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Cisco acquires Wi-Fi-based location company

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Cisco said it acquired ThinkSmart Technologies of Cork, Ireland, a software company that delivers location data analysis based on Wi-Fi networks....
Cisco acquires Wi-Fi-based location company

Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM

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Apple has acquired indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM, a sign that the war over indoor mobile location services is heating up....
Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM

Exclusive: Andreessen Horowitz Drops Out of Funding Race for Foursquare

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In an unusual move for a venture firm chasing a hot start-up, Andreessen Horowitz said it has dropped out of the race to be an investor in hot social location company Foursquare. In an interview tonight, Ben Horowitz, partner in the high-profile VC outfit he helms with Marc Andreessen, said...
Exclusive: Andreessen Horowitz Drops Out of Funding Race for Foursquare

Apple buys indoor location company WifiSlam

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Apple is still working to improve its outdoor mapping capabilities, and meanwhile looks to be getting into indoor navigation too. The company has acquired an indoor GPS service called WifiSlam. Apple confirmed the acquisition, and the Wall Street Journal reports that it paid around $20 million “recently” for the Palo...
Apple buys indoor location company WifiSlam
Foursquare Is Doing Big Things, So Existing Investor Spark Capital Buys $50M Of Employee Stock

How indoor location could find its way into Apple services

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The fate of an acquired startup is never certain, and that’s especially true at secretive Apple. This question hangs over its latest acquisition, a small Silicon Valley indoor location company called WifiSlam. Apple may have simply wanted its Stanford-educated founders, or — more likely — it wants to integrate WifiSlam’s technology into...
How indoor location could find its way into Apple services

LinkedIn Has A New Search Tool That Automatically Guesses Who You're Looking For (LNKD)

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LinkedIn updated the search tool on its website today to include a unified search bar for everything: people, companies, groups etc. (Before you had to select an option to search for each category separately.) The new search tool also automatically fills in with suggested searches as you type, sort of...
LinkedIn Has A New Search Tool That Automatically Guesses Who You're Looking For (LNKD)

Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM

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Apple has acquired indoor-GPS company WifiSLAM, a sign that the war over indoor mobile location services is heating up. Apple paid around $20 million for the Silicon Valley-based company, according to a person familiar with the matter who said the deal closed recently. Read the rest of this post on...
Apple Acquires Indoor Location Company WifiSLAM

Today in Tech: Windows Blue leaks early

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Also: Apple buys WifiSLAM; Inside 'Apple Anonymous.'  Apple acquires indoor location company WifiSLAM [THE WALL STREET JOURNAL] The two-year-old startup has developed ways for mobile apps to detect a phone user's location in a building using Wi-Fi signals. It has been offering the technology to application developers for indoor mapping...
Today in Tech: Windows Blue leaks early

BlockAvenue Uses Big Data To Assign A Letter Grade To Your Neighborhood

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BlockAvenue, which is launching today, has acquired and aggregated about 50 million data points from across the U.S. to assign a letter grade to virtually every neighborhood and city block in the country. According to the company’s founder and CEO Tony Longo, finding the right place to live in a...
BlockAvenue Uses Big Data To Assign A Letter Grade To Your Neighborhood

Apple Buys Indoor Location Company, What's It Up To?

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This weekend the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple had paid roughly $20 million for a company called WifiSLAM. The company was an early stage startup that had raised roughly $1 million in angel investment. It appears to have had some ambitious plans, according to a company description on... Please...
Apple Buys Indoor Location Company, What's It Up To?

This Year at SXSW, the Next Killer App ... Maybe Isn't

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In recent years, the annual SXSW Interactive festival in Austin, Texas, has become a hive for new platforms, with early tech adopters buzzing about the latest and greatest apps, sending some of them into flight. But this year, the next big app is … well, it isn’t clear. After asking...
This Year at SXSW, the Next Killer App ... Maybe Isn't

At Y Combinator’s Biggest Demo Day Yet, Mobile Is Taking Over

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There are plenty of observations to be made about Y Combinator‘s Demo Day. It’s the biggest ever, with 66 companies in this winter class. It’s more diverse than past years, with many companies being led by women and people of color. And the audience, packed in at the Computer History...
At Y Combinator’s Biggest Demo Day Yet, Mobile Is Taking Over

aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP

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Mobile retail navigation service provider aisle411 today announced that it has acquired the indoor positioning technology assets and certain patents pending of geo-location company WiLocate. The move is meant to expand aisle411′s existing in-store search and navigation offerings. Aisle411 already offers an indoor map and search solution, covering more than...
aisle411 buys indoor geo-location firm WiLocate's technology assets, IP

How Green Dot Will Use Loopt To Go After Mobile Payments

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Imagine you’re walking by your local cafe, and you get a notification on your phone that you’ll get a free bagel if you buy a cup of coffee. You walk inside, and make the purchase with your credit card — no need to take out your phone again. The bagel...
How Green Dot Will Use Loopt To Go After Mobile Payments

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Apple Acquires Indoor Mobile Location Positioning Firm WifiSLAM for $20 Million

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has acquired indoor location company WifiSLAM, paying around $20 million for the firm. Apple has confirmed the purchase, but declined to offer any details on its plans for the acquisition.The two-year-old startup has developed ways for mobile apps to detect a phone user's...
Apple Acquires Indoor Mobile Location Positioning Firm WifiSLAM for $20 Million
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