Blackberry now offers developers access to cell tower-based location information. A bit late I guess, but required these days.
Scvngr has added a new challenge to its games: a social check-in where you checking with a friend (or several) by bumping phones. That earns you more points than checking in alone or posting a picture or other challenges.
Seeking Alpha thinks Nokia could make further gains in LBS by acquiring 1020 Placecast. It would complement the MetaCarta implementation says the report.
Australia’s Where IS may be out driving to create its own StreetView.