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Using Geolocation to Capitalize on Mobile Gambling Revenues

7 Nov

2013 has been a historic year for US Internet gambling legislation. More states considered internet gambling measures than any other in history and by the end of the year Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware will all be online with California, Massachusetts, Iowa and Illinois hoping to follow suit in the near future. Online gambling is […]

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7 Ways Mobile Location Will Change Business In 2014

30 Oct

Forbes just published an article outlining 7 Ways Mobile Will Change Business in 2014. The stats in the article tell us that mobile Internet use is at an all-time high with 63 percent of all cell phone owners admitting they use those devices to go online and the number of consumers who say they primarily […]

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The countdown to real-money iGaming in New Jersey is on… are you Location ready?

7 Oct

As reported in iGaming Business, the New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has confirmed November 26 as the launch date for real-money online gambling in the US state. All approved operators that wish to launch real-money online gaming services will need to go through a soft-launch, five-day trial period, which will begin on November […]

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What Do States Have To Gain From Online Gambling?

1 Oct

In the US, 2013 has been a historic one for Internet gambling legislation. More states considered Internet gambling measures than any other in history and by the end of the year Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware will all be online with California, Massachusetts, Iowa and Illinois hoping to follow suit in the near future. Online […]

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How Financial Institutions Can Leverage The Mobile Opportunity

26 Sep

While retailers are starting to master the mobile marketing mix and create seamless omni-channel experiences for their customers, financial institutions and in particular retail banks, are still lagging behind. According to Online Media Daily, “some 40% of banking occurs on smartphones and tablets. While half of those consumers search for information, the remainder complete transactions […]

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A CLO’s Take on the FTC’s Best Practices for Mobile Privacy Disclosures

4 Feb

Privacy has long been a buzzword in the world of mobile users, and regulations continue to adapt to the new abilities of smartphones. While phones used to have one sole purpose (making phone calls), today’s smartphones allow users to share detailed information about their lives, including their shopping habits, locations, and contacts. While this technology […]

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GAME ON! Who will win the mobile gambling race?

30 Jan

As of August 2012, more than 50% of mobile phones in the US were smartphones and according to Horace Dediu of Asymco.com, the rate of adoption shows no signs of slowing down with a forecasted 80% market share by August 2014. So what does this mean for Chief Location Officers in the Mobile Gambling industry? […]

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Location Matters… Privacy Matters Too

28 Jan

Location enables mobile commerce, marketing, social and search.  But privacy allows it all to happen.  Transparency, control and choice are key to any location use.  Every Chief Location Officer knows this.  Here’s a quick refresher: Rule #1: You need permission to locate a mobile device. Permission, often called opt-in (from our old email marketing days), can […]

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What is the Return on Information (ROI) on tracking terrorists?

29 Sep

  Lawmakers and tech titans united?  What possibly could align such a crew?  War?  No.  The environment?  Sadly, no.  Citizen and consumer well-being?  Not exactly. Fear. Well, fear and greed.  Last month representative Zoe Lofgren presented a new bill that requires law enforcement to obtain a search warrant before accessing cloud data, such as email […]

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350 Chief Location Officers Surveyed

9 Aug

M for Mobile recently surveyed over 350 top-level executives from different corners of the location industry to get a read on where the LBS industry is headed. The study bodes well for Chief Location officers, and for those companies currently on the Locaid Location-as-a-Service platform.  Read on to learn about the survey‘s compelling results. Question […]

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