LBMA Podcast: SnapChat/Foursquare, SocialRadar Acquisition, Hero Digital

This Week in Location Based Marketing is a weekly video podcast from the Location Based Marketing Association with Asif Khan and Aubriana Lopez. On the show: Nadaam Cashmere + Cleanly, Hurd, Exponential Interactive, Bizly, PAI + MagTek, Skyhook & Verifone, Age UK with ClearChannel, and GeniCan.

Street Fight Daily: Lyft Launches Ride Request SDK for iOS, Verizon Acquires SocialRadar

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology… Verizon Requires SocialRadar to Buff Up Mapquest’s Location Data… Lyft Launches Ride Request SDK for iOS… AOL Lays Off 500 Employees in Restructuring with Eyes on Mobile, Data, and Video…

LBMA Podcast: SocialRadar’s LocationKit, Geoconquesting in Real Life

On the show: Fujitsu’s Ubiquitouswear; Domino’s order by tweeting an Emoji; Tunity App; JCDecaux punks Belgium Marketing Directors; Auto-cue’s car movie scenes re-enacted with augmented reality; The Doghouse Virtual Reality movie; ooVootique; Dunlopillo’s connected mattress…

LBMA Podcast: Facebook Challenges Yelp and Foursquare

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…

In First Acquisition, SocialRadar Snaps Up Location Tech Firm

Location analytics startup SocialRadar, founded by Blackboard founder Michael Chasen, has made its first acquisition. The company has come to terms with Gridskippr, a startup specializing in location management and mobile advertising technology for smartphone apps…

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Street Fight Daily: Foursquare Teams With Seamless, Lawsuit Questions Square Story

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Foursquare Can Now Satisfy Your Appetite At Home With Integrated Seamless And GrubHub Ordering (Pando)… Lawsuit Questions Square’s Start-Up Story (New York Times)… PayPal Wants Role in Apple’s Mobile Payments Dreams (Recode)…

Well-Funded SocialRadar Works on App for Local Social Discovery

In April, Blackboard co-founder Michael Chasen founded a new venture called SocialRadar, planning to build a new app that will provide real-time location-specific information about people nearby. Eight weeks later, Chasen and his team raised nearly $13 million. We asked Chasen about his quick and successful fundraise, how Blackboard informed the founding of SocialRadar, and why the world needs another social discovery app…

Street Fight Daily: Twitter Acquires Spindle, SocialRadar Nabs $12.75M

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal content, commerce, and technologyTwitter Acquires Local Discovery Startup Spindle (AllThingsD)… Blackboard Co-Founder Michael Chasen Raises $12.75M Series A For SocialRadar, A New Take On Location-Based People Discovery Apps (TechCrunch)… How Yelp Might Clean Up the Restaurant Industry (Atlantic)…