Tag Archives: Location-based service

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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IBM disrupts the Tour de France with IoT – ReadWrite

Dimension Data is partnering with IBM to analyze 198 riders’ data in the 2015 Tour de France, looking over 21 gruelling days of cycling. Sourced through Scoop.it from: readwrite.com This is the next generation of a concept that started with … Continue reading

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Domino’s pizza delivery robot is coming to your door

Domino’s Australia showed off a self-driving robot that can deliver pizzas. It’s just a prototype for now. Sourced through Scoop.it from: money.cnn.com Domino is innovating all over the world. They are also connected to trials with driverless cars. It appears … 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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Amateur archaeologists are finding lost Roman roads using lasers

“Latest News – NEW ROAD DISCOVERED,” reads David Ratledge’s page on the Roman Roads Research Association. “After only 45 years of searching, I have at long last found the Roman Road from Ribchester to Lancaster!” Ratledge, an amateur archaeologist, has indeed … Continue reading

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6 Location-based Social Media Monitoring Tools : Social Media Examiner

Do you want to reach local customers on social media? This article shares six location-based monitoring tools to use for local social media marketing. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com Obviously this is about getting people to go to the conference … Continue reading

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Location intelligence: it’s time to tap into the untold revenue we all generate as we move | Information Age

74% of consumers with smartphones now use location-based services: but some businesses are still not maximising the opportunites it presents. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.information-age.com The irony is that we said this many years ago. I had a quick look … Continue reading

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Mapped: Where is air pollution killing the most people?

Air pollution breaches EU safety limits in several parts of the country – but where is it causing the most deaths? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.telegraph.co.uk Did you know that more than 28,000 people die in the UK from air … Continue reading

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LA city and county swap traffic info for Waze drivers’ data – 89.3 KPCC

Thousands of Waze app users’ data is being given free to Los Angeles city and county traffic managers in exchange for road condition info. How will they use it? Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.scpr.org Los Angeles is now the 10th … Continue reading

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Google Maps offers offline option when Internet is spotty – Washington Times

Google Maps is getting disconnected. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.washingtontimes.com It’s about time they did this, although it’s easy to understand why they don’t want you to be offline, because their fundamental aim is to sell location based advertising. I … Continue reading

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