February 26, 2013

Location-based services are coming of age (and it’s way more than Foursquare)

by JD Lasica

Now that the table has been set, what’s next for geolocation? Is it all about Foursquare, Yelp, yawn and go home? I don’t think so. Instead, we’re seeing geolocation begin to splinter into niches and verticals. Continue reading

January 28, 2013

Are you ready for the place graph?

by JD Lasica

For years, entrepreneurs, tech observers and funders have known two things about the geolocation space: It holds an enormous amount of promise, and it’s taking an awfully long time to get there. Here’s a look back at pioneering geolocation site Platial and the current state of geoloco apps, sites and services. Continue reading