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Brighter beacons: Up close with Qualcomm’s Gimbal for Apple Stores

Brighter beacons: Up close with Qualcomm’s Gimbal for Apple Stores | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
With Gimbal, Qualcomm has a device that breaks quite a few molds. Open source, secure, and conceptually cool, Gimbal has the ability to actually make a difference in your day-to-day life. If you’re one to shop at an Apple Store, ...
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Destination everywhere: TomTom maps out the future for GPS

Destination everywhere: TomTom maps out the future for GPS | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
TomTom seeks to expand its navigational nous to physical fitness and beyond, but with an emphasis on simplicity.
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TomTom into sportwatches and other GPS-enabled personlal computing ventures.

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Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right?

Will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Finally Get It Right? | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
After 10 years eight South by Southwests two startups and zero dollars in profit will Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley ever find his way
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Foursquare rolls out first true ads with new check-in pop-ups

Foursquare rolls out first true ads with new check-in pop-ups | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
True ads have arrived on Foursquare — but, as you'd expect, there's a twist. The social network focused on check-ins and recommendations is now rolling out full-page ads in its mobile apps, a...
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Don't know who cares, but there seems to be a businessmodel :p

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Foursquare Is Generating Too Much Useless Noise

Foursquare Is Generating Too Much Useless Noise | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
foursquare is too much useless noise. it must flip its value exchange, so users earn points that provide immediate value, and brands can reward best customers.
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Leaked doc shows Foursquare's big plans for your check-in data

Leaked doc shows Foursquare's big plans for your check-in data | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Ads centered on location data seem like a no-brainer -- so long as members keep checking in. Read this article by Jennifer Van Grove on CNET News.
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Column: Mobile Marketers Are Way Too Slow for SoLoMo World

Column: Mobile Marketers Are Way Too Slow for SoLoMo World | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Mindshare's Stoller: in mobile, brands must react more, like reporters
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Look at how great a Google smartwatch could be

Look at how great a Google smartwatch could be | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
With wearable tech a bit of a buzzphrase right now and talk of a possible Apple/Intel smartwatch doing the rounds, this concept for what a Google watch might look like is right on cue.

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Forget the Internet of Things: Here Comes the Internet of Cars | Wired Opinion | Wired.com

Forget the Internet of Things: Here Comes the Internet of Cars | Wired Opinion | Wired.com | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
The connected vehicle is leading the automotive industry to its most significant innovation phase since the creation of the automobile itself.
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Street Fights of 2012: The Mobile Search for Local Discovery | Street Fight

Street Fights of 2012: The Mobile Search for Local Discovery | Street Fight | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
2012 was mobile’s debutant year: introduced to society at large, but still very much in the process of growing up. For local search, that meant mobile queries jumped by nearly 56% while desktop growth slowed to a little over 12% in 2012...
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Contextual awareness technologies accounted for the bleeding edge of a burgeoning local discovery space that saw a rash of startups — led by Foursquare — offering mobile-first alternatives to web-native services like Yelp.

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Mobile 3.0 arrives: How Qualcomm just showed us the future of the cell phone (and why iPhone sucks for this new contextual age) — Scobleizer

Mobile 3.0 arrives: How Qualcomm just showed us the future of the cell phone (and why iPhone sucks for this new contextual age) — Scobleizer | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
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4 Reasons Why Apple's iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design | Wired Design | Wired.com

4 Reasons Why Apple's iBeacon Is About to Disrupt Interaction Design | Wired Design | Wired.com | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
An emerging, invisible infrastructure will give designers an entirely new technological frontier to explore.
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Yahoo, Foursquare In Talks Over Data Partnership

Yahoo, Foursquare In Talks Over Data Partnership | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Foursquare sells a lot of ads, but the biggest upside for the location-sharing startup may be in selling its data. And sources say Yahoo is interested.
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Foursquare's Tips Growing Faster Than Yelp's Reviews

Foursquare is more than just check-ins. Its mobile-centric tips are becoming one of the startup's most valuable assets.
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Hunkemöller stapt in geomarketing

Hunkemöller stapt in geomarketing | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
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Pushnotificatie voor nearby klanten. Online naar offline.
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#TNW2013 - Hoe Google Glass tegelijk enthousiasmeert en verwart

#TNW2013 - Hoe Google Glass tegelijk enthousiasmeert en verwart | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Soms moet je een evenement even op je in laten werken om het centrale thema te destilleren. Nu The Next Web weer wat achter ons ligt, blijkt ‘wearable computing’ het centrale onderwerp dat mensen...
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Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding | TechCrunch

Foursquare Aims At A Moving Target As It Tries To Close Another Round Of Funding | TechCrunch | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
This year’s SXSWi did not herald the next Big Thing in tech, as some guessed it wouldn't, but it wasn’t always this way. In 2010, a year when people were a bit more optimistic about the new new thing, Foursquare was the boss.
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How to Make the Most of Mobile Local Search

How to Make the Most of Mobile Local Search | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Brands have a lot to gain by embracing geo-location based mobile strategies -- and you don't have to be a big box retailer to benefit from doing so.
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MediaPost Publications Foursquare Gets Voice Media Content 01/23/2013

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PeopleHunt: This new iPhone app is like Meetup for spontaneous get-togethers

PeopleHunt: This new iPhone app is like Meetup for spontaneous get-togethers | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Demoing tonight at the ever-popular NY Tech Meetup, PeopleHunt is a new iPhone app which turns the idea of Meetups into spontaneous get-togethers based on "things you can show, ...
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We hadden Highrise en Foursquare Radar, maar ging dat niet puur om 'dichtbijheid'? PeopleHunt lijkt interestbased, maar daarom niet minder gebaseerd op toeval. Nu nog vooral zinvol in NewYork, maar wie weet binnenkort ook in wereldstad Hilversum:)

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A Startup CEO May Have Just Walked Away From A Half-Billion-Dollar Apple Buyout

A Startup CEO May Have Just Walked Away From A Half-Billion-Dollar Apple Buyout | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
More color for the Apple-Waze rumors.
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Is Apple Plotting A Route To A Waze Acquisition? Rumours On The Road Point To Yes | TechCrunch

Is Apple Plotting A Route To A Waze Acquisition? Rumours On The Road Point To Yes | TechCrunch | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
There can be no doubt that one of the hottest startups of the last couple of years has been social sat-nav smartphone app Waze.
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Facebook Nearby is not a Foursquare killer yet

Facebook Nearby is not a Foursquare killer yet | Mobile motion | Scoop.it
Facebook's new Nearby local search feature could become a Foursquare killer one day. So far, however, it's not as comprehensive, deep or personal for users.
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