Connected fabric, Jurassic promo and Wearables for Good

Welcome to episode #237. On the show: Samsung & Jurassic World offer Best Buy exclusive content; Pinterest’s “buyable pins”; Alibaba tests new QR codes for a nifty idea; Periscope’s map view; Zopper raises $20m; Google’s connected fabric Project Jacquard; Geotraq’s patent for Cell-ID module; Facebook Messenger turns off location; Baidu invests in VisionMedia and rolls out Indoor Atlas; Wearables For Good by UNICEF.

This Week in Location Based Marketing Episode 237

Recorded: June 7, 2015
Hosts: Rob Woodbridge & Asif Khan
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Top stories of the week

1. Samsung – Jurassic World – Best Buy promo 12:20
2. Pinterest – Buyable pins 17:35
3. Alibaba tests new QR code for return fraud 20:10
4. Twitter launches Periscope videos on a map 23:00
5. Zopper raises $20M 26:30
6. Google – Project Jacquard 27:35
7. Geotraq – patent for Cell-ID module 35:55
8. Facebook disables automatic location tracking in messenger 44:40
9. Baidu invests $11.5M in VisionMedia , Baidu also rolls out Indoor Atlas 46:25
10. UNICEF – Wearables For Good project 49:00

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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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