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hyperlocal

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AOL dumps hyper-local news site Patch

The Internet company gives up controlling interest of Patch's more than 900 local news sites to investment holding company Hale Global.

By January 15, 2014

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Google Map Maker goes hyper-local with Activity Stream

Zooming in on the map, the Web giant introduces a new tool for its crowd-sourced mapping app that lets users share and learn more information about their neighborhoods.

By November 12, 2012

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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 April 1, 2014

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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 March 24, 2013

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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 February 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 January 29, 2013

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Your favorite mobile apps, please

Are there unusual mobile apps you absolutely love? If so, tell us -- and the world -- about them. Meanwhile, have you tried Dark Sky yet?

By August 2, 2012

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Highlight 1.2: Is it less creepy or are we just getting used to this?

New version of people discovery app adds social engineering tweaks.

By July 19, 2012

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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 June 14, 2012

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Tech CEOs 2011: The best and the worst

For some, it was a banner year marked by accomplishment and new vistas. For others, 2011 turned into annus horribilis.

By December 23, 2011