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hyperlocal

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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

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Hyperlocal news stepping up to the plate?

Ultrafocused local news sites have been around for quite some time now. But, as a New York Times story highlights, they may be in for their moment in the sun as newspapers falter.

By Apr. 13, 2009

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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

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Nooly weather app claims to-the-minute forecast accuracy

Custom algorithms are designed to tell you when rain will start or turn into a thunderstorm. But don't get your hopes up for predicting the future.

By Jan. 29, 2013

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Don't blink! FireChat takes ephemeral messaging to whole new level

Built with the sole purpose of allowing mobile messaging without cell service or Internet, FireChat has grown into a rabbit hole somewhere between SnapChat and Chatroulette.

By Apr. 1, 2014

Review

Minutely for Android

While Minutely's crowdsourced weather data is certainly a brilliant idea, it still needs an updated interface and more users to be considered a go-to source for weather information.

By Aug. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Aug. 12, 2013

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Dark Sky for iOS predicts the weather -- for the next 60 minutes

Now this is cool. The app forecasts the conditions for your exact location and tells you exactly what to expect over the next hour.

By Jun. 14, 2012

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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

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Tips from a social media one-night stand

Some thoughts and advice from the latest in a series of advanced social media workshops around the country. Some say the classes have a memorable name.

By Mar. 24, 2013

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AOL thinks local, acquires Patch and Going

The purchase of the two companies--one of which was founded by new AOL CEO Tim Armstrong--aims to beef up the conglomerate's offering of local services.

By Jun. 11, 2009