On the show today: TuneIn raises $25 million to get in your car; Royal Mail opens late so you can pick up your own mail; The Location Forum makes you pay for privacy guidelines; Bud + Blippar + Folds of Honor = amazing; iPourIt brings RFID to bars; ESRI starts licensing their data. Plus, eMarketer Canada offers insight into Canada’s location and mobile advertising landscape and special guest Piyush Shah of InMobi on the China opportunity.
On the show today: Shazam starts tagging in the background; Domino’s delivers Pizza-smelling DVDs; Dunkin’ Donuts gets you out of bed and eating breakfast; UberMedia changes the rules in targeted ads with UnberAds; Aruba Networks purchases Meridian Apps to bring indoor location to their hardware business; LevelUp partners with NCR; The importance of customer feedback and engagement plus special guest Martin Shen, co-founder of UpOut.
On the show today: Yahoo! continues to buy employees; Big data from Twitter showcases the hate; Alibaba takes a stand in the mapping wars; Lenticular printing teaches a lesson to abused children; The re-emergence of RFID for grocery checkout; A Canadian interpretation of the future of Google Glass and our special guest, Gary Schwartz, CEO of Impact Mobile.
On the show today: Facebook rumoured to be in talks to purchase Waze for $1 billion; Square set to check in to Foursquare’s neighbourhood; BlockAvenue launches to give your city a grade; Unilever goes hyper-local with rewards program; Outback Steakhouse jumps back in time to when check-ins were the rage; The VERY cool Pennies for Life campaign by Microloan; Pew enlightens us on the state of location in mobile; Plus special guest Duncan McCall, CEO of PlaceIQ.
On the show: ISIS brings loyalty to vending machines, Dwolla closes their $16.5 million series C, Kiip powers the “sour to sweet” campaign for Sour Patch Kids, MoodMedia pinpoints you by the music your hear, Google Now! comes to the iPhone and leaves a lot to the imagination, Foursquare is about to sell your data, PJs that tell stories + our very special guest, Ben Broca, founder of Now.
On the show: Tracking school buses and the children on them in the UAE and United States. Swipp brings sentiment to everything. Punch.in remakes the punch clock for the mobile era. Visa works with Fandango for location-based offers. Fiz brings location and leisure together to help discover things to do. Independent fuel retailers band together to create their own payment and loyalty initiative. Our app selection of the week is Foursquare’s visualization of your checkins for the last year plus the resource of the week is the history of location-based games in one infographic and special guest Edward Marks of Twist.
On the show: Stay within walking distance to your meetings with Walkscore; Nike uses 3D holographs to sell shoes in Amsterdam; Paying by sound in Beijing; K-Mart uses checkins to promote the world’s largest bake sale; Asif’s retail RAMP summary; Accenture’s “Seamless Retail Study.” Plus Rob’s app fascination of the week is Tempo and special guest Raj Singh, founder of Tempo talks the calendar as the operating system.
On the show: Why Shazam could be the biggest retail enabler on the planet; can Foursquare discover a revenue source with version 6.0; will Layar help print turn digital dimes into dollars and will you pay $360/year for WiFi in the car plus other stories from ESRI and TouchMedia, our resource of the week and special guest Darya Trushkina, VP Business Development at Game Insight.