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Is the gym full? Startup thinks beacons can improve apartment living

Location-tracking technology in apartment buildings could be the answer to avoiding lines at the gym or knowing when it's a good time to head to the laundry room.


Mobile shopping is becoming a reflex

New research finds that the majority of US consumers would be happy if shopping were a 100% mobile experience, although for many, trust is still an overriding issue.


Carrot strikes again: Mean weight-loss app shames you skinny

The team that brought you the chance to get fit by punching Justin Bieber in his pretty face has returned, this time with an app that keeps tabs on your diet in terms your brain — which it calls puny — can understand.


Snapchat has musical ambitions

The teenagers' ephemeral messaging app of choice has been looking into launching its own music label.


The power of presence: Leveraging on location based data

Location based services can potentially benefit more businesses through its innovative use to enhance current operations.


Closer to you: The appeal of location based mobile services

Location based services is the new marketing tactic that companies are considering in order to forge better relationships with their customer base.


Liberty teams up with social shopping app

The London department store has teamed up with Tapestry to offer customers a new social shopping experience.


Bag-tracking device and mobile passport scanning get nods at aviation awards

A group of international carriers has been recognised as trailblazers in the airline industry for developing technology that allows passengers to scan their passports on their mobile phones, keep tabs on their bags with reusable luggage tags, or for raising the bar on in-flight luxury.


A beacon of hope for retailers

Consumers are warming to the idea of messages and offers being pushed to their smartphones when they're out shopping.


Smartphones proving just the ticket for concerts and travel

Over the next five years, over 34 billion virtual tickets will be sent to mobile device screens.