Study: 99% of Location-Based Apps to Implement Indoor Positioning Systems

The survey by IndoorAtlas polled 301 marketing decision makers at mid- to large-size organizations in the healthcare, travel, transport, marketing, and retail sectors. 99% of the respondents said have implemented IPS or have plans to do so within the next two years.

LBMA Podcast: Apple’s Location Warnings, Facebook’s Local Ads

On the show: Places from Moment.me; Towstop sends a towing lifeline; GPS signal as art; Square’s arrival prediction bet; In-mall WiFi advertising from Steps Away; and special guests are Wibe Wagemans and Roman Kikta of Indoor Atlas…

Street Fight Daily: Baidu Bets on Local, Court Says Yelp Doesn’t Extort

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technologyBaidu Boosts Location-based Platform With New Services, $10M Investment (Reuters)… Yelp Escapes Extortion Lawsuit Unscathed, Except For Its Reputation (Engadget)… Airbnb Under Fire for ‘Secret’ Plan to Release Users’ information (New York Post)…

Conference Notebook: Navigating a Future For Indoor Mapping

In a world overflowing with data, it’s ironic that the last bastion of opacity — the place about which businesses know the least — is also the place where we spend the majority of our money: the physical store…