Satellites for humanity, Foursquare’s last gasp & Brent Hieggelke of Urban Airship

Welcome to episode #230. On the show: WatchQuest for your AppleWatch; Foursquare’s PinPoint + Yahoo! rumours; Pay with your Jawbone if you have an American Express; John Moose gives away their music if you are in the woods; Planet Labs’ constellation of satellites for humanity closes $118M; BlowUp Media wraps buildings in temporary screens; Toronto Library maps poetry; RetailNext closes $125M; ByHours lets you rent rooms by the hour; Verifone Media’s #HelloGeo campaign. Our special guest is Brent Hieggelke, Chief Mobile Evangelist at Urban Airship.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 230

Recorded: April 18, 2015
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

1. WatchQuest for Apple Watch 8:45
2. Yahoo! to buy Foursquare / Foursquare launches PinPoint 14:45
3. American Express and Jawbone team up for payments through wristband 23:00
4. Swedish band – John Moose, location based music 26:35
5. Planet Labs raises $118M to cover the earth in tiny satellites 29:15
6. BlowUp media – digital screens on temporary building wraps 34:45
7. Mapping Toronto’s Poetry 37:25
8. RetailNext raises $125M 40:50
9. ByHours – Booking Hotels rooms for 3,6 or 12 hours 46:05
10. Verifone Media’s – HelloGeo campaign (UK) 50:00

Special guest: Brent Hieggelke, Chief Mobile Evangelist of Urban Airship 53:40

Top Story: Location-based artists 60:10

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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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