ENTRIES TAGGED "location"

Strata Week: Google Plus focuses on data control

Strata Week: Google Plus focuses on data control

The launch of Google+, Yahoo spins off Hadoop, and a book full of iPhone location maps

Google launches Google+, saying "It's your data" and giving users better control over sharing. Yahoo spins out its Hadoop division into a separate company. And a self-published author creates a book out of his iPhone tracking maps.

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Want to know where to build a new store? Check your human density data

Want to know where to build a new store? Check your human density data

Skyhook's Ted Morgan on the applications of human density data.

Ted Morgan, Skyhook co-founder and CEO, discusses the value of human density data and why it will help drive marketing, business and development decisions.

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Data News: Week in Review

Data News: Week in Review

Tracking data found in iOS 4, crowdsourcing is questioned, and the Senate doesn't get "open data"

In the latest Data News: The tracking data saved in a hidden iOS 4 file causes a stir, the value of crowdsourcing during crisis response is questioned, and the Senate finally releases its financial data … in PDF.

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The convergence of biometrics, location and surveillance

The convergence of biometrics, location and surveillance

Mary Haskett and Alex Kilpatrick examine biometrics in a surveillance society.

Future applications of biometrics promise increased security and convenience, but they could also dilute our expectations of privacy. In this interview, Where 2.0 speakers Mary Haskett and Alex Kilpatrick discuss what lies ahead in the biometrics world.

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Location data could let retailers entice customers in new ways

Location data could let retailers entice customers in new ways

If apps can detect customers inside a store, a world of promotional possibilities opens.

As more retailers dive into the app market, maximizing the use of location-based data could maximize sales potential as well. Here's a look at some of the current and theoretical applications.

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Healthier living through mobile location data

Healthier living through mobile location data

RunKeeper CEO Jason Jacobs on the implications of mobile location technology.

RunKeeper CEO Jason Jacobs discusses the state of mobile location technology and how he sees it evolving in the near future (hint: we may be on the verge of "thoughtful" services).

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Joe Stump on data, APIs, and why location is up for grabs

Joe Stump on data, APIs, and why location is up for grabs

The SimpleGEO CTO and former Digg architect discusses NoSQL and location's future

I recently had a long conversation with Joe Stump, CTO of SimpleGeo, about location, geodata, and the NoSQL movement. Stump, who was formerly lead architect at Digg, had a lot to say. Here’s the highlights, you can find the full interview elsewhere on Radar.

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