Apple prevents third party developers from using its iPhone platform to enable location based advertising

In a recent posting on its iPhone developer site, Apple informed developers how the Core Location framework for the iPhone allows third parties to build applications which know where end users are and can deliver information based on their location, such as local weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, and other location-based information.

Travel Firms’ Initial European Mobile Strategies Should Focus On Convenient Services

Travel is inherently mobile. Now that the promise of location-enhanced services is beginning to be fulfilled on mobile phones, travelers are starting to use their devices as personal travel assistants.

BlueSky Positioning delivers world’s first end-to-end security and privacy protection for Location Based Services (LBS)

Innovative solution solves fundamental security and privacy concerns with GPS for consumers and network operators whilst adhering to E112 and E911 legislation

Samsung Electronics Selects Tele Atlas for Digital Maps and Location Content

Customized solutions to enhance mobile consumer experience worldwide with powerful navigation and location based applications

Augmented reality company Layar gets $1M boost, launches on Symbian

Layar, which has forged early leadership in the nascent but inspiring field of “augmented reality,” is about to finish raising a round of more than $1 million.

Personal Botanic E-Narrator Developed by SuperGIS Mobile Engine

SuperGeo and Institute for Information Industry, Taiwan, are pleased to announce the release of E-narrator. Developed by SuperGIS Mobile Engine, SuperGeo’s mobile SDK, the E-narrator is a personal botanic tour guide assisting tourists in recognizing the fern ecology easily.

T-Mobile and deCarta Partner To Deliver Next Generation Location and Navigation Services

T-Mobile, the product brand of Deutsche Telekom, one of the leading integrated telecommunications companies worldwide, and deCarta, the leading supplier of software and services for the Location-Based Services (LBS) industry, today announced a strategic partnership agreement. Under the agreement an advanced set of LBS Services will be delivered enabling T-Mobile customers to benefit from true mobile and web convergence as part of T-Mobile’s web‘n’walk offering.

Appello to deliver turn-by-turn GPS-navigation to Sony Ericsson

Appello Systems, the supplier of Wisepilot, Europe’s leading online navigation and local search service today announce that they will be a strategic partner for turn-by-turn navigation and Location Based Services (LBS) to Sony Ericsson. This will allow owners of Sony Ericsson mobile phones to have a state-of-the-art navigation experience directly on their GPS-enabled mobile phone.

GeoChirp – A Twitter and Google Maps Mashup launched by Cue Blocks

GeoChirp, a new Twitter and Google Maps Mash up recently launched by Cue Blocks, is the latest innovation in the vast domain of social networking. All those tweeples out there who can’t stop tweeting can now add GeoChirping to their list of activities.

Phasefour is partner of European Navigation Event

Phasefour will show several LBS app’s