In sickness and in health

Welcome to episode #213. On the show: Factual adds dashboards; State Farm helps identify cars; StreetPong while you wait to cross; Real-time trading platforms from Lamar and Posterscope; Is Foursquare working with Twitter?; Get to orbit with PocketQube; Scandic brings the hotel room to you; RoyalMail gets into 3D printing; M&A news from TuneCore, Qualcomm and Movido plus our resource of the week is the Simon Venture Group accelerator.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 213

Recorded: December 21, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

1. Factual adds dashboards to their Audience and Proximity platforms 4:30
2. State Farm CarCapture app 6:00
3. StreetPong traffic light in Germany 8:02
4. Lamar + Posterscrope launch real-time trading platform / MyAdBooker (Dutch company) 9:50
5. Chownow and add Apple Pay (they are winning online too) 12:13
6. Foursquare + Twitter to partner 14:35
7. PocketQube satellite kit 17:00
8. Scandic To Go – hotel room where you want it 19:20
9. RoyalMail and iMakr to bring 3D printing to everybody in the UK 21:30
10. TuneCore buys DropKloud, Qualcomm acquires CSR, Mozido buys CorFire 23:55

Resource of the week
Retail Tech Startup Competition & Accelerator 31:30

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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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