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  • Fwix Launches API For Realtime Hyperlocal News

    Fwix Launches API For Realtime Hyperlocal News

    Fwix, a startup that offers a stream of local news that’s updated in real-time, is launching a new version of its API that is targeted towards hyper-local news. Last fall, the startup launched a ‘Wire’ API that allows third parties to integrate the company’s stream of news updates into their sites and apps. Today, Fwix is expanding its API to include hyperlocal news. Fwix aggregates news… Read More

  • Fwix Launches API For Real-Time Local News, Announces $2.75 Million Series A Round

    Fwix Launches API For Real-Time Local News, Announces $2.75 Million Series A Round

    Fwix, a startup that offers a stream of local news that's updated in real-time, has somewhat belatedly announced a $2.75 million funding round it closed last year, led by BlueRun Ventures. CEO Darian Shirazi says since closing the round last fall, the company still has the majority of the money left. Alongside today's funding news, the company is also launching a new 'Wire' API that will allow… Read More

  • Fwix's Regional News Feeds Come To The iPhone

    Fwix's Regional News Feeds Come To The iPhone

    Fwix, a social news site that skims through dozens of web services to generate a 'News Feed' for your city, has just released its free iPhone application (iTunes Link). The application revolves around your 'City Feed', which offers an automated list of stories pulled from sources including local newspapers, blogs, and Yelp, to help users quickly find the most up-to-date news relevant to their… Read More

  • Fwix Gives Your City Its Own News Feed

    Fwix Gives Your City Its Own News Feed

    In the last year, we’ve covered well over a dozen activity aggregators, nearly all of which share a single goal: helping you keep track of your friends’ exploits across the web. Today, we see the launch of Fwix, an aggregator that is taking a (thankfully) different approach. Fwix isn’t concerned with your friends – instead, it keeps track of what’s going on in your… Read More