GPS buses that can beat the red lights – Yorkshire Evening Post


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GeoSmart was involved in a similar project in Auckland, New Zealand many years ago. Yorkshire Evening PostGPS buses that can beat the red lightsYorkshire Evening PostExisting GPS technology is now being used to detect when buses approach traffic lights so that they turn green.
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Dennis Crowley: Every Map Should Have Foursquare Dots on It – Mashable


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Peer sourced recommendations and check ins are going to be an essential part of business in the future. Are you going to be surfing the wave or lying in the wake wondering what happened? Dennis Crowley: Every Map Should Have Foursquare Dots on ItMashableBARCELONA: At this morning’s keynote at the Mobile World Congress, three people that are shaping the future of the mobile industry sat together for a chat: Foursquare’s Dennis…
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The Doro PhoneEasy 740: Finally, An Android Phone For Your Grandparents


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This is definitely a growth market. Accessibility has become quite the theme here at Mobile World Congress: Nokia and ZTE have announced new low-cost devices to bring push Windows Phone into developing markets, and Google chairman Eric Schmidt highlighted the importance of connecting…
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Search for Properties Near Your Friends


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A new website allows you to search for real-estate properties in the areas where your friends are most socially active.UK classified search engine Adzuna’s interesting new approach to real-estate search mapping, Friend Map, allows users to connect…
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Forget The Holiday Rush: Mobile App Downloads Did Better In January Than December


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This is interesting because devices such as portable navigation does best as Christmas presents, but of course many people who got devices for Christmas will be buying apps afterwards:) Mobile app marketing firm Fiksu has new data today on the effect the post-holiday rush on mobile devices had on the number of apps downloaded throughout the month of January.
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FBI Turns Off Thousands of GPS Devices After Supreme Court Ruling


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The Supreme Court’s recent ruling overturning the warrantless use of GPS tracking devices has caused a “sea change” inside the U.S. Justice Department, according to FBI General Counsel Andrew Weissmann.
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Android on call: Hospital builds custom mobile app for patient data – ITworld.com


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Android on call: Hospital builds custom mobile app for patient dataITworld.comHowever, modern hospitals are embracing mobile technology more and more as user -friendly devices and data-rich applications become available.   Luigi: Many in the industry know I have been pushing for this for years. I presented with Waitemata Health on this when the HP iPAQ came out. Many areas similar to this as well as access to drug databases and also using bar codes to scan patient records and reports as they travel around the hospital. 
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QR Codes Connect Art on the Wall With Music on Your iPhone


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“A Portuguese artist is creating an augmented reality with art on the wall by incorporating music through QR codes.”   I love this as a music marketing tool. Fellow songwriters, next time you write a song about a place, post it to your favourite music streaming site, link it to a QR Code and then stick up the QR Code on a the wall by the location so people can hear your song in context. I’ll have to do that at Muriwai Beach, Raglan etc. ^Luigi
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