TWiLBM #185: The modern acid trip


Welcome to episode #185. On the show: Top stories from around the world featuring the WWDC iOS announcements that impact mobile, MasporMas dispensing news in the bathroom, Brian Eno’s new acid trip, Hoxton Analytics profiles based on the shoes you wear, Prexter’s location-based app marketplace, AT&T tracks overseas customers, Floow2 uberfies farm equipment, Coca-Cola brings college students together, Yext raises $50M, Uber raises $1.2B and Verizon’s Run. Our resource of the week is Thinknear’s Location Score.

Episode 185

Recorded: June 6, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

(starts at 5:20)

1. iOS8 and location
2. MasporMas – Paper Towel Dispenser News
3. Someday World – augmented reality city on vinyl record
4. Hoxton Analytics – customer profiling through their shoes
5. Prexter launches location-based app marketplace
6. AT&T launches services to track customers abroad
7. Floow2 – marketplace for monetizing idle farm equipment
8. Coca-Cola’s “The Friendly Twist”
9. Yext raises $50M + Uber raises $1.2B
10. Run – mobile tracking and data on top of Verizon’s Precision Market

Discussion
1. iOS, location and the implication on local search (when local is part of the OS) (29:25)
2. Unique ways to leverage technology based on location (40:00)

Resource of the week: Thinknear’s Location Score Index (47:00)

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Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of UNTETHER.tv and I've spent 14 years immersed in the mobile and pervasive computing world. During this great time I've helped some of the most innovative companies grow their business through mobile. If you are in need of a mobile business advisor or coach, connect with me here to get things rolling.

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