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The Guardian reports that Apple has purchased Topsy, a firm that analyzes social media and specially Twitter.
Apple has bought the social media analysis company Topsy, in a deal reportedly worth $200m ... Led by Oxford graduate Duncan Greatwood, Topsy provides...Read more
Last Wednesday, just before Thanksgiving in the U.S., Google announced that the "new" Google Map was available to be embedded in webpages with no quotas for use. That's the good news. The bad news? In the coming weeks those embeds will include advertisements on the...Read more
This week our editors dive into the latest advances in location-based advertising. What works? What does not?
Pinterest on Wednesday launched Place Pins, where content can be saved with a location and then laid out on a map.
And, yes, it's just what you think. There's a field to store the location of a pinned images. The comments to the announcement blog post suggest...Read more
Those who pick up Jolla's first smartphone won't be hurting for content. The mobile startup has just struck a deal to use Nokia's Here services for map data in Sailfish OS; early adopters will have detailed location info in 190 countries.
Sailfish OS,...Read more