Virgin’s iPad-exclusive magazine, Project, hits e-shelves tonight

Looks like Rupert Murdoch wasn't the alone one interested in marketing an iPad-only magazine, and he's definitely not going to be the first. Virgin's Project is set to launch in the App Store tonight.

Yelp is the latest to offer rewards for check-ins

Following in the footsteps of its competitors, Yelp is now bringing check-ins and customer coupons to your phone.

Disney partners with Gowalla to bring location-based service to parks

Gowalla plans to offer 200 custom "stamps" to Disney visitors using its location-based mobile app.

Google personalizes local search with Hotpot

Google's second stab at a social network goes heavy on the practical and light on the personal. Places with Hotpot gives users a way to find local businesses they and their friends like.
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Survey: only 4 percent of adults use ‘geosocial’ services

Pew Research has found that only 4 percent of adults use location-based services like Foursquare, Gowalla, or Facebook Places.

Facebook Places checks in to UK

UK Facebook users can now share information about where they are to friends and stalkers alike.

Twitter Places Challenges Foursquare, Gowalla with Geolocation

Twitter Places will allow users to "check in" at different locales to create a running log of which Twitter users have been there and when, as well as their opinions of the place.