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,, 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.

Episode 174

Recorded: March 23, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Disney World summary from Rob (1:45)

A Mobile Minute with Chuck Martin: Location DOES impact retail (8:00)

Resource of the week: FireChat – off-grid chatting (52:15)

Top stories of the week (starts at 10:15)

1. Weather Channel‘s Weather FX ad platform
2. Cloak app
3. Google’s Android Wear operating system
4. Exist app from Melbourne
5. TheLadders Recruiter app
6. PayRange for vending machines
7. to launch at San Francisco airport through the entrepreneur-in-residence program
8. Gigwalk raises $10M, What3Words gets $3M
9. Digital signage and augmented reality come together in Australia (see story here)
10. Digicash launches beacon-based payments

1. Weather Channel and the impact of context (29:30)
2. Google Wear as the wearable platform (35:45)
3. PayRange brings easy mobile payments to vending machines (43:25)

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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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