LBMA Podcast: Maps on Clothes, Smart Screens

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On the show: TGI Fridays’ drone attack; Health Insurance benefits with Misfit; search as signal by Mindshare and Google; Monochrome; pop-up Libraries; smart screens by Photon and Panasonic; eBay Australia’s 24-hour Christmas Windows…

LBMA Podcast: Groupon Acquires Swarm, Lord & Taylor Deploys Beacons

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On the show: LINKNYC replaces payphones with WiFi in NYC; Radio Shack goes back to its roots with Little Bits; LivingSocial lets merchants in on the deal; Snapchat partners with Square; Spotify partners with Uber; Target Partners with PointInside; Shazam partners with Adspace Networks; WholeFoods creates deeper local engagement with in-store kiosks in Atlanta…

LBMA Podcast: Facebook Challenges Yelp and Foursquare

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On the show: Connected Glass by Rebecca Minkoff; The world’s smallest GPS chip; Pay with your face; Coupons.com on your Samsung phone; and SocialRadar acquires Gridskippr. Our special guest is Rob Cameron, Chief Product and Marketing Office at Moneris…

LBMA Podcast: Factual Teams With EQ Works, Digital Element Partners With Skyhook

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On the show: Bionym pioneers wearable payments; Adsquare raises $4.3M; The NHL is testing virtual Dasherboards; Tip.ly makes tipping a visual thing; Clear Channel offering free content in Singapore; Copresence brings peace to Android and iOS sharing; Boxpark does the pop-up mall. Our resource of the week looks at the impact of Apple Pay on Whole Foods…

LBMA Podcast: Interviews With Aisle411, GameStop, and Mapquest

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On the show: Our wrap from RetailLoco in Chicago, plus top stories of the week — including Vistar Media’s cross-screen ad platform; John Lewis testing the Oculus Rift; The Bluesmart suitcase; AboutPlace going into beta; Whirlpool partnering with Gigwalk; and Prizm’s contextual music device…

LBMA Podcast: SideSwipe’s Gestures, TomTom Opens Up

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On the show: FritoLays hands out samples in bus shelters; Pinpoint offers location-based audio game; Geofeedia and Adnear raise; TomTom opens up; Chico’s embraces RFID; Loopd brings beacons to conferences. Plus, what happened to Hailo and why RFID in a world of beacons…