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Local Technologies

Information about all aspects of Tech, Loyalty & Rewards in the Local Space...
Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
Yelp pays $50 million for it's biggest rival in Europe

Yelp who is still running at a net loss has scooped up it's biggest rival in Europe. It adds it's rivals massive database of local merchants and it's huge sales force into Yelp.... (more)
Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
Shopkick tying at home browsing to in-store purchases...

Shopkick was the awesome company that wanted to install hardware at retail locations, back in 2009, that emitted a tone a mobile could pick up. When the mobile picked this up, it displayed an in-store offer. Pretty neat!... (more)
Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
1 upvote by Melissa Wood.
ISIS confirms October 22nd launch

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Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
1 upvote by Quora User.
Reserve a table at your local restaurant through Foursquare

Interesting to see Foursquare partner with OpenTable as a way for it's user base to reserve tables on-the-go.... (more)
Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
Raley's Launches Loyalty Program: Sweet! I get another card for my wallet!

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Chris DritChris Drit, a hybrid of marketer & coder...
2 upvotes by Jon Bishop and Mike Townsend.
Square sells itself (no sales force needed) says COO Keith Rabois

I've talked about square not using a sales force in the past: http://www.quora.com/Local-Techn...... (more)