We've mentioned our love for Google Text before and also featured this interview with Socialight founder Dan Pinch; now Reuters provides a run down on the growing trend for location-based mobile services...

We’ve mentioned our love for Google Text before and also featured this interview with Socialight founder Dan Melinger; now Reuters provides a run down on the growing trend for location-based mobile services:

Ever wish you could find directions to the nearest bookstore or coffee shop without asking a stranger? Maybe you’re having trouble keeping tabs on your adventurous children?

Your cell phone could be the answer to such problems, as wireless companies have started to make commercial use of technologies originally developed to help emergency workers find callers in danger.

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