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Brightkite finds way to BlackBerry App World

Brightkite's API has helped a developer create a native Brightkite application for the BlackBerry App World. It's available for free.

By September 17, 2009


Time to hit reload on Web 2.0 Expo?

As interest in the start-up world has grown and the attendance at many annual conferences has swelled, this one has stayed static. But here's why that might be a good thing--if the conference organizers know how to handle it.

By April 1, 2011


Mobile start-ups Brightkite, Limbo to tango

The two companies plan to operate under the Brightkite brand, according to a blog post by a founder of the location-based networking start-up.

By April 8, 2009


Foursquare iPhone app: Now with photos

The geolocation service now lets members comment on their friends' check-ins and add photos to the venues in the Foursquare directory.

By December 20, 2010


Meet people around you the easy way with BrightKite

BrightKite tells you who to hang out with based on location.

By April 24, 2008


Brightkite is Facebook Connect's newest adopter

Location-based social network, Brightkite, has just added integration with Facebook Connect.

By December 30, 2008


Reporters' Roundtable: Checking in with Facebook and Foursquare

VCs are funneling funds into Foursquare, Gowalla, Loopt, and other apps that let users check-in and then broadcast their locations. We find out why on this week's show, featuring Claire Cain Miller of The New York Times and Adrianne Jeffries of ReadWriteWeb.

By September 3, 2010


Frequent Foursquare miles? Topguest checks in

The start-up, which launched as part of Internet Week New York, wants to work with hotel and travel companies to build loyalty programs through check-ins from services like Foursquare and Gowalla.

By June 11, 2010


In geolocation wars, SXSWi is mere skirmish

The rivalry between Gowalla and Foursquare might seem to define the nascent geolocation market. Hold your horses: Let's see what Facebook is cooking up.

By March 10, 2010


Why no one cares about privacy anymore

A backlash to the Google Buzz backlash indicates that people have grown comfortable relinquishing their privacy. Call it Generation X-hibitionist, developing on Web sites like Loopt, FriendFeed, Flickr, and Blippy.

By March 12, 2010