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Facebook acquires nextstop

Nextstop, a location-aware company which allowed users to view comments and multimedia about locations around the world, has announced it has been acquired by social-networking giant Facebook. The team behind nextstop, which was founded by ex-Google... More...

Firefox users gain location tool

Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser, has released technology that helps websites detect the physical location of computers. The system will allow users, for instance, to find local restaurants when they travel to a... More...

AOL Introduces Location Plug-In for IM

The first of several new location-aware capabilities AOL plans to offer AIM users is a free software plug-in developed by Skyhook Wireless. Skyhook tracks locations by using the continuous wireless pulses emitted by all Wi-Fi... More...

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