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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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... >>

Foursquare will show full names, provide more info to businesses you visit

Foursquare will show full names, provide more info to businesses you visit

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Foursquare is the latest social network to make changes to its terms and conditions, which will be effective from 28 January 2013. However, Foursquare has taken the time to detail what these changes will be and why they make sense for the location-based... >>

Foursquare partners with American Express for location based offers

Foursquare partners with American Express for location based offers

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A new scheme between foursquare and American Express will see credit automatically redeemed to a cardmember's accounts when they check-in at specific locations. Consumers will receive the credit to their account in three to five working days, with offers... >>

Facebook Camera: Another social network swallowed whole

Facebook Camera: Another social network swallowed whole

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Facebook has launched yet another service in its bulging platter of offerings, this time aimed squarely at the mobile end of its equation. Facebook Camera is for those who just want the pictures. Whether that’s cruising those of your friends or uploading... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Echoer review (iPhone)

APP OF THE DAY: Echoer review (iPhone)

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So far has technology come that we can now read each other’s thoughts through our smartphones. Well of sorts. Echoer is a new social networking app available on the iPhone that enables people to post their thoughts and nuances on their surroundings.... >>