Category Archives: GPS

Congratulations to Countdown on their new Proximity Based Marketing App

For a number of years I’ve been prodding retailers to take advantage of location services on people’s smartphones with several blogs including some looking at the grocery industry. I was disappointed when they dropped their old app, but delighted to … Continue reading

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Sell More Beer With Pokemon Go

Or anything else at your destination retail or hospitality business. I’ve spent years trying to get businesses to invest in location based services, apps, maps and the like. Now if you are in the business and are a little bit … Continue reading

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5 Ideas Thanks to Uber Data Science

In an article in Verge, they identified that Uber has discovered you are more likely to pay surge pricing if the battery on your mobile is low. Surge pricing is where they put the price up when they are low … Continue reading

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Pizza Hut turns to algorithms and GPS tracking to increase sales

Yup, it’s the ‘Uber-ization’ of pizza, as Pizza Hut joins the wave of chain restaurants embracing tech. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.pcworld.com I had an idea many years ago which I called Pizza on the Beach. The idea was that … Continue reading

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Uber’s food service is coming to Melbourne

Uber is set to launch its food deliver service in Melbourne as early as next month, despite its ride-sharing service still being deemed illegal in Victoria. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theage.com.au Uber is a wild card that in my opinion … Continue reading

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GPS doodles and the art of turning exercise into an adventure

When Stephen Lund first saw his cycling movements mapped out in red on GPS tracking website Strava, he immediately recognised the service’s potential beyond … Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.smh.com.au Stephen isn’t the first person I’ve blogged about who has … Continue reading

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Say Goodbye To GPS! India’s All Set To Switch To The Desi Navigation System, IRNSS

Say Goodbye To GPS! India’s All Set To Switch To The Desi Navigation System, IRNSS | indiatimes.com Sourced through Scoop.it from: linkis.com The big question to me was why, when there is already a Global Positioning System (GPS). It works … Continue reading

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