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Silicon Alley Insider
Mobile-Location Services Won't Succeed Unless They Give Users A Good Reason To Opt In
Smartphones in the hands of so many on-the-go users have created a very enticing business proposition: provide mobile-local services and targeted marketing that pinpoints consumers based on exactly where they are, and what they're doing.
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3 hrs ago
'Findery' iOS App Creates Rich Maps with Crowdsoured Info
The co-founder of Flickr released a new photo-centric app that ties users' personal stories, historical information, news and more to maps.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
South By Southwest starts with interactive and film segments before music begins
That's because the South by Southwest Conference is getting underway in Austin, Texas, with the gathering's interactive and film portions starting in earnest tomorrow, followed by the annual music festival, which will crank up the volume starting Wednesday.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
AppsFlyer raises $7.1M so your app won't get buried alive in the app stores
It's easy for an app to get lost in the app stores with a million other competitors.
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley, Rebuffing Sale Offers, Says Revenues...
Foursquare - the app that has shifted its business model from a place to track where your friends are going to the go-to place for people searching for local information - is fast approaching its fifth birthday .
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Daily: Square Makes Loans, Why Microsoft Invested in Foursquare
With Square Capital, Square Begins Offering Controversial Merchant Cash Advances Square's search for new revenue streams is pushing it toward a controversial industry: Merchant cash advances.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Here's the first picture of Microsoft's Siri competitor 'Cortana'
The first official images of Microsoft's "Cortana" personal assistant have emerged, according to a report from The Verge .
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Mapping the New York fashion scene, minute by minute
A new study uses social media to show how New York's fashion industry still centers on just a few blocks of Manhattan.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Daily: Uber Confessions, Smartphone Adoption Slows
Uber Cab Confessions City by city, Uber is upending the taxi business, even though its rides can be pricier than cabs.
LBMA Podcast: Urban Airship, Future of Privacy, Facebook/WhatsApp
Welcome to This Week in Location Based Marketing , a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association .
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Showtime to give tarot card readings to SXSW app users
Showtime will be promoting its new series "Penny Dreadful" by offering South by Southwest attendees a unique mobile experience that ties into Foursquare and Twitter.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
WhatsNotApp: When Ignoring LinkedIn Messages Is a Bad Idea
As you can see from the photo above, Pete Nofelt , who works at Foursquare in New York, got a note from WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton in mid-2012 via LinkedIn.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
NYC's 8 Best Restaurant Week Deals
Booking lunch or dinner during NYC Restaurant Week can be overwhelming with all of the options available by neighborhood and cuisine.
Mobile payments smackdown: Did Google Wallet just outplay Isis? - Mobile Commerce Daily
Mobile payments smackdown: Did Google Wallet just outplay Isis? The Host Card Emulation feature in Android KitKat for driving near field communications mobile payments just got a big boost in the form of support from MasterCard and Visa, which could spell trouble for Isis.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
EHarmony taps mobile for bigger role in dating experience
Looking to update its mobile experience, eHarmony decided to launch a new Datebook feature to its iPhone application that lets users plan a date using resources such as Foursquare.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
The News Tribune
Niche ideas waiting to be tapped by startups
Entrepreneurs have a term for outsized problems they want to tackle or bigger-than-life bets they want to make: "moon shots."
Sat Feb 15, 2014
An Easy Way to Deal with Friend Requests on Foursquare
Learn how you can easily accept or reject all pending friend requests on Foursquare in one easy step on the Foursquare.com website itself.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
These Are the Most Photographed Places on Earth
It's called SightsMap and it uses Google Map's Panaramio platform, Wikipedia and FourSquare to determine what everyone is taking photos of these days.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Heineken-UEFA Retail Program Leverages Soccer 'Passion Point'
Heineken is again leveraging its partnership with the UEFA Champions League to bring the most prestigious soccer club competition to adult fans throughout the United States.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
Daily: Groupon Embraces Self-Serve, PlaceIQ Raises $15M More
Now You Can Finally Launch a Groupon Deal Without Ever Talking to a Human Five years after its launch, daily deals company Groupon is finally giving business owners an automated way to launch discount promotions.