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Foursquare plans to take passive awareness beyond mobiles

Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley revealed his vision for the future of the location-based check-in and recommendation service at Congress.

Apple set to review app privacy regime

Apple is set to require iPhone apps to request “explicit approval” before accessing users’ address …

Foursquare adopts NFC

Location-sharing service Foursquare has updated its Android app so that users can check-ins and share content via NFC. Users can now tap an NFC tag in a shop or restaurant and carry out a check-in which the company says is quicker than the existing process for check-ins. In addition users can share content such as locations and lists by tapping their NFC-enabled handsets together to make use of Android Beam, the P2P technology that is included in the latest Ice Cream Sandwich version of the OS.

Foursquare adds smarter search to Android, iOS apps

Foursquare has upgraded its Android and the iPhone apps with smarter search features.

Foursquare introduces location notification with iOS app update

Foursquare has introduced a new version of its iOS app that includes a feature that …

Foursquare picks up US50M funding

Mobile social networking service Foursquare raised US$50 million in funding, stating that the investment will enable it to “move more quickly.”

Foursquare showcases NFC app

Check-in app company Foursquare used Google’s I/O developer conference this week to showcase an NFC-enabled version of its Android software.

Report: Microsoft adding check-in feature to WP7

MobileTechWorld reports that Microsoft may be set to add native support for user “check-ins” to its Windows Phone 7 platform, as part of an extended Windows Live service integration.

Foursquare offers tips for apps monetisation

Has a “scrappy start-up” employing about 50 people found the way forward for app development and monetisation – a way forward that uses personal data without, apparently, raising end user concerns?

Foursquare close to obtaining funding, secures Voda deal

Startup website Foursquare, a location-based services company, is close to getting new funding that would allow it to expand