Several firms shared data about the use of location based advertising on mobile devices in the past few weeks. Some of the conclusions were surprising, others curious. Our editors dig into the findings and what they might mean for the future of location based services.
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Geo-Conquesting Is the New Craze in Mobile Advertising According to the xAd Q2 2013 Mobile-Location Insights Report - Directions Magazine
Computer experts at Rutgers find that speed data collected by some insurance companies could compromise a customer’s privacy.