I wanted to share a recent SXSWECO briefing I had with JouleBug, a Raleigh-based mobile app maker focused on energy management and conservation. Now I could have said the “sustainability” sector, but your eyes would have glazed over. Technically, though, they’re a data and gaming platform, which is why I wanted to share some of […]
Image by George Dearing via Flickr With dwindling resources and tight budgets, local governments might not be the first place to look if you’re a startup pitching clean technology. The data tells a different story, however. An April survey of almost 400 mayors in all 50 states, showed 75% of cities plan to increase […]
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Foursquare and Gowalla are at the forefront of the emerging location-based market, but which service will win the space? Carla Thompson puts them both to the test.
Location-aware software is largely just a novelty right now, but over the next year will greatly impact entertainment, news, and even physical goods. Why you should get in now, or get left behind.
The location-based social networking space continues to heat up, and two horses lately seem to be separating from the pack — Foursquare and Austin-based Gowalla (both launched at this year’s SXSW in March).