The Future of Local Event at Internet Week New York, 2010

The Future of Local is a recurring event gathering digital marketing professionals to discuss trends, opportunities, and case studies around geo-digital marketing. This particular Future of Local event took place during and as part of Internet Week New York, 2010. The event consisted of 3 brief pitches on startups catering to local marketing, either for consumers as in the case of Continue reading

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A Wish List for iPhone 4.0

As a 3G owner who bought his phone back in November of 2008, I’ll be looking to make a move to upgrade when the 2 years is up. While the iPhone has hands-down been the best “phone” I’ve ever owned, this multi-media device has a bit of catching up to do in certain areas. Here’s what I’m hoping to hear on Thursday when the announcement is made about iPhone 4.0: Continue reading

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What’s Yelp and Fourquare for Travelers? Gate Guru

gateguruappA new iPhone app – Gate Guru – helps frequent fliers locate the best restaurants, shops, and services at more than 85 airports worldwide. It’s sort of like Yelp but within the confines of airport terminals. Gate Guru provides user reviews for the various airport businesses. I think this will be useful for business travelers who fly a lot and to a lot of new airports often. Yet, in many cases, airport food options are often limited to the chains we all know, which are bad.

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