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Foursquare to Begin Charging Fees
Foursquare Labs Inc. said it would begin charging some businesses for access to its database of restaurants, shops and other local venues, as it tries to make money from information it has gathered from user "check-ins" in the five years since its founding.The New York startup is negotiating with the heaviest users of its data to pay fees or offer ... (more)
How Minority Founders Overcame the Challenge of Finding VC Investors
Tristan Walker is CEO of personal grooming company Walker and Co . The affable thirtysomething has the shiny resume one expects of a startup founder.
Daily: LivingSocial CFO Departs, New Features for Swarm
LivingSocial CFO to Depart; New CEO Due Soon LivingSocial CFO John Bax will be leaving later this month.
Communications Hill reviews and development
If one were to search Google today for a place called Communications Hill, the top results would show reviews of the San Jose real estate spot on FourSquare.com and Yelp.com .
Yp Ceo: We Were 'Mobile First' Before It Was Cool
David Krantz took the reins as YP CEO in 2012, when the listings directory spun away from AT&T Interactive, which was his former employer and the brand's former parent.
Mobile Minutes: app usage, Foursquare fees, Google Glass, Facebook
With users now spending 60 percent of their Internet time on mobile devices - the majority of that within apps - Pandora, Instagram, and Facebook are seeing a surge in mobile use.
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Foursquare Will Start Charging For Data On Where Everyone Is
Foursquare, the location-based social network that's recently been struggling to find its identity , announced today it will charge businesses for access to its data , the Wall Street Journal reports.
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Path Jumps Into Ephemeral Messaging Trend With Path Talk App
The new Path Talk app allows users to message others via their phone numbers. The messages disappear after 24 hours.
Andreessen Leads $7 Million Investment in Tristan Walker's P&G for People of Color
Walker & Company, the startup founded by Foursquare vet Tristan Walker to create health and beauty products for people of color, has landed a Series A investment of $6.9 million led by Andreessen Horowitz.
Pinterest Ramps Up Location Search
The company announced Friday an enhanced and faster version of its places search tool.