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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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Digital radio, GPS upgrades improve Lee schools’ bus fleet – The News-Press

Lee schools’ upgraded to a digital radio and GPS system, improving communication and streamlining how the fleet is tracked. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.news-press.com I look forward to the day when stories like this are no longer newsworthy, when every … Continue reading

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The Most Important Missing Apple, Google Maps App Feature On The Road … – MediaPost Communications

The Most Important Missing Apple, Google Maps App Feature On The Road … Source: http://www.mediapost.com I was surprised to read this, given that so many people are using these apps for navigation today. My main device remains the TomTom which … Continue reading

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Apple is quietly making its move to own in-store digital tracking

Apple is changing how location sharing works on iPhones, and the changes may help it solidify control over the burgeoning in-store tracking and retail analytics industry. Source: digiday.com Can someone explain this to me a bit? I’m trying to understand … Continue reading

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17 Interesting and amazing maps to learn from

Maps that will change the way you see the world! (RT @FoodPornsx: RT @World: 15 Maps that will blow your mind: http://t.co/lfGb4mS8zj) Source: facts.fm I love these maps. A really interesting one is the highest paid profession in each state … Continue reading

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HomeAway® Introduces Mobile Hospitality Manager – WhaTech

Enhanced HomeAway App and Mobile Site Features Provide Vacation Rental Owners Ability to Improve the Guest Experience from Booking to Stay (#HomeAway® Introduces Mobile Hospitality Manager – WhaTech : http://t.co/DuVhGIGWef)… Source: http://www.whatech.com Nice feature. I’ve rented ski houses and batches … Continue reading

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Foursquare strikes back – you better be prepared!Spotistic

1 out of 10 smartphone users somehow have #Foursquare natively installed on their phone http://t.co/pUBQLFyi2g #cortana #localmarketing Source: blog.spotistic.com Really? That just sounds embarrassing and annoying to me. What do you think? See on Scoop.it – Location Is Everywhere

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