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Foursquare CEO says 'there's no limit' to the industries that mobile data will disrupt

Since his company broke into big data, Foursquare's new CEO, Jeff Glueck, finds the possibilities for big data companies to be endless.<p>"I think there …

Social Media

What happened with Pebble and what will happen to its developer community?

Pebble’s announcement that they were shutting down and being partially bought by Fitbit has brought mixed emotions. Pebble’s demise is incredibly sad …

Snapchat Signs Data Deal With Foursquare for Better Targeted Geofilters

Snapchat ads are getting a bit more targeted. The mobile app has inked a deal with Foursquare to power its location-based geofilters with more data …

Four Square

From Ground to Cloud: How Foursquare Checked into Online Services

Have doubts about migrating to the cloud? It’s understandable, but there’s no need to fear what you cannot see. In today’s Jamf Nation User …

Foursquare Licenses Drawbridge's Cross-Device Identity Data For Location Intelligence

Drawbridge on Friday announced that Foursquare, a provider of location intelligence, has chosen it as its cross-device identity provider of …

Foursquare CEO: In two years, Yelp will be 'laughable'​

Four Square

Yelp Acts Like Mobsters to Small Businesses, Says Foursquare CEO

As the leading location intelligence and review companies, Foursquare and Yelp aren’t endeared to each other’s product. They’ve continually stepped …

Pebble 2 review

When Pebble showed up on the scene in 2012, there wasn't really a scene at all. The smartwatch market was barely nascent, before exploding into the …

Wearable Tech

Pebble CEO on life in monochrome, mistakes and why he wants your car keys

You'd be hard pushed to find a more fitting 'face' of Pebble than CEO Eric Migicovsky: he's geeky, animated, fun to talk to and fascinated by what …

Foursquare Is Now Running Video Ads on Its Swarm App

Foursquare is currently running video ads on its Swarm app for Herradura Ultra, a Brown-Forman tequila brand made by the Tequila Herradura distillery …

Apps

Foursquare's new roadmap features an LA office and a growing data business

Foursquare has a new check-in.<p>The check-in-app-turned-location-intelligence company has opened its first office in Los Angeles, Foursquare announced …

4 tips for the latest Pebble Time update

Pebble Time owners are the first to receive Pebble OS 4.0, here are some tips to help you get the most out of it.<p>When Pebble announced new watches earlier this year, the company also revealed Pebble Firmware 4.0. The new OS for its smartwatch lineup promised faster access to apps, revamped …

Apps

Pebble update brings improvements to health app and interface

Pebble has released version 4.0 of its smartwatch firmware, which upgrades its entire range of timepieces with some handy new features and interface tweaks.<p>For starters, the Pebble Health app has been revamped: It has new activity cards that display your step and sleep performance, and you can …

Unlock Your Best Health, Quick Looks, and Fast Actions with Pebble 4.0 Apps and Firmware

<i>***</i><i>This post has been updated to include details about Pebble Firmware 4.0.1, released on Tuesday, 6 September.</i><i>***</i>Team Pebble is proud to share the …

Apps

Announcing Pebble SDK 4.0

Today we have the pleasure of announcing the release of Pebble SDK 4.0. We have published an updated version of the Pebble Tool, the SDK itself, and …

Wearable Tech

Pebble Launches Update With Streamlined Interface, Redesigned ‘Pebble Health’ Feature

Pebble today announced the launch of a major software update for its line of Pebble smart watches, introducing new health features and interface tweaks designed to streamline the "glance and go" process of getting information and acting on it.<p>An updated Timeline with a new Quick View setting lets …

Smartwatches

Pebble continues to focus on health tracking with latest update

Navigation has also been streamlined<p>After introducing Pebble Health last December, Pebble has been building out its smartwatch health and fitness features. A new update released today brings redesigns to Pebble’s health app, as well as revised timeline features, iPhone updates, and more for most …

Wearable Tech

Foursquare's new dashboard will give retailers real-time data on mobile users

Foursquare's Attribution, a platform used to help brands measure how media impacts foot traffic in brick-and-mortar locations, is adding a new dashboard that will make it easier for brands using the service to glean insights from campaigns, according to AdWeek.<p>Using Attributions marketers can …

Apps

Poking Around The Location Data Potential Of Pokémon Go

AdExchanger |Augmented reality seems to have hit its mainstream stride with the runaway popularity of Pokémon Go, and users are having a blast – but …

Advertising Industry

Foursquare President: 'Huge' Industry Developing Around Location Intelligence | Street Fight

<b>Published:</b><p><i>Over the past five years, Foursquare has had quite an evolution. Once a buzzy darling of the location-media industry known for its consumer</i> …

AdTech

#WhatsAppening: July 4–17

Pebble’s all about keeping you on the go, saving you time by taking your phone out less. In this installment of #WhatsAppening we’re highlighting …

Commuting

Weather Information for Obsidian

<i>See the original blog post if you want to learn about Obsidian in general.</i><p>By far the most requested feature for Obsidian, my watch face for the …

A Wild SDK Appears

Developers rejoice - we’ve released the first version of our SDK 4 developer preview! This SDK enables you to start building applications for the new …

Microservices

iOS Text Reply Expands to More Users, Actionable Emails Coming Next

<b>Pebble watches are still the only non-Apple wearables that can reply to received iOS Messages.</b> It’s part of the work we do to deliver a rich, …

Wearable Tech

Swarm's new update offers real-world prizes

The first giveaway is a $10,000 trip to anywhere in the world<p>The latest version of the check-in app Swarm just dropped, and it's sporting a new feature called Swarm Perks that offers real-world prizes for checking-in at locations and completing specific challenges. Prior to this update, Swarm users …

Apps

Foursquare's Swarm now rewards you for check-ins

Foursquare is once again reviving a feature from its old check-in app and bringing it to Swarm.<p>Swarm introduced a new feature Tuesday called Perks, …

Apps

Pebble Sleep Data Demonstrates Biological Phenomena

Do you bounce out of bed happily with the morning sun, or do you hit the snooze button 5 times before zombie-walking to the shower? Asked another …

Google Hangouts

How to be Happy: Experiments in tracking mood and energy

Last year, Pebble introduced built-in activity tracking as the foundation of our new Health app. But health is so much more than steps and sleep. For …

App Store

Opening the Black Box: Publishing Pebble’s activity-tracking algorithms

When I started my study of bipolar disorder, I spent an inordinate amount of time comparing different devices, each differing in ease of use, …

20 amazing things you can do with Pebble's new $70 device

Antonio Villas-Boas/Tech Insider<p>When Pebble announced its new Core fitness device, we immediately recognized it could be one of the best products of …