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WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

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For all of the apps, sensors, and powerful hardware our smartphones are equipped with, they’re still pretty dumb when it comes to making and receiving phone calls. With its latest Android app, Current Caller ID, WhitePages shows us one potential evolutionary path for the smartphone’s calling and texting screens....
WhitePages' new Current Caller ID app is the future of smartphone calling

Mergelab Cofounder, Jobster, iLike Vet to Join Google

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One of the small aggregation startups that debuted in 2008, but failed to catch on with users, despite a feature-rich and clean interface, was Mergelab, forged by a host of former Jobster executives, including the company's former CTO, Phillip Bogle, and Alan Steele, the company's vice president of engineering. The...
Mergelab Cofounder, Jobster, iLike Vet to Join Google
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Whitepages upgrades iPhone app: Now you’ll never forget your neighbors’ names

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When I first moved into my neighborhood, I’d scribble down the names of neighbors on a scrap piece of paper so the next time I’d meet them on a stroll I could refer to them by name. It was a flawed strategy, however, since I never carried the paper with...
Whitepages upgrades iPhone app: Now you’ll never forget your neighbors’ names

After 7m downloads of its call-blocking Android app, Mr. Number gets acquired by WhitePages

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Silicon Valley startup Mr. Number, makers of a call and text-blocking Android application with the same name, has been acquired by WhitePages after its app was downloaded from the Google Play Store more than 7 million times. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. In August 2011, Mr. Number raised...
After 7m downloads of its call-blocking Android app, Mr. Number gets acquired by WhitePages

Women's online eyeglass seller Rivet & Sway peers ahead with $2M

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Seattle retailers have helped transform the way people buy outdoor gear (REI); high-end fashion (Nordstrom) and everything else (Amazon.com). Now, a new Seattle startup wants to overhaul the way women purchase prescription eyeglasses. The company, Rivet & Sway, today is announcing that it has raised $2 million in fresh...
Women's online eyeglass seller Rivet & Sway peers ahead with $2M
Ex-WhitePages execs start Meritshare, a new way to reward top-performing co-workers

WhitePages Current Caller ID now lets you block calls, texts

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The WhitePages Current Caller ID Android app, which displays not only the names of callers but also their location and social media updates, just received an update that allows you to easily block unwanted calls and texts. The app now features a “block” button when you get a call or...
WhitePages Current Caller ID now lets you block calls, texts

LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke, angel Geoff Entress join board of WhitePages

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Konstantin Guericke WhitePages has been around the startup block a few times, and now the 16-year-old Seattle company is injecting a bit of new blood. The company today is announcing that it has added Seattle angel investor Geoff Entress, an investor in about 50 startups in the region, and LinkedIn...
LinkedIn co-founder Konstantin Guericke, angel Geoff Entress join board of WhitePages

New Caller ID App From WhitePages Shows Friends' Recent Status Updates When They Call

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WhitePages has launched Current Caller ID, a new app that integrates with social networks to show a caller’s recent status updates on Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter. It also displays an infographic on the caller’s relationship to the recipient, to help the user decide if he or she wants to answer....
New Caller ID App From WhitePages Shows Friends' Recent Status Updates When They Call

WhitePages Scoops Up Mr. Number, an Android App for Blocking Unwanted Calls

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Seattle-based WhitePages has acquired Mr. Number–a startup whose Android software aims to make it easier for people to see who is calling them and to block unwanted calls. Mr. Number has been fighting an uphill battle since last year when Google made it turn off a crowd-sourced Caller ID database...
WhitePages Scoops Up Mr. Number, an Android App for Blocking Unwanted Calls
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Podcast: Windows 8 vs. iPad, Wal-Mart vs. Amazon, and a chat with WhitePages CEO Alex Algard

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Our guest in the studio this week is tech industry veteran Alex Algard, the CEO of WhitePages,com, the online directory company. Alex tells the story of the company’s founding and talks about its current strategy, including its mobile apps, its approach to privacy and how it’s keeping a startup-style approach even after 15 years...
Podcast: Windows 8 vs. iPad, Wal-Mart vs. Amazon, and a chat with WhitePages CEO Alex Algard
WhitePages Launches Caller ID For the Social, Mobile Age

