LBMA Podcast: GroundTruth, General Motors, Zara, Ikea

On the show this week: Milestone Pages, GroudTruth, 180byTwo, Tesla’s drive-in, 7-Eleven facial rec., IKEA goes full TaskRabbit, GM launches peer-to-peer sharing, Zara tries AR on.

LBMA Podcast: MapBox Buys FitnessAR, GM Launches Marketplace

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan, Rob Woodbridge & Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Schiphol Airport, Kettle Brand’s Tater Tracker, Singapore Government, Microsoft, and Gravy Analytics.

Street Fight Daily: Yelp Partners with Curbside, Foursquare Check-Ins Evolve with Location Tech

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Yelp Partners with Curbside to Add Order Pickup to its App… Foursquare May Have Grown Up, But the Check-In Still Matters… Google Reboots Display Network, Gives Advertisers More Control…

Street Fight Daily: Facebook Suffers Data Collection Setback Abroad, Pitfalls of Location Tech for Brands

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Facebook Gets Slap on the Wrist from 2 European Privacy Regulators… Brands: Prioritizing Location-Based KPIs Can Have Its Drawbacks… Uber Won’t Be Forced to Stop Developing Self-Driving Cars During Its Lawsuit with Alphabet…

Street Fight Daily: Snap Valuation Jumps to $34 Billion, SMBs Shift Marketing Spend to Digital

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Snapchat Shares Surge 44% in Market Debut… Small Businesses Shift Marketing Spend to Digital… For Quartz, Bots Are a Chance to Build a New Path for Interacting with News…

Street Fight Daily: Social Platforms Bring Pubs Limited Cash, GM Enables In-Car Data with New SDK

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Deals with Facebook and Snapchat Are Popular, But They’re Not Big Money-Makers… GM’s New SDK for In-Car Infotainment Apps Offers Access to Nearly 400 Data Points… For Retail, the Next Big Tech-Driven Shakeup is Organizational…

Street Fight Daily: Verizon May Renegotiate Yahoo Deal, Facebook Tweaks Audience Metrics

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Says Yahoo Hack Could Reopen $4.8 Billion Deal Talks… Facebook Tweaks Audience Network to Favor Advertiser Metrics… Google Rolls Out New Tech for Publishers to Count Mobile Viewability…

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Reportedly Rejected $6B Offer, Uber-Google Rivalry Heats Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Lyft’s $9 Billion Price Tag Was Too High for GM… Uber and Alphabet Rivalry Heats Up Over Self-Driving Vehicles, Mapping Tech, Ride Hailing… Square Forges Relationships with Competitors to Expand its Business Opportunities…

Street Fight Daily: Pokémon Go and Local Commerce, Millennials and Retail

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Foursquare President: ‘Huge’ Industry Developing Around Location Intelligence… Pokémon Go Gets Consumers Back to the Mall, But Will They Shop?… Lyft and GM Expand Express Drive Driver Rental Program…

LBMA Podcast: CES Beacons, GM and Lyft, Reveal Mobile CEO

On the show: EyeLock & Diebold rename the ATM “Irving”; Screen commerce by Think&Go; Billy Bishop Airport DOOH’s the tunnel; Faking human stench to fight Dengue Fever; Emirates + Millennial Media; AT&T, Cisco, IBM, Intel and the city of IoT.

Street Fight Daily: Uber Paves Way to IPO, GM Sells Ads In Cars

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyUber Closes $1.6 Billion in Financing (New York Times)… GM Is Beaming Advertisements Into Your Car (Fast Company)… Sensory Marketing Is the Next Frontier in Mobile Advertising (AdAge)…

Street Fight Daily: Apple Watch’s Hyperlocal Ads, GM Eyes Local Search

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyApple Watch Will Deliver ‘Hyper-Local’ Ads On Your Wrist (Business Insider)… GM Turning Its Cars Into Rolling (Local) Search Engines (Search Engine Land)… Secret Wants To Be The Stream Of Consciousness For Live Events, Starting With CES (TechCrunch)…

Street Fight Daily: How Ford Uses Location Data, Radius Raises $13 M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.How Chrysler, Ford, GM, Others Use Auto Location Data (AdAge)… Palantir Co-Founder Chases New Data Source: Small Businesses (Wall Street Journal)… In an Economics Experiment, Uber Cuts Prices in 16 Cities (Businessweek)…

Nokia Finding New Life In Location Services, Connected Car

With its device business offloaded to Microsoft, Nokia has turned its focus to its services business, headlines by its location and commerce platform, HERE. Street Fight caught up recently with Nokia’s VP of connected car, Floris van de Klashorst, to discuss the opportunity the auto market presents the local marketing industry, the challenges facing developers, and the business case for auto and local tech…

Street Fight Daily: Google Invests In Reviews, Foursquare’s Co-Founder Opens Up

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyGoogle Launches City Experts Program To Encourage Higher Quality Google+ Local Reviews (TechCrunch)… Foursquare Cofounder Naveen Selvaduri Opens Up About His Exit: “I Wanted To Stay” (Fast Company)… Investors May Yet Cry For Yelp (Wall Street Journal)…

Fragmentation in the Device Landscape and What It Might Mean for Local

We know that the great mobile shift has arrived. This does not mean the end of the laptop era entirely, as any user of processor-intensive software like Photoshop knows. But it does mean that we are using our devices in ways that have become heavily context dependent…

Street Fight Daily: Dex One Merges With SuperMedia, Groupon’s Tech Origins

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology.LivingSocial Nabs High-Fashion Clothing Line (Inc.)… Groupon is Not a Tech Company. Why Was It Valued Like One? (GigaOm)… Local News Sites Form New Trade Association (CJR)…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Nokia, Banjo

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan discuss the new map and direction functionality on the Nook; Nokia gets Groupon in a daily deals partnership and GM gets cars to detect pedestrians; plus funding news, our resource of the week and Banjo CEO Damien Patton…

Street Fight Daily: ‘Local Consumer,’ Curley Leaves Las Vegas Sun

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technology...

After Strong Quarter, Groupon Starts Looking Like a Deal Again (AllThingsD)…

Rob Curley Leaves Las Vegas Sun (Poynter)…

Understand the ‘Local Consumer,’ and You’ll Understand How to Serve SMBs (VentureBeat)…