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Skyhook, a location data provider for apps, can now track users while flying. How about connecting this with Uber to have a car waiting at the airport?

For all the talk of persistant location apps like Highlight, Glancee, Banjo and others changing the way we live, many consumers haven’t jumped on board, in part because the battery hit to using these apps has been too great. Location data provider Skyhook said it now has an update to its mobile SDK for Android that will provide persistent background location tracking with no or negligible impact on battery life.

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Tags: apps, maps, mobile, social media

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