May 12, 2008

Bulding a mobile Social Networking Application - better check with NIM!

Are you thinking of building GPS-enabled social networking apps for the Nokia N95 or Blackberry? Better take note... Yes Indeed, another big patent has been issued in the US... this time for Social Networking Applications Using GPS-Enabled Wireless Devices... The company with the largest mobile phone navigation subscriber base in North America, today announced that it was issued U.S. Patent No. 7,333,820, titled “Position Determination System,” which protects its intellectual property involving social networking applications such as requesting and/or pushing a user’s location via a GPS-enabled mobile device through a wireless network. See more here

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