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Garmin Nuvi Advanced Series is Foursquare-equipped in sizes up to 7 inches

Garmin Nuvi Advanced Series is Foursquare-equipped in sizes up to 7 inches

By 3 September 2014

Garmin has announced an updated satnav, now integrating Foursquare venues. The new Garmin Nuvi advanced series will come in 5, 6 and a whopping 7 inches, with the aim of guiding you not just along the roads, but all the way to your final destination.... >>

Foursquare's Swarm check-in social app now out for iPhone and Android

Foursquare's Swarm check-in social app now out for iPhone and Android

By 15 May 2014

Foursquare has split into two apps - and its new app is now available on both Apple's App Store and Google Play. The original Foursquare app let you find friends and discover places, but the company behind the app announced a new app called Swarm earlier... >>

Swarm app takes the find friends feature and leaves discovering places to Foursquare

Swarm app takes the find friends feature and leaves discovering places to Foursquare

By 1 May 2014

Foursquare has announced a new app called Swarm, but it's not yet available to download. And it splits Foursquare in half. Foursquare published a blog post to explain why it decided to take Foursquare, which lets users find friends and discover places,... >>

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more

Spotify buys music data firm The Echo Nest - a platform that powers Rdio and more

By 6 March 2014

Spotify has announced that it acquired a music intelligence company called The Echo Nest. According to its website, The Echno Nest provides data and music services to developers, media services, social networks, and big companies including iHeartradio,... >>

Microsoft strikes deal with Foursquare to incorporate its data in Windows Phone and Bing

Microsoft strikes deal with Foursquare to incorporate its data in Windows Phone and Bing

By 4 February 2014

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's first day on the job includes inking a deal with location-based social network Foursquare. Under the agreement, Microsoft has licensed Foursquare's places database for use in its products and services. "So in the near future,... >>

Foursquare adds GrubHub Seamless to let you order takeout from local US restaurants

Foursquare adds GrubHub Seamless to let you order takeout from local US restaurants

By 30 January 2014

Foursquare wants you to do more than just check-in to places with its app. It wants you to order food. Foursquare has announced a new partnership with GrubHub Seamless that lets you browse and order from more than 20,000 GrubHub Seamless restaurants in... >>

Foursquare for iPhone updated with real-time push recommendations

Foursquare for iPhone updated with real-time push recommendations

By 9 October 2013

One month after showing up on Foursquare for Android, Foursquare has now updated its iPhone app with relevant, real-time recommendations via push. It's not a typical recommendation feature; Foursquare has fine-tuned what shows up in real-time. One example... >>

Points: A futuristic, rotating street sign with real-time social data

Points: A futuristic, rotating street sign with real-time social data

By 1 July 2013

Breakfast, a New York-based start-up, has created a rotating and interactive street sign that pulls content from sources such as Twitter and Foursquare.  Called Points, it's a three-armed street sign that updates in real-time. The arms can rotate 360... >>

Foursquare for iOS and Android update lets you check-in friends

Foursquare for iOS and Android update lets you check-in friends

By 25 June 2013

Foursquare now lets users check-in their friends. The service's iOS and Android app updated on Tuesday to let users check-in their friends, essentially providing one friend with the ability to check-in for a group of friends. This type of functionality... >>

Foursquare's new Time Machine lets you visualise check-in travels

Foursquare's new Time Machine lets you visualise check-in travels

By 13 June 2013

On the heels of Twitter's recent #FollowMe project and Analytics platform announcement, Foursquare on Thursday introduced a way for active check-in users to visualise their engagement.  Foursquare announced on Thursday it had experienced 4 billion check-ins... >>