Groupon, Foursquare, Microsoft, Ford and BMW kick the tires of geo-focused applications.

This article titled “What’s real and what’s hype in mobile location services?” was written by Stuart Dredge, for guardian.co.uk on Wednesday 26th October 2011 15.42 UTC

What’s real and what’s hype in mobile location services? Groupon, Foursquare, Microsoft, Ford and BMW kick the tyres of geo-focused applications

There’s a lot of excitement around location-based mobile apps, but a lot of hot air too. A panel of experts aimed to sift the two at the Nokia World conference, with representatives from Groupon, Foursquare, Microsoft’s Bing division, Ford and BMW.

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