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Google to challenge Loopt with Latitude

Google has announced a new location-based service similar to Loopt called Latitude. With it you can:See where your friends are and what they are up toQuickly contact them with SMS, IM, or a phone callA FAQ notes that the service is launching on BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 and that Google hopes to release iPhone and  Android versions "soon.
Written by Jason D. O'Grady, Contributor on

Google has announced a new location-based service similar to Loopt called Latitude. With it you can:

  • See where your friends are and what they are up to
  • Quickly contact them with SMS, IM, or a phone call

A FAQ notes that the service is launching on BlackBerry, Windows Mobile and Symbian S60 and that Google hopes to release iPhone and  Android versions "soon."

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