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The Power of Two: Combining Demographic and Location Analytics for Marketing Insights - Directions Magazine

Directions Magazine, the first regularly published online news magazine covering gis and geospatial technology.
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The Brilliant Hack That Brought Foursquare Back From the Dead | Wired Business | Wired.com

The Brilliant Hack That Brought Foursquare Back From the Dead | Wired Business | Wired.com | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
The founder of Foursquare always envisioned the app as a fellow traveler, dispensing relevant information unbidden — tucked-away bars as you strolled a neighborhood, sale items as you entered a boutique, or popular appetizers as you sat down for...
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Yelp now lets you book SeatMe reservations from its restaurant and nightlife venue listings

Yelp now lets you book SeatMe reservations from its restaurant and nightlife venue listings | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Yelp today introduced a new feature that lets users book SeatMe reservations directly from its service's restaurant and nightlife venue listings. The integration is now available on ...
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Redfin parting ways with 3 execs | Inman News

Redfin parting ways with 3 execs | Inman News | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
In the wake of closing a $50 million investment round in mid-November that more than doubled its investment bankroll to date and heightened talk of a pending initial public offering, tech-focused brokerage and referral network Redfin is parting...
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Centzy becomes Locality and announces $4.3M Series A, aims to fix local search once and for all

Centzy becomes Locality and announces $4.3M Series A, aims to fix local search once and for all | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Here’s a newsflash: most local small businesses still aren’t online. And even for those who are, searching for granular business information like hours of operation, menu of products and services, ...
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Foursquare's head of product checks out of company

Foursquare's head of product checks out of company | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
After four years, Alex Rainert is saying goodbye to the place-based social network he helped conceive. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
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Top Apps For Real Estate Agents

Top Apps For Real Estate Agents | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Real Estate Agents can use iphones and apps to become more efficient and land more deals. Below are the top apps that every agent needs to know about.
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Explainer: How Local Data Startups Are Building Analytics for the Real World | Street Fight

Explainer: How Local Data Startups Are Building Analytics for the Real World | Street Fight | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
There’s been a lot of excitement around in-store analytics recently as venture funding has begun to pour into the space.
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Stuart Hall's curator insight, May 18, 2014 9:03 PM

Interesting perspecrive 

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Zillow posts $1.2M loss as Q3 revenues rise 67%: CEO Spencer Rascoff says company in 'hyper growth mode' - GeekWire

Zillow posts $1.2M loss as Q3 revenues rise 67%: CEO Spencer Rascoff says company in 'hyper growth mode' - GeekWire | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Spencer Rascoff of Zillow Zillow today posted record revenue of $53.3 million for the third quarter, up 67 percent over the same period last year but not q
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Trulia posts $40.3M in 3Q revenue, reports 56K subscribers following Market Leader acquisition - GeekWire

Trulia posts $40.3M in 3Q revenue, reports 56K subscribers following Market Leader acquisition - GeekWire | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Shares of Trulia, the San Francisco-based online real estate company that competes directly with Zillow, are up nearly 5 percent in after-hours trading after the company posted $40.3 million in revenue in its third quarter earnings report.
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America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude

America’s Mood Map: An Interactive Guide to the United States of Attitude | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
West Virginia is the most neurotic state, Utah is the most agreeable and the folks of Wisconsin are the country's most extroverted, a new study says.
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Caterina Fake’s Findery Launches Mobile App for Stories About Places

Caterina Fake’s Findery Launches Mobile App for Stories About Places | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
If it works well, the Findery app will interrupt users with notifications for delightful tidbits of information about the backstory, history, trivia and personal stories associated with nearby places.
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What's the Weather in Your Neighborhood?

What's the Weather in Your Neighborhood? | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Until now, searching for information about a city's climate led you to data recorded at weather stations and airports. The problem is, not every neighborhood is near a weather station or airport - ...
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Google, Zappos, Uber And Foursquare: How Consumer Data Drives Better Customer Experiences

Google, Zappos, Uber And Foursquare: How Consumer Data Drives Better Customer Experiences | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
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XiLi Mobile serves up geotargeted real estate listings | Inman News

As more and more prospective homebuyers turn to their mobile devices to find their dream home, at least one real estate tech company is betting on technologies familiar to every smartphone-wielding consumer: text messaging and GPS.
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MapBox Enables Amazing Custom Maps for Sites and Apps

MapBox Enables Amazing Custom Maps for Sites and Apps | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
MapBox is an ambitious startup that has made headlines for putting cartographic software, well, on the map.
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Lovely acquires Rentmatic in quest to become full-service rental platform | Inman News

Lovely acquires Rentmatic in quest to become full-service rental platform | Inman News | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Lovely, one of several firms that have cropped up recently to handle the software needs of small-time landlords and property managers and renters themselves, has acquired the rent payment processing firm Rentmatic, taking another step in its quest...
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PlaceIQ Adds Location Analytics To Help Brands Understand Real-World Behavior | Street Fight

PlaceIQ Adds Location Analytics To Help Brands Understand Real-World Behavior | Street Fight | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
In a push to buttress its ad targeting business, PlaceIQ has added two new analytics products, PreVisit and PIQ Analytics, that aim to provide marketers with a better understanding of their audiences by drawing insights from their consumer’s...
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MapQuest Updates Its iPhone App With Improved Cartography And Routing To Take On Google And Apple Maps | TechCrunch

MapQuest Updates Its iPhone App With Improved Cartography And Routing To Take On Google And Apple Maps | TechCrunch | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
On the iPhone, Apple Maps and Google Maps app have gotten all the headlines over the last several years, but MapQuest is still hanging in there, despite a..
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Firms raising the bar on house-hunting apps

Firms raising the bar on house-hunting apps | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Talk to a few techies at some of the leading online real estate sites, and it becomes pretty apparent fairly quickly that there is still a lot of gee-whiz functionality planned for the smartphones...
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what3words Raises $500K Seed For Its Location-Pinpointing Push To Reinvent Postcodes | TechCrunch

what3words Raises $500K Seed For Its Location-Pinpointing Push To Reinvent Postcodes | TechCrunch | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
London-based U.K. startup what3words has closed a $500,000 seed round of financing from a group of angel investors, including Shutl's Guy Westlake. The..
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Waze Data Is Starting To Show Up In Google Maps

Waze Data Is Starting To Show Up In Google Maps | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
Millions of users sharing traffic updates in real time.
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Foursquare's new website will now highlight nearby hot spots, offers and tips from friends

Foursquare's new website will now highlight nearby hot spots, offers and tips from friends | All Things Location-Based | Scoop.it
After a flurry of recent updates, Foursquare has just gone live with a revamped site, bringing the best of its mobile apps to the desktop.

The new Foursquare.com will:

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