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Daily: Google Eyes Waze, Postmates Looks to NYC
Google Said to Consider Buying Waze Google is considering buying map-software provider Waze, setting up a possible bidding war with Facebook, people familiar with the matter said.
Wed May 22, 2013
JK on the run
Cloudbase.io launches shared API to help mobile apps get connected
The London-based backend-as-a-service outfit thinks not enough mobile developers are considering the opportunities afforded by opening up their apps' data to other apps, and it wants to help.
Tumblr Deal Said to Reap Spark, Union Square $192 Million
Tumblr Inc.'s $1.1 billion purchase by Yahoo! Inc. returned $192 million to its two biggest venture backers, a person familiar with the matter said, disputing an estimate by research firm PrivCo.
Thu May 16, 2013
Movie theaters are about to get Twitter and Foursquare-focused pre-shows
Those 15 minutes before the previews start in the theater are about to be taken over by something other than local ads.
Wed May 15, 2013
Twitter and Foursquare Partner With Movie Ads Firm
Twitter and Foursquare have inked intriguing deals with National CineMedia , which announced the partnerships in front of a packed movie theater on New York's Upper Westside this afternoon at the cinema ads firm's Upfront presentation.
Tue May 14, 2013
Back of the mobile pack
Spoiler alert: 2013 isn't going to be the year of mobile. Sure, smartphone numbers keep going up and up and location-based technologies - the holy grail of mobile engagement - are more sophisticated now than they were during the debut of Foursquare et al.
Nokia introduces Nokia Lumia 925
May 14th 2013. Nokia has introduced the Nokia Lumia 925 , a new interpretation of its award-winning flagship, the Nokia Lumia 920.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Four Commandments of Foursquare Badges
Foursquare is a location-based app that uses geo-mapped coordinates from your phone to see where you are, "check-in" to venues and events, and share check-ins with friends and social networks.
Sun May 12, 2013
Multi-Faceted 'Context' Remains Key In Mobile Ads For PHD's Wolonitz
In her role as Managing Director, Connected Platforms at media agency PHD , Andrea Wolonitz helps manage client opportunities that are digital, but don't necessarily fit a silo such as "mobile" or "social." She offers Foursquare as a prime example of this conundrum in the agency: "Should you call your mobile specialist because it's a location based ... (more)
Fri May 10, 2013
National ID system comes a step closer to reality after 'plan for...
The immigration bill under review by the Senate Judiciary Committee could mandate the creation of a national biometric database to identify residents in the U.S. The technology referred to simply as a 'photo tool,' in the proposed legislation presented on Thursday , would be used to verify the identity of employees before they were hired to ensure ... (more)
Thu May 09, 2013
CheckinDJ is the Foursquare for Spotify
CheckinDJ may be the cure for the bar jukebox dominated by die-hard Nickelback fans.
Recession Relief: New Job Openings at Foursquare, Hippo, comScore,...
Start off the New Year with a new gig - we've got a shopping list of hot jobs for you to browse.
Tue May 07, 2013
OpenCo to debut in NYC this month
Dennis Crowley, co-founder and CEO of Foursquare, will be opening his company's doors later this month during OpenCo New York.
Mon May 06, 2013
Daily: Square Looks to Discovery, Mobile-Local Traffic Accelerates
Square Sets Its Sights on Check-ins: 'We Can Do Something Better' Square is using its trove of payment data to build an engine for making local recommendations, a move that could upend the conventional wisdom about luring customers through their mobile devices.
Sat May 04, 2013
Facebook to add Yext's business data to search feature
Yext Inc., a New York-based startup that lets businesses manage information on websites such as Yelp and Foursquare, is expanding its service to Facebook.
Fri May 03, 2013
Daily: Facebook Adds Yext Data, DexOne Emerges from Bankruptcy
Facebook to Add Yext's Business Data as It Touts Search Feature Yext, a New York-based startup that lets businesses manage information on websites such as Yelp and Foursquare, is expanding its service to Facebook.
Thu May 02, 2013
Yext Launches Sync, An Easy Way For Local Businesses Their Many Facebook Pages
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