Location-Based Marketing Association: Near Goes Public

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Near going public via a merger with Kludeln, FinGo using Hitachi’s vein mapping for user identification, Reveal Mobile launching Mira console for OOH measurement, and Domino’s deploying PopID tech for facial recognition ordering to promote the new season of Stranger Things.

How to Turn Alternative Data into Alpha

The need for real-time data is critical, as it enhances the speed and accuracy of key decisions and enables investors to detect any defects before making a choice.

Openings and New Hires at Daily Voice, Near, Local SEO Guide

Every two weeks, Geoff Michener covers some of the latest openings and new hires in this dynamic industry. This week’s edition includes moves and new openings at Yext, the MMA, and Acquisio.

Near CEO: Bad Data Remains a Big Challenge for Location Platforms

Near enables brands and businesses to “visualize, engage and analyze audience data including their location and behavior for data-driven decisions.” Street Fight recently caught up with Near’s founder and CEO, Anil Mathews, to talk about location intelligence in 2017 and what types of new use cases we may soon see.

Street Fight Daily: DoorDash and Postmates Test Robot Delivery, Lighting Tech Helps Retailers Sharpen Location Data

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Postmates and DoorDash Test Delivery by Robot with Starship Technologies… Retailers Leverage Lighting Communication System to Sharpen Location Data… As Alexa Becomes Ubiquitous, Amazon Must Craft a Consistent User Experience…