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30 December 2017

Quick reads: Nokia Money, Poynt, Skyhook, Zoombak and more

More partners for Skyhook: Geodelic’s Sherpa and Tie Your Money grab Skyhook Wireless’ XPS positioning technology for Android applications.

Zoombak GPS devices upgraded: 90-day historical tracking, bigger maps, Firefox and Safari support have all be added to Zoombak’s GPS tracker family.  Now users can analyze and improve their stalking patterns. :)

uLocate and T-Mobile partner: T-Mobile has added the popular location-based application WHERE, from uLocate Communications, to its web2go platform.  It will cost $2.99 per month.

NAVTEQ and Nextar also Partner: Nextar has incorporated NAVTEQ’s LocationPoint advertising platform into its 43LT GPS navigation device in order to support free-for-lifetime real-time traffic updates.  The ad support enables Nextar to keep the 43LT price mainstream at $169.

Nokia Money to launch next year: Nokia Money, to be built on top of Obopay’s mobile payment platform, will enable mobile phone users to exchange money with others, pay bills, pay for goods and services, and top up SIM cards by making a voice call or using SMS.

Poynt helps you find food
: Location-based search application Poynt has added restaurant search capabilities to its Blackberry application.  Users can search by location, type of food, read reviews and book reservations from their mobile phone.

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