Facebook acquires location startup Gowalla

Facebook has added a brand new online startup to its continuously growing library of nascent tech companies.

Location-based apps take center stage at SXSW

SXSW is a show defined by minds and ideas, rather than the announcement of new consumer electronics.

Gowalla to launch "Groupon" style rewards at SXSW

We all know "checking in" to certain places using location-based mobile services like Foursquare and Gowalla can have some real life benefits.

Gowalla integrates with Foursquare, Facebook Places

Gowalla has launched a new version of its iPhone app, adding integration with Foursquare and Facebook Places, its bigger rivals.