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Highlight people discovery app adds Photos and Events to its 1.5 update

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Highlight, a location-based people discovery app that made a splash at last year's SxSW Interactive in Austin, TX, just released a big 1.5 update that adds photo-sharing and event-creation to its set of features. Sharing snapshots has a whiff of the Color app to it: whenever you take a...
Highlight people discovery app adds Photos and Events to its 1.5 update

Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

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Data-mapping expert Eric Fischer has used geolocated Tweets to find the most frequently travelled routes in US cities. Could this sort of data be used to plan transit systems in the future?• Who made these graphics? Eric Fischer• Where can I find the originals? Here• More data journalism and data...
Could Twitter help urban planners improve transport networks?

All-You-Can Eat Movie Service MoviePass Launches A Mobile App And Prepaid Debit Cards

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The movie industry is facing a bit of a crisis: Attendance is down, as the high price of going to the movies, combined with a general crappy selection of films to actually go to, threatens studios and exhibitors. Enter MoviePass, a startup that has created a new business model based...
All-You-Can Eat Movie Service MoviePass Launches A Mobile App And Prepaid Debit Cards
14 Rookie Mistakes That Could Turn Your First SXSW Trip Into A Disaster
GM unveils its $130M Detroit data center

Google Creating Wireless Network, But for What?

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Google is trying to create an experimental wireless network covering its Mountain View, Calif., headquarters, a move that some analysts say could portend the creation of dense and superfast Google wireless networks in other locations that would allow people to connect to the Web using their mobile devices. First, the...
Google Creating Wireless Network, But for What?

VC Reveals The 'Most Sought After Startup Deals Right Now'

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Many startups are having a difficult time convincing investors to give them money right now. But as any investor will tell you, the best startups are having no problem getting funding. So, which new companies are attracting VC dollars in droves? "Tinder and Wanelo are the most sought after deals...
VC Reveals The 'Most Sought After Startup Deals Right Now'
10 reasons Apple, Facebook & Google chose North Carolina for their mega data centers
MeetMe's New Photoboard Makes Meeting Complete Strangers A Snap

Doccaster Debuts A Platform For Location-Based File Sharing And Discussion

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Doccaster wants to disrupt document-sharing, but it’s attacking the space from a new angle: it’s not just about storing files in the “cloud,” it’s about tying files to a location. The company is launching a beta version of its web-based utility today that lets users upload then broadcast any number of...
Doccaster Debuts A Platform For Location-Based File Sharing And Discussion
Immobile Capital: The Unspoken Secret of Silicon Valley’s Success

The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

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Here’s an app with a different take on personalized news — Spun, which delivers a mix of professional content relevant to your city. Spun was created by the same startup behind Broadcastr, an app allowing users to create audio content and pin it to real-world locations. Broadcastr is still available,...
The Broadcastr Team Launches Its 'Next Evolution': Spun, A Local News App That Connects Content To Real-World Locations

iPad Weather

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iPad Weather is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedWhen I was a kid, I wanted to be a Meteorologist. It didn’t happen, of course. I do enjoy the weather changes we have here in the Pacific Northwest....
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NYC approves one-year pilot of taxi e-hailing

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New York City is showing a little more love to transportation startups like Uber with the approval of a one-year trial for e-hailing services for cabs. The pilot program, approved 7-0 by the Taxi and Limousine Commission, falls short of a permanent approval for e-hailing services that startup and other...
NYC approves one-year pilot of taxi e-hailing

Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me

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Everything.me, a mobile search provider, has taken $3.5 million in add-on funding from Hong Kong billionaire Li Ka-shing’s Horizons Ventures, known for tech investments like Facebook and Spotify. Mobile search is somewhat up for grabs, though Apple’s Siri and Google’s general dominance will make it harder for a start-up to...
Li Ka-shing's Horizon Ventures Bets on Mobile Search Start-Up Everything.me
How West and East Coast dynamics help startups succeed

Peter DaCosta: black-cab killer or London taxis' driving force?

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The Eco City CEO who broke Manganese Bronze's monopoly is an inveterate entrepreneur who welcomes Nissan's competitionAmong the many business casualties of 2012 was the company behind London's world-famous black cabs, which collapsed into administration just two months after the Spice Girls sang and danced on top of five of...
Peter DaCosta: black-cab killer or London taxis' driving force?
Urban Storage Startup Boxbee Is Opening For Business In The San Francisco Bay Area
Food Network goes local, builds its own meal finder app
Morbid investment of the day: eFuneral nabs $250K to be a Yelp for funeral homes
The states with the most data centers are also the most disaster-prone [maps]
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Ex-Expedia CEO wants to make the world laugh with new iPhone app Dinamundo

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Erik Blachford helped build Expedia into one of the world’s largest online travel agencies, helping people from distant lands connect with one another. Now, the former CEO is looking to bring people together with a different approach: humor. Blachford just launched a new iPhone app called Dinamundo, which he said...
Ex-Expedia CEO wants to make the world laugh with new iPhone app Dinamundo
NYC regulators approve limited pilot program for taxi hailing apps like Uber
Gigit: Book your favorite indie band, or Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, for a private show

11 Apps That Fix The Public Transportation Problem In Apple Maps (AAPL, GOOG)

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Apple angered a lot of people when it removed Google Maps from the iPhone. Apple's new Maps app seems out of character for the company, because they are hilariously inaccurate. Even worse, Apple Maps removes public transit directions, so you can't look up subway or bus schedules. Luckily, Apple makes...
11 Apps That Fix The Public Transportation Problem In Apple Maps (AAPL, GOOG)

Keep your friends close with Socialite

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Socialite for Facebook is a new iOS app from independent developer Bryce Satterfield. It’s available now as a free download from the Apple App Store, and also has an optional, separately-sold Pro version available that removes ads. Socialite’s core concept is to provide an app that allows users to reconnect with...
Keep your friends close with Socialite
WSJ: Retailers adjusting online prices based on location and perceived income
Crowdfunding via customers is the new startup capital
Black car industry files last-minute injunction against NYC e-hailing app pilot program
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