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Tuesday, July 29th 2014

Location sharing is back in the news as new apps try to offer better mousetraps for sharing one’s location with friends and family. We look at PlaceUs and Jink. Meanwhile two well-know players, LinkedIn and Google, add location sharing where it’s not been before. Do these new and enhanced entries suggest location-based services are maturing? 

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Image: Jink in action.

Show Notes

Google Maps for Business
Google Folds Its Workforce Management Tool, Maps Coordinate, Into Maps Engine Pro | TechCrunch
LinkedIn Adding Location-based Updates in New Mobile App
New app Jink marries privacy and location sharing beautifully - SlashGear
PlaceUs Uses Context Awareness To Maintain Close Connections Through Automation | TechCrunch

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