Yahoo Uses Crowdsourcing To Teach GPS To Find Scenic RoutesIt's the journey, not the destination that makes road trips memorable, and researchers at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona want to capitalize on that philosophy with a new method for measuring scenic routes to suggest directions.
Larry Magid: Cloak App Helps Users Avoid PeopleThe Cloak app allows users to avoid unwanted encounters, by using location check-ins on Instagram and Foursquare.
Questions Loom As Yelp Prices IPO At $15 A ShareSan Francisco-based Yelp Inc. late Thursday priced its initial public offering of stock at $15 a share. That's above its expected range of $12 and $14 per share.
Amazon Failure Takes Down Sites Across InternetScores of websites and Internet services like Foursquare and Reddit are down or have limited availability because of problems at a data center run by Amazon.com.
Tech Report: Foursquare 3.0 Has ArrivedFoursquare, the location-based check-in startup, is introducing its latest version for the Android and iPhone.
Foursquare Location Service Adds Comment, PhotosFoursquare, a popular location-sharing service for smart phones, is now letting you upload a photo of that tasty burger you're about to bite into.
Foursquare In Deal To Create TV Series Based On ItFoursquare, a popular startup that lets people share their location with friends through a mobile app, is working with production company Endemol USA to create a television series.
High-Tech Edge On Black FridayKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said a growing trend for retailers is offering discounts for "checking in" with location-based services.