That’s why I think 2010 will be a big year for location-based services.
There are many location-based services available today, but here’s a look at five that you’ll want to keep your eye on as we approach the new year.
Read more at PCWorld: http://www.pcworld.com/article/185477/twitters_mixer_labs_buy_puts_locationbased_services_in_the_spotlight.html?tk=rel_news
These days, discount everyone is trying to go local. Yelp has cornered the market on local business reviews, Google is attempting to integrate similar functionality in Google Maps with â€œPlace Pages,â€ and itâ€™s also at the heart of promising services like location-based game Foursquare. Now AT&T wants in with a new service of its own called Buzz.com.
With Buzz, AT&T is trying something new. According to Forbes, the site helps people â€œferret out the best local businesses using recommendations from friends and family.â€ AT&T realized that itâ€™s sitting on lots of valuable information with the Yellow Pages properties and came up with Buzz as a way to make local searches â€œdeeper and more relevant.â€
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