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NBC deems EveryBlock a dead end, turns off news service

The hyperlocal source of news and information may have been an innovative approach to media, but NBC says it wasn't doing well as a business.

By Feb. 7, 2013


MSNBC acquires local news start-up EveryBlock

MSNBC Interactive News has acquired a small start-up called EveryBlock to help it attract more local news readers.

By Aug. 17, 2009


EveryBlock tailors news for every block

Start-up is mining public data bases to provide users hyper-focused news, such street construction, liquor-licenses applications, and lost-and-found items on Craigslist.

By Mar. 3, 2008


EveryBlock: A neighborhood site done right

EveryBlock is a good place for residents to hang out. Speculators can go to Zillow.

By Jan. 25, 2008


LinkedIn eyes content as connection

The professional social network is evolving into a publishing hub, EveryBlock hits a dead end, and Spotify puts a new twist on a Valentine's mixtape.

By Feb. 8, 2013


Is there money in open-sourcing your Web site?

Open source doesn't complicate EveryBlock's revenue dilemma. A free service does. The revenue problems for Web companies and open-source companies are largely the same.

By Jan. 30, 2009


It's time to go hyperlocal with these resources

If you're looking to go hyperlocal to find some local content, we have you covered-- whether you want to communicate with others or you just want the news.

By Aug. 18, 2009


The lazy person's guide to geo sites

For those who want to get stuff out without putting stuff in.

By May. 14, 2008


Outside.in geocodes your blog

New widget adds automatic mapping to your content feed. If you write about the real world, it's a clever tool that helps readers see what your content is really about.

By Sep. 22, 2008


Outside.in Radar: Super-mega-hyper-local content

New service tells you what's happening in front of your house.

By Aug. 12, 2008