The Best Industries for Starting a Business Right Now

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Location-Aware Apps

At South by Southwest Interactive this year, one couldn't walk 10 feet without hearing about a new app that connected you to people, places, or deals near your present location. Many, like the location-aware game Dokobots, use Foursquare as a template. Others, such as Yobongo or Meet Gatsby, match users up with people nearby. Helpful apps like those that can find the most inexpensive gasoline or the nearest public restroom in an area. Location-aware deal sites are also popping up across the country. Read more.