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TWiLBM #175: Shyp for shipping, ships

Welcome to episode #175. On the show: Top stories featuring Facebook acquiring Oculus; Iconeme's talking mannequins; Shyp shipped; PayPal partnering with Placed; Adtile's kinetic ads for smartwatches; AT&T shutting down their Alerts program; Pepsi's unbelievable bus shelter; New Physicalytics platform; Spacified's matching service for pop-up store space. Our resource of the week is InstantPeeping. Our mobile minute with Chuck Martin examines the value vs. privacy debate.
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TWiLBM #174: Bringing big data down to the moment

Welcome to episode #174. On the show: Top stories featuring Disney World, the Weather Channel's Weather FX ad platform, Cloak, Android Wear, the Exist app, TheLadders, PayRange, Indoo.rs, Gigwalk, What3Words and Digicash. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin reinforces the impact that location has on retail. Our resource of the week is FireChat.
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TWiLBM CLXVII (#167): SMS’ing the homeless

Welcome to episode #167. On the show: Toshiba's smartphone-linked signage; The Hello Lamp Post project gives voice to the inanimate; AT&T partners with Sabre; Google patents the transportation-aware ad; AdTile's new reward-based motion ads; Quest brings in $500K to take on Jelly; HandUp helps the homeless in SFO. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin ponders the need of store hours in the age of mobile; Our app of the week is Mynd Calendar; Our special guest is newly-acquired Donna founder Kevin Cheng.
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TWiLBM #166: Glass on the floor

Welcome to episode #166. On the show: Your food will text you its expiry date; The Wireless Registry launches; Source Metrics attributes online ads with offline buys; Nearbytes lets you pay by sound; Banjo 4.0 hits the street; Ricoh plays catch up with Clickable Paper; The Sacramento Kings put Google Glass on the floor. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin highlights some store traffic research by Euclid. Our app of the week is SportChaser. Our resource of the week pokes some fun at location based marketing.
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TWiLBM #165: NEST takes the cash, WillCall pays your tab and how much is your laneway worth?

Welcome to episode #165. On the show: Nest takes the cash; Park at my garage is the AirBnB of parking; Gilbarco Veeder-Root acquires Outcast Media to build the pump of the future; Juice Mobile acquired Gauge Mobile; WillCall adds your bar tab at the club. Our mobile minute with Chuck Martin highlights the NFC-TV from NRF; Our app of the week is My Permissions; The resource looks at what consumers REALLY think; Our special guest is Paul Madsen of Ping Identity on the Internet of Things.
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This Week in Location Based Marketing #149: One giant leap (backwards) for location

Welcome to episode #149. On the show: DoubleDutch closes $10M and regroups; Dying for a Stella? There's a (new) app for that; WordLogic Reach launches; Millennial Media partners with Placed and Neustar and, boom, value is created; Joingo Places launches (and we wish it would stay just above the stratosphere); Gap lays out their "three screen" strategy and come SO close. Our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin focuses on the future of retail search. Our special guest is Cree Lawson, founder and CEO of Arrivalist. The resource of the week takes a look at public safety as the killer app for location based services.
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This Week in Location Based Marketing #148: Forget location, it’s about couriers, couriers, couriers

Welcome to episode #148. On the show: We get some insight from Asif's trip to Europe; Facebook uses your data to help carriers market to you better; Zipments proves we are in a bubble by raising $2.25M; ExactTarget moves into location; ESA partners with DMTI; SpeakGeo launches; Intersec gets their Weve on; Bump acquired by Google. Featuring A Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin on B2B companies finally understanding mobile, special guest David Shalaby of TapTrack on the future of NFC, our resource of the week - a Lowe's case study and app of the week Basewarp.
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This Week in Location Based Marketing #147: 2 motes over-easy with a side of iBeacon please

Welcome to episode #147. On the show: Placecast's new mobile ad platform; Bing partners with Local Corp; Audi brings public desire and reward to the Mini in London; Estimote powered by iBeacon is just the start of the mote world; Coca-Cola's Positivity Wall; PayPal taking their hands-free payments to the masses; The Pew report on location based services is revealing; Chuck Martin's Mobile Minute gives us the Cool vs. Creepy scale for location based marketing.
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This Week in Location Based Marketing #146: I sing the body authentication

Welcome to episode #146. On the show: Nymi uses your heartbeat as a password; OnOurRadar enables on-the-ground reporting in emerging economies; Toopher uses location as authentication; Microsoft acquires Nokia but not the juicy parts; Gucci partners with Google Maps for store walkaround in Milan; AirPatrol launches ZoneAware WiFi. Plus our Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin on the emerging market for shopper segmentation based on device; ACE Hardware's successful in-store basket conversion; and special guest Ryan Golden of Moasis.
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This Week in Location Based Marketing #145: Your average run-of-the-mill NFC-enabled table

Welcome to episode #145. On the show: Foursquare's proactive recommendations; McDonalds' NFC Happy Table; Ubimo closes $2m; The PGA Tour partners with Xirrus for outdoor WiFi; JDS Uniphase launches Location Insight Services; 7Eleven invests in Belly with Andreessen Horowitz. Plus our featured app is CO Everywhere, our mobile minute with Chuck Martin looks at the biggest threat to your mobile strategy and our special guest is journalist and author Nora Young.