TWiLBM #186: Beacons to the left of us…

Welcome to episode #186. On the show: Top news stories featuring Amazon, Volkswagen, Blippar, Layar, Regent St, Autograph, Avanade, Accenture, NinthDecimal (JiWire), PicQuest, Norton Outdoor, Placed, Retail Solutions Inc and Gigwalk. Our resource of the week is from Urban Airship.

Episode 186

Recorded: June 13, 2014
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

(starts at 4:25)

1. Amazon to launch local marketplace
2. VW’s Eyes On The Road campaign
3. Blippar acquires Layar
4. Regent St. gets beacons via AutoGraph
5. Smart fitting room with Avanade & Accenture
6. JiWire becomes NinthDecimal
7. PicQuest – the Uber for photography
8. Norton Outdoor’s Lazo App
9. Placed raises $10M
10. Retail Solutions Inc. partners with Gigwalk

1. Amazon’s “slow” march forward (28:00)
2. When is there one beacon too many (36:00)
3. Retail Solutions Inc. partners with Gigwalk (41:30)

Resource of the week: Mobile Users OK With Being Located (47:00)

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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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