On this week’s GeekWire radio show and podcast, we offer a reality check on Jeff Bezos’ plan to put airbags in mobile phones; check in with Google+; talk about the rise of the Seattle-based Zulily daily deals service; and take a ride in the Uber private driver service.

Then we bring app developer Mike Schneider and AppStoreHQ‘s Scott Blanksteen into the studio for a discussion of the current landscape for mobile apps. And in our final segment, we have a new installment of Name that Tech Tune, with a chance to win a limited-edition GeekWire laptop sticker.

Listen to the full show above or directly via this MP3 file.  You can get every episode of the GeekWire show using this RSS feed, or subscribe in iTunes or Zune.

Headlines and links related to the topics we discussed … 

Jeff Bezos wants to put an airbag in your smartphone

Study: Google+ winning over suburban parents, losing college kids and cafe dwellers

Confessions of an Uber driver: An inside look at Seattle’s new private driver service

Daily deals site Zulily raises $43 million at a huge valuation of more than $700 million

Scott Blankstein and Mike Schneider
Links to some of the apps Scott and Mike discussed:

Check out the AppStoreHQ service; and follow on Twitter @appstorehq. Also see Scott Blanksteen’s guest posts on GeekWire.

Michael Schneider’s site: This is Tech; follow on Twitter @hivebrain.

Name That Tech Tune: Can you identify this very brief clip?

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