Mapping the American curse

Welcome to episode #255. On the show: Pinterest says location for every pin; Westfield and Commbank beacon Australia; Get yer booze really easy see from Drinkeasy; Cat mapping; MoveLoot does the heavy lifting; Pikato acquired by RetailNext; SIM Partners + Show Carnival; Niantic Labs raises $20M; #OpenUpTheFun with Tostitos Canada; Gimbal gets Phigital; Mapping America’s cursing.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 255

Recorded: October 19, 2015
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

1. Pinterest – Place Pins to add automatic location data 6:05
2. Westfield and Commbank team up for beacon play (Australia) 8:55
3. Drinkeasy – text messaging service 12:00
4. Onomichi the cat – Hiroshima tourism board 14:28
5. MoveLoot – Craigslist for second-hand furniture 17:15

Resource: Mapping swear words across America 20:32

Member News

1. RetailNext acquires Pikato 23:44
2. Shoe Carnival teams up with SIM partners 25:00
3. Niantic Labs gets $20M from Google, Pokemon and Nintendo 27:22
4. Tostitos Canada – #OpenUpTheFun 28:27
5. Gimbal buys Phigital 29:54

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About the author

Rob Woodbridge

I'm Rob, the founder of 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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