TITLE

Skyhook, Opera Add Location to Browser

AUTHOR(S)
Medford, Cassimir
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Red Herring;3/26/2009, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the decision of Skyhook Wireless and Opera Software to embed Skyhook's location software into Opera's browser. Embedding the software into the browser would make it easier for web surfers to obtain data from the Internet that is specific to their locations. This means that the search nearby restaurants, gas stations, or real estate offices would be much easier.
ACCESSION #
37248723

 

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