LBS Tidbits

Blackberry now offers developers access to cell tower-based location information. A bit late I guess, but required these days.

- Blackberry Dev Blog

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.

- Venturebeat

Seeking Alpha thinks Nokia could make further gains in LBS by acquiring 1020 Placecast. It would complement the MetaCarta implementation says the report.

- Seeking Alpha

Australia’s Where IS may be out driving to create its own StreetView.

- C|net

Published Tuesday, July 20th, 2010

Written by Adena Schutzberg

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