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Urban Airship to acquire SimpleGeo

All-stock deal for the geolocation startup is estimated to be worth $3.5 million.

By October 31, 2011

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Ex-Digg CEO Jay Adelson lands at SimpleGeo

Nearly a quarter of the staff of the geolocation start-up now consists of former Digg employees, including co-founder Joe Stump.

By November 15, 2010

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Location start-up SimpleGeo maps out funding

CNET learns that the Series A round, which closed late last week, was led by First Round Capital and includes contributions from prominent Valley angel investors.

By November 30, 2009

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Urban Airship raises $15 million

Strategic investors Verizon and Salesforce.com lead funding round for the mobile notifications provider.

By November 6, 2011

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SimpleGeo navigates from stealth to beta

Start-up hopes to make it easy to bring location-aware features to any Web or mobile service--but we haven't seen it in action yet.

By November 19, 2009

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Why Google bought Zagat

Google and other major Internet companies have already picked the low-hanging fruit in mobile advertising, and now they're gearing up for an even more robust harvest: the local market.

By September 14, 2011

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At SXSW, a peek at the post-laptop age?

Lugging around a MacBook is totally passe at this year's installment of the annual geek fest--but don't worry, PC makers, it's going to be awhile before the rest of the world follows suit.

By March 14, 2011

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Lost innocence for start-ups at a flashier SXSWi?

Annual geek-culture confab has gotten so big that wide-eyed young start-ups thinking it's their ticket to fame may find it's like hoping to get a record deal by showing up at Coachella with a guitar.

By March 10, 2011

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Beleaguered Digg announces more layoffs

After its launch of the "Version 4" redesign proved disastrous, Digg has laid off about 37 percent of its staffers and promises to refocus on product and profitability.

By October 25, 2010

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Gowalla: We're still in the location race

Are the location wars still raging? Gowalla, which some critics say has totally lost the battle with Foursquare, just inked two new promotional deals.

By July 8, 2010