TITLE

Google Locates Mobile Latitude

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
February 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;2/4/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on Google's friend-finder application Latitude. The application will serve as an add-on feature of Google Maps and will allow friends or associates to share their whereabouts through location coordinates from cell towers to which their mobile phones are connected. Other companies that have adopted location-based services include Nokia and Vodafone.
ACCESSION #
36602838

 

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