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By Stephen Baker
Every since Apple opened its iPhone to developers, there has been an explosion of mobile applications—more than 8,000 for the iPhone alone. They range from local directories and translation programs to a wide range of games. (Beer Pong anyone?) But each one of them, whether on the iPhone, BlackBerry, Palm, or Windows Mobile machines, reports on time and place whenever it's used. This adds to the avalanche of data marketers can use to get a read on customers' movements and intentions. Here is just a smattering of some popular mobile programs for your phone.
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