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Qualcomm Spins Off its LBS Division into Stand-Alone Company

Qualcomm is to spin off its location based services division, Gimbal into a separate company, majority owned by a team of outside investors. more

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Emerging Markets, Indoor Location and Advertising to Boost LBS Market

Falling barriers to the adoption of location-based services (LBS) in emerging markets, combined with momentum behind indoor LBS and mobile advertising, are set to fuel future growth in mobile LBS more

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TCS Wins Contract to Research Improvements in Geo-targeting Accuracy for Wireless Emergency Alerts

USA based TeleCommunication Systems (TCS) says that it has won a contract to develop ways of improving mobile phone location tracking from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. more

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LBS revenues in Europe and North America will grow to EUR5 billion in 2018

Mobile location-based service (LBS) revenues in Europe are forecasted to grow from EUR 735 million in 2013 at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 25.8 percent to reach EUR 2.3 billion in 2018,  more

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Majority of USA Smartphone Users Share Their Location Through An App

There is a growing acceptance and use of location sharing apps, with more than 60% of smartphone users reporting that they use at least one location sharing app on their smartphone, and 36% say they use two or more. more

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AT&T Testing Location Based Services in Airports

AT&T and the travel technology company, Sabre say that they are to jointly explore solutions which could usher in a more personalized travel service for travelers. more

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A Billion Smartphones with Location-Based Sensor Fusion by 2016

As smartphones embrace always-on, ubiquitous location, location-based sensor fusion will become a standard feature. ABI Research expects that location-based sensor fusion will enable the dawn of the quantified self, ambient intelligence,  more

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Will Enterprises Find Indoor Location Services?

There must be big opportunity in indoor mapping or companies such as Apple, Google, Qualcomm and Samsung wouldn't be jockeying for position. Still, an Intel engineer says the swarm of competitors has yet to strike gold in the fledgling indoor location services market. more

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Apple Just One of Many Big Guns Entering $4 Billion Indoor Location Market

Apple, eBay, Google, and others are all making definite moves on indoor location in 2013, with a view towards a $4 billion plus market in 2018. more

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US Court Rules that Phone Location Data is Not Protected by Privacy Laws

A US court has ruled that mobile networks can be asked to hand over a specific mobile phone's location data to police officials using a less stringent court warrant than they would otherwise have needed. more

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