to download it on my iPhone I received a message saying it is coming soon....

Carriers Need Advertising

I have been saying for over a decade that carriers need to explore ways to deliver enhanced services. To be fair, some companies are doing this. AT&T has done an amazing job partnering with Apple (the way I hear it,...

Web 2.0 comes to CRM

The above graphic is a bank mashup showing all banks in Norwalk, CT -- where TMC headquarters are located. (credit: Webmashup.com) A logical place for mashups to show up are in customer relationship management applications where they can allow...

Twitter+iPhone=Gadget LoJack

Worried that your iPhone will be stolen or want to keep track of someone who has an iPhone? If so, check out this article which talks about software that pings your computer with the location of Apple's iPod Touch on...

Garmin Nuvifone Review

Tom Keating has an excellent review of the Garmin nuvifone and after reading it I remain very impressed with what the company will be releasing soon. Let's look at the facts. Garmin's nuvi line is fantastic. I like the...

Alltel Partners with AAA

Years back, many of my colleagues and I waxed poetic about location based services. Now it seems, with the aid of GPS, these services are being rolled out. A really interesting one has been announced by AAA the automobile club and...

Mobile Advertising Grows to $16.5 Billion

I was perusing some articles on mobile advertising recently and was absolutely stunned at how big some analysts think this market will be. According to this TMCnet article, Strategy Analytics predicts the global market for mobile advertising is slated to...

Rumor Mill: Google Acquiring Sprint

Recent news that Sprint is not going to work with Clearwire to build out a WiMAX network only added to the rumors I have been hearing about Google acquiring Sprint Nextel. On the surface it seems like this would be...

Japan Location Based Services

Tokyo is experimenting with sending highly tailored information to users based on location and interests. Users will get special offers, menus and coupons as they walk city streets. Shoppers can rent a prototype reader or get a limited service on...
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