Time's top apps of 2012: WhitePages makes the cut with Current Caller ID

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It’s an age-old tradition in journalism to come up with top 10 lists at this time of year. And Time magazine just released the big kahuna of all lists with everything from movies to books to worst Tweets. Of course, since we now live in an app-centric world, they didn’t overlook...
Time's top apps of 2012: WhitePages makes the cut with Current Caller ID
WhitePages CEO spreads awareness about school shootings with online database

Tech Moves: WhitePages names CFO; Virl Hill joins Microsoft; and more

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Jason Eglit WhitePages has tapped Jason Eglit as its chief financial officer, overseeing the Seattle company’s financial team and assisting with mergers and acquisitions and operations. Eglit most recently served as a principal at Bayside (H.I.G.) Capital, and before that served as senior vice president of finance and operations at AdvancePath Academics. “Over the last couple...
Tech Moves: WhitePages names CFO; Virl Hill joins Microsoft; and more

Startup vets Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are cooking up new connected devices

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Joe Heitzeberg Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are software guys. Lowry is best known as one of the co-creators of the wildly popular Urbanspoon mobile app, while Heitzeberg worked at companies such as SnapVine, MediaPiston and Whitepages. But the well-known coders and entrepreneurs are spending their free time kicking around...
Startup vets Ethan Lowry and Joe Heitzeberg are cooking up new connected devices

WhitePages updates Android app with social features

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First, WhitePages introduced a caller ID app that displayed not only the names of callers but also their location and social media updates. Now, with its updated WhitePages Android app, new social and discovery features make it easier to find the closest hotel or see what your friends are up...
WhitePages updates Android app with social features

WhitePages rings up acquisition, buys call and text blocking app Mr. Number

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WhitePages has acquired Mr. Number, a popular Android app that allows users to easily block spam calls and text messages. “We’ve watched Mr. Number develop their platform into the leading call blocking and spam identification offering on the market, continuing to address a growing consumer need to both identify and...
WhitePages rings up acquisition, buys call and text blocking app Mr. Number

Tech Moves: GameHouse taps Keela Robison; NanoString hires biotech vet Bruce Seely

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Keela Robison Keela Robison is returning to her roots. After stints at Amazon.com and WhitePages, Robison is returning to RealNetworks’ and its GameHouse unit. Robison, who will serve as vice president of operations, will oversee the unit’s mobile and downloadable games business. She worked at RealNetworks as a general manager...
Tech Moves: GameHouse taps Keela Robison; NanoString hires biotech vet Bruce Seely

Why I walked away from $1 million (and why you should help us combat youth poverty)

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[Editor's note: GeekWire has partnered with Seattle non-profit Vittana for the Geeks Give Back campaign, an effort to help combat youth poverty this holiday season. The winning team that raises the most money will be honored at the GeekWire Gala on December 6th. We hope you can join us and...
Why I walked away from $1 million (and why you should help us combat youth poverty)
Facebook reverses stance after blocking Microsoft and WhitePages from sponsoring Startup Weekend

WhitePages sells car geek network to niche media company

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Seattle-based WhitePages has sold CarDomain Network Inc. to Source Interlink Media, a Southern California media company with dozens of niche publications, websites and other products geared toward car fanatics, action sport junkies, home technology geeks and other enthusiast communities. Launched in 1998 by WhitePages founder Alex Algard, CarDomain.com is an online...
WhitePages sells car geek network to niche media company
WhitePages acquires Mr. Number, the phone-spam Android app with 7M downloads, to reduce phone spam
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WhitePages Mailer uses Facebook profiles to track down mailing addresses

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Lots of people — 88 percent, in fact — do not post an address to their Facebook profiles and it makes sense. We don’t want our personal information floating out there in the social network world. But that makes it difficult for those using Facebook to gather addresses for holiday...
WhitePages Mailer uses Facebook profiles to track down mailing addresses

Caller ID meets Facebook and Twitter in new WhitePages app

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WhitePages is introducing a new Android app today called Current Caller ID that displays not just the name of the caller but also their recent status updates from Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, plus information from the caller’s location such as weather and news. Yep, this might just be the killer...
Caller ID meets Facebook and Twitter in new WhitePages app
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