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  1. Daily: SMBs to Spend on Social, Location for Holidays; How AI Can Help Revamp CPG BrandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Street Fight

    ... of online retail. Which Chains Have the Most Loyalty Customers, and Why? ( QSR Mag ) Location technology platform Foursquare, for the second year, decided to tackle the quandary for quick-service brands. The company approached the task by measuring ...

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  2. Location, location, location: researchers develop model to predict retail failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | University of Cambridge

    ... D'Silva and her colleagues used more than 74 million check-ins from the location technology platform Foursquare from Chicago, Helsinki, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore and Tokyo; and data from 181 million taxi ...

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  3. Social media data used to predict retail failureRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 9 | Science Daily

    ... D'Silva and her colleagues used more than 74 million check-ins from the location-based social network Foursquare from Chicago, Helsinki, Jakarta, London, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, San Francisco, Singapore and Tokyo; and data from 181 million ...

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  4. Foursquare Closes $33 Million Funding Round, Aiming to 'Refine' Its ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Technology Marketing

    Foursquare's Meghan Lapides, Josh Cohen, Dennis Crowley, Jeff Glueck, Matt Kamen, Liz Ritzcovan, Rory Parness and Marc Ellenbogen . Foursquare closed a $33 million Series F equity funding round led by Simon Ventures, Naver and longtime backer Union Square Ventures.

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  5. Car loaded with AI, GPS, clock and a mic writes a Kerouac-inspired...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Daily Mail

    Car teams up with a computer, GPS, clock and microphone to pen AI Kerouac-inspired novel about a four-day road trip The 1 the Road book captured all the observations churned out by AI while on a four-day road trip from New York to New Orleans in March 2017 GPS data, descriptions of still images captured by the camera, quotations picked by up the microphone and blurbs from Foursquare inform the text Artificial intelligence and a Cadillac have become buzzworthy book authors penning a Kerouacian novel about a road trip from New York to New Orleans.

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  6. A Computer Has Written A 'Novel' Narrating Its Own Cross-Country Road TripRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | Slashdot

    ... the four sensors would feed data into a system of neural networks Goodwin had trained on hundreds of books and Foursquare location data, and the printer would spit out the results one letter at a time. By the end of the four-day trip, receipts ...

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  7. When an AI Goes Full Jack KerouacRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 1 | The Atlantic

    ... internal clock-would feed data into a system of neural networks Goodwin had trained on hundreds of books and Foursquare location data, and the printer would spit out the results one letter at a time. By the end of the four-day trip, receipts ...

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  8. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 24 | Business Wire

    ... has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. This research provides cr... )--iHeartMedia, Jelli and Foursquare today announced the launch of a new attribution product for broadcast radio that will offer marketers a unique combination of ...

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  9. Jail Time for Fake Reviews and 13 Other Digital Trends This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Skift

    ... Booking Site >>The idea's there, but why not take it a step further and personalize it that much more? New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed Opportunity >>If it wasn't obvious that Collinson and Priority Pass were ...

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  10. Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge and 5 Other Hospitality Trends This WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2018 | Skift

    This week in hospitality, Hilton worked with Foursquare to introduce a new feature called Explore, with recommendations from Hilton employees. And business travelers get more options with homeshares and hostels.

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  11. New Hilton-Foursquare Mobile Concierge Is a Promising But Missed OpportunityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2018 | Skift

    In the increasing competition among hotels to make downloading loyalty program mobile apps more worthwhile for travelers and more concierge-like, Hilton has teamed up with location technology company Foursquare to introduce a brand-new feature called Explore . The new Explore feature is somewhat similar to the Guidebooks feature that Airbnb launched in 2016, only with Hilton Explore, the recommendations aren't coming from Airbnb community members, but from actual Hilton employees, whose suggestions are being powered by Foursquare.

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  12. Hack causes major apps to show anti-Semitic nameRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Denver Post

    Technology users got a surprise when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States' most populous city with an anti-Semitic header. A number of people posted screenshots on Twitter showing "New York City" had been relabeled "Jewtropolis" on the Mapbox map used by companies and services such as Snapchat parent Snap, Citi Bike and Foursquare.

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  13. Hack causes major apps to show anti-Semitic nameRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | Indiana's NewsCenter

    Technology users got a surprise Thursday morning when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States' most populous city with an anti-Semitic header. A number of people posted screenshots on Twitter showing "New York City" had been relabeled "Jewtropolis" on the Mapbox map used by companies and services such as Snapchat parent Snap, Citi Bike and Foursquare.

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  14. Hack causes major apps to show anti-Semitic nameRead the original story

    Sep 3, 2018 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... "Jewtropolis" on the Mapbox map used by companies and services such as Snapchat parent Snap, Citi Bike and Foursquare. Mapbox, a provider of digital map technology, said it suffered a "malicious edit" by a person who tried to make more than 80 ...

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  15. Major online services show New York as 'Jewtropolis' in vandalism attackRead the original story

    Aug 31, 2018 | The Times of Israel

    ... apps all used data from the digital mapping service Mapbox, whose clients also include Uber, the Financial Times, Foursquare, Evernote and others. It was not immediately clear whether any of those sites had displayed the offensive name. Snapchat ...

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  16. Anti-Semitic hack shows up in online mapRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Journal Gazette

    ... "Jewtropolis" on the Mapbox map used by companies and services such as Snapchat parent Snap, Citi Bike and Foursquare. Mapbox, a provider of digital map technology, said it suffered a "malicious edit" by a person who tried to make more than 80 ...

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  17. Hack causes major apps to show anti-Semitic name Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | WSB-TV

    Technology users got a surprise Thursday morning when their social and lifestyle apps seemingly labeled the United States' most populous city with an anti-Semitic header. A number of people posted screenshots on Twitter showing "New York City" had been relabeled "Jewtropolis" on the Mapbox map used by companies and services such as Snapchat parent Snap, Citi Bike and Foursquare.

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  18. How an anti-Semitic slur made its way onto maps across the internetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Mashable

    ... Founded in 2010, Mapbox is a mapping and geolocation data startup that provides services to companies such as Foursquare, Evernote, and the previously mentioned sites and apps. To do this without the resources of a larger company like Google, Mapbox ...

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  19. Mapbox CEO says the map calling New York City 'Jewtropolis' has...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | TechCrunch

    Mapbox , the mapping startup that competes with the likes of Google Maps and Here to power location services on apps like Snapchat and Foursquare, says that a version of its New York map calling the city 'Jewtropolis' was an act of human vandalism that has now been removed across the hundreds of apps that pull in Mapbox data and are used by over 400 million people. "This is now 100 percent fixed and should have never happened.

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  20. Snapchat map renames New York 'Jewtropolis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | Jerusalem Post

    The mapping service used inside applications include Snapchat, FourSquare, and The Weather Channel was changed on Thursday to read "Jewtropolis" in place of New York. Users started posting images of screenshots from affected apps on social media on Thursday, and Snapchat was quick to respond.

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