The good and bad of Google Latitude on iPhone (CNET)

Monday, July 27th, 2009

We give Google Latitude for iPhone a spin over the weekend. How did it fare as a Web app as opposed to a native application? Read on to find out.

[Full Article]


Google Latitude for iPhone available to some (CNET)

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Some CNET employees have been able to access Google Latitude on the iPhone, ahead of an official announcement.

[Full Article]


Google Toolbar Tells You Where to Go (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Friday, April 24th, 2009

Google has enhanced its Toolbar 6 Beta with My Location features identical to those oh-so-creepy Google Latitude services unveiled in February. It is also part of Google’s ongoing mission to add location-based services (including advertisements) in its mobile products. With My Location enabled, Toolbar searches are matched to your computer’s IP address: everything you seek is now also seeking …

[Full Article]


Yahoo releases friend-finding service (CNN)

Monday, March 16th, 2009

Taking a different approach to Google’s Latitude software, Yahoo has released a Facebook application called Friends on Fire that lets people share their location with each other.

[Full Article]


Employers: Could Google Latitude Get You Sued? (PC World via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Forgetting, for a moment, the understandable business interest in the new Google Latitude geo-location service, which can be used with a smartphone to track employees’ whereabouts, let me direct your attention to those serious-looking men and women in the serious-looking dark suits.

[Full Article]


Google Latitude pinpoints whereabouts of family, friends (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Google on Wednesday unveiled a new feature that allows users to track the location on Google Maps of friends or family using a mobile smartphone.

[Full Article]


Where Are You? Show ?Em With Google Latitude (New York Times)

Wednesday, February 4th, 2009

Just a few weeks after Google announced that it was terminating its Dodgeball service, which allowed cellphone users to share their current location with their friends, the company is coming out Wednesday with a new service, Latitude , that, well, lets cellphone users share their location with their friends.

[Full Article]