LBMA Podcast: Next-Gen QR Codes, O2 Acquires Weve

On the show: Girl detection billboards; KFC’s tray tapper; Project Lynx; CHOZ app; drink-activated coasters against domestic abuse; Apple buys Coherent Navigation; Humagrams power Ticketmaster Canada…

Street Fight Daily: Andreessen Bearish on Local News, Google Bets on Location-based Gaming

A roundup of today’s big stories in hyperlocal publishing, marketing, commerce, and technology.Marc Andreessen: The ‘Problem with Local News is Most People Don’t Care’ (Poynter)… Google: Location-based Gaming as Popular as Virtual Reality in 10 Years (Polygon)… Will Facebook Build a Stand-Alone Local Search App? (Screenwerk)…

LBMA Podcast: Zipments, ExactTarget, and David Shalaby of TapTrack

On the show: Facebook uses your data to help carriers market to you better; Zipments proves we are in a bubble by raising $2.25M; ExactTarget moves into location; ESA partners with DMTI; SpeakGeo launches; Intersec gets their Weve on; Bump acquired by Google; a Lowe’s case study; and app of the week Basewarp…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Talkbits, Moves

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan look at Talkbits — this generation’s version of the CB radio. Meanwhile, Weve wastes no time and starts working with Virgin Records; big quick-serve restaurants Olive Garden and Applebee’s get into the location marketing game; Yahoo! destroys (er, acqui-hires) Alike; and a glimpse of the future of the insurance industry from Spain. Plus, Sampo Karjalainen, founder of Moves stops by, and our resource of the week shows the power of big data…

PODCAST: This Week in Location-Based Marketing — Waze, Evzdrop

In this week’s episode, hosts Rob Woodbridge and Asif Khan talk about wheels, Weve, Waze — and would you spend $600 on Oakleys? Plus, special guest David Rush, co-founder of Evzdrop and Asif is live from the home of the Singapore Sling…