Uber drivers will no longer see exact location history for riders

Uber drivers will no longer see exact location history for riders

In a pilot program launching soon, Uber will begin obscuring riders’ exact pickup and drop-off locations in the trip history displayed to drivers. Instead, it will display a broader location area. The change is intended to enhance rider privacy and safety, the first of several upcoming changes Uber is making to limit the exposure of […]

Fyber integrates data to enable publishers to sell high-demand audiences at premium prices

Fyber integrates data to enable publishers to sell high-demand audiences at premium prices

Fyber, a programmatic trading technology platform, announced that it has enriched its data-driven segmentation platform, Audience Vault, with demographic, interest and audience data from the Nielsen Marketing Cloud, location data for offline activities from PlaceIQ, and mobile app audience measurements from Mobilewalla. This information is automatically imported into Audience Vault, enabling publishers to create custom […]

MoviePass app tracks users before and after they go to the cinema

MoviePass app tracks users before and after they go to the cinema

Subscription-based movie ticketing service MoviePass tracks your every move and it’s not afraid to admit that – though it claims to have no intentions of selling this data on. Speaking during a presentation at the Entertainment Finance Forum in Hollywood, California, the app’s CEO Mitch Lowe told the audience that “we know all about you”, […]

NinthDecimal Launches Industry’s First Website-to-Store Attribution Solution

NinthDecimal Launches Industry’s First Website-to-Store Attribution Solution

NinthDecimal, a leading marketing platform powered by location data, announced it has expanded its offline attribution platform, Location Conversion Index (LCI), to measure website effectiveness. As the industry’s first website-to-store attribution offering, the new Website LCI helps marketers further connect their digital assets to offline sales, and provides retailers with a better understanding of the interplay between their […]

Gravy Analytics and Cross Pixel Team to Connect Online Shopping with Offline Store Visits

Gravy Analytics and Cross Pixel Team to Connect Online Shopping with Offline Store Visits

Real-world location intelligence company Gravy Analytics and performance marketing data provider Cross Pixel announced their collaboration in creating powerful, new consumer audiences for use in digital advertising campaigns. These audiences address the evolving need for marketers to understand consumer shopping behaviour, whether online or offline. The new in-market audiences blend Cross Pixel’s online shopping and […]

Blis Location Data Shows Formula 1 Lights Up Singapore’s Economy

Blis Location Data Shows Formula 1 Lights Up Singapore’s Economy

Leading location technology company, Blis, recently unveiled insights from Singapore’s Formula One weekend. Coming on the 10th anniversary of F1’s arrival Singapore, the data points to the enormous commercial benefit the race brings to the local economy, showing a 173% jump in mobile activity at key local restaurants and an 82% lift at local shopping […]

AccuWeather caught sending location data to monetisation firm without permission

AccuWeather caught sending location data to monetisation firm without permission

Popular weather app AccuWeather has been sending geolocation data to a third-party firm which uses location data to help publishers and media companies generate more money via accurate mobile audience segments. According to Verify.ly founder Will Strafach, when users accept location requests from the iOS version of the app they are also granting access to their location […]