Location Weekly: Walmart Delivers Covid Tests via Drone

In this episode of Location Weekly, the Location-Based Marketing Association covers Walmart delivering Covid tests via drone in Vegas, United Airlines launching an interactive flight search map, Amazon Sidewalk moving beyond the connected home, and Toronto-based WXM Tech cooking up TraffikFlo for Covid traffic management.

Give Placed Your Location, and the Company Will Give You Frequent Flyer Miles

Location analytics firm Placed today is launching a new app that allows consumers to share their location data in exchange for frequent flyer miles. The Frequent Flyer app, with its explicit value exchange for consumers, has the potential to show how effective mobile ads can be in driving in-store purchases.

LBMA Podcast: WeChat Partners With Uniqlo, Square Teams Up With Apple

On the show: Kagulu tells everyone the value of your car; Verizon makes dumb cars a little smarter; and Shazam your vodka. Plus industry news about United Airlines, Macy’s Blue Bite and the Gap.

Street Fight Daily: eBay Spins Off PayPal, Waze Crowdsources Places

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology]EBay to Spin Off PayPal With New CEOs for Two Publicly Traded Companies (Recode)… With Places (and Your Help), Waze Mapping Gets Smarter On Android And iOS (GigaOm)… Yelp and Tripadvisor Launch Joint Campaign Against Google (Financial Times)…