Only 4% of adults use location-based services

Foursquare seems to be the new hot thing. "Checking in" to places on Facebook is a new key phrase. But how many people are actually using these kinds of services? Not a whole lot.

Commander checks in to Foursquare from ISS

International Space Station commander Doug Wheelock has become the first person to check in from space on Foursquare.

Foursquare checks out for 11 hours

Foursquare experienced two outages yesterday, the longest lasting about 11 hours, thanks to an unexpected database problem.

Foursquare and MTV want to know if you have an STD

Foursquare and MTV have teamed up to promote a special virtual "badge" for users who check into health clinics and get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).

TweetDeck Beta Preview for Android shows promise

A beta preview of the popular social networking tool gets road tested here. Some day all TweetDecks will be built this way.

Foursquare manages to reach three million users

Foursquare works in conjunction with social networking services and allows users to "check in" at restaurants, stores, landmarks, movie theaters, etc, from their mobile phone. It taps into the phone's built-in location data and then broadcasts that information for the world to see.

Foursquare co-founder says Facebook Places is "boring"

Oh no he didn't! The co-founder of location-sharing service Foursquare has called a new Facebook feature threatening to make his company irrelevant, a "boring" and "unexciting" competition.

Facebook to announce location services today?

Facebook is expected to give details of new location services later today, giving a big boost to its advertising strategy.

Microsoft revamps Bing with interactive Foursquare map

Microsoft has announced plan to revamp its popular Bing search engine with a number of new features, including an interactive Foursquare map app.