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Brazilian social city guide Kekanto raises $5.5m, becomes W7 Brazil Capital's first investment

Newsmakers 2012: Modumetal CEO Christina Lomasney looks to reinvent the steel industry

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Christina Lomasney Christina Lomasney isn’t out to change the way we share photos with one another, nor does she want to create a new mobile app for finding the best restaurants in your neighborhood.  Nope, she’s frankly got bigger fish to fry. A University of Washington-trained physicist who previously worked...
Newsmakers 2012: Modumetal CEO Christina Lomasney looks to reinvent the steel industry

After Taking SF By Storm, Sōsh Activity Concierge App Launches In NYC

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If you live in San Francisco, chances are you’ve heard of an app called Sōsh, which takes all the guesswork out of finding really interesting, awesome things to do nearby. But here in New York, the word Sōsh has no meaning at all, except for maybe being a reference to...
After Taking SF By Storm, Sōsh Activity Concierge App Launches In NYC

Google Isn't A Monopoly If Consumers Choose Speed Over Options

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While the Federal Trade Commission absolved Google of monopoly accusations earlier today for prioritizing its own products in search results, it’s questionable whether the search giant can ever be considered a monopoly, if consumers continue to rely on Google to offer up solutions without the inconvenience of comparison shopping other services. There’s...
Google Isn't A Monopoly If Consumers Choose Speed Over Options

Here they are: GeekWire's 15 Newsmakers for 2012

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It was another big year for news in the Pacific Northwest technology community, and for the past few weeks we’ve been recognizing our 2012 GeekWire Newsmakers of the Year. It’s an annual tradition honoring the people who made the biggest impact in a variety of areas of technology — from startups...
Here they are: GeekWire's 15 Newsmakers for 2012

Village Voice To Stop Suing Over 'Best Of' Lists

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The Village Voice is giving up on a scheme to force rivals to pay for permission to use the phrase “best of.” The one-time counter culture icon set off snorts of derision in November after it sued weekly magazine Time (NYSE: TWX) Out New York over its annual ‘best...
Village Voice To Stop Suing Over 'Best Of' Lists

Groupon Is Buying Restaurant Reservations And Discount Provider Savored

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Groupon continues its acquisition march to beef up its service and take itself beyond daily deals. Today it announced that it would buy Savored, a restaurant reservations and discount meal provider. Financial terms o the deal were not disclosed. Savored is used by some 1,000 restaurants and gives diners discounts...
Groupon Is Buying Restaurant Reservations And Discount Provider Savored

How a North Dakota Newspaper’s Review of the Olive Garden Went Viral

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At first, Grand Forks Herald editor Mary Jo Hotzler didn’t find anything especially remarkable about a restaurant column posted Wednesday on the website of her North Dakota newspaper. Then overnight, the story went viral. Hotzler said the story, which bloggers and Twitter users are linking to, will reach 200,000 views...
How a North Dakota Newspaper’s Review of the Olive Garden Went Viral

The New York Times' Mobile Guide 'The Scoop' Gets A Citi Bike-Sponsored Update

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With of today’s update to its iPhone app The Scoop, The New York Times may have accomplished something that advertisers and publishers often boast about but rarely achieve — it may have found a genuinely useful way to incorporate sponsored content. And the update isn’t just relevant to New Yorkers...
The New York Times' Mobile Guide 'The Scoop' Gets A Citi Bike-Sponsored Update

Travel Start-Up CanaryHop Gets Celebrity Endorsement From SNL's Andy Samberg (Video)

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SNL’s Andy Samberg may look a lot like Mark Zuckerberg — and act like him, too — but does that mean he’s qualified to start a tech company? The comedian, who played the Facebook CEO on “Saturday Night Live” and even appeared at Facebook’s developer conference, has co-founded the new...
Travel Start-Up CanaryHop Gets Celebrity Endorsement From SNL's Andy Samberg (Video)

Path's Personal Take on Social Discovery

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Path, the small-scale “personal network” that limits users to 150 friends, released a much-lauded feature last week, a slick search function that allows users to comb through the history of their network to find different items of interest. It was widely praised, mostly because, hey, search is fun! And the...
Path's Personal Take on Social Discovery

I Just Ate At The Most Amazing Restaurant In The World

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A few weeks ago, I learned that one of my co-founders at Business Insider, Dwight Merriman, had gone into the restaurant business. I didn't know anything about Dwight's restaurant. All I heard was that the food was unusual. Specifically, our third co-founder, Kevin Ryan, had joked that it was...
I Just Ate At The Most Amazing Restaurant In The World

Lightbank-Backed Social Travel Planning Service Gtrot Shifts To Local Discovery

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Social travel planning service Gtrot is changing its focus and is now officially relaunching its website with a new emphasis on local discovery. Somewhat reminiscent of Foursquare’s “Explore” feature, Gtrot is working to build a platform where you can discover, save and share the best restaurants, bars, clubs, arts, events and...
Lightbank-Backed Social Travel Planning Service Gtrot Shifts To Local Discovery
ASmallWorld launches mobile app for invite-only social network

Rocket-backed delivery service FoodPanda expands to China, Brazil, Russia; now in 23 countries worldwide

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FoodPanda, the Rocket Internet-backed food delivery service, has expanded its footprint into 12 new markets, taking the service to a total of 23 countries worldwide. The company also has a new global MD and is in the process of raising funding, in true Rocket Internet fashion. Of the new launches...
Rocket-backed delivery service FoodPanda expands to China, Brazil, Russia; now in 23 countries worldwide
Dijit Goes After Personalized TV Discovery With The Launch Of NextGuide iPad App

Everplaces, the ‘real-world Pinterest’, debuts social discovery to serve users insider recommendations

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Everplaces, a service that lets you save and share snapshots of interesting places via the Web or smartphones, came out of private beta about 6 weeks ago and was promptly dubbed a ‘Pinterest for the real world’ because of its focus on the bookmarking and curation of content in a...
Everplaces, the ‘real-world Pinterest’, debuts social discovery to serve users insider recommendations

Social Travel-Planner Site Gtrot Pivots Into A Local Discovery Tool

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Last year Gtrot launched as a friendly social-sourced travel advice site. It grew, not especially quickly, but definitely. As it spread, its members came from around the U.S. and across the world. And now, demonstrating how quickly the life of a web-based company can evolve or change dramatically, it's completely...
Social Travel-Planner Site Gtrot Pivots Into A Local Discovery Tool
Why, why, why did you have to call it 'graph search,' Facebook?

10 Best Restaurants in Seattle - 2009

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10 Best Restaurants in Seattle - 2009
Yes, This Exists: A Spoof Of Portlandia Set In Geezerville, Florida
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